Business Today Archive April 28, 2013 Issue

Edition: April 28, 2013

Cover Story

Ain't no time to disco for India's auto sector

Ain't no time to disco for India's auto sector

Car market shrinks; Confusion reigns; Petrol cars lose market; Diesel prices rise; Higher excise hobbles SUVs; Hatchbacks hit a wall; and new capacity may lie idle.
Special
Today, the company makes packaged snacks under three main brands - CRAX corn rings, Natkhat wheat puffs, and CRAX Namkeens - at its two plants in Greater Noida and Ghaziabad, on the outskirts of Delhi.
Editors note
India's car market shrank for the first time in a decade, a turning point analysed by Assistant Editor Sunny Sen in the cover story.
Book
A fable about both the need for innovation and the challenges in implementing it.
People
Starring: Pat Gelsinger, Chitra Ramkrishna, D. Shivakumar, Anant Agarwal, Tony Tyler
Leadership Spotlight
Kunwer Sachdev, MD, Su-Kam Power Systems Ltd shares notes on his leadership style.
Features
Business tycoons were looking for clues to Rahul Gandhi's economic vision, but he did not go into specifics in his address to the CII.
Columns
The apex court's judgment in the Novartis case strikes the right balance between public and inventor interest.
Letters
Your cover story (Face Value Rs 100 crore, April 14 ) highlights how aspiration and consumerism are driving the holy grail of celebrity branding.
Technology
Transiting from the digital to the physical world, and vice versa, is getting easier.
Careers
Allowing employees the choice of working from home usually - but not always - benefits both the employee and the company.
Case Study
Cross-badging,or selling the same car with cosmetic changes under different brand names, has not worked so far in India. This case study looks at where the problem lies: is the strategy at fault or the execution?
Focus
Broadcaster Multi Screen Media has roped in 11 sponsors and 80 per cent of its ad inventory has been sold.

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