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How To Start The Right Online Business To Match Your Personality

Entrepreneurial success that fits your stylePHOTO: ISTOCK How many times have we heard that approximately half of all small businesses fail by the fifth year mark? There have been hundreds of articles written and entrepreneurial training programs developed to address this phenomenon, but one factor that isn’t discussed as frequently as it should be revolves around two core questions: 1) … Read More »

Uber, Travis Kalanick in business again. This time, as rivals

Uber Technologies Inc. is already delivering billions of dollars’ worth of food for local restaurants. Soon it could be taking over their kitchens, too. The ride-hailing giant is testing a program where it rents out fully equipped, commercial-grade kitchens to serve businesses selling food on delivery apps like Uber Eats. Last year, Uber’s food delivery team began quietly leasing… Read More »

Vedanta appoints Ajay Kapur as CEO of aluminium, power business

Mining giant Vedanta on Tuesday said it has appointed Ajay Kapur as the chief executive officer of its aluminium and power business. Kapur joins Vedanta from Ambuja Cements, where he was the managing director and CEO for its India business. “Ajay will provide leadership for unlocking the full potential of our aluminium and power business which is a USD 10… Read More »

Business Top 5: Future Retail surges 4%, midcaps regain lost ground

Future Retail’s subsidiary, SHME Food Brands, will open new stores and convert existing locations to the 7-Eleven brand, starting this year File Photo Future Retail’s shares surged as much as 4.3% as the company signed a master franchise agreement with US-based 7-Eleven to set up and manage the latter’s stores in India. Future Retail’s subsidiary, SHME Food Brands,… Read More »

GE shares surge after Danaher agrees to buy biopharma business for $21.4 billion

GE sells biopharma unit to Danaher for $21.4B  7:24 AM ET Mon, 25 Feb 2019 | 00:45 Danaher will buy the biopharmaceutical business of General Electricin a $21.4 billion deal, the companies announced Monday. The deal will see Danaher pay $21 billion in cash, as well as assume certain GE pension liabilities. The GE Life Sciences unit will join Danaher’s Life… Read More »

Oyo Rooms may invest in FreshMenu to enter food delivery business

Budget hospitality startup Oyo Rooms is in advanced talks with FreshMenu to buy a significant stake in the cloud-kitchen startup, sources told Mint. This deal would mark the entry of India’s third most valued startup in the online food delivery business. These discussions come months after Oyo raised nearly $1 billion, which pushed up its valuation to $5 billion. “Oyo… Read More »

Gautam Singhania spills beans on his tiff with father, chose business over family

Last month, Gautam Singhania resigned as chairman from all group companies to help build an organisation, which can function effectively without the participation of the promoter File photo  |  Photo Credit: BCCL New Delhi: Gautam Singhania, promoter and chairman of Raymond Ltd, shed some light on the intricacies of running the family business and the obstacles he overcame in… Read More »

WhatsApp Business for iPhone Launched in Beta for Small Businesses: Report

The beta version of “WhatsApp Business” — a free-to-download communication tool specifically designed for small businesses — has been made available for iPhone users. “After the launch of the official WhatsApp Business for Android, which is a compatible version for iOSand a lot of users had asked, today it is finally available in beta,” WABetaInfo, a fan site that tests… Read More »

UK retail sales rebound as shoppers flock to January sales – business live

Time for a quick summary of the corporate news doing the rounds today: RBS said Brexit uncertainty has “gone on far too long”, as the bailed out bank reported a doubling of profits in 2018 and fresh dividend payouts that will hand the government £1bn Premier Foods has abandoned plans to sell-off Ambrosia, its custard and rice pudding brand, blaming the current business… Read More »

Starting your business? Here’s how you can use Facebook to grow

With a number of small businesses proliferating across the country, social media has emerged as a potent tool for startups to leverage its credibility to grow and expand. If done right your business can benefit a great deal from channels like Facebook, Instagram and Twitter etc. Slick and budget friendly, social media is the best way to reach… Read More »