Hi-tech parks, processing zones and industrial zones, and start-ups in the city are running quite well. The city recently built an urban innovation area in its eastern part to create a driving force for the city amid the fourth industrial revolution, and its model linking banks and businesses via State management agencies in wards and districts is performing well. … [Read more...] about VIETNAM’S BUSINESS NEWS HEADLINES JULY 12
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Unemployment rate in urban areas almost doubles that in countryside The unemployment rate among those aged 15 and above in Vietnam stood at 2.05 percent last year and the figure in urban areas is almost double that of rural areas, the 2019 population and housing census reveals. … [Read more...] about Businesses in distress, unemployment rate on the rise
Lance Landry, Livingston Parish Sheriff’s Office; Tim McMasters, Livingston Parish Assessor’s Office; Vanissa Murphy, Quality Engineering & Surveying LLC; Chris Neal, Pelican State Credit Union; Gary O’Neal Jr., Quality Engineering & Surveying LLC; and Dev Patel, First Guaranty Bank; Christine Patrick, Livingston Parish Chamber; Kevin Pope, Livingston Parish Clerk of Court; Todd Price, Holmes Building Materials; Amanda Seals, Ochsner Medical Center; Joel Stern, Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center; Sandy Teal, Livingston Parish Council; and Kelly Westmoreland, Neighbors Federal Credit Union. … [Read more...] about Baton Rouge, New Orleans area People in Business for July 12, 2020
ET Intelligence Group Asian Paints acquired a modular kitchen business in 2013, then a bathroom fittings business in the next year. With Covid striking, the company forayed into hand and surface sanitisers in May and has now announced the launch of floor and toilet cleaners. Is India's largest decorative paints company innovating through its foray into growth-oriented consumer businesses, or allocating disproportionate resources into unrelated segments at the expense of what is considered core? The recent business forays are largely B2C – requiring retail distribution that is different from the company’s traditional paints distribution. While the first two new businesses are service-oriented, the latest ones are branded products in a new category. Even after six years of acquiring and ramping them up, the home improvement business - comprising of the Sleek kitchen and Ess Ess bathroom businesses - contribute just over 2% to the total revenues and are loss-making. … [Read more...] about ET Analysis: Is Asian Paints innovating or piling on non-core businesses?
“Self-discipline is the key and you also need to have passion for what you do. Passion is the basic thing in running a business. If there is no passion, the moment any challenge comes, you would just want to give up. But when you have passion there is always the determination to succeed. … [Read more...] about My love for good skin drove me into skincare business – Susan Chanel