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Patanjali – from Yoga to Noodles

The Patanjali Group has created an Indian FMCG giant in a very short span of time on the back of a three-pronged strategy: The enormous brand awareness that can be attributed to the very high visibility of Baba Ramdev, across … Continue reading

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Hyperlocals, Aggregators: Developing the Ecosystem

Aggregator models and hyperlocal delivery, in theory, have some significant advantages over existing business models. Unlike an inventory-based model, aggregation is asset-light, allowing rapid building of critical mass. A start-up can tap into existing infrastructure, as a bridge between existing … Continue reading

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Social Investing in India: Landscape study & Investor perspective

India has a rich culture and ecosystem of social enterprises, non-profits and many other social purpose organisations that serve the needs of many segments of society within a vast landscape. However, for a foreign investor looking for impact investing or … Continue reading

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Growth in Recession

I’ve just spent a few (grim) days at the National Retail Federation’s conference in New York – the NRF Annual Big Show. (After all that grimness, I hope you’ll pardon my play on words in the title!) However, the key … Continue reading

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What Wins – The Team or the Strategy?

Work at your idea, and work at your team – that’s the only real way to win.
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