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Future Retail to demerge home retail business

Future Retail to demerge home retail business

The existing network of Future Retail includes small-format EasyDay stores and large-format Big Bazaar stores, along with apparel chain fbb, Foodhall, electronics store eZone and furniture and home decor chain HomeTown. Photo: Indranil Bhoumik/Mint Shares of Future Retail Ltd hit an all-time high on Thursday after India’s biggest departmental store chain said its board has [...]

April 21, 2017 Loknath Das Business Comments Off on Future Retail to demerge home retail business

MPs urge crackdown on excessive pay to rebuild public trust in business

MPs urge crackdown on excessive pay to rebuild public trust in business

British businesses must crack down on excessive pay for bosses and improve boardroom diversity to restore public trust after scandals at Sports Direct and collapsed retailer BHS, MPs have warned. Among their wide-ranging recommendations, the MPs’ committee called for a ban on long-term investment plans, complex multi-year pay deals that have been criticised for masking [...]

April 5, 2017 Loknath Das Business Comments Off on MPs urge crackdown on excessive pay to rebuild public trust in business

5 tips for interior designers to maximise their business

5 tips for interior designers to maximise their business

In today’s fraught business scenario, where only a few interior designers are able to do the larger chunk of business comprising of 80% of prominent opportunities. At the same time, many other talented designers are unable to get access to prolific projects. Successful designers have mastered the art of maximising their business over time. Let’s [...]

April 1, 2017 Loknath Das Home Deco Comments Off on 5 tips for interior designers to maximise their business

5 tips for interior designers to maximise their business

5 tips for interior designers to maximise their business

In today’s fraught business scenario, where only a few interior designers are able to do the larger chunk of business comprising of 80% of prominent opportunities. At the same time, many other talented designers are unable to get access to prolific projects. Successful designers have mastered the art of maximising their business over time. Let’s [...]

March 22, 2017 Loknath Das Home Deco Comments Off on 5 tips for interior designers to maximise their business

Internal complications impact business performance: BCG

Internal complications impact business performance: BCG

NEW DELHI: As organisations grow, business models tend to get more complicated and companies in the $1-2 billion range typically start to feel its impact on business performance, says a BCG report. According to a report by global management consulting firm Boston Consulting Group (BCG), the business environment is changing rapidly and in their attempt [...]

February 16, 2017 Saheli Business Comments Off on Internal complications impact business performance: BCG

Rise in raw materials prices likely to hit real estate business

Rise in raw materials prices likely to hit real estate business

INDORE: High fluctuations in cement and steel prices caused by a spur in infrastructural activities, is likely to hit real estate business. Increased prices of raw materials will spoil plans of the realtors expecting to revive themselves after last year’s slump. Industry participants said that rise in cement prices has increased the cost of project [...]

February 14, 2017 Saheli Real Estate Comments Off on Rise in raw materials prices likely to hit real estate business

Uber chief quits Trump business council amid boycott calls

Uber chief quits Trump business council amid boycott calls

Uber CEO Travis Kalanick has quit President Donald Trump’s council of business leaders, according to an internal memo obtained by The Associated Press. Mr. Kalanick wrote to his employees that he’d spoken with Mr. Trump on Thursday to “let him know that I would not be able to participate on his economic council. Joining the [...]

February 3, 2017 Saheli Business Comments Off on Uber chief quits Trump business council amid boycott calls

Uber boss quits Donald Trump’s business group amid staff anger at immigration ban

Uber boss quits Donald Trump’s business group amid staff anger at immigration ban

Uber’s chief executive officer Travis Kalanick has quit Donald Trump’s business advisory group amid mounting pressure from activists and employees who have come out against his administration’s hard-line immigration policies. Critics have included Uber drivers, many of whom are immigrants themselves. “Joining the group was not meant to be an endorsement of the President or his [...]

February 3, 2017 Saheli Business Comments Off on Uber boss quits Donald Trump’s business group amid staff anger at immigration ban

Trump means ‘business’ as ban excludes countries of interests

Trump means ‘business’ as ban excludes countries of interests

Several Muslim majority nations, where the Trump Organisation is active and which in some cases have faced troublesome issues with terrorism, do not figure in the list of the countries whose citizens were banned from entering the United States. Iran, Iraq, Syria, Somalia, Sudan, Libya and Yemen, which are targeted by U.S. President Donald Trump [...]

January 30, 2017 Saheli Business Comments Off on Trump means ‘business’ as ban excludes countries of interests

UPL’s India business surprises positively in December quarter

UPL’s India business surprises positively in December quarter

Shares of UPL Ltd, formerly United Phosphorus Ltd, gained 83% in the past one year as the company maintained the growth tempo despite the turbulence in its consumer markets. The December quarter (Q3) has been no different. Revenue and volume are up 18% from a year ago. As has been the case in recent quarters, [...]

January 30, 2017 Saheli Business Comments Off on UPL’s India business surprises positively in December quarter

Protesters barricade Uber offices: ‘No business as usual’ on inauguration day

Protesters barricade Uber offices: ‘No business as usual’ on inauguration day

Anti-Trump protesters barricaded the headquarters of Uber in San Francisco on Friday morning to call attention to Uber CEO Travis Kalanick’s “collaboration” with the new administration on Trump’s inauguration day. Protesters blocked traffic outside the ride-hailing company’s main office with a giant banner reading: “Uber collaborates with Trump”, while others used PVC piping and chains [...]

January 20, 2017 Saheli Business Comments Off on Protesters barricade Uber offices: ‘No business as usual’ on inauguration day

Debrett’s 500 List: Business

Debrett’s 500 List: Business

An in-depth look at the most influential people in… Show more Sir David Barclay and Sir Frederick Barclay, Businessmen and Owners, Telegraph Media Group, 82 The Barclay twins’ commercial interests span media, retail and property: their businesses include the Ritz, Littlewoods online department store, delivery service Yodel and Telegraph Media Group. They purchased TMG, which [...]

January 20, 2017 Saheli Business Comments Off on Debrett’s 500 List: Business