India's politicians and bureaucrats urgently need modernisation of their own ideological thinking on this subject and liberate the retail sector
Five reasons mall and brand owners should co-opt 'e-tailers' rather than oppose them
Space constraints and pernicious laws restrict traditional retailing formats from efficiently serving the Indian consumer
Or, trends that will fundamentally alter the way we shop
Flipkart's ability to raise $200 mn could be a sign that online retailing is finally gaining acceptance as an idea in the country
The conditions imposed on prospective investors betray a lack of understanding of the dynamics of the business
As another Indian wins the Pulitzer for work on cancer, we should also focus on the many cancers that have entered the health system
Even as modern retail gathers momentum, notwithstanding the near lack of support from the government (central and state), a new trend is in the making. This could bring about a fundamental change in retailing as the world thinks of it today and in ...
It is worth reflecting if India has matured enough to assume the role of a more responsible brother as it joins the top-10 economies in the world
Beyond just the demographic dividend, India now needs to think of generating a very strong financial dividend from investing in education
While the industry is to come to grips with shift in demand and other factors-induced cost raise, govt has to give a more holistic look at policies
India has suffered enormously owing to the huge deficit in vision of its leaders
Food inflation continues to run amok, and very clearly, the government does not seem to have any clue on how to rein it in
Over the years, a type of caste system has also made its way into the way the political (and bureaucratic) leadership looks at different sectors of the Indian economy and then allocates its attention. Most interest and attention are given to those ...
Some of the new, very promising "micro segments" of different industries and services are already much bigger than the conventional ones