Business Today Archive June 4, 2017 Issue

Edition: June 4, 2017

Cover Story

Amid downturn, Coca-Cola, Pepsi face challenge from desi companies

Amid downturn, Coca-Cola, Pepsi face challenge from desi companies

Coca-Cola and Pepsi are under siege as consumer preference shifts to low-sugar, low-calorie soft drinks from a host of domestic companies.

Editors note
Coca-Cola and Pepsi have not exactly had a peaceful existence in India. In the 1970s, Coke was the only game in town bar a few small regional brands like Duke, but the per capita consumption of soft drinks was minuscule and India was not a big market of beverages by any stretch of imagination.
Book

When it comes to becoming a successful marketer, insatiable curiosity is an indispensible trait.

People
On her second visit to India, Safra Catz, CEO, Oracle. spoke on a range of topics - the immigrant issue in the US, start-ups, GST and the India plans of Oracle.
Features
Internet speed is the second-most crucial factor for a telecom consumer after tariffs. Three agencies - opensignal, trai and ookla - test mobile internet speeds. Each follows a different method, leaving consumers with little clarity on whose data network is the fastest. We bring the latest test results
Columns

Why the latest ordinance on bad loans may end up making things worse than they already are

Money Today

Earnings recovery is still uncertain, but good investment opportunities can always be found in buoyant markets

Letters
Letters to the Editor business today magazine
Corporate

Early bird corporate results show there is little reason to cheer.

Technology

Lightweight operating systems are faster, cheaper and the new favourite among PC manufacturers

Markets

Bulls are still betting on the PM, but the stock market rally could fizzle out if the BJP-led government doesnt deliver on its promises.

Focus

With the Real Estate Regulation and Development Act (RERA) coming into force from May 1, there is hope that the interests of consumers would be protected and transparency ensured in the sector.


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