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Reimagining the future of the consumer in India

AI, IoT and other tech-driven tools are not only tracking consumer buying behaviour but also increasingly influencing it Tech trends are altering the retail scenario globally and in India the situation is no different. Today, the Indian ecosystem is embracing the latest innovations at an encouraging speed, which are forming an essential part of their go to market strategy. Brands ... Read More »

Kishore Biyani-led Future Consumer to take its brands to the bigger bazaar

NEW DELHI: Kishore Biyani-led Future Group company Future ConsumerNSE -2.92 % is set to take its portfolio of over two dozen personal care, snack and homecare products to general stores across the country, competing with consumer goods giants Hindustan UnileverNSE -0.56 %, Reckitt Benckiser and PepsiCo amid slowing consumption in India. “So far, we have been distributing only a few of our own brands in general trade ... Read More »

Ayodhya: This should be a guide for the future

There is an anecdote narrated to me by the late Arun Jaitley that comes to mind on the day the final hurdles in the path of the construction of a grand temple to Lord Ram at his birthplace in Ayodhya have been removed. The event centres on the evening of December 6, 1992, in the central office of the Bharatiya ... Read More »

City of the Future Explores the Future of Mobility in Cities

City of the Future is a bi-weekly podcast from Sidewalk Labs that explores ideas and innovations that will transform cities. In the third episode from season 2, hosts Eric Jaffe and Vanessa Quirk discuss the future of mobility in cities and share ideas that would make it way easier to get around without owning a car. In the podcast, author Horace Dediu talks ... Read More »

India vs Bangladesh: Virat Kohli’s rest and MS Dhoni’s future on the radar as selectors meet to pick squad

With the South Africa series over, the Indian team is now set to take on Bangladesh for a series of 3 T20Is and 2 Tests starting from November 3. As reported earlier, the MSK Prasad-led BCCI’s selection committee will be meeting on Thursday to select the squad for the series. Also, with the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) having accepted most ... Read More »

Tokyo Motor Show 2019: Concept Cars Set to Hit the Floor

With the Tokyo Motor Show less than a fortnight away, here are the concept cars slated to hit the show floor. Over the years, the annual Tokyo Motor Show has become one of the most popular events across the world to show off automotive concept models. Thanks to teasers and official manufacturer announcements, these are the concept models that we ... Read More »

Vivo Nex 3 quick review: Future curves beyond the edge

Back in 2017, I spent one sleepless night dreaming about Vivo’s APEX concept. It was a phone that showed us what the future of the smartphone will look like. A fullscreen display with no notch or any kind of interruption and the pop-up camera – it was so cool at the time — making it the ultimate dream phone. And ... Read More »

Financial goals are changing: Do you really know the future expenses you need to save for?

It will be remembered as the decade when the Indian middle class threw caution to the winds and turned aspirational with a vengeance. Between 2009 and 2019, the share of discretionary expenses in a household’s monthly outgo shot up from 10-20 percent to 25-60 percent, according to financial planners. Saving for a child’s marriage made way for saving for an ... Read More »

7 reasons why the coworking future looks bright

The past few years have witnessed an unparalleled success for the coworking juggernaut in India. This accelerated growth has stemmed from the revolutionary shift in the Indian traditional workspace to a more flexible, accessible and affordable coworking space. In the first quarter of 2018 itself, coworking had transacted about 2 million square feet commercial realty; way ahead of the 1.8 mn sq ... Read More »

I Went to the Future, in a Hotel Where My Butler to Bartender – Were Robots

“This is it! This is the answer. It says here that a bolt of lightning is going to strike the clock tower at precisely 10:04 pm, next Saturday night! If we could somehow harness this lightning, channel it into the flux capacitor it just might work. Next Saturday night, we’re sending you back to the future!” In Back to the Future, ... Read More »