A social business that provides Karnataka's rural children solar-powered lamps to do their homework now seeks to go nationwide.
Three start-ups seek to remove hurdles online buyers face Despite attracting growing number of visitors, online retailers suffer from low conversion rates. Three start-ups seek to remove the hurdles online buyers face.
Bollywood actor Kareena Kapoor likes to endorse brands that suits her personality Unpretentious and vibrant Kareena Kapoor says she likes to endorse brands that suit her personality. The actor who has built her own reputation in Hindi cinema says she would not endorse alcohol brands and anything non-vegetarian.
Irrigation firms mull lending to farmers Hit by a delay in getting government subsidy payments, some players in the micro-irrigation sector are thinking about lending to farmers.
Japanese companies eye India, raise investment to make gains Japanese companies are on the prowl for acquisitions in India. Direct investment inflows from the country have jumped 18-fold in five
years. A close look at what is behind this rising interest in India.
Kidswear industry is growing rapidly in India, expected to cross Rs 50,000 cr The children's wear industry, estimated at around Rs 38,000 crore and growing rapidly, is serious business. Thanks to rising family incomes, peer pressure, global retail formats and exposure to brands.
Cyrus Mistry: How Ratan Tata's successor won the race to Bombay House Why and how dark horse Cyrus Mistry got to run the victory lap around Bombay House.
Muthoot brothers: Billionaire family that lends against gold jewellery Muthoot Finance is today the largest lender against gold jewellery in the country. Its rise is due to two factors: its rapidly growing portfolio of gold loans and its low rate of borrower default.
Kareena Kapoor surges ahead of all other Bollywood performers With four mega successes in two years, Kareena Kapoor surges ahead of all other Bollywood performers.
Will Vikram Akula's exit change SKS Microfinance's future for the better? Some observers don't blame the Andhra Pradesh microfinance law alone for the woes of SKS Microfinance. They also blame the way the microlender was run under Vikram Akula, its founder and former chairman.
FDI in retail: What the Opposition, traders ignored A study by an assistant professor at TISS, Mumbai, proves that kirana stores have the edge on organised retail given the credit they offer and relationships with customers.
India's hopes of high growth rate dying a slow death In the wake of
corruption investigations, dysfunctional governance and a growing gulf
between politicians and the people, the approaching assembly polls will circumscribe economic