KRISHNA GOPALAN

  • strategy / Feature

    Once shabby, Gokaldas Exports now wears a savvier, more moneyed look

    The garment exporter had its closet turned inside out by the new management, who basically just went back to the basics 

    November 06, 2020
  • the big story / Lead Story

    Swinging wildly between splurging and skimping, has PepsiCo India lost its way?

    Over the past decade, the company has been losing or barely holding on to its market share in various categories 

    October 23, 2020
  • strategy / Feature

    Harley-Davidson has left a trail of broken hearts. Who will mend and enrapture them?

    The cruiser market is ripe for the picking, but the winner may be someone who knows how to price it right 

    October 14, 2020
  • specials / The outperformers 2020

    Why Aarti Industries’ low-cost manufacturing and relationship with MNCs will power its growth

    Customers have begun to prefer long-term contracts because they want supply security, reveals managing director Rajendra Gogri 

    September 30, 2020
  • specials / The outperformers 2020

    Lumax Industries’ headlamps have always been ahead of the curve

    Its foray into LEDs will keep the auto-lighting supplier ahead of the competition, reckons CEO Vineet Sahni 

    September 30, 2020
  • specials / The outperformers 2020

    Radico continues to work its magic at 8PM, more so in these tough times

    Managing director Abhishek Khaitan is betting on a quality blend and premium positioning to put investors at ease 

    September 30, 2020
  • specials / The outperformers 2020

    Tata Consumer Products is not letting the slowdown slow it down

    Under new CEO Sunil D’Souza, the FMCG major is adding distribution muscle to crank up its brand engine 

    September 30, 2020
  • strategy / Feature

    Has Bira lost its fizz?

    The bottled, craft-beer company had a clear winner, until impatience got in the way 

    September 11, 2020
  • strategy / Feature

    To IndiGo or not to IndiGo, that is the question

    The marquee airline was flying through an air pocket when the pandemic hit. Will its cash hoard see it through? 

    August 17, 2020
  • the big story / Lead Story

    How Kishore Biyani's maverick moves pushed him to breaking point

    The pioneer of India’s modern retail built an empire but created little value for shareholders 

    July 31, 2020
  • the big story / Lead Story

    Tulsi Tanti built his empire on 'soojh-boojh', loans and one other secret ingredient

    Through thick, thin and terrible, the Suzlon Energy promoter has displayed the ability to charm banks and retain control 

    July 18, 2020
  • the big story / Lead Story

    When Wind Met Sun

    In 2015, Dilip Shanghvi raised eyebrows when he invested Rs.18 billion in Suzlon

    July 18, 2020
  • markets / Feature

    Why is Radhakishan Damani betting on India Cements?

    The DMart founder is looking to work his magic on the troubled cement manufacturer

    June 22, 2020
  • the big story / Lead Story

    How far did Baba Ramdev stretch to bag Ruchi Soya?

    Even as the acquisition reeks of crony capitalism, Ruchi Soya’s preferential issue to a mystery investor raises its own questions

    June 05, 2020