Category Archives: Business

Global business confidence dips to multi-year low: Worrisome but hardly shocking

The global economy continues to lose steam with the rate of expansion easing to a near three-year low in May. The JP Morgan Global Composite Output Index, published by IHS Markit, fell from 52.1 in April to 51.2 in May. Output growth at service providers was the weakest since August 2016, while the trend in manufacturing production was near… Read More »

Oyo plans to share its tech with others in the business

BENGALURU: Oyo may offer its in-house technology solutions to other hospitality brands globally, a top executive said. These technology solutions have been built to manage instant reservations on its network of properties and to engage with retail customers. The SoftBank-backed hotel marketplace said some hospitality brands have shown interest in Internet of Things-based solutions and other hospitality operations management applications.… Read More »

5 women entrepreneurs disrupting the small and medium business industries in India

The glass ceiling may not be done away with just yet, but that is not stopping women from breaking it time and again. From leading roles in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM), to auto, fintech, health and sectors, no space is spared by women entrepreneurs who are innovating for real problems. And the same goes for the… Read More »

Why You Should Build A Brand, Not Just A Business

Once upon a time, starting a business seemed like an obscure and unachievable mission reserved only for courageous souls. But now that the barrier to entry for creating an online business has significantly lowered and opportunities for entrepreneurship continue to rise around the globe (thanks, Internet!), more people than ever before are jumping ship from their 9-5 jobs to start their own… Read More »

7 Online Business Ideas To Try in 2019

Having an online business is quite possibly one of the greatest ways to make a living. Being able to create an income with just a computer and a phone is a freedom like none other. It’s a ton of work, don’t get me wrong, but you get to forgo a commute, office politics, showers… You’ll certainly put in… Read More »

Hope to drive Europe business to self-sufficiency, cash profitability: Koushik Chatterjee

MUMBAI: With the proposed joint venture with German steel giant Thyssenkrupp now abandoned, Tata Steel will focus on making its European business self-sustainable. Koushik Chatterjee, executive director and chief financial officer of Tata Steel, said in an interview that the market can expect more clarity on the company’s European operations within 6-8 months. Edited excerpts: Now that the joint venture with… Read More »

GMR to invest ₹350 crore to set up business park in Hyderabad

HYDERABAD: GMR Infrastructure Ltd plans to invest around₹350 crore to set up its first office park spread over 1 million sqft in Hyderabad in the next 3-4 years as part of its larger land monetisation plan, said a top company executive. The New-Delhi based group, which operates Delhi and Hyderabad airports apart from other infrastructure businesses in India, has been… Read More »

5 Mind Hacks You Need to Know Before Starting a Business

Starting a new business is both an exciting and daunting experience. The typical entrepreneur is racing toward the goal of being successful, but the truth is,he or she will likely struggle to get there. If you consider yourself an entrepreneur, you need to understand your customers’ psychological profile, as well as how you can manage, even manipulate, your own… Read More »

Tata Global to buy Dhunseri’s branded tea business

KOLKATA: Tata Global BeveragesNSE -3.48 % (TGBL) is buying Dhunseri Tea & Industries’ branded packet tea business along with its brands ‘Lal Ghora’ and ‘Kala Ghora’ for a total consideration of Rs 101 crore. TGBL said in a stock exchange filing on Tuesday that the move is in line with its ambition to grow its branded tea business in India.… Read More »

GoDaddy plans to connect WhatsApp business with Sellbrite

PUNE: Online web hosting company GoDaddy plans to bring Sellbrite to business users of WhatsApp in India, the company’s chief executive said, as it looks to increase its client base in the country. GoDaddy, which says it has around one million customers in India, said on April 10 that it would acquire Sellbrite, a platform that allows small sellers to list products across online… Read More »