UK plans Brexit celebrations but warns businesses may suffer
“There will not be alignment, we will not be a rule-taker, we will not be in the single market and we will not be in the customs union — and we will do this by the end of the year," Sajid Javid said, referring to a deadline at the end of 2020 for conclusion of what are expected to be contentious trade talks with the then-27 member EU.
Meet the Bengali refugees who now dominate businesses, farms in Chhattisgarh's tribal belt
The refugees control the three commercial hubs clo...
Jet Airways to sell Netherlands business to KLM
Once India's biggest private carrier, Jet stopped flying in April after running out of cash, ...
Clarivate buys Piramal's healthcare analytics business for $950 million
With this acquisition, the over $5 billion Clarivate is expected to be well positioned in the $19 billion Life Sciences analytics market, which is enjoying double-digit growth, to support customers across the entire drug, device and medical technology lifecycle from research to outcome.
Imerys to buy CK Birla co’s thermal insulation business
French multinational company Imerys Group has agreed to buy thermal insulation business from CK Birla Group-controlled Hyderabad Industries Limited and the agreements have been signed. The transaction will be part of HIL’s strategy to divest its non-core assets and focus on core building and infrastructure business.
Talk like an American: Business of accent training
A sharp uptick in business dealings with American clients is driving growth in the business of accent training. The demand for US accenttrained corporate employees has been high since 2017, says Salman Ansari, CEO of Talent Resourze, a company that provides accent training. Demand has been growing at 15% for the last two years, according to Ansari.
Paytm plans to scale up its online lending business
It has recently launched All-in-One QR for merchants across the country to accept unlimited payments through Paytm Wallet, Rupay Cards and all UPI based payment apps directly into their bank account free of cost.
Traveller's diary: Turkey's culture taught Moglix CEO business lessons
Rahul Garg shared how last year's Istanbul trip has inspired him.
Xiaomi India's MD hands over offline retail biz to COO; to focus on new areas
Xiaomi India's Managing Director Manu Kumar Jain would play a key role in deciding the Chinese electronic company's entry into newer global markets and product categories, while Chief Operating Officer Muralikrishnan B will helm the offline expansion.
Tata Metaliks had a stellar Q3 show in pig iron business: MD
The pig iron performance has been stellar, and the overall increase in profitability has almost doubled.
Inside the new business that could soon rewrite rules of the data game
Conglomerates such as the Hiranandani group and the Adanis are placing big bets in data outsourcing facilities.
Corporate law: How it could affect business operations
The acts of a company’s internal management are normally not interfered by a judicial review, unless these acts were in conflict with the law, and were generally seen to be prejudicial to the interest of a large section of the company’s shareholders. Verdicts under company law have tilted in favour of the larger interest of the company, as opposed to individual interest.
Mahindra re-inventing it's electric mobility strategy
M&M MD Pawan Goenka said that the prime focus will be on EVs and the company will be doing things “similar to what other service providers are doing, but with a twist”. He mentioned that there is enough room to accommodate more service providers and new entries in the segment should not be of concern.
Audi bets on pre-owned car business and petrolisation to drive back to growth
The Audi Approved Plus — its used-car division that also sells the vehicles of other luxury brands — is eyeing 50% growth in 2020, even as the head of the company, Balbir Singh Dhillon, expects the market for new luxury cars to stay flat.
CCI orders probe against Asian Paints for unfair business practices
"The Commission is of the view that evidence provided by JSW Paints is prima-facie sufficient to indicate that Asian Paints has denied access to the distribution channels in the relevant market to JSW Paints by threatening and coercing such dealers through various means," the fair trade regulator said.
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