Articles by Sulekha Nair
Dec 03, 2018
Onion agony: Nashik farmer donates meagre earning to PMO fund to highlight plight, but prefers to stay mum on hoardingThe reality is that old onions, from last summer’s crop is not fetching any price in the market as there is no demand for it.
Nov 28, 2018
Pune-based startup NeuroTags uses algorithms, Artificial Intelligence to detect counterfeit productsAn estimated $1.6 tonnes of counterfeit goods are sold every year which is increasing at a very fast rate
Nov 26, 2018
Startup Sipwise goes pan-India with energy drinks, herb coolers; closes Rs 1 cr in cumulative revenuesSipwise plans to come out with a drink to cure hangovers next year
Nov 24, 2018
Make in India: Immersed in finesse of weaving the famed Paithani sarees, Yeola in Maharashtra plugs urban migrationA quiet Make in India revolution has been going on here paying rich dividends for the traditional craft, the rich Paithani silks and importantly, providing steady jobs in the comfort of homes of the weavers.
Nov 19, 2018
Singapore eyes 14% growth in tourist arrivals from India in 2018; to tap young travellers' segmentWith the record arrivals in 2017, India has become the third highest contributor of visitor arrivals to Singapore
Nov 16, 2018
Binny Bansal's exit: More heads to roll at Flipkart as home-grown giant's loyalists may not fit into Walmart cultureHeadhunters revealed to Firstpost that they have been receiving feelers from Flipkart ever since the Walmart acquisition of the firm.
Nov 14, 2018
Binny Bansal resigns from Flipkart on charges of 'personal misconduct': A case of opportunism on Walmart's part?Investors chose to view the 'sexual allegation' against Binny Bansal as 'purely speculative', as they wondered what could stop the American retail giant from stating that.
Nov 02, 2018
IKEA to open second store in Navi Mumbai in 2019; will create 10,000 jobs in Maharashtra over next 3 yearsIKEA plans to hire locally in Maharashtra and hopes to be able to keep low attrition levels with employee-friendly company policies
Oct 25, 2018
Startup SaffronStays launches membership-only private luxury vacation homes; plans to go pan-India in 3 years timeSaffronStays rents out property owned by celebrities and HNIs as vacation homes.
Oct 24, 2018
Startup The Tribal Box focusses on stories of ordinary people to inspire others; to launch crowdfunding platform soonThe bootstrapped startup was launched in March 2018