The online retail market in India is growing at a huge rate – and it’s highly competitive. International companies like e-commerce giant Amazon are hoping to expand operations.
Facebook, Amazon, Google — why did they get so big, so fast? Economists say winner-takes-all "network effects" make such firms natural monopolies — and that we can expect network effects to become ever more important.
The world's largest online retailer is rolling out pickup points in the US where shoppers can retrieve items immediately after ordering them. The pilot project was launched around five college campuses.
Russia's state-controlled oil giant Rosneft has reported the closing of a strategically important deal with India's Essar Oil. The investment gives it access to the high-potential and fast-growing Asia Pacific market.
Deadly accidents, dirty stations and coaches, decrepit equipment and unpunctual trains mark India's vast, outdated and inefficient rail infrastructure. Will Japanese bullet trains make a difference?
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