"Disclaimer: Have not gone through the whole thread, so pardon me for any repetitions.
Online retail in any category works on premises:
1. Availability of wider assortment
2. Better prices
3. Convenience of not going to market and ordering…"
"In a lighter vain, Jabong is a lifestyle players. And IIT students can really use some fashion and lifestyle. They are helping them :)
And secondly, a subtle trick behind this gimmick might be talent acquisition. There is no better way to acquire…"
"Consumer would ditch that site and goes to another one that doesnt pisses off consumers like that. CoD works, though yes bit expensive than credit card transaction charges but volumes make up for it. E-commerce players have terrible back-end ops…"
"Pardon for the delayed reply. Had read this article in newspaper but missed my mind to reply.
While most of the above points are valid, they have to be taken with a pinch of salt. Here are my 2 cents to the topic of discussion, point by point as per…"
"I think that is not the point. In India, lot of books are sold OTC in bookshops. I can order 100 books at Rs150, sell at 10% discount on MRP and still make Rs20 per book. This practice is precisely to discourage such incidents. It is not a hidden…"
"Reposting from FB :)
Strongly Disagree on pretty much everything.1. Camera - There is zilch improvement on camera. It is same 8mp as on iPhone 4S, and 1.5 year old S2. iPhone 4 has 5mp with similar pixel density. Only additional improvement is in…"
"It can work in India but we already have both Instagram and Path and Pinterest here. I dont see a space for new such app in the market. However, if your idea is such that it disrupts Instagram and whole mobile photo and networking paradigm, then you…"
"I am sure all premium customers of Airtel are getting the same treatment. That is the point of Alok's post. The customer care executives dont know a shit as to how to treat customers. Whether that is in store or on phone. Airtel doest outsource…"
"The problem in India is that of numbers. Everyone is keen on making numbers as they have realized that the potential is much greater in under-penetrated India. Nobody gives a shit about customer care in India till the time bosses see the numbers…"
"Point 7 - Revenues always and always mean Topline. Profits are bottomline. Your friend is right that such firms were valued at 20x Revenues, which for a profitable ecommerce firm would be hold your breath, 1000x the earnings (assuming 2% profit…"
"Honda is a shittiest car when it comes to safety. It might and i am saying might be safer than maruti. A honda city rear ended my swift couple of years ago. The damage to swift was far lesser than that to city. Euro crash test norms wont save you in…"
"Regarding your point B).
Nifty is a stock index of 100 stocks and sensex is and index of 30 stocks. Which there are 500 listed firms, the sensex or nifty value depends only on the stocks in the index and the stocks in the index keep changing…"
"My two cents (Disclaimer: I was AVP - Equity Research of a brokerage house in Mumbai before shifting to Delhi in 2010):
In my opinion, taking short term call is pretty much useless as it depends on lot of static noise. On a long term, there is no…"