It’s a given that smartphones have become an indispensable part of our routine. But do they need to govern our lives? Deloitte Global Mobile Consumer Surve3y, 2015 conducted a global survey of over 2,000 indian respondents spread across 30 countries. A huge 86% of those surveyed owned smartphones, which is a 12% increase over 2013.
Whether it’s about invoking people to spare a thought for the 4-legged friend and avoid bursting crackers, or emphasizing the importance of family time, or even showcasing a beautiful cross-religion relationship, this Diwali, brands are now advertising a message, and the product just happens to be incidental.
With startups like Localbanya, TinyOwl, Zomato, Helpchat letting go off employees, employees across the startup sector, where people were rushing towards until recently, are spooked. Indian startups require thousands of engineers and skilled workers, and now compete with large MNCs for talent, hence there is a huge demand and supply gap, which leads to salary hikes.
A year ago, the food tech sector was booming. Funds were plentiful, investors were upbeat, and a new company seemed to be coming up every minute. Cut to a year later, and things aren’t quite so rosy. There have been murmurs of overvalued companies, and investors are being more circumspect with their cash. One sector that has been particularly hard hit is the food tech industry.
Think cool offices in Hyderabad, and it’s often hard to think beyond Google. But tucked away on the 13th and 14th floors of Raheja Mindspace Park is the modern, stylish office of Pegasystems.
The popular noodle-brand, banned by the Indian government for containing a harmful ingredients in a few samples, is set to make a comeback. Will it retain the brand loyalty and popularity it once enjoyed or will struggle to find it feet again in the unrelenting and competitive Indian market?
With several online customers facing such bad experiences in terms of pricing discrepancies, non-availability of desired products, or even receiving sub-standard or fake products, online marketers are now pulling up their socks to ensure customer satisfaction on one hand, and prevent fraud on the other. And one of the approaches taken by many ecommerce platforms, including biggies Flipkart and Amazon is introduction of the Mystery Shopper.
After the big success of its 5 day sale- The Big Billion Days- the company threw a big bash celebrating and also its 8th anniversary which happened to this month.
Starting up is never easy. There’s blood, sweat, tears, and a whole lot of sacrifice. Your life begins revolving around your company, and other aspects can often take a backseat. So when InMobi cofounder Naveen Tewari was asked to rank his wife, his company and cricket in order of preference, his response was clear – InMobi was the most important thing in his life.
It pays to be a CEO, and those of some of the biggest IT companies in India would know.
In this list, we detail the top 5 highest paid CEOs of IT companies in India, factoring in only their base salaries.