Business Today Archive October 11, 2015 Issue

Edition: October 11, 2015

Cover Story

Smart homes are growing in India, but they come at a price!

Smart homes are growing in India, but they come at a price!

Smart homes, where every feature can be remotely controlled, are growing in India, but they come at a steep price.
Special

Small businesses rise up to the challenges of stiffening competition, increasing costs and slowing export markets.

Editors note
How much black money is actually lying outside the country? Given that black money is by definition money that is hidden away and not declared to tax and other authorities, it is impossible to come up with any sort of precise figure.
Book

The book goes to great lengths to elucidate the real life principles and practices of what doing an MBA is all about.

People
Newsmakers: Featuring Nana Patekar, Cyrus Poonawalla, NR Narayana Murthy, Nandan Nilekani and others
Leadership Spotlight

On a recent visit to India, Michael Dell, Chairman and CEO of his eponymously named firm Dell Inc, spoke at a select media roundtable which included Venkatesha Babu of Business Today. Edited excerpts from the conversation-

Trends

Dubsmash's $5.5 million funding shows that the Velfie trend is not a fad but something brands need to get on to.

Features
Quick takes on major events that happened recently
Letters
Business Today readers share their feedback on the magazine's coverage -
Event

Undoubtedly, talent acquisition, development and retention ranks amongst the biggest activities as well as concerns of all organisations. But small companies certainly have a harder time.

Technology
Several new gadgets, including Apple iPhones, are lined up for launches in the coming months.
Markets
Renault Kwid promises a fuel efficiency of 25.17 kmpl. Maruti Suzuki Alto 800 offers 22.74 kmpl, while Hyundai Eon and Tata Nano offer 21.1 kmpl 25.4 kmpl respectively.
Focus
Illicit money is generated through a raft of sophisticated and complex activities.
Chiaroscuro
Major events to look out for in October

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