Battle royal brews off IPL field
Sponsor Paytm’s app banned briefly on Google’s Play Store on Friday; the fintech firm accuses the tech giant of ‘arm-twisting’.
Astral in wait-and-watch mode
Astral Poly Technik, a FORTUNE INDIA 500 lister since 2016, and one of FORTUNE INDIA’s TOP 100 Wealth Creators in 2019, sees consolidation picking up in the pipe industry due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
Content consumption tripled in India: Hotstar
Smaller cities like Lucknow, Pune, and Patna consume most content, whereas Gurugram is the last city to log off.
Swiss watch industry divided on smartwatches: Hublot
Ricardo Guadalupe says that, despite tepid sales in the last few years, Hublot will open two to three stores in India as it believes in the Indian luxury consumer and their love for Swiss watches.
IPL: Bigger bang for the big bucks
Now in its twelfth season, the Indian Premier League is still going strong. Exciting matches keep viewers hooked; brands are happy with the reach they get. And Star India is making the most of it.
Virat Kohli is India’s most valued celebrity brand
India’s top 20 celebrities have a cumulative brand value of $877 million and Deepika Padukone’s brand value is highest among Bollywood stars, says report.
Can Indian soft power reinvent itself?
India’s efforts to push its soft power have grown significantly, the latest move being the creation this month of a 13-member team of bureaucrats specifically to project soft power.
Rajasthan Royals CEO Raghu Iyer on food, rest, and play while on the road
Raghu Iyer’s survival skills while travelling and managing IPL franchise Rajasthan Royals.
Networking’s new pitch
Move over golf, cricket’s where deals get signed.