The smell of success
Despite facing tough competition from the unorganised sector, NR Group has managed to keep its flagship brand, Cycle Agarbathies, in the lead with a market share of close to 30 per cent. That is not all; the company has diversified into allied segments such as essential oils and completely diverse industries such as electronics and has a game plan for each subsidiary going into the future
With an expanding customer base, the traditional way of personalising services is becoming obsolete. Loylty Rewardz tries to recreate it through technology and customer relationship building programmes
Coming of Age
Children have become the focus for families today and parents are increasingly becoming aware of the need to create the right atmosphere and provide the right products, for their overall development
Roping in the right business partners
Inspite of starting up in the year 1997, Organic India waited to get its supply chain ready before it entered the market in 2006. Today, with a fairly established brand, it is ready to expand in its own unique way: through customers who want to become its business partners
The discovery network
Since its establishment in 1989, the Honey Bee Network has been on the lookout to document grassroots innovations across the length and breadth of India. Today, it looks to turn these innovations into marketable commodities with help from India Inc.
Making heat waves
The focus at Dhama Innovations is just to innovate. Their line of products solve everyday problems and what began as a one man show is today, a growing company with a lot of promise. We trail Dhama’s growth from the idea to the product and all that followed.
Beating The Heat Safely
In today’s times, health concerns govern most actions, from buying produce to stopping by the local vendor’s cart for a glass of juice. While the freshness of fruit juice sold is debatable, sugarcane juice has faced the most scrutiny from customers and health experts alike. Now, Cane-O-La offers hygienic sugarcane at an unbeatable price – the question is – will consumers buy in?
Marketing the right image
Canon India plans on investing Rs. 1,000 crore on improving marketing infrastructure to achieve its aim of becoming a billion dollar enterprise by 2015
The Snapdeal Pivot
In January 2013, Snapdeal had a mere US $100,000 in the bank, a small chunk left after it had burned through almost all of the US $57 million it had raised since September 2009. Th...
Transformation by design
Polaris’ Arun Jain has engineered a unique strategy at the mid-sized financial technology company, incubating a robust products company from within a running services entity. He ...
In coffee, we trust
Tata Starbucks is the coming together of two iconic brands. 34-year-old Avani Saglani Davda, the company’s CEO, explains to us why her game plan for Starbucks in India is to “g...
Where there’s traction, Money will follow
Deepinder Goyal, founder and CEO, Zomato, shares a great working relationship with investor Sanjeev Bikhchandani of Info Edge for one simple reason: Bikhchandani is more entreprene...
Playing 20 Questions with Mittu Chandilya
The AirAsia India boss discusses his interview experience with Tony Fernandes, his firm-and-fair management style and why it is crucial to be a serial innovator to win in the aviat...
Where ownership and management are different
Dr. Ranjan Pai, Managing Director, Manipal Education and Medical Group, has led the professionalisation of the Group by consciously empowering his senior managers, seeding several ...
Building a Happy Company
Ashok Soota-led Happiest Minds Technologies has woven happiness into its business process. Find out how you can do it too....
Narayana Health’s ten-year plan
Narayana Health’s Dr. Devi Prasad Shetty wants to rewrite India’s healthcare story. His personal mantra: it is pointless talking about all the advancements in healthcare if peo...
Creative Dialogue on Scaling Up
Cognizant’s Lakshmi Narayanan indulges in a creative, freewheeling chat with L. Kannan and Vijay Babu of Vortex Engineering, a solar-ATM manufacturer....
"Businesses don’t go anywhere, people do"
Mindtree’s Subroto Bagchi urges entrepreneurs to think of their journey as a process of continuously creating infrastructure – physical, intellectual and emotional. He specific...