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Fruiticana Wins Premier’s People’s Choice Award At 11th Annual SBBC Awards

Fruiticana Wins Premier’s People’s Choice Award At 11th Annual SBBC Awards

Tony Singh’s Fruiticana won the Premier’s People’s Choice Award, which is unique in that it went to the company that proved they had the support of their community by receiving the most online votes.
By R. Paul Dhillon

VANCOUVER – Tony Singh’s Fruiticana was the big winner at the 11th Annual SBBC Awards organized by the Small [...]

February 28th, 2014 | Posted in Business, Lead Story, News, Top News | Read More »

Apple Looking At Cars, Medical Devices For Growth: Report

Apple Looking At Cars, Medical Devices For Growth: Report

NEW YORK – Apple Inc is looking atcars and medical devices to diversify itssources of revenue as growth fromiPhones and iPads slow, according to aSan Francisco Chronicle report.Apple’s head of mergers and acquisitions,Adrian Perica, met with TeslaMotors Inc founder Elon Musk at thecompany’s headquarters last year aroundthe same time analysts suggested thatApple acquire the Model [...]

February 22nd, 2014 | Posted in Business, International | Read More »

India’s Gold Demand Up 13% At 975 Tons In 2013: Report

India’s Gold Demand Up 13% At 975 Tons In 2013: Report

India’s gold demand remained buoyant in 2013 and rose by 13% to 975 tons comparedto 2012, despite government putting in several restrictions to curb imports,according to a World Gold Council report.
MUMBAI – India’s gold demandremained buoyant in 2013 and rose by13% to 975 tons compared to 2012,despite government putting in severalrestrictions to curb imports, accordingto [...]

February 22nd, 2014 | Posted in Business, International | Read More »

India PC Market Declined 19.9 Percent In Q4 2013

India PC Market Declined 19.9 Percent In Q4 2013

BANGALORE – The combined deskbasedand mobile PC market in Indiatotalled nearly 1.96 million units in thefourth quarter of 2013, a 19.9 per centdecrease over the fourth quarter of 2012,according to Gartner, Inc.“Consumers accounted for 49 percent oftotal PC sales in the fourth quarter of2013,” said Vishal Tripathi, principalresearch analyst at Gartner.” In theabsence of any [...]

February 22nd, 2014 | Posted in Business, International | Read More »

Tata Group India’s Most Valuable Brand: Global Study

Tata Group India’s Most Valuable Brand: Global Study

Tata has retained its top place amongIndian brands and its global ranking hasalso improved from 39th in 2013 to 34thnow.
LONDON – Diversified conglomerateTata group was on Tuesday declaredIndia’s most valuable brand with a valueof US$ 21.1 billion, while US-based technologygiant Apple has retained its topposition globally with about US$ 105 billion.According to a list released [...]

February 22nd, 2014 | Posted in Business, International | Read More »

e-Commerce A Promising Shortcut To India’s Economic Woes

e-Commerce A Promising Shortcut To India’s Economic Woes

NEW DELHI – The e-commerce sectorhas been growing at a breakneck pacerecently, taking the Indian businesses bystorm. The sector is not only provingadvantageous for sellers, but also forbuyers—a win-win situation that fuelsthis sector’s unparalleled rise.“There is no doubt that e-commerce inIndia is set for a rapid growth in theshortfuture. While 2013 witnessed consolidationand increase in [...]

January 5th, 2014 | Posted in Business, International, News | Read More »

Hewlett-Packard Says It Needs To Chop 5,000 More Jobs

Hewlett-Packard Says It Needs To Chop 5,000 More Jobs

NEW YORK – Struggling US computergiant Hewlett-Packard plans to slash5,000 more jobs than previouslyannounced because of a difficult businessenvironment, a regulatory filingshows. HP will eliminate 34,000 positionsby the end of its fiscal year nextOctober, up from an earlier estimate of29,000, said a document dated yesterdayand filed with the Securities andExchange Commission.The California-based firm, one of [...]

January 5th, 2014 | Posted in Business, International, News | Read More »

India To Be World’s Third Largest Economy By 2028 After China, US

India To Be World’s Third Largest Economy By 2028 After China, US

NEW DELHI – India is likely to overtakeJapan in 2028 to become the thirdlargest economy in the world after Chinaand United States, according to Londonbasedeconomic consultancy Cebr. Asper Cebr’s World Economic League tablereport for 2013, India has lost a place inthe league table in 2013 to Canada and isnow the 11th largest economy in theworld.”But [...]

January 5th, 2014 | Posted in Business, International, News | Read More »

Tata Motors Sales Down 42% In December

Tata Motors Sales Down 42% In December

N E WDELHI -T a t aMotors on Thursday reported 42.28%decline in its total vehicle sales at 37,852units in December 2013.The company had sold 65,582 units inthe same month last year.Total passenger vehicle sales in thedomestic market stood at 9,272 units inDecember, down 34.63% from 14,185units in the same month previous year.Sales of Nano, Indica, [...]

January 5th, 2014 | Posted in Business, International, News | Read More »

Wipro Set To Acquire US Mortgage Company For $75 Million

Wipro Set To Acquire US Mortgage Company For $75 Million

NEW DELHI -Wipro will buy American mortgage servicescompany Opus Capital MarketConsultants for $75 million (. 465 crore),bolstering its presence in the financialservices space where it has lagged rivals.India’s third-largest software servicesfirm said the all-cash deal will expand itshigh-end mortgage BPO business in theUS and will be completed in the fourthquarter of FY14. Wipro will make [...]

December 7th, 2013 | Posted in Business, International | Read More »