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The B2B Gold Rush
B2B businesses are thriving, gaining billion-dollar valuations and seeing blockbuster listing. Can the good times last?

Kripa Mahalingam

Quit India 2.0

With overreaching bureaucracy and overzealous taxation, doing business in the country has become cumbersome. Many entrepreneurs are lining up Plan B

V Keshavdev | MAR 20 , 2020

The leader is dead. Long live the leader

Vodafone Idea’s financial stress makes it extremely vulnerable, but the timing of its death will be dictated by the crusader Reliance Jio

N Mahalakshmi | MAR 13 , 2020

How KKR India reached a debt end

The marquee private equity firm’s strategy of lending to growth companies and risky turnarounds has backfired badly, denting its reputation as a savvy financier

Krishna Gopalan | JAN 27 , 2020

The B2B Gold Rush

B2B businesses are thriving, gaining billion-dollar valuations and seeing blockbuster listing. Can the good times last?

Kripa Mahalingam | JAN 21 , 2020

Let’s talk payback

Paytm changed the way Indians spend but its business model could just face its biggest challenge yet

Kripa Mahalingam, Debangana Ghosh | DEC 04 , 2019

India’s best NGOs to work for

These enterprises* have earned their title by blending social good with employee welfare

NOV 06 , 2019

Is Zomato running low on cash?

The food aggregator does know that restaurants are logging out as their bottomline is getting whacked out of shape by Zomato Gold. Then, why won’t it budge? Maybe, it is equally cornered

Debangana Ghosh | NOV 04 , 2019

Rana’s ‘Yes’ Bank

Corporate banking maverick Rana Kapoor issued big cheques quick and easy. Was it wilful swagger or plain oversight?

Krishna Gopalan | OCT 29 , 2019

India’s best workplaces for women

Outlook Business and Great Place to Work® bring you the second annual listing of India’s Best Workplaces For Women. Read on to know what these admirable companies are doing right

OCT 01 , 2019

First among equals

SAP Labs India’s HR policies are not only women-friendly but also nurture a secure ecosystem for all its employees

Hari Menon | SEP 30 , 2019

Sista Power

With empathetic policies and a familial environment, SEWA Rural is truly an ideal workplace for women

Deepika Agrawal | SEP 27 , 2019

Slow and Unsteady

The government’s attempt to re-ignite growth with a fiscal stimulus has failed to enthuse investors. With slowing growth and not much respite in sight, is the worst yet to come?

Kripa Mahalingam | AUG 30 , 2019

Who’ll bag the next billion?

India is churning out more unicorns than ever before, thanks to the digital transformation. We give you the start-ups next in line to hit the coveted valuation

Kripa Mahalingam | AUG 13 , 2019

New growth model

Indian pharma majors are facing their toughest year yet in the US, with regulatory clampdown, hostile political environment and falling prices. Is reinvention the answer to their woes?

Kripa Mahalingam, Krishna Gopalan | JUL 26 , 2019

The Taskmaster

Will an economics background and intricate understanding of commerce and trade help Nirmala Sitharaman steer the economy through its darkest hour?

V Keshavdev | JUN 13 , 2019

Ready to Roll

DMart, one of the most resilient offline retailers, is adapting quickly to survive an online onslaught. But bigger fish are closing in

Prathamesh Mulye | JUN 04 , 2019

Food Wars

Swiggy now has a $3.3-billion valuation, but challenges are plenty and the competition hungry

V Keshavdev | MAY 21 , 2019

The Rise of The OTTs

The video streaming market is likely to explode to $5 billion by 2023. Sit up and watch

V Keshavdev | APR 10 , 2019

The contrarian retailer

Noel Tata’s astute business sense and a unique retail strategy have enabled Trent to achieve robust growth, despite fluctuating demand

Shruti Venkatesh | MAR 20 , 2019

Friends with Benefits

Ironic as it may seem, Narendra Modi’s chances of a second term in office could well hinge on the benevolence of allies

V Keshavdev | FEB 19 , 2019

Age of Plenty

It is not only flush venture capitalists who are chasing start-ups. Family offices and high-net worth individuals are also chasing Unicorns

Shilpa Elizabeth Abraham | NOV 27 , 2018

Between the devil and the deep blue sea

After a stupendous run over the past five years, NBFCs face a stormy future amid a liquidity crunch and rising defaults

V Keshavdev, Prathamesh Mulye | OCT 29 , 2018

Welcome to the party

With well-articulated policies, a few organisations are fixing the gender imbalance and making workplaces more accommodating for women

Shruti Venkatesh | OCT 02 , 2018

The Digital Rush

Businesses are hankering for digital solutions, and IT industry’s biggies are reinventing themselves to cash in

Shilpa Elizabeth Abraham | OCT 01 , 2018