Even though the company said that if the applicants are able to pay the amount through an alternative bank account the allotment would still be done, this may not be a practically feasible option for many in such a short notice. Thus, the crisis is expected to have its effects on the IPO too, affecting the listing price and number of participants to a huge extent. … [Read more...] about How the Yes Bank crisis has caused a domino effect
64 percent of consumers are fearful of their own health 82 percent are fearful of the health of others 64 percent are worried about the impact on their personal job security 88 percent are worried about the impact on the economy People are thinking, feeling, and making decisions differently. Added together, Gen N represents a connected consumer, by choice or by default, whose decisions are now also driven by the stressors, feelings, and consequences of a global pandemic. … [Read more...] about How COVID-19 created a new kind of consumer in just 90 days
Some companies with leases that are ending this year or next appear to be kicking the can down the road, signing short-term extensions rather than committing to typical deals that last several years. In recent weeks, NBC Universal extended a lease for a secondary office at 1221 Avenue of the Americas and the Stroock & Stroock & Lavan law firm did the same for its office downtown. But they both did so for just a year, according to Colliers. A spokeswoman for NBC Universal declined to comment and Stroock & Stroock did not return a call and multiple emails. … [Read more...] about COVID-19 | Manhattan’s office buildings are empty. But for how long?
The entire promotions industry with coupons started off in the West as always and it peaked in early 1990s at about 8 billion redemptions in the USA alone. However things have diluted now and it is merely about a third of this number last year. On the other hand, mobile couponing is growing. Essentially companies in India will increase the budget for mobile marketing from this year for sure given the shift in consumer behaviour. Shoppers Sop, Westside and Lifestyle chains are already into it. Besides, we copy and paste what worked and innovated abroad. Based on overall reach of mobile phones in India, where there are more mobile phones than there are toothbrushes, this growth can be exponential in the coming years. While overall mobile marketing budgets will shoot up, how much of it will be utilised specifically for mobile coupons is hard to say. … [Read more...] about Why brand promotions should move to M-coupons
“I love my Foodtown brothers,” he said. “You realize what a crucial link of the chain these guys are. There are a bunch of people creating this thing that we are deeply dependent on for something so intimate, for what we put in our bodies. It has completely changed how I think about grocery shopping.” … [Read more...] about COVID-19 Impact | Seven ways the pandemic has changed how we shop for food