Lead Story – Business Startup and Success Stories | Outlook Business
Home  /  The-big-story  |  Lead Story – Business Startup and Success Stories | Outlook Business

Lead Story

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

Spreading cash like manure

Start-ups are on steroids due to the deluge of cheap capital. Is it too much, too soon?

Kripa Mahalingam | OCT 12 , 2015

Can VG Siddhartha continue to sit pretty?

Cafe Coffee Day has built a vast franchise, but it now needs to create a sustainable customer experience

Rachit Vats | SEP 30 , 2015

Will Piramal Realty prove to be lucky for Warburg Pincus and Goldman Sachs?

The PE investors' bet is a mix of proprietary insights and ambitious assumptions

Krishna Gopalan | SEP 17 , 2015

How long will Indigo's flight of fancy last?

With competition slowly coming back, the country’s only profitable airline has its task cut out

Himanshu Kakkar | AUG 19 , 2015

Why institutional investors duck governance issues

Corporates, especially in India, get away with just about anything because financial institutions look the other way

Jash Kriplani | AUG 11 , 2015

The road to nowhere

Given India’s tryst with infrastructure, the Delhi-Mumbai Industrial Corridor project is already on shaky ground

Kandula Subramaniam | AUG 04 , 2015

Fast & furious $6 billion

Will the $2.5 billion Cooper Tire buyout fast-track Apollo’s growth or will it prove to be a millstone?

Himanshu Kakkar | JUL 27 , 2015

A lot of hot air

The SME platform on the BSE is under a cloud after the recent Sebi order over suspect money laundering

V Keshavdev, Jitendra Kumar Gupta | JUL 24 , 2015

Waiting to explode

Even C-Suite executives need to prepare to live in environments where job security is a thing of the past

Taneesha Kulshrestha | JUL 16 , 2015

Growing the cult... one Harley at a time

Harley-Davidson, with its first-ever affordable model, has seen its tribe increase in India

N Mahalakshmi, Rachit Vats | JUN 26 , 2015

A costly recharge

India's third largest operator secured its turf for good. Can Idea make the most of its costly spectrum purchase?

Jitendra Kumar Gupta | MAY 29 , 2015

Wind beneath his wings

India's most reticent billionaire is betting his money on the alternative energy space and here's why

Krishna Gopalan | MAY 15 , 2015

Big heart, better mind

Narayana Healthcare is racing ahead in its quest to make healthcare more accessible and affordable

N Mahalakshmi | APR 17 , 2015

Darr@ the mall

A number of malls are shutting down, and several others are struggling. What went wrong?

Krishna Gopalan, with additional reporting by Himanshu Kakkar | APR 03 , 2015

The emerging world of 3D printing

3D printing ecosystem is quietly taking shape in India with corporates leveraging the technology 

Rajat Ubhaykar | MAR 06 , 2015

"I like India and I want it to balance the rising power of China"

Saudi Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal talks to Outlook Business about falling crude, Arab Spring and PM Modi

N Mahalakshmi, V Keshavdev | FEB 06 , 2015

Do-gooders Inc

A new class of entrepreneurs are walking the tightrope between profit and social impact. And they are here to stay

Rajat Ubhaykar | JAN 23 , 2015

Ronald McDonald, we have company

The burger pasha may no longer be the only player in town but that's not a deterrent as it expands its market reach

Rajesh Padmashali | NOV 28 , 2014

Clear and present danger

Wheeled by aggressive discounts, Flipkart's business model is now in question as it buys sales with hard cash

Kripa Mahalingam | NOV 14 , 2014

Hype, hope, expectation

Given the new prime minister's track record in Gujarat, investors are looking forward to a business-friendly regime

Rajesh Padmashali | OCT 31 , 2014

What India brings to the table

BJP MP from Hazaribagh, Jayant Sinha, on what India needs from the world and what the world can expect from India

Jayant Sinha | OCT 31 , 2014

Is the sun setting on Maran's empire?

Time is running out for Kalanithi Maran's once-invincible empire

Krishna Gopalan | OCT 17 , 2014

A brand new spin

The Lalbhai family is knitting a strategy that aims to transform Arvind into a retail and brand powerhouse

Krishna Gopalan | SEP 19 , 2014

Hungry for more

Yum Brands is investing big time in KFC and Taco Bell to become the no.1 restaurant company in India by 2020

Himanshu Kakkar | AUG 08 , 2014