Business

JSW Group enters paints business; eyes Rs 2,000 crore revenue by FY22

May 3, 2019

Conglomerate JSW Group has entered the paints segment with JSW Paints, thus diversifying into the consumer-facing business. With this launch, the group aims to make a comprehensive offering for homes through steel, cement, furniture and now paints. The company plans to first launch its paints business in the south and west by September 2019 and […]

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Analjit Singh offers exit to Max shareholders, plans new businesses

April 30, 2019

NEW DELHI: Analjit Singh’s Max India Ltd Monday said it would offer an exit opportunity to public shareholders as the company plans to enter new businesses after selling its hospitals and health insurance arms. Max India is currently in the midst of selling a 51% stake in its health insurance joint venture, Max Bupa, to private equity firm […]

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As Deloitte stares at a lengthy India ban, a look at the events that led to this

April 29, 2019

It looks like heads have finally begun to roll in the real sense in the IL&FS scam, the Rs 91,000-crore fraud that caught India unawares a few months ago the after-affects of which are still being felt in many spheres. Serious auditory irregularities in IL&FS accounts have prompted the Ministry of Corporate Affairs to set […]

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The How-To: Protect Your Business From A Data Breach

April 28, 2019

Running a business without adequate data security is a massive risk. Crippling data breaches are increasingly common and no business is immune. In 2018, Dubai’s fastest growing startup –Careem– was hit by a cyberattack affecting 14 million users. SMEs are especially vulnerable to attack. Without adequate information and network security you risk damaging your profits and reputation. […]

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UPI 2.0 may disrupt banks’ PoS business

April 23, 2019

Banks face disruptions in their Point of Sale (PoS) device business as the UPI-based peer-to-merchant payment technology and emergence of nimble fintech players threaten to diminish the viability of an industry dominated hitherto by traditional lenders. PoS devices are used by local vendors and retail store operators to process payments through debit and credit cards […]

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Wipro says critical business operations unaffected by cyber attack

April 20, 2019

Wipro Ltd on Friday said a cyber attack on few of its employee accounts has not impacted its critical business operations and the firm has taken remedial measures. In a regulatory filing, the company said it became aware of potentially abnormal activity within its network about 10 days back in respect of few of its […]

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Dillon Francis Looks To Diversifying His Business Endeavors With Help From His Buddy Gerald

April 13, 2019

At home with Dillon Francis PHOTO: IVAN MARTINEZ/BOOST MEDIA Dillon Francis shares a wide grin as he talks about the multiple projects he’s working on for 2019, with many that extend beyond music. Fans can thank the native west coaster’s sidekick and mascot Gerald the Piñata for inspiring him in ways he never imagined, as […]

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Alcon sees India as key growth engine for business

April 10, 2019

Global eye care major Alcon on April 10 said it considers India as a key growth market for its business. Alcon, which made its debut as an independent publicly listed firm on April 9  after completing separation from global pharma major Novartis, has presence in 74 countries across the world. “We see India as key growth […]

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Takes long to understand a business leader: Ratan Tata

April 5, 2019

MUMBAI: Veteran industry leader Ratan TataWednesday said it takes long to really understand a business leader, even though there can be an immediate admiration. Tata, who demitted office as the executive chairman of the over USD 100 billion conglomerate in 2012, said he does not intend to join politics. Answering a specific question on qualities he […]

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Raymond jumps over 3% on launch of realty business

April 3, 2019

NEW DELHI: Shares of RaymondNSE -0.92 %, a leading fashion and textile retailer, rose over 3 per cent on Wednesday after the company announced the setting up of a new division called ‘Raymond Realty’ for its maiden venture into the real estate sector. The scrip surged over 3 per cent to hit a high of Rs […]

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