Welcome to the July issue of ValueNotes Connect. The Indian automotive industry is expected to see substantial growth in the next decade, despite near-term concerns. With a vehicular penetration of only 15 cars per thousand persons, the country is one of... Read More.
Welcome to the June issue of ValueNotes Connect. Right until early 2007, economists and analysts across the world believed that the global economy was inherently stable, healthy and on a growth path. The financial crisis soon unravelled - subprime mortgages collapsed... Read More.
Welcome to the May issue of ValueNotes Connect. Companies often ponder over whether they should offshore (or outsource) their business research requirements. What drives their decision? Is it cost arbitrage, the flexibility & efficiency of an offshore team, the availability of... Read More.
Welcome to the April issue of ValueNotes Connect. In today’s competitive environment, the focus on retaining customers has become a high priority for every business. It costs six to seven times more to acquire a new customer than it does to... Read More.
Welcome to the March issue of ValueNotes Connect. Competitive intelligence has become a critical function across organisations, particularly in today’s survival-of-the-fittest environment. We all agree on the value that CI offers, but it ceases to be of any worth if it... Read More.
Welcome to the February's issue of ValueNotes Connect. The global e-commerce market has grown exponentially in the last few years, driven largely by the Internet, smart phones, online payments, and businesses offering their products and services online. Things are no different... Read More.
Welcome to the January issue of ValueNotes Connect. Last week, the Reserve Bank of India reduced its benchmark interest rate by 25 basis points, to 7.75%. The move was a pleasant surprise for the economy, amidst lower than expected inflation, falling... Read More.
Welcome to the November issue of ValueNotes Connect. Globally, organisations have been off-shoring their market research needs for a while now. It all began with the large companies leading the way, but recent studies confirm that small and mid-sized firms are... Read More.
Welcome to the October issue of ValueNotes Connect. India has a notorious reputation for being difficult to do business in. From an already abysmal rank of 140 (out of 189 economies), it fell to 142 in the latest Ease of Doing... Read More.