Luxury Travel sector wooing the Chinese and Indian traveller

Luxury travel no longer has remained as a privilege only for the European and North American nationals. The rapidly growing affluent class in India and China has marked its influence on the global luxury travel companies. International travel brands have changed their marketing strategies and customized their products and offerings so as to make the [...]

Supply Chain Management Software: Working Gear for Small to Medium Businesses

Time and money savings have always been the set end goals in any business model.  Effective supply chain and procurement management processes help businesses in achieving these goals. Supply Chain Management Software (SCMS) is used to track a company’s supply chain activities, including aspects like purchasing, invoicing, vendor management, shipping and warehouse management. The right [...]

Should India open its arms to FDI in Retail?

The Indian government has made several attempts to pass the bill on Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in retail in the past. Each time, there has been an uproar in the parliament with the opposition and its allies bringing the parliamentary sessions to a halt. Finally, it was on December 7, 2012, that the government successfully [...]

Move over cricket – Time to change the game

In India, cricket has never been considered as a game, but as a religion that has a huge follower base. En-cashing on this sentiment, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) started the Indian Premier League (IPL), a franchise modeled cricket league in India, which promotes participation of international players. Today, it is [...]

Devaluation of INR, Is it good or Bad?

The devaluation of the rupee or INR is the latest point of debate in many news broadcasts on television today. Some blame it on the Current Account Deficit (CAD) and some blame it on the strengthening US dollar (USD) as the Fed from the US hinted of a gradual withdrawal of Quant Easing. Nevertheless, the [...]

24 hours a day, 7 days a week – Get out of the clutter

Much as one aims to climb up the corporate ladder, many of us share the same dream of running a successful business. Needless to mention, success or failure would typically depend on the effort, perseverance, and the time that you put in to make things work for you. The Clutter ========= This is the reality.  [...]

The most popular Mind Mapping and Brainstorming Software – XMind

Our minds have extraordinary capacity and potential to think in thousands of directions and arrive at infinite possible solutions. Have you ever wondered how effective we could be as a professional if we were able to “map out” our ideas onto a readable form? A Mind Map is an effective way of doing just that. [...]

Best Place to Source your Products, India or China?

“Low cost country sourcing” has been the tried and tested mantra of the supply chain industry.  It’s no longer just the big boys who are capitalizing on the advantages of low cost labor from preferred manufacturing destinations such as China and India, but even the mom-and-pop businesses have begun to take it up.  Whether you [...]

How to Merge PDF Documents?

How to merge PDF? When I wrote a post on how to split a PDF document the obvious question that came to my mind was ‘How to merge PDF documents?’ This post is on how to merge two or more PDF documents. There is a free service that enables you to merge or combine two [...]