Tata Boss Chandrasekaran Hires Bankers To Streamline Businesses, Sell Or Merge Units

Nearly six months after his turbulent elevation to run India’s biggest conglomerate, Natarajan Chandrasekaran is assembling a team of dealmakers to refocus some of the group’s biggest businesses, expand its financial services and consumer businesses and sell or merge dozens of smaller units, according to interviews with senior executives. As many as one-third of the […]

A senior engineer at Google wrote a manifesto against diversity and employees are furious

Google employees are up in arms after a senior engineer at the company penned an anti-diversity manifesto that has spread through the company like wildfire. The manifesto apparently argued that Google should halt initiatives aimed at increasing gender and racial diversity within the company and instead focus on “ideological diversity,” according to a report by Vice’s Motherboard , which […]

5 Powerful Tech Trends That Could Affect Your Business

Huffington Post Partner StudioHuffington Post Partner Studio DAVID LEES It would be an understatement to say that technology has disrupted the business landscape. Every aspect of modern organizations today—how they create, communicate, transact and serve—is shaped by technologies that were far beyond the wildest dreams of business leaders a couple of decades ago. To paraphrase […]

Fox News host Eric Bolling reportedly sent unsolicited and explicit photos to colleagues

Fox News “Fox News Specialists” host Eric Bolling sent unsolicited photos of male genitalia several years ago to at least two colleagues at Fox Business Network and at least one colleague at Fox News, according to a HuffPost report citing a dozen sources. The women are either current or previous Fox employees who, when they received the […]

ITC’s cigarettes business lit up Q1 results but cess hike a wet blanket

ITC Ltd’s June quarter results give an idea of what might have been had the government not sharply hiked the cess on cigarettes. Cigarette sales rose by 6.6% from a year ago, while this segment’s profit rose by 9%. This was in a period when destocking by dealers led to most consumer companies reporting lower […]

Over 12 lakh businesses apply for new GST registration, says revenue secretary

Over 12 lakh businesses have applied for fresh registration under the Goods and Services Tax (GST) regime, revenue secretary Hasmukh Adhia said. Of these, while 10 lakh applications for registration have been approved, 2 lakh are still pending approval. “The figure of new registrations approved in GST crosses 10 lakhs today. About 2 lakh applications […]

Claris sells global generic injectables business to Baxter for $625 mn

AHMEDABAD, JULY 28:   City-based pharma player, Claris Lifesciences Ltd, said the company has completed the sale of its Global Generic Injectables Business to Baxter International Inc (USA) for an enterprise value of $625 million. The company will discuss with its advisors and identify the most efficient method of transferring a significant majority of the net proceeds to […]

Samsung Electronics Q2 profit at a high, lifted by mobile business

SEOUL, JULY 27:   Samsung Electronics Co Ltd on Thursday said it expected the memory chip boom to continue in the current quarter, after reporting a record operating profit for the three months through June. The world’s biggest maker of memory chips, smartphones and television sets is widely expected to break profit records for the full […]

Samsung Electronics Q2 profit at a high, lifted by mobile business

SEOUL, JULY 27:   Samsung Electronics Co Ltd on Thursday said it expected the memory chip boom to continue in the current quarter, after reporting a record operating profit for the three months through June. The world’s biggest maker of memory chips, smartphones and television sets is widely expected to break profit records for the full […]

This 1 Strategy Can Transform Your Business

  In my work as an executive coach, and in the sales training I do, I encourage clients to play Texas Hold ‘Em poker. I do this for one simple reason: The game is more about reading people than reading cards. You read people and bet on yourself. Sounds a lot like entrepreneurship, doesn’t it? ROLLOVER Related: If You Want Great Results, You […]