The Book Industry Study Group’s research has shown a massive acceleration of e-books adoption by consumers in the final quarter of 2010, and the start of 2011, when e-books took off in earnest. The exhibit titled “% Book Buyers Who... Read More.
There is no industry where a consumer’s opinion matters more than the music industry, where the fan base drives popularity and sales. Over the last five years, musicians have opened direct dialog with this base using a myriad of social... Read More.
Cold Chain – Part of the Infrastructure Sector Ministry of Food Processing Industries announced India to be the second largest producer of fruits and vegetables in the world for the year 2010-11. But in the same year, post harvest losses and... Read More.
August 2012: To cope with falling revenues and rising costs, publishers are looking to outsource their internal processes as part of their management strategy. But they make some common mistakes: Losing sight of the long-term strategic drivers for outsourcing Reaching a premature... Read More.
A publisher looking to outsource a non-core process can choose from a large spectrum of services in the publishing outsourcing (PUBO) segment. Once the publisher has identified a process to outsource, and developed metrics to measure the productivity of internal... Read More.
The client wanted to develop a competitive market strategy to improve its market reach The Indian farm equipment market worth over Rs.299.1bn (2010) is growing steadily. Increased use of farm mechanization and the numerous government measures undertaken to increase food production... Read More.
I am baffled by the title of a recent press release from Assocham - “Corporate espionage via social media rampant in India Inc.: Survey”. It is misleading. Assocham conducted a survey in 5 cities in India, covering 1500 senior people in... Read More.
The Union Budget is a much awaited event each year. We are eager to know what the finance minister has planned for the economy for the year ahead. Nothing wrong with that, but how many of us have actually drawn... Read More.
Morgan Stanley Smith Barney has launched Impact Platform – an investment product offering retail investors an opportunity to participate in impact investing. Impact investing  was until very recently a domain pursued mainly by multilateral development finance institutions (IFC, ADB,... Read More.
Every parent wants to provide their child with the best possible education. This is one of the biggest financial commitments for families, and Indian parents are no different. In a recent survey conducted by ValueNotes for HDFC Life, 3 out... Read More.