Business

Tata Group in talks to acquire Bharti Airtel’s DTH business: Sources

After merging their consumer mobile operations, Tata Group and Bharti Enterprises are now reportedly in talks to merge their DTH (direct to home) businesses. The two companies are also exploring other options like merging Airtel DTH business with Tata Sky. The talks have entered due diligence stage and would take at least a couple of months before being finalised. If ... Read More »

How to generate 20 potential business ideas in 10 minutes

Just because you haven’t been struck with inspiration yet doesn’t mean you can’t start a business. If you’re looking for a business idea , here’s some reassuring advice: It doesn’t have to be revolutionary. You don’t have to think up the next Amazon or Paypal or LinkedIn. In fact, the best place to start is with the things you already know. That’s according to ... Read More »

ADP Reports Overall Job Losses at Small Businesses for First Time This Year

Small businesses are seeing overall job losses for the first time this year, but the news is not all bad. September 2017 ADP Small Business Report According to the September 2017 ADP Small Business Report small businesses lost 7,000 jobs overall last month. This is the first month this year that ADP (NASDAQ:ADP) is reporting job losses rather than large job gains at ... Read More »

New Tools from LiveChat, Zoho Can Make Chat Easier for Businesses

The ability to chat in real time can make communicating with both customers and team members much easier for small businesses. This week, a pair of new offerings were announced that could make an impact in this area. First, LiveChat teamed up with BotEngine to create chat bots that can be available to customers anytime. And Zoho unveiled its new ... Read More »

50 Small Business Ideas for Fashionistas

You’re a self-confessed fashionista. If you’re thinking about turning your passion for fashion into a profitable business you’re certainly not alone – a staggering 8,510 searches are made per month related to starting a clothing line. Fashion Business Ideas So, how do you turn your love-affair for fashion into a successful business? Here’s 50 small business ideas to inspire fashionistas. Start a ... Read More »

Godrej Agrovet: The challenge of varied businesses under one roof

At the core, Godrej Agrovet has its animal feed business which generated 53% of revenue last fiscal. Its crop protection and oil palm business generated 15% and 10% revenue, respectively. Graphic by Subrata Jana/Mint Godrej Industries Ltd, the promoter of Godrej Agrovet Ltd, is listing its unit at an opportune time. As Sharekhan Ltd points the listing will help unlock ... Read More »

The entrepreneurs leading 8 of the fastest-growing new retailers in the world share their best business advice

The winners of Shopify’s Build a Bigger Business competition are eight of the fastest growing online retailers in the world. They received a week of mentorship from coaches like Tony Robbins and Tim Ferriss at Robbins’ resort in Fiji. Their best advice is centered on increased self-awareness and is universally applicable. Starting and growing a business can be a lonely, ... Read More »

To Succeed In Business, Curb Your Enthusiasm, Study Says

New ventures often begin with great expectations about their likely success, whether it’s the beginning of a new business or even a relationship. So why are we so often disappointed with the results when things don’t develop as we thought they would? Dartmouth College’s Tuck School of Business’s assistant professor Daniel Feiler and his co-author Jordan Tong, an assistant professor at ... Read More »

Why Your Business Desperately Needs Adventure

As Helen Keller said, “Life is either a daring adventure or nothing at all”. And while we all want more adventure in our personal lives, what about our professional lives? Though it might sound bizarre, adding adventure to your business can help turbocharge innovation, spot uncommon connections and keep your team motivated, inspired and committed to finding potent solutions. However, ... Read More »

4 Reasons Your Small Business Should Archive Text Messages (Infographic)

It may be tempting to delete all the text messages you’ve received in bulk to free up some space on your mobile device. But as a small business owner, you should think twice before hitting the delete button. According to a new data-based infographic created by software company, TeleMessage, businesses should consider archiving text messages instead. Wondering why? As it turns out, ... Read More »