WhatsApp introduces catalogs for small businesses
The catalog feature is available to businesses using the WhatsApp Business app on both Android and iPhone in Brazil, Germany, India, Indonesia, Mexico, the U.K. and the U.S. It will be rolling out around the world soon.
WhatsApp introduces 'Catalogs' for small businesses
Catalogs are a mobile storefront for businesses to showcase and share their goods so that people can easily browse and discover something they would like to buy.
States competing to attract business, investment: PM Modi
Every state in the country is competing to attract business and investment, said Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday in his rebuttal of...
Raymond surges 20% on plans to demerge core lifestyle business
The move will create two separate companies — a new and existing business.
Sun TV plummets 11% on weak Q2 numbers
The company's total expenses rose 65.95 per cent to Rs 499.54 crore during the quarter under review as against Rs 301.01 crore a year ago.
Escalating Hong Kong protests likely to dent India’s diamond exports further
As per reports, protests paralysed Hong Kong on Wednesday, with police making arrests in a busy business district.
PM Modi urges private sector to join BRICS efforts focused on human resources
While addressing at BRICS Business Forum in Brasilia on November 14, Prime Minister Narendra Modi urged private sector to join BRICS efforts...
Changing times are impacting family businesses worldwide
Globally, 48 universities conducted a survey across 33 countries, covering over 1,800 family businesses, under the umbrella of STEP (Successful Transgenerational Entrepreneurship Practices) Project, to reflect upon the changing demographics and how they impact the family business governance, succession, entrepreneurial orientation and performance.
Business optimism for December quarter falls over 19% amid slowdown in demand
The Dun & Bradstreet Composite Business Optimism Index noted that optimism for net profits stood at 59 per cent - a decline of 7 percentage points as compared to the September quarter 2019. Optimism for new orders stood at 35 per cent - down 22 percentage points as against the previous quarter.
WhatsApp can’t start payments business, RBI tells SC
NPCI manages UPI, which clocked over a billion transactions last month. The SC had recently asked RBI to update it on WhatsApp’s data localisation status. WhatsApp could be hit in its biggest mkt. This was RBI’s response dated November 6 to the SC as the apex court had asked it to update it on WhatsApp’s data localisation compliance status in August.
Vodafone CEO Nick Read says remarks on Indian joint venture distorted, apologises to government
The letter was written after govt officials expressed displeasure over the tone and tenor of Read’s comments.
How digitisation provides new business opportunities for technology providers in healthcare
Mapping and moving clinical data have always been challenging. Nudged by the Hi-Tech Act in 2010 that forced US medical records to get digitised, this is now a global trend across Europe and pockets of Asia, throwing open new business opportunities for tech providers. “90% of data in the US is now sitting in software systems.” says Jaddish Moorjani.
KEC International bags new orders of Rs 2,255 cr
In its urban transportation business, the company bagged an order of Rs 853 crore for the construction of elevated viaduct along with 10 stations of the Delhi Metro Phase IV project, from Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC).
Ease of doing business, not sops attracts investors: PM Modi
Inaugurating a two-day event here to attract investment to Himachal Pradesh, PM Modi pitched for competition among the states on ease of doing business instead of offering "charity" through such incentives. He said all states and districts in the country have a role in India's effort to become a five trillion dollar economy by 2025.
BPCL privatisation: Pradhan says no role of govt in business; competition to benefit consumers
"The role of the government should be to create policy framework guarantees "affordability, accessibility, sustainability and security" of fuel to consumers. When Prime Minister (Narendra Modi) says the government has no business to be in business, it is not a slogan. It is a philosophy," Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan said.
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