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Is used-fashion industry ready to take on the fast-fashion business in India?

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Is used-fashion industry ready to take on the fast-fashion business in India?

Reports suggest that by 2028, the used-fashion market will hit $64 billion in value in the U.S. compared to the fast-fashion business of $44 billion.

Canada Elections 2019: Will Justin Trudeau return as Prime Minister?

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Canada Elections 2019: Will Justin Trudeau return as Prime Minister?

Canadian Elections 2019 is no more an easy victory for Trudeau who once enjoyed favourable media coverage globally.

Gandhi's Message: What we can learn from Bapu about financial discipline

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Gandhi's Message: What we can learn from Bapu about financial discipline

It is difficult to get through financial adversities. Sometimes, short term losses have to be borne to achieve the long-term goal of returns.

Lower H1-B Visa approvals might be responsible for higher attrition rate in IT sector

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Lower H1-B Visa approvals might be responsible for higher attrition rate in IT sector

IT service sector is known to be very competitive in general. Known for its large campus intakes, majority of employees in this sector hold bachelor's degrees. Multnational Corporations become attractive to junior employees if they see a possibility of small hikes and an opportunity to work overseas.

Mercury in skin-lightening products: The darker side of a $23 billion business

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Mercury in skin-lightening products: The darker side of a $23 billion business

Mercury is known to inhibit the production of Melanin in one's skin, which is the pigment that causes it to appear darker. These products, while being less expensive, are illegal in many countries as even one particle per million(PPM) of the element can be dangerous to humans.

The future seems to be AI driven, but at the cost of ethical and technical issues

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The future seems to be AI driven, but at the cost of ethical and technical issues

A computer software, which needs training to learn from data, is expected to boost global GDP by 1.2 percent a year as per Mckinsey

Gender tax: From clothing to cosmetics, why are women paying more for products despite earning less?

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Gender tax: From clothing to cosmetics, why are women paying more for products despite earning less?

Indian women pay higher amount than men do for similar products. Why then, is gender tax, sometimes inappropriately called 'pink tax', not a major issue?

Explained: Special hearing to seal Johnson & Johnson’s fate in alleged baby powder cancer case

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Explained: Special hearing to seal Johnson & Johnson’s fate in alleged baby powder cancer case

More than 14,000 consumers have sued the company claiming that J&J's talcum powder has caused cancer after years of use.

Did you know top YouTubers earned in the millions? Find out how it works

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Did you know top YouTubers earned in the millions? Find out how it works

If you have a channel that is different, entertaining and engaging, and if you put in the hours, there is potential for monetisation.

The marijuana industry is high on business opportunities

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The marijuana industry is high on business opportunities

If cannabis is made legal for industrial or medicinal use in India, regularised cultivation of the plant could prove immensely profitable for the government.

Explainer: Is India’s sovereign bond announcement in Budget 2019 a boon or bane?

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Explainer: Is India’s sovereign bond announcement in Budget 2019 a boon or bane?

These bonds are fixed debt instruments issued by the government -- either in domestic or foreign currencies -- and it's as good as raising a loan in the international market.

As Paytm and PhonePe rule digital payments roost; Google Pay rapidly gaining market share

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As Paytm and PhonePe rule digital payments roost; Google Pay rapidly gaining market share

Although the digital revolution is fairly recent in India, it has seen exponential growth due to a favourable regulatory environment, deeper smartphone penetration and growing internet access.

Why electricity supplied to Electric Vehicles in India is not so green

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Why electricity supplied to Electric Vehicles in India is not so green

Depending on country’s electricity-generation sources, electric vehicles are largely not emissions-free in most of the countries.

Pick good people and set the right priorities: The management wisdom of Lee Iacocca

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Pick good people and set the right priorities: The management wisdom of Lee Iacocca

Creator of Ford Mustang and former CEO of Chrysler, Lee Iacocca was talented debater, proactive and imaginative leader, and a brilliant businessman who injected competence in everything he took up.

Budget 2019: Experts seek lower corporate tax and fool-proof taxation of digital companies

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Budget 2019: Experts seek lower corporate tax and fool-proof taxation of digital companies

Implementation of corporate tax rate in India for digital companies with multiple country presence have been tricky. Apart from the budget, there are other requirements that need to align with the global framework.

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