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  • Changing times are impacting family businesses worldwide

    Changing times are impacting family businesses worldwide

    Globally, 48 universities conducted a survey across 33 countries, covering over 1,800 family businesses, under the umbrella of STEP (Successful Transgenerational Entrepreneurship Practices) Project, to reflect upon the changing demographics and how they impact the family business governance, succession, entrepreneurial orientation and performance.

    Real reason why Uber moved in: To simplify tax math

    Real reason why Uber moved in: To simplify tax math

    Earlier this month, Uber restructured and moved its entire India business – which partially operated from Netherlands under Uber BV – to the India-domiciled Uber India Systems. This is Uber’s first such restructuring since 2014.

    Auto sector: What the numbers don't tell

    Auto sector: What the numbers don't tell

    Retail sales figures reflect actual purchases by buyers and there can often be a mismatch between the two sets of numbers, with wholesale not being a true representation of consumer sentiment.

    Unorganised players with cost edge lead the e-rickshaw race

    Unorganised players with cost edge lead the e-rickshaw race

    As per the Vaahan portal data, unorganised players sell 10,000 e-rickshaws a month costing as low as Rs 40,000 for an e-rickshaw against about 1,500 to 2,000 a month for organised players with a cost more than a lakh for one e-rickshaw.

    The cat and mouse game starts in used cars’ online sales

    The cat and mouse game starts in used cars’ online sales

    Online ad sites are using AI and other filters to prevent stolen vehicles from getting listed on their platforms, but their efforts are only helping partially. A large number of stolen vehicles are finding their way into online classified ad platforms.

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