All stories by Sounak Mitra
'You can't be in India and be global'Rediff.com13 May 2015
It took the Danish beer maker eight years to move among the top three.
Branding vada pav: How Dheeraj Gupta built Jumbo KingRediff.com26 Apr 2015
Jumbo King is profitable from the beginning and is growing upwards of 35 per cent annually.
They acquire, they own but don't bring these homeRediff.com3 Mar 2015
It's puzzling why Indian cos keep their acquired brands out of play.
Is online selling of sex toys illegal?Rediff.com27 Jan 2015
Come and check us, we're always open and law-abiding, says co-founder of US-based entity selling in India, after Delhi Police asks govt to track some e-commerce sites.
Now, an Indian mobile wallet that doesn't need pre-loaded cashRediff.com22 Jan 2015
Bengaluru-based iKaaz Software, a mobile payment solution provider, is launching a new application, MOWA, that works almost like the Apple Pay
Websites selling sex toys under lensRediff.com14 Jan 2015
Four websites, including Flipkart, may be blocked if the govt feels they're maintaining objectionable content.
Why SpiceJet's emergency landing may not be good for consumersRediff.com18 Dec 2014
A look at the Kalanithi Maran-controlled airline's place in the domestic aviation sector
Clean bowled: Loss making IPL team owners set for better runs?Rediff.com3 Dec 2014
Hit by scams in recent times, the IPL is yet to prove a good business move for its franchisees.
Indians' love for instant messaging shows upRediff.com28 Nov 2014
WeChat fastest growing at 2,364%, though WhatsApp still dominates, reveals a study by GlobalWebIndex.
Why 'Make in India' is not viable for Microsoft MobileRediff.com27 Nov 2014
All future smartphones from Microsoft will be under the Microsoft brand, which means Nokia brand will now be phased out.
Get set go! Micromax wants to take the game higher with 'YU'Rediff.com19 Nov 2014
YU will be run as a separate business, not as an extension, says Rahul Sharma.
BlackBerry India fails to be ray of hope for parentRediff.com15 Nov 2014
FY14 profit halves, dips to 4-yr low
Micromax founder to launch phone brandRediff.com14 Nov 2014
The proposed company, Yu Televentures, will import handsets from China and sell in the Indian market.
Why Bangladesh telcos deal better with dropped callsRediff.com11 Nov 2014
In Bangladesh, a call drop has more to do with network quality, while in India it is linked to spectrum shortage.
Maruti, Airtel, ITC are undisputed kings of their sectorsRediff.com10 Nov 2014
According to BSE, Bharti Airtel's revenue (on a standalone basis, excluding that from foreign operations and their subsidiaries) stood at Rs 49,919 crore (Rs 499.19 billion).
100 mn users and counting, but Facebook's India fortunes dipRediff.com8 Nov 2014
For Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, who visited the country for the first time in October, India might be one of his "priority markets".
From fridge, TV to mobiles, Samsung's big success in IndiaRediff.com7 Nov 2014
Samsung has been facing competition from local mobile handset makers like Micromax, Lava and Karbonn but it has maintained its lead in smartphones.
Bharti Airtel's overseas operations continue to struggleRediff.com5 Nov 2014
But, unlike its competitors, it did not have a comprehensive infrastructure back-end and required fresh investments.
'India might get sick before it gets rich'Rediff.com4 Nov 2014
In his first interview after taking over as Philips India's vice-chairman and managing director, Krishna Kumar speaks to Business Standard on how the company is readying itself for the next few decades and the increasing importance of India to Philips' global operations.
Apple's India revenue jumps 10-fold in just 4 yearsRediff.com27 Oct 2014
The company reports profit of Rs 4500 crore in FY14, up from Rs 446 crore in FY10