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How To Craft A More Fulfilling Vacation Using Insight From Business And Investing

Been there, done that. You’ve visited the tropics, the mountains, the lake. You’ve sailed on a cruise and made the pilgrimage to Disney, perhaps each twice or more. Most were fun, restful—maybe even restorative or memorable. But something was lacking. Something was missing. As you dream up your next vacation, it’s hard to find something sufficiently tempting, beyond… Read More »

How Artificial Intelligence is solving different business problems

Various businesses and companies are employing AI to handle business problems differently As soon as the words “AI” and “music” are used in the same sentence, one comes across skepticism. If robots are making call centre jobs useless, one is scared to think of what would happen to all the musicans who are anyway underpaid. “In the world… Read More »

Forget about taxman, focus on business: CBDT to startups

New Delhi: The country’s startup community should not worry about taxmen and concentrate on their businesses as concerns related to ‘angel tax’ have been “sorted out”, CBDT chief P.C. Modi said on Saturday. All “legacy issues” related to startups will be resolved through a consultative process and under the strict supervision of senior officers of the tax authority. In her maiden… Read More »

Weakness in key business segments casts a shadow of gloom on Bharat Forge’s earnings

Shares of components maker Bharat Forge Ltd have had no respite from their downhill run. The stock is down 27% from₹602 on 1 October, paling in comparison to the Nifty Midcap index, which has risen marginally since then. The stock’s descent began with news of slowdown in its key business segment, US Class 8 trucks. Latest data from Bloomberg shows that the… Read More »

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 »