Vietnam was Tax Free, now it even becomes DEBT FREE. Vietnam operating at 80% capacity. Will be enhancing capacity by 3500MT next year. Unlike Brazilian coffee converters, CCL can import coffee from anywhere in the world. Huge advantages from quality, price and availability. CCL has been concentrating more on developing countries rather than developed countries.…Read More
It’s funny how we take some major life decisions based on almost nothing and sometimes want every possible proof for smaller decisions. Ours is a country with very confusing faith systems. Finding a balanced faith which people use at all times is getting increasingly difficult. We choose life partners based on astrology, break and modify…Read More
How continental coffee is using the secrets of range architecture to conquer the Indian coffee market.Read More
How the undisputed popcorn king is planning to get himself a new throne in the cereal space and what’s been holding him.Read More
Har baap ka sapna, bas SETTLE ho jaye beta apna ! (completing the man !) A note on Raymond Franchise Stores.
India is a land of the plenty, unlike the US, not of opportunities, but of money. Every businessman daddy is trying to “settle” his beta with an enterprise. Being huge fans of rentRaymond has a target to open 300 mini-franchise stores in the next one year. I am of the opinion that not only will…Read More
Whenever there is wild spread ambiguity, i remember Pabrai’s distinction between risk and uncertainty loud and clear. In this specific case, the loan book concerns were about mortgage worthiness (risk) and cash flow/interest payments (uncertainty ). Piramal seems to have put off taking calls from investors all these years as the entire group structure itself…Read More
Recently Bajaj Auto, released an ad on brotherhood day, an ad apparently to reduce discrimination in the Himalayas between the Bullet riders and the Avenger riders. Watch how it goes. I almost died laughing at the ad. It’s the cheapest shot of piggy backing on someone else’s brand name. The guy riding the Avenger, is…Read More