Amid the deafening hype around billion-dollar tech startups, India is quietly counting down to a massive milestone: it will soon have more software programmers than any other country. Here’s why that’s not great news.
In the two decades since its formation in 1984, Titan had a dream run, not only becoming the market leader in India but also securing a place among the world’s top five watchmakers. But with big global names fast encroaching on its home turf and the very idea of a watch mutating, the company now has to catch up.
Maggi was Nestlé India’s biggest crisis, but the company is not out of the woods now that the instant noodles are back. New chairman and managing director Suresh Narayanan’s task is to put the sheen back on brand Nestlé.