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From india inc 4 years ago

‘If you succeed in a competitive market like India, then you will succeed in the overseas market, too’

Betting big on India, joint-venture Toyota Kirloskar Motor Private Limited is setting up its second factory with an investment of Rs 3,200 crore to produce compact cars.
From india inc 4 years ago

Premium products, budget prices

The business of private labels is booming. It is because, analysts say, they offer a win-win solution to both retailers and end consumers.
From india inc 4 years ago

‘Education and healthcare are future areas of growth’

Even at the age of 72, Qimat Rai Gupta strives to seek new challenges. After building Havells into a formidable company and acquiring and turning around Sylvania, the veteran businessman....
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Private equity on a learning curve

In an uncertain economic environment, private equity investors are finding the education sector attractive for long-term investments.
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‘Most businesses don’t have core competence in risk analysis’

Christopher C Doyle, India head of the Economist Intelligence Unit, a B2B intelligence arm of The Economist Group, says risk analysis and forecasting help...
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Pressure Points

Though the Indian economy is recovering slowly, the consolidated profit performance of corporate India is not in a good shape. The last three-year period spanning from 2006-2007 to 2008-09 was a difficult phase in the Indian economy.
From india inc 4 years ago

Covering for slow growth

Insurance companies in the country are gradually coming out of the economic slowdown and are launching new products and repackaging the existing ones to increase their market share.
From india inc 4 years ago

‘Focus on sustainability not for compliance, but innovation’

Coimbatore Krishnarao Prahalad has been again named the most influential business thinker in the world. He has topped The Thinkers 50 list for a second consecutive..
From india inc 4 years ago

Rating game picks up pace

Small and medium enterprises in the country are changing their way of functioning by getting themselves rated, which is helping them to access bank credit faster and at favourable interest rates.
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‘Reverse innovation is not just optional, it is oxygen’

When Vijay Govindarajan joined General Electric as its chief innovation officer two years ago, he says, he took it up more as a student.
From india inc 4 years ago

‘Indian industry’s awareness about IP’s role in competitiveness needs to be enhanced’

Narendra K Sabharwal, deputy director-general, cooperation for development sector, World Intellectual Property Organization is responsible for technical assistance and capacity build,,,
From india inc 4 years ago

Gathering strength

The aggregate results for the quarter ended September show that topline recovery for companies was not as robust as expected.
From india inc 4 years ago

‘International banking is going to be a very clear focus for us’

K R Kamath, who recently took over as chairman and managing director of state-owned Punjab National Bank (PNB), says that international banking will be a very clear focus for the bank. Before joining PNB, he was the chairman and managing director of Allahabad Bank. In the quarter ended September...
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High on hydrocarbon

When AM Naik, chairman and managing director of the Rs 34,000-crore engineering and construction giant Larsen & Toubro effected a reorganisation of businesses within his company last year, he had two primary motives.
From india inc 4 years ago

‘Companies have to keep changing, so do families’

After the split of DCM empire in 1990, Ajay, Vikram and Ajit Shriram have steered DCM Shriram Consolidated Ltd or DSCL to make it a Rs 3,500 -crore empire with a diversified business portfolio ranging from agri-products to rural retail...
From india inc 4 years ago

Small cars, big haul

Small cars from India are making it big in European markets where people are moving from gas guzzlers to fuel-efficient cars and taking the scrappage incentives being doled out by various European governments.