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Zomato Gold brought new business, bigger orders for restaurants; hotels still not convinced

Zomato Gold program has given a push to the dining out habits of the eaters. While thousands of restaurants remain logged out of Zomato Gold as they claim unsustainability, the food aggregator’s paid subscription program has actually brought more business to hotels and cafes. “60% of the Gold partners agree that there has been an […]

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Paytm invests Rs 250 crore to boost its travel business

Digital payments firm Paytm on Thursday announced to invest Rs 250 crore in its travel business over the next six months to scale up product and technology team and set up new business verticals. According to the company, owned by One97 Communications, it has sold over 100 million tickets within just three years of operations. […]

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6 Steps to Turn Your Side Hustle Into a Small Business

The dream of being your own boss is a driving factor for many when it comes to striking out on their own, but the idea of starting a business from scratch without a safety net (financial or skill-wise) can prove overwhelming. The gig economy, which encompasses more than one-third of U.S. workers according to a Gallup report, has, […]

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Should you take a personal loan for your business?

Loans can be of different types, but the primary ones we would tackle through this article are around business and personalloans. The two loans are different and meant for different purposes, but in many cases personal loans tend to be used for business. For that reason, it is important to understand if one should do this and if […]

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Biocon to sell branded formulations India business to unit

Biocon, on Monday said that, it will sell Branded Formulations India (BFI) business on a ‘going concern’ basis to its subsidiary Biocon Biologics India Ltd. “The Board of Directors of Biocon Limited at its meeting held on June 17, 2019, considered and approved the sale of Branded Formulations India (BFI) Business of the Company on […]

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Not Your or Rest of World’s Business: Sania Mirza, Veena Mallik Engage in Twitter Spat Post India’s Win Over Pakistan

On Sunday, Virat Kohli-led team India set the bar high with their fitness and impeccable sporting spirit as they maintained their winning streak against arch-rival Pakistan at Old Trafford in Manchester. However, the rival team led by Pakistan captain Sarfaraz Ahmed was tagged as out of shape and lacking pace for the match. Things fuelled […]

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Supari Studios names Shirley D’Costa as Chief Business Officer

Supari Studios has appointed Shirley D’Costa as the company’s Chief Business Officer. In her current role, D’Costa will be responsible for building partnerships with current and new clients, in addition to developing growth and marketing strategies to drive the business further. A MICA alumnus, D’Costa brings with her over 13 years of industry experience. Prior […]

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Budget 2019: Ease of doing business vs tax collection; to be, or not to be

Union Budget 2019 India: Aggressive tax collections directly impact the revival of economy and, therefore, a well-balanced approach is required to prevent unintended consequences. By SR Patnaik, Thangadurai VP Union Budget 2019 India: The oft-quoted phrase of Shakespeare’s Hamlet ~ to be, or not to be ~ would be apt to indicate the expectations on the […]

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WATCH: how these brothers left their family business to build a successful B2B online marketplace

Brothers Akshay and Akash Hegde, while working on their family business, saw multiple pain points while in the market. These included procurement issues like sub-optimal pricing, delivery service levels, and streamlined supply that posed production challenges. At the same time, while trying to grow the market for their goods, the duo saw an opportunity to […]

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87% enterprises experience business acceleration from cloud services: McAfee report

About 87% companies experience business acceleration from their use of cloud services while 52% organizations experience better security in the cloud than on-premise IT environments, according to McAfee’s Cloud and Risk Adoption Report released on Tuesday. The report focuses on the business impact of cloud services and how organizations around the world are addressing security […]