Analyst Viewpoint

To push manufacturing, India also needs an IBM

Recently, I had a chance to read an interesting book, ‘Strategy Rules’ by Prof David Yoffie of Harvard and Prof Michael Cusumano of MIT.  This book is about five timeless … Continue Reading →

Difficult road ahead for Phicomm in India

With nothing path breaking to offer, stiff competition at the hands of established brands Phicomm strengthens the trend of Chinese OEM’s direct entry to India.  But, will it be able … Continue Reading →

Airtel’s Chinese banks loan may impact ‘Make in India’

Recently, China Development Bank and Industrial Commercial Bank of China agreed to loan $2.5 billion to the India’s largest TSP – Bharti Airtel. This move could be a counter strategy … Continue Reading →

When will online stores start reading the consumer’s mind?

Come any national festival of the country and we see banners popping across the media about sales offers announced by the likes of Flipkart, Amazon, etc. There is no wrong … Continue Reading →

Not ‘flash’ sales but increased pace of innovation, faster time-to-market and building on core strengths can help Micromax

Micromax recently said that they will embrace the ‘flash sale’ online selling strategy to further strengthen market position, especially in the smartphones segment.  What must be worrying the management at … Continue Reading →