Caught in The Disruptive Storm: Blackberry and Nokia

Hi All, I stumbled upon a report by Kantar Worldpanel. According to the report, BlackBerry’s (BB) share of the smart phone market in the United States has all but disappeared.  According to the research firm, during the three months ending May 2012, the once-dominant cell phone maker had a market share of 4.6%.  Of course,…

Indigo Airline: Cracking the Profitability Code

Hi All, IndiGo, the country’s largest budget airline, has reported net profit of Rs 787 crore for the financial year ended March 31 — a five-fold surge from the previous year’s Rs 128 crore. I have been reading a lot about indigo and how its peers are still making losses while Indigo is flourishing day…

Ghari Detergent did the Nirma Act

Hi All, Wish You all a Very Happy New Year Recently Ghari detergent has surpassed several multinational brands to become the second largest-selling detergent in the country. Three years ago, Ghari had a share of 10 per cent which now stands at 17%, second largest in Indian market. Out of Rohit Surfactants’ (Parent Company) Rs…

Crowd Sourcing

Hello World, We have heard the term “in sourcing” and “outsourcing” but for the last few years the term crowdsourcing is in the news. According to Wikipedia Crowd sourcing is the act of outsourcing tasks, traditionally performed by an employee or contractor, to a large group of people or community (a crowd), through an open call In…

Why Nokia is Losing Market Share

Nokia is losing market share in India’s 30,000 crore-a-year mobile handset market. Recently IDC said Nokia’s share of the Indian handset market  plunged to 36.3% at the end of June from 54% at the end of 2009. At the same time IDC report showed that sprightly domestic handset makers led by Micromax, Spice, Karbon and…