- With Formula One success behind him and the Yamuna Expressway stretching ahead, Jaypee's Manoj Gaur stakes claim for a seat at India Inc's high table. The company with the largest land bank in NCR is on course to cross Rs 20,000 crore in turnover this year.
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A social business that provides Karnataka's rural children solar-powered lamps to do their homework now seeks to go nationwide. Despite attracting growing number of visitors, online retailers suffer from low conversion rates. Three start-ups seek to remove the hurdles online buyers face. 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. Hit by a delay in getting government subsidy payments, some players in the micro-irrigation sector are thinking about lending to farmers. 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. 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. Why and how dark horse Cyrus Mistry got to run the victory lap around Bombay House. 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. With four mega successes in two years, Kareena Kapoor surges ahead of all other Bollywood performers. 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. 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. In the wake of corruption investigations, dysfunctional governance and a growing gulf between politicians and the people, the approaching assembly polls will circumscribe economic policy options.
Sale and leasing of airplanes are in the spotlight. A guide to the complexities involved.
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In a breather for corporate executives embroiled in the 2G scam, the Supreme Court nod led to a spate of bail applications being accepted.
The company, started in 1958, gradually grew complacent and lost touch with its customers thanks to liberalisation and the entry of foreign players. Here's how the company reacted to the situation and fought its way back.
The book Great by Choice maintains discipline is as important for success as creativity.
Elections may come and go but highways endure, and the whiff of outsized opportunity is luring Japanese investors beset by stagflation and a soaring yen who had held gingerly back from India until the allure became irresistible.
Snapshots of eight Indians who figured in the definitive 2011 list of the world's 50 top business thinkers.