KRISHNA GOPALAN

  • markets 5 / Feature

    Sleepwell is not the only reason for its dream run. Here’s why investors find Sheela Foam cozy

    The decades-old company has built a successful mattress brand and a sound distribution system 

    January 01, 2021
  • the big story 1 / Lead Story

    The story of the Wadhawan brothers. How they built a solid business only to run it aground

    The Wadhawan brothers sparkled with success till the tinsel deserted them 

    December 25, 2020
  • strategy 4 / Feature

    ACC-Ambuja’s conservative approach has worked well, but now it might need to step out of its comfort zone

    India’s second-biggest cement player has seen sticky growth, but competition has been far more aggressive 

    December 18, 2020
  • strategy 4 / Feature

    What is your top priority for next year?

    With a digital-first focus, India Inc’s top bosses are gearing up for an action-packed 2021 

    December 04, 2020
  • strategy 4 / Feature

    Peering into the New Year with a hope and a prayer

    After battling an eminently forgettable 2020, CEOs gingerly gear up for 2021 

    December 04, 2020
  • the big story 1 / Lead Story

    Why did Lakshmi walk away from LVB?

    How promoter KR Pradeep pushed a community-owned bank on the road to ruin 

    November 20, 2020
  • strategy 4 / Feature

    Once shabby, Gokaldas Exports now wears a savvier, more moneyed look

    The garment exporter had its closet turned inside out by the new management, who basically just went back to the basics 

    November 06, 2020
  • strategy 4 / Feature

    Harley-Davidson has left a trail of broken hearts. Who will mend and enrapture them?

    The cruiser market is ripe for the picking, but the winner may be someone who knows how to price it right 

    October 14, 2020
  • specials 34 / The outperformers 2020

    Why Aarti Industries’ low-cost manufacturing and relationship with MNCs will power its growth

    Customers have begun to prefer long-term contracts because they want supply security, reveals managing director Rajendra Gogri 

    September 30, 2020
  • specials 34 / The outperformers 2020

    Lumax Industries’ headlamps have always been ahead of the curve

    Its foray into LEDs will keep the auto-lighting supplier ahead of the competition, reckons CEO Vineet Sahni 

    September 30, 2020
  • specials 34 / The outperformers 2020

    Radico continues to work its magic at 8PM, more so in these tough times

    Managing director Abhishek Khaitan is betting on a quality blend and premium positioning to put investors at ease 

    September 30, 2020
  • specials 34 / The outperformers 2020

    Tata Consumer Products is not letting the slowdown slow it down

    Under new CEO Sunil D’Souza, the FMCG major is adding distribution muscle to crank up its brand engine 

    September 30, 2020
  • strategy 4 / Feature

    Has Bira lost its fizz?

    The bottled, craft-beer company had a clear winner, until impatience got in the way 

    September 11, 2020
  • strategy 4 / Feature

    To IndiGo or not to IndiGo, that is the question

    The marquee airline was flying through an air pocket when the pandemic hit. Will its cash hoard see it through? 

    August 17, 2020