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|March 31, 2005|
<EM>Bole to, Bollywood!</EM>
Parle Agro's Frooti goes in for a makeover and new campaign, Hindi film-style.
Can this man revive IDBI?
The task of transforming IDBI from an anaemic development financial institution to a vibrant commercial bank won't be an easy one for new Chairman
The 5-step plan for global success!
The best firms think strategically, manage partnerships well, build staff rapidly, share expertise and adapt their organisation design to support growth.
|March 30, 2005|
Management guru on Murphy's Law
INSEAD professor Patrick Turner emphasises that it is critical to prepare thoroughly for a new venture, but warns that whatever can go wrong, will.
Easiest way to make BIG money!
SIPs can make you big money and you don't even need to take any undue risks or effort.
|March 24, 2005|
Just what the doctor ordered
GSK India's strategy just might be the much-needed shot in the arm for the company
Mobiles @ Rs 2,000 to flood India!
Several phones priced at under Rs 2,000 are poised to hit India this year. Phone makers think that these will hugely expand the mobile telephony market.
How to be a good CEO
The difference between a manager and a leader is that a leader creates leaders, not followers
|March 21, 2005|
Hollywood in love with Indian animation
India has a large English-speaking talent pool, which is also one main reason why the foreign companies are attracted to outsource animation business to us, says Toonz Animation CEO P Jayakumar.
Great homes, great malls coming!
Foreign direct investment in retail and real estate businesses will pave the way for a better quality of life.
|March 16, 2005|
If it's animation, it must be India!
Global entertainment majors are making a beeline for Indian animation companies to take advantage of India's abundant talent and low-cost services.
Everyone's opening a restaurant!
An increasing tribe of wannabe restaurateurs is causing upsets in the kitchen, even as serious chefs are taking over.
Nashik, the wine capital of India
What's happening in Maharashtra is nothing short of a revolution in wines and wine making, and the movement can only gather momentum.
|March 12, 2005|
Raghu Pillai gets into Pantaloon
In a month or two, Raghu Pillai, the head of the RPG Group's retail business, will join Pantaloon Retail. He will head a new home solutions business being rolled out by the aggressive Mumbai-based retailer.
M&M to buy German firm
Mahindra & Mahindra (M&M) is close to a deal to buy a German auto component engineering services firm for $5 million. Sources say the term sheet has been signed.
Going east: Metro Cash & Carry
"Kolkata is certainly on our fast-track radar," says Harsh Bahadur, head of operations at Metro India.
|March 11, 2005|
Why you don't get some TV channels
If cable TV industry experts are to be believed, the bandwidth available on India's cable TV networks is choc-a-bloc and any new channel in the pipeline may remain invisible.
Gold investment? Better than FDs!
It should always be remembered that investment in physical gold must always be in the form of coins/bars and should be in addition to the jewellery held by the household.
|March 09, 2005|
MBAs don't want to unlearn
Havell's India Joint Managing Director believes B-schools teach their students to think within set frameworks, making them rigid in their thinking.
|March 03, 2005|
Want to succeed? Be aggressive!
Meet Charles Phillips, President, Oracle Corp, who says companies that are not belligerent, go belly up or end up being part of another aggressive firm.
|March 02, 2005|
All about the new tax scenario!
What will the new tax picture be like after the radical changes that Finance Minister P Chidambaram has proposed come into force? Read on to find out. . .