Feuerbrands, nicht die bahnbrechende Sorte
A string of incidents featuring e-scooters going up in flames has marred the segment’s image. At least five different EV manufacturers have had to recall faulty scooters recently amid growing pressure from the government. What do industry experts and makers of EVs believe amid the incidents of e-scooters catching fire?
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Another story in today's edition revolves around how multiple companies, even the federations of some participating nations, are taking steps to distance themselves from FIFA-host Qatar over its treatment of migrant workers and the gay community.
A story on the eve of World No Tobacco Day, talks about health experts and celebrities, urging the government to put an immediate ban on advertisement of tobacco products.
The story on e-commerce platforms throws light upon the latest developments around violation of competition law by these platforms. CCI is reviewing documents that suggest financial dealings between leading e-commerce companies and their preferred sellers.
Another development is from the streaming world, where Netflix is longer available in Russia. The OTT giant is among a host of foreign companies that have announced the suspension of operations or outright withdrawal.
Do electric scooters in India need rebranding?
Till about a couple of years ago, electric vehicles (EVs) were all the rage among well-heeled jetsetters. EVs had also caught the fancy of the common man — they promised a cost efficient and environment-friendly option for day-to-day mobility. And all was going well until prominent EV manufacturers started coming under fire, quite literally, as their vehicles began to go up in flames. Weiterlesen
Brands weigh cost of teaming with Qatar as World Cup nears
Though they’ve paid millions of dollars to attach themselves to the world’s most high-profile sporting event, many brands feel that endorsing Qatar is a bridge too far. Multiple companies, even the federations of some participating nations, are taking steps to distance themselves from the host country over its treatment of migrant workers and the gay community. Weiterlesen
Business of Brands
Russians lose Netflix in latest pullout over Ukraine
Business environment will continue to be challenging due to geopolitical tensions, commodity price inflation: HUL
CCI wing probing dealings between ecommerce companies and preferred sellers
Litigation made USL opt for franchising with Inbrew: Diageo’s Hina Nagarajan
Samsung closes LCD production six months ahead of schedule
Shopping, eating out surge after two washout years
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Bombay Shaving Company raps to spread awareness on menstrual cups
Khali tests durability of Redmi phones in latest campaign
Godrej Jersey's Recharge drink shows electrifying energy in new ad
AirAsia launches campaign to promote NeuPass reward benefits
The Pitch Report
Nestle India retains Zenith for its ₹700-cr media account
Digital Refresh Networks bags digital content mandate for Medanta Hospitals
HiveMinds wins digital marketing mandate for Kuvera
Forschung Educational apps indulged in practices that put children’s privacy at risk: Report
Marketing YouTube influencers storm the stilted world of luxury watches
ENGN signs Esha Deol as brand ambassador
Medien Dish TV posts Rs 2,032 cr loss for Q4, revenue down 14.5% to Rs 642.70 cr
The People Report
Havas CX strengthens leadership with key appointments