Archive for the ‘Business and Finance’ Category

Who is your competitor?

Who sells the largest number of cameras in India?

Your guess is likely to be Sony, Canon or Nikon. Answer is none of the above. The winner is Nokia whose main line of business in India is not cameras but cell phones.

Reason being cameras bundled with cellphones are outselling stand alone cameras. Now, what prevents the cellphone from replacing the camera outright? Nothing at all. One can only hope the Sonys and Canons are taking note.

Try this. Who is the biggest in music business in India? You think it is HMV Sa-Re-Ga-Ma? Sorry. The answer is Airtel. By selling caller tunes (that play for 30 seconds) Airtel makes more than what music companies make by selling music albums (that run for hours).

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My favorite Business and Finance Blogs

Though I’m into Science and Technology, I’m more passionate about business and finance. I never had a chance to learn about stocks, bonds, investments, futures, pasts. It’s still complicated and  difficult to learn.  I have few blogs from where I slowly teach my self all about business.

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