Business Today Archive Oct 13, 2013 Issue

Edition: Oct 13, 2013

Editors note
This fortnight we launch the first BT-YES Bank Emerging Companies Survey. It promises to set a new benchmark, just as many of our other surveys have over the years.
People
Starring: Baba Kalyani, Thomas J. Pritzker, Sarbajit Banerjee, Rahul Munjal, Tara Singh Vachani, Ratan Tata and Kenichiro Mori
Features
Social entrepreneurship has grown in India because of several factors. Business incubators have arisen to help social entrepreneurs understand the intricacies of business and scale up to attract investment.
Careers
Many companies have realised that women employees, especially when young, face problems and dilemmas their male counterparts do not. Some women, unable to cope, even give up working. Companies have instituted this system of assigning mentors to prevent this.
Focus
The Right to Fair Compensation and Transparency in Land Acquisition, Rehabilitation and Resettlement Bill, 2012 was adopted by both Houses of Parliament recently with an overwhelming majority. It will replace the 120-year-old Land Acquisition Act, 1894. A close look at some key provisions of the new law.
Chiaroscuro
Whatever the macro-indices may say, shoppers are still streaming forth this festival season. With discounts and freebies raining down, retailers hope for double-digit sales.

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