Business

Audi names Bram Schot interim CEO, puts jailed Stadler on leave

German automaker Audi has named sales chief Abraham ‘Bram’ Schot as interim CEO following the arrest of Rupert Stadler as part of a probe into emissions cheating. Audi, a division of Volkswagen, said in a statement Tuesday that it has also complied with Stadler’s request to temporarily relieve him of his duties. German prosecutors ordered Stadler’s arrest Monday due to ... Read More »

How to Gain Millennial Customers: 6 Things They Want From Your Brand

It’s time to drop your preconceived notions about millennials right here at the beginning of this article. You may think you know who millennials are — maybe you are one yourself, or you have a child who falls into this category – but you’re probably sorely mistaken. Stereotypes offer us valuable and efficient mental shortcuts that can be used to ... Read More »

Facebook Level Up Program Expands to Help Small Game Development Businesses

Six months after Facebook (NASDAQ: FB) launched its gaming creator program, the company announced it is being expanded to give emerging gaming creators a place where they can be discovered. The Level Up Program will help gamers with getting started, getting discovered and eventually start making money. So the platform is actually a tool to launch your own small game development business ... Read More »

Tata Motors: Domestic business revs up, JLR hits a speed breaker

Tata Motors’ domestic business performed better than market expectations in the March quarter. That is music to the ears of shareholders who had been patiently awaiting for the turnaround. However, the joy has been tempered by the subdued performance at Jaguar & Land Rover (JLR). In the near future, JLR is expected to face headwinds from rapidly evolving automotive technology ... Read More »

Why business must pay attention to branding and marketing to scale up

How do you position your brand for two different customer segments at two ends of the service offering? How do you reach out to a fragmented and dispersed audience spread all over the globe? How do you accelerate the sales process and close the deal faster? How do you ease the resistance to change, especially for a novel product disrupting ... Read More »

The Case For Starting A “Tiny” Business

For those familiar with green products, ECOBAGS have become a staple.  Sharon Rowe founded the company in 1998, with the simple mission of eliminating plastic shopping bags in the United States. Her first product was a Classic String Bag, a “simple, lightweight, expandable cotton net bag of the type used in Europe for generations.” Today, ECOBAGS is a B corporation, a member ... Read More »

WhatsApp is bringing Chat Filters in its Business App for Android

It has been only a few days since Facebook’s developer conference, F8 2018, has just got over and reports of new features in its various apps, whether Facebook or acquired ones like Instagram or WhatsApp are coming up. It has been reported that a chat filter and sticker album might be coming to WhatsApp. While the development team has just started working ... Read More »

Getting down to business

A view of the Parliament House in New Delhi. File   | Photo Credit: Sandeep Saxena A bill seeks to make it easier to resolve commercial disputes The Commercial Courts, Commercial Division and Commercial Appellate Division of High Courts (Amendment) Bill of 2018 is pending in Parliament. The Bill intends to jump-start India as a sought-out business destination in the world. ... Read More »

Moneycontrol Ultimate Business Quiz #26: Test your knowledge

Q1. It is a term used by economists when referring to rescheduling of bad debt in the wake of a bank’s rise of bad debt provision. This comes from the supposed habit of this bird hiding when faced with attack by predators. What term? 2/40 Answer: Ostrich strategy 3/40 Q2. He was the governor of Chukotka from 2000 to 2008. ... Read More »

Elite Business Secrets Revealed: Use These 6 Technologies

2018 is shaping up to be a good year for productivity. Faster than ever before, business processes across industries are being simplified by cloud-based applications and software. This new wave of technology is affordable, easily accessed, and designed with ease of use in mind. Businesses of any size, in just about every industry stand to reap the benefits of this ... Read More »