Tag: B2B communication

Big telcos to thrive, small ones may fall: Standard & Poor’s


KOLKATA: Top operators Bharti Airtel, Vodafone India and Idea Cellular would strengthen their market positions since smaller, weaker telcos could find it difficult to acquire expensive spectrum and run profitable nationwide operations in a sector which is entering a phase of consolidation, rating agency Standard & Poor’s said. READ MORE…   SOURCE: http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/ Advertisements

As rivals like IBM, Accenture, TCS, Infosys and others sulk, Cognizant rewards staff with huge bonus payouts


The target bonus payout for 2013 was more than 200% for top performers. While the payout was 150% for the second bucket, the third got 100%.  CHENNAI: On a day when the InfosysBSE 0.84 % stock took a beating after the software firm hinted at lower revenue, rival Cognizant sent out bonus letters to employees… Read More ›

Computers managing computers


Named idea Device, this Bangalore-based information technology (IT) process automation company was conceived in 2009, over a cup of coffee at a roadside stall. When a friend couldn’t turn up to meet Saju Pillai and Aaditya Sood because he had to deliver work to clients, Pillai and Sood set out on a mission to ensure “computers manage computers”. Pillai, who firmly… Read More ›

Bringing cooperatives to the online platform


GoCoop.com helps these reach customers directly but old mindsets still a challenge Nirmala, 48, provides for her family by weaving a few silk sarees monthly. But she found it difficult to scout for buyers. That was before a cooperative society in a neighbouring village agreed to buy four sarees from her every month, at a… Read More ›

Educated farmers in Punjab venture into dairy farming


Worried over diminishing returns from small holdings in the state, young and educated farmers in Punjab with an entrepreneurial streak are venturing into commercial dairy farming. The farmers say that a commercial dairy farm gives them high returns compared with conventional agriculture on small land-holdings, which is proving unsustainable. There are about 6,000 progressive dairy farmers in Punjab and the… Read More ›

PE flows to small and medium units fall 3%


The information technology and IT/ITeS sector continued to attract investors, and industry experts attribute this to the IT/ITeS sector’s ability to innovate, which other sectors lack Private equity (PE) investors’ interest in the country’s micro, small and medium enterprises (MSME) sector gained momentum in 2013 in terms of the number of deals reported, which increased by… Read More ›

Agro-processing micro, small and medium enterprises lead in northern states


CRISIL has analysed the growth of 3,850 micro, small, and medium enterprises (MSMEs) across India, rated by it between 2010-11 and 2012-13 (refers to the financial year April 1 to March 31). The analysis reveals that the sales of these CRISIL-rated MSMEs grew at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 22.53 per cent during… Read More ›

CRISIL SME tracker: Healthy growth by MSMEs in major industrial sectors


CRISIL has analysed the growth performance of 3,850 micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) rated by it across India from 2010-11 to 2012-13 (financial year April 1 to March 31). The analysis reveals the average sales for each enterprise of these. CRISIL-rated MSMEs grew to Rs 2,505.30 lakh in 2012-13 from Rs 1,668.80 lakh in 2010-11,… Read More ›

Are Indian MSMEs losing their edge in world markets?


Their share in the country’s exports dips from 46.2% in 2009-10 to 43% in 2012-13. With their share of India’s exports having declined from 46.2 per cent in 2009-10 to 43 per cent in 2012-13, India’s micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) appear to be losing their edge in world markets. “While the dip in exports is… Read More ›

‘SMEs must understand importance of branding’


Ad guru Pralhad Kakkar says SMEs must promote its products through social media which is very effective “SMEs must understand the importance of branding. Now, branding is not only restricted to advertising for television, print media or radio. SMEs must promote its products through social media which is very effective”, said veteran advertisement guru Pralhad Kakkar in Pune. He was speaking… Read More ›