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What It Takes To Be A Small Business Owner

What It Takes To Be A Small Business Owner

Victoria Treyger is Chief Revenue Officer of Kabbage Shutterstock The freedom to chase your entrepreneurial dream is one of the great foundations of America. Owning a business is a freedom the U.S. Census Bureau of Labor Statistics records 29.6 million Americans pursue today, supporting local communities with products and services while contributing millions of dollars and jobs [...]

December 27, 2017 Loknath Das Business Comments Off on What It Takes To Be A Small Business Owner

Telecom business ‘money guzzler’, only few players with deep pockets can enjoy, says Anil Ambani

Telecom business ‘money guzzler’, only few players with deep pockets can enjoy, says Anil Ambani

Apart from announcing a new revival plan to reduce the company’s debt problem, Anil Ambani-led Reliance Communications (RCom) on Tuesday said the telecom had become a “money guzzler”, a business where only those with “deep pockets” could remain in the game. As per the debt-restructuring plan, the company will raise about Rs 25, 000 crore [...]

December 27, 2017 Loknath Das Business Comments Off on Telecom business ‘money guzzler’, only few players with deep pockets can enjoy, says Anil Ambani

Small Business Favorite GetResponse Announces $30M Investment in U.S.

Small Business Favorite GetResponse Announces $30M Investment in U.S.

A direct marketing platform already very popular among U.S. small businesses is expanding its business domestically with a huge new investment. GetResponse, the European-based online marketing platform, is increasing its U.S. operations with a big investment and a new Boston office to better serve American small businesses. GetResponse Opens an Office in Boston, First in US [...]

December 21, 2017 Loknath Das Business Comments Off on Small Business Favorite GetResponse Announces $30M Investment in U.S.

What Gujarat election results mean for business, economy, reforms and markets

What Gujarat election results mean for business, economy, reforms and markets

Prime Minister Narendra Modi flashing a victory sign outside parliament on Monday. Trends from Himachal and Gujarat election results show that the BJP is set to form the government in both the states. Photo: ANI/Twitter Mumbai: The Bharatiya Janata Party’s (BJP’s) victory in Gujarat is being seen as a vindication of the centre’s policies such as [...]

December 19, 2017 Loknath Das Business Comments Off on What Gujarat election results mean for business, economy, reforms and markets

Old Mutual to sell asset management business for £600m

Old Mutual to sell asset management business for £600m

The financial services giant is selling its single strategy asset management business for around £600m Old Mutual is to sell its single strategy asset management business to private equity firm TA Associates and the unit’s management team, which includes star fund manager Richard Buxton, for an expected £600m. The FTSE 100 finance giant has reportedly been exploring a [...]

December 19, 2017 Loknath Das Business Comments Off on Old Mutual to sell asset management business for £600m

Tata Global gets a boost as branded business grows

Tata Global gets a boost as branded business grows

Beverage major’s business climbs ₹1,507.4 crore over a year Good volume growth in the branded business segment and improved performance in some of its associates has boosted the prospects of Tata Global Beverages (TGB) during the second quarter of 2017-18. TGB has interests in tea, coffee and water. The company’s branded business comprises packet tea, [...]

November 20, 2017 Loknath Das Business Comments Off on Tata Global gets a boost as branded business grows

Markets rattled as German coalition talks collapse – business live

Markets rattled as German coalition talks collapse – business live

A quick reminder of the result of September’s election shows why Angela Merkel is in a bind.  Photograph: Bloomberg Having only won 246 out of the 706 seats in the Bundestag, the CDU/CSU needs coalition partners to form a stable government. However, the maths is tricky, as the SPD isn’t willing to join another grand coalition. That [...]

November 20, 2017 Loknath Das Business Comments Off on Markets rattled as German coalition talks collapse – business live

The Latest Edition of Small Business Trends Magazine is Here – Download a FREE Copy Today

The Latest Edition of Small Business Trends Magazine is Here – Download a FREE Copy Today

The latest edition of Small Business Trends magazine is now available for download. Get your copy right now by clicking here. This month, we’re tackling the cloud. Sounds like an impossible task — tackling a cloud, that is. For a lot of small businesses, it sounds like a lot more difficult than it actually is. In [...]

July 22, 2017 Loknath Das Business Comments Off on The Latest Edition of Small Business Trends Magazine is Here – Download a FREE Copy Today

Brexit: Stripping London of £800bn clearing business could cost investors £80bn, says London Stock Exchange

Brexit: Stripping London of £800bn clearing business could cost investors £80bn, says London Stock Exchange

Two prominent City of London figures have warned EU leaders about the dangers of stripping London of the lucrative euro clearing trade after Brexit. A proposed move could cost investors €100bn (£83bn) over five years, Xavier Rolet, chief executive of the London Stock Exchange, said on Monday. Seperately, Michael Spencer, founder of broker Icap described the [...]

May 22, 2017 Loknath Das Business Comments Off on Brexit: Stripping London of £800bn clearing business could cost investors £80bn, says London Stock Exchange

Facebook Now Has an Almost Advertising-Only Business Model

Facebook Now Has an Almost Advertising-Only Business Model

Facebook’s growth into a digital advertising power is showing a flip side: The social network is more dependent than ever on the cyclical ad market, even as its rival Google finds new revenue streams in hardware and software. Facebook reported on Wednesday that 98% of its quarterly revenue came from advertising, up from 97% a [...]

May 6, 2017 Loknath Das Business Comments Off on Facebook Now Has an Almost Advertising-Only Business Model

Future Retail to demerge home retail business

Future Retail to demerge home retail business

The existing network of Future Retail includes small-format EasyDay stores and large-format Big Bazaar stores, along with apparel chain fbb, Foodhall, electronics store eZone and furniture and home decor chain HomeTown. Photo: Indranil Bhoumik/Mint Shares of Future Retail Ltd hit an all-time high on Thursday after India’s biggest departmental store chain said its board has [...]

April 21, 2017 Loknath Das Business Comments Off on Future Retail to demerge home retail business

MPs urge crackdown on excessive pay to rebuild public trust in business

MPs urge crackdown on excessive pay to rebuild public trust in business

British businesses must crack down on excessive pay for bosses and improve boardroom diversity to restore public trust after scandals at Sports Direct and collapsed retailer BHS, MPs have warned. Among their wide-ranging recommendations, the MPs’ committee called for a ban on long-term investment plans, complex multi-year pay deals that have been criticised for masking [...]

April 5, 2017 Loknath Das Business Comments Off on MPs urge crackdown on excessive pay to rebuild public trust in business