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Whats In Behind the Weil

Behind the Weil

Launched in the midst of the Quartz Crisis, Raymond Weil now occupies a formidable position in the watchmaking industry. Co-owner Elie Bernheim speaks on what makes the brand tick.

Breitling Emergency II is one-of-a-kind lifesaver for adventurers

The Breitling Emergency II is a one-of-a-kind lifesaver for stranded adventurers.

Shades of the season from autumn-winter 2013 runways

Dress yourself in the shades of the season as suggested by the autumn/winter 2013 runways.

Phone manners we tend to forget

Leave your phone at home instead of your phone manners the next time you step ou.

Barking up the right flight

Off on an extended overseas business trip, but don't want to leave your dog behind? Some pointers on shipping your pet by air.

The world on your plate

Indians are stepping out of their comfort zone when it comes to dining out, and how!

Show stoppers at Wills Lifestyle India Fashion Week- Spring Summer 2014

Five of the most exciting shows from Wills Lifestyle India Fashion Week- Spring Summer 2014.

Style tip for men: How to best wear moccasins and loafers

It is time to solve the perennial puzzle of the two most fashionable footwear styles for men - moccasins and loafers!

Four alternatives to your stock media player on Google Play

A look at the four top alternatives to your stock media player on Google Play.

Style tips for men: How to keep things stylish this season

Some tips for this season that will help all you men keep things stylish!

Got a Blue Tooth? Try the HMDX Jammies

HMDX Audio, a notable figure in the United States' bluetooth speakers market, is launching three of its best products from its Jam Collection in India.

The four best movies on entrepreneurs, ever!

A look at the four most popular movies inspired by entrepreneurs who left their footprints in the sands of time.

Celebrity mixologist Ulric Nijs shares pointers on how to play the bartender

Ulric Nijs, celebrity mixologist for Tigre Blanc shares pointers on how to play bartender at house parties with studied confidence.

This Diwali, embrace style and celebrate like never before!

This Diwali, embrace style and celebrate like never before!
Focus Congress and BJP score even on economic track record

Congress and BJP score even on economic track record

As general elections near, a war of words has broken out between the Congress and the BJP over the economic track record of their respective governments at the Centre. Business Today's assessment shows that their successes and failures even out.

Review: Sony Vaio Pro 13, Blackberry 9720 and app Coast

A great new browser app, a BB blast from the past and an ultralight ultrabook

How a smartphone, games and apps are boosting Narendra Modi's campaign

As the BJP's prime ministerial candidate cosies up to voters, the political battleground isn't just littered with typical paraphernalia. India's digerati has also developed a host of innovative high-tech Modi-related products.

Rajan's growth report on states is flawed: Bibek Debroy

Bibek Debroy, Professor at  Centre for Policy Research says the report doesn't give raw data. In sum, this entire report is rather cavalier in approach.
Features Huawei's Bangalore centre plays a stellar role in its growth

Huawei's Bangalore centre plays a stellar role in its growth

The Chinese company is now internationally famous for its prowess in making telecom equipment and networks. The Indian market comprises a small fraction of its global revenue. But the Bangalore centre is a different story.

All you ever wanted to know about recliners

The recliner market in India is tiny compared to the West, but it is growing. While a basic PVC-upholstered single seat recliner comes for just Rs 18,000 and a simple La-Z-Boy costs around Rs 29,000, you could fork out up to Rs 10 lakh for chairs with bells and whistles.

Prem Watsa: The man making a big bet on BlackBerry

Prem Watsa, known as Canada's Warren Buffett, was always a safe investor. Here's the story of the man making a big bet on BlackBerry.

Business confidence slips further as RBI gets tough on interest rates

The latest Business Today-C fore Business Confidence Survey found that sentiment among corporate leaders is at a record low since the survey was started. On a scale of 100, the confidence level is at 48.2 in the second quarter of 2013/14, down from 48.7 in Q1 and 54.4 in Q4 FY13.
Technology Use of apps by children sould be monitored

Use of apps by children sould be monitored

With the proliferation of tablets and smartphones, there are millions of parents globally wondering if they are bringing up a generation of technology-addicted - or even worse, technology-dependent - children.
Case Study Case study: What contributed to Renault Duster's success?

Case study: What contributed to Renault Duster's success?

No other car in recent times has created the sensation the Renault Duster has done in the Indian automotive industry. This predominantly European car has won over the Indian consumer. It has turbo-charged the compact sport-utility vehicle segment and revived the fortunes of Renault India.
Columns Congress-led UPA will be remembered as most corrupt in our history: Chaitanya Kalbag

Congress-led UPA will be remembered as most corrupt in our history: Chaitanya Kalbag

Business Today Editor Chaitanya Kalbag says the ADB thinks GDP will grow by 5.7 per cent in 2014/15, but it is not as if the tendencies in the Indian economy will go away magically after the elections.
Products Take your pick from these core entertainment gadgets

Take your pick from these core entertainment gadgets

Knowing that a man's abode reflects his personality, would you call your pad a party animal's den or an obsessive gamer's battleground? Take your pick from these core entertainment gadgets and rest assured, home will never be the same again.

A look at some of the most futuristic gadgets to emerge this year.

In this age of automation, arming yourself with the latest in tech is essential to stay two steps ahead of the rest. A look at some of the most futuristic gadgets to emerge this year.

Some tips on art of gifting this festive season

This festive season, don't work yourself into a tizzy. Here are some pointers from Pooja Lal, director of DelightGifts.in. 

The Paperwhite is leaving no page unturned to make an impact on the Indian reader

The Paperwhite is finally here, and it is leaving no page unturned to make an impact on the Indian reader.

Coolest new hardware that will help business grow

Ready for your handy office upgrade? From hybrid laptops to projectors and coffee machines, here is an array of some of the coolest new hardware that will not only help grow your business but also make you look good while you're at it. 

Gadgets that definitely deserve a place in your backpack

When it comes to being in the great outdoors, technology could spell the very difference between life and death. Presenting a list of gadgets that definitely deserve a place in your backpack.

Rolex oyster Perpetual Cosmograph Daytona

To Commemorate and celebrate 50 years of its launch, the Rolex Oyster Perpetual Cosmograph Daytona was launched at Baselworld 2013.

New products in the market

Here's one for the roadie in you. All-Terrain-Vehicle maker, Polaris upped the ante by launching its powerhouse RZR XP 900 HO Jagged X Edition side-by-side.

Technology is coming closer to us than ever

With hi-tech visors and smartwatches, technology is coming closer to us than ever.

On headset by iRiver connects to both Android and iOS devices

If you like having your earplugs on when you work out, here's something that will give you something more than just your regular dose of music.

Smarter tips to ensure optimum battery performance over the years

While you can trust your smartphone to live up to its name, here are some smarter tips to ensure optimum battery performance over the years.

4 phone GPS apps

Navfree GPS Live: This app, which runs on user-curated map data, is frequently updated and does not constantly feed on your data connection.
Culture Tips on gadgets that make a smart home

Tips on gadgets that make a smart home

Soon, residential spaces will become as intelligent as the people who live in them. So, are we ready for the future?

Tips on waking up early

Feel like you never get enough time for anything in the morning? Some tips on waking up early, so you can finish crucial tasks with time to spare and give your day a good start.

Six ways to distance yourself from smoking

Calling it quits on smoking is admittedly a very tough task. Six ways to distance yourself from the habit.

Three-stage exercise circuit that will boost your metabolism

Your regular routine leaving no time for a full-scale workout? A three-stage exercise circuit that will boost your metabolism and burn fat.
Editors note Many gems uncovered in Business Today's 14th Best B-School Survey

Many gems uncovered in Business Today's 14th Best B-School Survey

Most of us assume that IIM, Ahmedabad, born 1961, is the oldest in the country. Not so. The oldest "business" school is the Indian Institute of Social Welfare and Business Management in Kolkata. That is not the only gem we uncovered in this year's Best B-schools survey, our fourteenth.
Food Review: Go on a date with the exotic at Dilli 32, Shahdara

Review: Go on a date with the exotic at Dilli 32, Shahdara

The gastronomic feast that unfolds at the Kempinski's Indian cuisine restaurant Dilli 32 is delicate in its presentation of heritage dishes created in its open kitchen's tandoors, tawas and handis.

Review: Head to Le Bistro du Parc for a quaint dining experience

Want to unwind after a long day? Head to Le Bistro du Parc for a quaint dining experience.
B-School Debate B-School debate on 'cost-cutting can beat a slowdown'

B-School debate on 'cost-cutting can beat a slowdown'

Business Today brings together students to voice their views on a significant business, economy-related issue in this B-School debate.
Letters Case Study on Sylvania: Best views by a reader

Case Study on Sylvania: Best views by a reader

BT gets many responses to its case studies. Below is the best one on Havells's acquisition of Sylvania (August 18, 2013).
Event Business Today-YES Bank Emerging Companies Excellence Awards 2013

Business Today-YES Bank Emerging Companies Excellence Awards 2013

The first Business Today-YES Bank Emerging Companies Excellence Awards 2013 crowns the mid-sized, unlisted companies that are fast emerging.
Fashion Tips on getting the perfect cufflinks

Tips on getting the perfect cufflinks

Your dress shirt should have extralong French or double cuffs, with no buttons and a pair of holes on either side, adding up to a set of four holes on each cuff
Travel Some tech essentials for your travels abroad

Some tech essentials for your travels abroad

No longer does the corporate traveller throw on his coat and rush to the nearest airport with only his clothes and toothbrush. Some tech essentials for your travels abroad. 

A guide for frequent fliers

For 96,000 pound, fly to 12 casinos in eight global destinations over a period of four weeks. A gambler's dream come true! 

Events to look forward to in October

Fort Lauderdale, lives up to its nickname as 'yachting Capital of the world', hosting the 54th Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show.