September 14, 2018 : Business Articles and Interviews | Outlook Business
Double Trouble
The pessimism that has engulfed the currency could end up taking stocks down a slippery path

Pixtory / ImagenationToo little, too late

Banning a select list of pesticides and leaving out many lethal ones makes the latest order arbitrary 

Enterprise / Big IdeaCapsule Comfort

With an eye on short-stay travellers, Urbanpod is creating its own niche with affordable pod hotels

Enterprise / Regional BrandMidas Touch

Chennai-based Vummidi Bangaru Jewellers is looking at online sales and foreign stores to further their legacy as a trusted ‘manufacturing jeweller’

Strategy / FeatureReviving a Legacy

After pulling out Escorts from its debt spiral, the Nanda scion now wants to make the company future ready

Strategy / FeatureTaking Offline Online

Paytm Mall aims to rival Amazon and Flipkart by offering competitive pricing and fast deliveries from offline stores in small cities

Markets / TrendMelting point

Reclusive investor Ashish Kacholia exits Vadilal Industries even as Porinju Veliyath buys in

Markets / TrendHave technology stocks run-up too far too fast?

While the NSE IT Index has gone up 20% in the past six months, earnings of IT firms have remained subdued

Markets / FeatureElection Bonanza

Media stocks look set for a revival on the back of advertisement revenue from political campaigns

Markets / FeatureBittersweet After Taste

Hyped up InvITs have not performed as expected leaving investors with mixed feelings

C'est la vie / My FavouriteRishi Gupta

When the hunger pangs come calling, the Fino Payments Bank CEO likes to indulge in a basketful of dim sums

C'est la vie / Pursuit of HappinessFillpot Tales

From Winston Churchill to Barack Obama, Mogae Media's Sandeep Goyal boasts of an enviable toby jug collection 

C'est la vie / The Good LifeLit Up

Scented candles for your home that will whisk you away

The Big Story / Lead StoryFlat On Its Back

The rupee’s resilience has again been blown away by its oldest nemesis: rising crude and foreign outflows. The outlook for the next year is not pleasant either

HARDBOUNDDiscounting Goodwill

Can incentives do more harm than good? Sante Fe Institute's behavioural science professor Samuel Bowles has the answer