• ENTREPRENEURS
    SEO Landed This Small Business a Deal with Best Buy

    Are you struggling to get your small business’s products found online? It goes without saying that a smart SEO strategy is a must. Between Google’s constant algorithm updates and the need for mobile optimization and local search optimization, keeping up with the changing SEO landscape is essentially a job on its own. Does SEO even work […]

  • ENTREPRENEURS
    SEO Landed This Small Business a Deal with Best Buy

    Are you struggling to get your small business’s products found online? It goes without saying that a smart SEO strategy is a must. Between Google’s constant algorithm updates and the need for mobile optimization and local search optimization, keeping up with the changing SEO landscape is essentially a job on its own. Does SEO even work […]

  • MOTIVATION
    The real reason why Wipro’s deal to buy Appirio is appropriate

    Photo: Aniruddha Chowdhury/Mint Last week, an Indian company acquired an Indiana firm. Wipro announced that it was acquiring Appirio, a software integration and technology consulting firm based in Indianapolis. Appirio was established a decade ago to provide technology integration services to clients looking to adopt “public cloud” applications and platforms, and to focus on what […]

  • NEWS
    Shah Rukh Khan can’t make people buy: Bigbasket CEO Hari Menon

    Hari Menon, founder and chief executive of Bigbasket. Photo: Hemant Mishra/Mint Why did you choose to enter grocery, given that it is a low margin segment? People think this is a low-margin business. It’s not. It’s a myth. This is a business that can generate gross margins of about 20-23%. The next best is apparel. […]

  • NEWS
    News in numbers: Uber plans to buy and lease 2 lakh cars in 2 years

    Uber has said the programme will help drivers who have been rejected by other lenders. Photo: Mint 8 What is it? The number of terrorist launchpads attacked by the Indian Army in surgical strikes across the Line of Control (LoC) on Wednesday night. A surgical strike is a military attack that is intended to inflict […]

  • SUCCESS
    Don’t Jump in Line to Buy an Apple Car Just Yet (Watch)

    If you had your heart set on owning an Apple Car in the future, you may be disappointed. The company is reportedly shutting down “Project Titan,” its initiative to put together self-driving vehicles. Instead, it seems the company might focus its efforts on creating backend software for self driving vehicles. So instead of totally pivoting […]

  • STARTUPS
    Flipkart’s Jabong buy puts smaller fashion e-tailers on the back foot

    Photo: Bloomberg With Jabong in its kitty, Flipkart has not only managed to pip Snapdeal and Amazon in the race to lead the high-margin online fashion segment, at least for the time being, it has also put pressure on smaller online fashion retailers and Internet-only brands that are likely to struggle to scale fast and […]

  • STARTUPS
    Myntra to buy Hrithik Roshan’s HRX fashion brand

    Myntra Fashion Brands vice-president Rajesh Narkar says HRX will bring in sales of Rs300 crore this financial year, up from Rs100 crore last year. Photo: Bloomberg Online fashion retailer Myntra is close to buying a majority stake in HRX, a clothing and shoes brand launched by actor Hrithik Roshan, from Exceed Entertainment, as it looks […]

  • STARTUPS
    Apple said to buy artificial intelligence startup Turi for about $200 million

    Apple acquires artificial intelligence startup Turi to accumulate advanced computing capabilities for its products and services. Photo: AFP San Francisco: Apple Inc. acquired artificial intelligence startup Turi Inc. for about $200 million, according to people familiar with the situation, in the latest deal by the iPhone maker to accumulate advanced computing capabilities for its products […]