Day: December 27, 2020


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There’s nothing worse for an than putting all your efforts into building a service, and a , only to continuously attract people who say they can’t afford them. 

While many owners focus their attention on making sure they have built an apparent “fool-proof” plan to bring people in, they can still stumble into an audience that isn’t right for them. This can be frustrating because people don’t understand why, even though they are good at what they do, prospects aren’t buying or, worse yet, they are asking for discounts on everything.

The good news is that there is a way to stop attracting those who can’t afford your services and shift your attention and marketing efforts to bring in people who are ready to buy. It all boils down to having and


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The current global health crisis has fundamentally changed the retail world. Businesses of all sizes are struggling to keep up with dramatic changes in day-to-day operations and to anticipate what is next. Consumer spending has rebounded to more than 90% of pre-pandemic levels in the US, according to Opportunity Insights, but it is being directed to different areas. Outlays for restaurants, hotels and transportation are way down, while grocery and home entertainment are up. Total retail spending for the week ending November 1 was about 8% higher than in January.  

In this disruption, opportunities exist for entrepreneurs. Consumers are behaving differently and retailers are racing to adapt through digital transformation and by diversifying their partners in order to satisfy new consumer demands. Four trends have emerged that are important for businesses who want to succeed


regulator on Saturday said it had on December 18 appointed Taruvai Subayya Krishnamurthy as an observer to oversee the e-voting process for winding up of Franklin Templeton’s six


On Friday, Chennai Financial and Accountability (CFMA) said it has filed an application in the Supreme Court alleging that despite the apex court’s December 9 order, no apparent steps have been taken by to appoint an observer in the matter.



The apex court had on December 9 asked the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) to appoint an observer for overseeing the e-voting process, scheduled between December 26-29.


The concern of CFMA is, though the aforesaid order was passed on the 9th of this month, there has been no apparent steps taken by to appoint an observer. The voting is scheduled to