Companies Adopt Ride Sharing – But Not Room Sharing – in Business Travel Policies

  Services provided by the sharing economy have increased adoption rates for shared transportation during business trips. But according to a new survey from Chrome River, the adoption rate for shared accommodation hasn’t reached the same levels. Instead of using Airbnb, HomeAway, or VRBO, business travelers are still opting to stay in hotels for their […]

Business Beat: Small Business Week nears

Cannabis facility heads to New York Atlas Growers Ltd. is preparing to participate in a four-day marketing conference in New York starting Oct. 1. The medical cannabis producers will be the only cannabis company participating in the globally recognized event called Advertising Week. Marketing, branding, advertising and technology companies from across the world will participate […]

Seagate Addresses Business Storage Needs with New 14TB Hard Drives

If you are looking for maximum storage for your business needs, Seagate may well have the right hard-disk for you. The data storage solutions provider recently launched its advanced range of 14TB hard-discs that includes SkyHawk that can store over 9000 hours of HD video, IronWolf for your NAS needs, and the Barracuda Pro for desktop computing. Seagate 14TB […]

WhatsApp for Business Will Charge Companies for Notifications, Late Replies to Customers

Popular messaging app WhatsApp has announced two new developments for its WhatsApp for Business app, which is only available for Android at present. Firstly, the Facebook-owned company is opening up the WhatsApp Business API for more businesses, with an aim to reach potential customers at scale. Secondly, Facebook ads are getting a new click to WhatsApp shortcut to connect […]

Blue Star eyes 10% market share in water purifier business

Air-conditioning and refrigeration major Blue Star Ltd is eyeing to garner 10 per cent market share in the water purifier business over the next three years, a top company official said here today. Besides mulling to consolidate its presence in residential water purifier business, the company was also testing commercial water purifiers, company Joint Managing […]

Workplace design – An essential cog of business strategy

The business environments are dealing with new challenges every day. Such issues as economic uncertainty, growth targets, operational efficiencies, increasing competition and lack of talent are being addressed within the organisation on regular basis. Workplaces are no more just an operational need for the functioning of an organisation, but are being increasingly looked at as […]

ARE YOU THINKING ABOUT STARTING A NEW WORDPRESS WEB DESIGNING BUSINESS? LET’S CHECK OUT THE MANDATORY STEPS!

Guest Post from Evans Walsh Did you ever think about starting your own WordPress web designing business? A lot of people often look for advice for starting a new web design business. Besides plenty of hard work, dedication, patience and effort which all will be required to start your own WordPress web designing business. This […]

How To Balance An Online Business While Traveling Full-Time

t’s been two years since I left my corporate life to travel full-time and build my online coaching business. Back then, seeing the world while working remotely seemed like a faraway dream. Now, I can confirm that it’s completely possible for those who want it badly enough. While this nomadic lifestyle can be challenging, so was going through a long […]

After heavy losses, banks focus on being capital-light, reorient business models to push growth

  The rise in bad loans and subdued corporate demand is driving banks to explore new business models, cross-sell products with more retail-oriented segments for growth. They are stepping up credit monitoring standards to lend to good quality customers. Lenders including IDBI Bank, Canara Bank, Bank of India, Union Bank of India and Federal Bank are looking at more asset or capital-light […]

The New ‘Qualified Business Income Deduction’ Varies Based On Your Business Type – Or Does It?

Two short weeks ago, we dissected perhaps the most widely-anticipated but least-understood aspect of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act: the new deduction available to business owners. As a reminder, under the new law, after January 1, 2018, the owner of a: sole proprietorship reported directly on Schedule C rental activity reported directly on Schedule E S corporation, […]