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How to Achieve Resilient Growth Throughout the Business Cycle

How to Achieve Resilient Growth Throughout the Business Cycle

The world is currently in the longest business cycle since the National Bureau of Economic Research has kept records. Investors, executives, and policy makers scratch their heads in wonder as they try to make sense of this new phenomenon. The question many companies want to know is where are we in the business cycle? Are [...]

March 3, 2020 Loknath Das Business Comments Off on How to Achieve Resilient Growth Throughout the Business Cycle

Tata Tele Business Services emerge key enabler for SMEs to harness digital transformation wave

Tata Tele Business Services emerge key enabler for SMEs to harness digital transformation wave

Tata Tele Business Services (TTBS) India’s leading enterprise connectivity solution provider showcased an array of technology solutions for the SMEs at Do Big Conclave – its flagship customer programme. The conclave under the aegis of the theme “Technologies to power up growth for Fintech and Insurance” witnessed participation from over hundred delegates from SME community. Elaborating on [...]

March 2, 2020 Loknath Das Business Comments Off on Tata Tele Business Services emerge key enabler for SMEs to harness digital transformation wave

Facebook’s Updated Best Practices for Business-to-Customer Messaging

Facebook’s Updated Best Practices for Business-to-Customer Messaging

Facebook has published an updated set of best practices for business messaging that reflect upcoming changes to the Messenger platform. On March 4, new policies for Facebook Messenger will go into effect that are said to improve the messaging experience between customers and businesses. In an effort to help businesses adapt to these changes, Facebook [...]

March 1, 2020 Loknath Das Business Comments Off on Facebook’s Updated Best Practices for Business-to-Customer Messaging

Minimum wage increases aren’t a job killer: Small business survey

Minimum wage increases aren’t a job killer: Small business survey

A rally for a $15 minimum hourly wage in New York City in 2015. The city raised its minimum wage to $15 in 2018, while New York State raised its minimum wage to $11.80 in December 2019, and that will increase statewide at the end of 2020 to $12.50. Getty Images Looking for another sign [...]

February 21, 2020 Loknath Das Business Comments Off on Minimum wage increases aren’t a job killer: Small business survey

Kim Kardashian West breaks down a bad business deal: ‘We’d get, like, almost nothing’

Kim Kardashian West breaks down a bad business deal: ‘We’d get, like, almost nothing’

When it comes to business, Kim Kardashian West has seen enormous success. After all, she boasts a personal net worth of more than $370 million, according to Forbes, thanks to a thriving career that’s encompassed television, social media, fashion, cosmetics and even mobile apps. However, the reality TV megastar says that not every business deal she’s made has [...]

February 8, 2020 Loknath Das Business Comments Off on Kim Kardashian West breaks down a bad business deal: ‘We’d get, like, almost nothing’

Budget 2020 | Five steps towards restoring business and consumer confidence

Budget 2020 | Five steps towards restoring business and consumer confidence

The Indian economy is going through a difficult phase. The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has lowered India’s growth estimate to 4.8 per cent for 2019-20. According to the Consumer Confidence Survey of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI), consumer confidence in the economy is at a five-year low and the consumer spending is declining. While [...]

January 31, 2020 Loknath Das Business Comments Off on Budget 2020 | Five steps towards restoring business and consumer confidence

Sustainability In Business Is More An Opportunity Than A Threat

Sustainability In Business Is More An Opportunity Than A Threat

Sustainability efforts present an opportunity to tap new sources of capital and innovation. GETTY Sustainable investing has moved to center stage in early 2020. In his latest letter to CEOs Blackrock CEO Larry Fink writes that sustainability, which involves integrating environmental and social concerns into business decisions, would be at the center of his firm’s investment approach. [...]

January 28, 2020 Loknath Das Business Comments Off on Sustainability In Business Is More An Opportunity Than A Threat

Citizens want Metro to stay off CMP, mind its own business

Citizens want Metro to stay off CMP, mind its own business

Citizens’ protests had led to shelving of elevated corridor projects Experts question validity of plan that proposes 90 km of elevated corridors With just a day left to submit suggestions for the Comprehensive Mobility Plan (CMP), citizen groups are questioning the legality of the vision document given that it is prepared by Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation Limited (BMRCL), which [...]

January 20, 2020 Loknath Das Business Comments Off on Citizens want Metro to stay off CMP, mind its own business

Sustainability: A core business strategy

Sustainability: A core business strategy

With the World Economic Forum 2020 starting this week, buzz around sustainability will be rekindled once again with dialogues, discourses and debates on ‘reimagine the purpose and scorecards for companies and governments’. While scorecards will be developed but will businesses really make sustainability a core business strategy or will it continue to be at the [...]

January 19, 2020 Loknath Das Business Comments Off on Sustainability: A core business strategy

Life insurers may log strong new business

Life insurers may log strong new business

Mumbai: Life insurers such as ICICI PrudentialNSE 1.55 %, HDFC LifeNSE 0.25 % and SBI LifeNSE -0.05 % are set for a quarter of strong new business growth driven by increasing margin gains in protection business, expanding distribution network and robust premium even as some insurers may see increased stress in certain portfolios due to a slowing economy. The December quarter, which [...]

January 13, 2020 Loknath Das Business Comments Off on Life insurers may log strong new business

‘In the new decade, hospitality business cannot ignore digitization’

‘In the new decade, hospitality business cannot ignore digitization’

With increasing and fast-paced shifts in customer behaviour patterns and workplace modalities, it is imperative that in the new decade we take necessary steps right away to be future-ready and future-engaged . The traditional approaches to work and workforce changes may not be enough. Here are the five trends that IHCL MD&CEO Puneet Chhatwal told Mint will [...]

January 11, 2020 Loknath Das Business Comments Off on ‘In the new decade, hospitality business cannot ignore digitization’

‘Can’t nail director not part of daily business for delay to pay TDS’

‘Can’t nail director not part of daily business for delay to pay TDS’

MUMBAI: A sessions court has held that unless shown that a director is involved in the day-to-day activities and conduct of business of a company, he is not liable to face criminal prosecution on its behalf. The court observed this while setting aside a lower court’s order initiating criminal process against a shipping company’s now [...]

January 5, 2020 Loknath Das Business Comments Off on ‘Can’t nail director not part of daily business for delay to pay TDS’