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Fratelli’s new addition to its repertoire is TiLT, a range of fun wines in cans; (inset) Puja Sekhri of Fratelli wines

Rude Food by Vir Sanghvi: Eat, drink and be merry

By Vir Sanghvi | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON DEC 20, 2020 07:39 AM IST
From wine in cans to sourdough doughnuts, food entrepreneurs are leaving no ingredient and idea unturned
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Hari Khemka - Chairman CP Plus(On The Move)
Hari Khemka - Chairman CP Plus(On The Move)

On the Move - A story of a relentless entrepreneur by Hari Khemka, Chairman CP Plus

PUBLISHED ON NOV 26, 2020 02:43 PM IST
The book entails the journey of Hari Khemka’s life and how he went on to become a serial entrepreneur.
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Sneha Agarwal: The revolutionary female entrepreneur in the hospitality industry

UPDATED ON OCT 13, 2020 05:05 PM IST
Sneha Agarwal, the daughter-in-law of the family who joined the business the day after she got married, has spent a decade in the family business with a vision to learn and expand each day.
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Neelam Kothari Soni with her mother in Kullu Manali during the shoot of Sahebzaade (1992)
Neelam Kothari Soni with her mother in Kullu Manali during the shoot of Sahebzaade (1992)

“When I was 22... I wore baggy clothes with broad belts,” says Neelam Kothari Soni

By Rupali Dean | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON OCT 11, 2020 08:38 AM IST
The actor always knew she wanted to join her family business and become a jewellery designer
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Gaurav Chaudhary has 18.8 million subscribers on his YouTube channel called Technical Guruji
Gaurav Chaudhary has 18.8 million subscribers on his YouTube channel called Technical Guruji

Meet the world’s largest tech YouTuber: Now a columnist for HT Brunch!

By Shruti Nair | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON SEP 11, 2020 09:15 PM IST
Announcing the launch of a fortnightly column by the much-loved Gaurav Chaudhary aka Technical Guruji. Debuts this Sunday!
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Apart from his chic styling, Choksi has also been able to influence people with his travel diaries on his Instagram account V5.
Apart from his chic styling, Choksi has also been able to influence people with his travel diaries on his Instagram account V5.

Vardhaman Choksi wears many hats

UPDATED ON JAN 09, 2020 04:01 PM IST
He is the founder of iconic Mumbai bar, Escobar, a certified jeweler and a social media influencer.
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There are three distinct stages in the evolution of any business. It is moving from ‘Doing’ to ‘Managing’ to ‘Growth’.(Getty Images)
There are three distinct stages in the evolution of any business. It is moving from ‘Doing’ to ‘Managing’ to ‘Growth’.(Getty Images)

How to grow Family Business

By Parimal Merchant
UPDATED ON JAN 08, 2020 11:09 AM IST
One starts a business with oneself doing all the tasks, right from getting orders to execution and recovering money.
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Accused Samant Talwar(HT Photo)
Accused Samant Talwar(HT Photo)

Skoda driver who left vegetable vendor dead in Chandigarh surrenders

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Chandigarh, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON JAN 07, 2020 06:49 AM IST
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Apollonia Poilâne is opening the company’s oven doors wide with her first English-language cookbook.(@painpoilane/Instagram)
Apollonia Poilâne is opening the company’s oven doors wide with her first English-language cookbook.(@painpoilane/Instagram)

The world’s most famous bakery shares its secret recipes in new book

By Associated Press | Paris
UPDATED ON OCT 29, 2019 02:05 PM IST
Apollonia Poilâne is opening the company’s oven doors wide with her first English-language cookbook, Poilâne: The Secrets of the World-Famous Bread Bakery, a weighty collection of nearly 100 recipes.
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When we examined how family-owned businesses are managed, another clear distinction became apparent. In developed countries like the US, UK and Germany, they are not often owner-managed(SHUTTERSTOCK)
When we examined how family-owned businesses are managed, another clear distinction became apparent. In developed countries like the US, UK and Germany, they are not often owner-managed(SHUTTERSTOCK)

The global variations in family business structures

By Janmejaya Sinha
UPDATED ON SEP 29, 2019 08:12 PM IST
Their concentration, nature and performance is different in the US, UK, Germany, Indonesia and India
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Members of the Chaturvedi clan from Mathura in their costumes ahead of their first Ramlila performance this year at the Ramlila ground in Sector 27, Chandigarh, on Saturday.(SANJEEV SHARMA/HT)
Members of the Chaturvedi clan from Mathura in their costumes ahead of their first Ramlila performance this year at the Ramlila ground in Sector 27, Chandigarh, on Saturday.(SANJEEV SHARMA/HT)

Four generations of Mathura clan are cast & crew of Ramlila

By Rajanbir Singh | Hindustan Times, Chandigarh, Chandigarh
PUBLISHED ON SEP 28, 2019 11:55 PM IST
The act is being directed by a 26-year-old accountant, who left his high-paying job in Dubai to pursue his family business
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The topics that can create contention in a family-owned business are not hard to anticipate — entry and exit from business, succession, dividend policy, capital allocation, role allocation among family members, performance evaluation and retirement(SHUTTERSTOCK)
The topics that can create contention in a family-owned business are not hard to anticipate — entry and exit from business, succession, dividend policy, capital allocation, role allocation among family members, performance evaluation and retirement(SHUTTERSTOCK)

In family businesses, identify issues and address discord

By Janmejaya Sinha
PUBLISHED ON SEP 15, 2019 07:45 PM IST
A family in business must have a vision and a governance structure to facilitate conversations on sensitive topics
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Family businesses are complicated because two strands intersect. What underpins a family is love, affection and equality of treatment. What underpins the business is hard metrics and financial performance. One is a meritocracy, the other is not(SHUTTERSTOCK)
Family businesses are complicated because two strands intersect. What underpins a family is love, affection and equality of treatment. What underpins the business is hard metrics and financial performance. One is a meritocracy, the other is not(SHUTTERSTOCK)

The art of dealing with conflict in family businesses

By Janmejaya Sinha
PUBLISHED ON SEP 01, 2019 06:03 PM IST
Prepare for conflict when relationships are smooth. Dispute suppression is the surest way to serious rift.
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His heirs aren’t leaving anything to chance as they work to succession-proof one of Asia’s wealthiest family dynasties.(Unsplash)
His heirs aren’t leaving anything to chance as they work to succession-proof one of Asia’s wealthiest family dynasties.(Unsplash)

A $15 billion oyster sauce family plots to survive 1,000 years

By Blake Schmidt | Bloomberg
UPDATED ON AUG 30, 2019 01:22 PM IST
Stretching into its fifth generation, Hong Kong’s Lee Kum Kee group has become an instructive case study for ultra-rich Asian families who’ve amassed unprecedented fortunes in recent years.
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Today, most of modern society draws from the ancient Greeks to define inheritance rules. It is now more common for estates to be split equally among siblings (regardless of gender). But this approach is not without its own challenges(Shutterstock)
Today, most of modern society draws from the ancient Greeks to define inheritance rules. It is now more common for estates to be split equally among siblings (regardless of gender). But this approach is not without its own challenges(Shutterstock)

Democracy or monarchy – which will family businesses choose?

By Janmejaya Sinha
UPDATED ON AUG 18, 2019 06:06 PM IST
Modern family businesses must decide if it is family first, or business first. They can then choose among various options to settle the future framework
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Some of the largest companies in India, for that matter the world, are family-owned and spread across industry and sector.(iSTOCK)
Some of the largest companies in India, for that matter the world, are family-owned and spread across industry and sector.(iSTOCK)

The origin, evolution and growth of family businesses in India

By Janmejaya Sinha
PUBLISHED ON AUG 05, 2019 07:52 AM IST
Large family businesses have shown higher revenue growth and displayed an appetite for risk taking.
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Indira Gandhi with other members of the Nehru-Gandhi family. Is the logic of family predominance in politics and business the same? If not, what defines the difference?(HT Archives)
Indira Gandhi with other members of the Nehru-Gandhi family. Is the logic of family predominance in politics and business the same? If not, what defines the difference?(HT Archives)

What distinguishes family-run businesses and dynastic politics

By Janmejaya Sinha
PUBLISHED ON JUL 21, 2019 06:19 PM IST
Political families in a democracy do not have the advantage that those in business have. Here is why
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BK Birla was industrialist and philanthropist Ghanshyam Das Birla’s youngest son. (Mint file)
BK Birla was industrialist and philanthropist Ghanshyam Das Birla’s youngest son. (Mint file)

BK Birla, doyen of Indian industry, dies at 98

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Mumbai
UPDATED ON JUL 03, 2019 11:45 PM IST
BK Birla’s business philosophy was deeply imbued with Gandhi’s socio-economic concept of trusteeship.
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Zeba Kohli’s chocolate business called Fantasie offers an amazing array of top quality products
Zeba Kohli’s chocolate business called Fantasie offers an amazing array of top quality products

Gourmet Secrets by Karen Anand: Star of the chocolate world

By Karen Anand | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON JUN 16, 2020 03:25 PM IST
Chocolatier Zeba Kohli shares some of the best kept trade secrets...
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Here are five food shows that will make you hungry!
Here are five food shows that will make you hungry!

CelebsPick: Five food shows to drool over

By Lubna Salim | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON MAY 18, 2019 10:50 PM IST
Celebrity chefs choose their favourite food shows and why you should watch them too!
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Brijesh Goyal, the Aam Aadmi Party’s (AAP) candidate from the New Delhi Lok Sabha constituency, is contesting elections for the first time.(Amal KS/HT PHOTO)
Brijesh Goyal, the Aam Aadmi Party’s (AAP) candidate from the New Delhi Lok Sabha constituency, is contesting elections for the first time.(Amal KS/HT PHOTO)

‘I wanted to become a doctor but had to take up family business’: Brijesh Goyal

By Sweta Goswami | New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON MAY 10, 2019 03:50 AM IST
A 42-year-old businessman, Goyal will take on incumbent MP, the BJP’s Meenakshi Lekhi, and the Congress’s two-time MP, Ajay Maken, a former union and state minister.
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Roshan Lal Mewa after reopening his shop at Zainakadal — a commercial hub — in Srinagar on Wednesday.(HT Photo)
Roshan Lal Mewa after reopening his shop at Zainakadal — a commercial hub — in Srinagar on Wednesday.(HT Photo)

‘No place like Kashmir’: Pandit trader on return to Valley after 28 years

By Ashiq Hussain | Srinagar
UPDATED ON MAY 03, 2019 08:44 AM IST
Kashmir Chamber of Commerce and Industries president Sheikh Ashiq said all migrant Pandit traders should follow in Roshan’s footsteps and return home.
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Two men were killed and three others were critically injured on Monday after the car they were travelling in crashed into another vehicle and hit a divider on the Delhi-Jaipur highway.(Baltimore Sun)
Two men were killed and three others were critically injured on Monday after the car they were travelling in crashed into another vehicle and hit a divider on the Delhi-Jaipur highway.(Baltimore Sun)

On way to excursion in Jaipur, two 19-yr-olds die in accident

By Pavneet Singh Chadha | Gurugram
UPDATED ON APR 24, 2019 01:04 AM IST
The police said the victims, some of whom were students of Jamia Millia Islamia in Delhi, were on their way to Jaipur from Delhi for a day-long excursion.
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The history of Godet cognac started in 1588
The history of Godet cognac started in 1588

Gourmet Secrets: Meet the cognac connoisseurs

By Karen Anand | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON DEC 01, 2018 10:01 PM IST
Three young men, of the Godet family that owns a boutique cognac brand, carry on a family business worth talking about
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A student works on a sculpture at visual arts department in fine arts faculty at Rajasthan University.(HT Photo)
A student works on a sculpture at visual arts department in fine arts faculty at Rajasthan University.(HT Photo)

No takers for masters in sculpture course at Rajasthan University

By Nikita Bishnoi | Hindustan Times, Jaipur, Jaipur
PUBLISHED ON SEP 24, 2018 05:29 AM IST
There are no takers for the Master in Visual Arts (Sculpture) course in the Rajasthan University. In the last two years (2017-18 and 2018-19), not a single student has taken admission in the course
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File photo of traders reacting after the US market collapse a decade ago(AP)
File photo of traders reacting after the US market collapse a decade ago(AP)

The Lehman Brothers story signifies grit

UPDATED ON SEP 15, 2018 04:39 PM IST
Lehmans may have taken irresponsible risks but the spirit that created the bank deserved to continue. It was, after all, the spirit of adventure, ambition and dogged determination.
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The Bombay Stock Exchange building in Mumbai.(Reuters File)
The Bombay Stock Exchange building in Mumbai.(Reuters File)

India has third highest number of family-owned mega businesses: Credit Suisse report

By Vivina Vishwanathan | Hindustan Times, Mumbai, Mumbai
UPDATED ON SEP 13, 2018 09:32 AM IST
The report identified family businesses based on two criteria—direct shareholding by founders or descendants is at least 20%, and voting rights held by the founders or descendants are at least 20%. The survey looks at 1,015 family-owned companies around the world with a minimum market capitalisation of $250 million.
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Chekka Chivantha Vaanam stars Arvind Swami, Silambarasan and Arun Vijay as brothers.
Chekka Chivantha Vaanam stars Arvind Swami, Silambarasan and Arun Vijay as brothers.

Chekka Chivantha Vaanam trailer: Mani Ratnam’s gangster drama is about unravelling relationships. Watch video

By Priyanka Sundar | Hindustan Times, Chennai
UPDATED ON AUG 25, 2018 01:58 PM IST
Chekka Chivantha Vaanam trailer: Mani Ratnam’s gangster-drama stars Prakash Raj, Jayasudha, Arvind Swami, Jyothika, Aditi Rao Hydari, Arun Vijay, Aishwarya Rajesh, Silambarasam, Dayana Erappa and Vijay Sethupathi in lead roles.
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Sunil Sharma / HT Photo(“The cottage industry that used to manufacture around two lakh pieces a month, has declined to almost 40% of its size now.”)
Sunil Sharma / HT Photo(“The cottage industry that used to manufacture around two lakh pieces a month, has declined to almost 40% of its size now.”)

Meerut scissors struggle to cut through Chinese competition

By S Raju | Hindustan Times, Lucknow, Meerut
PUBLISHED ON JUL 09, 2018 01:41 PM IST
GI Tag Product Buyers demanding local high quality product at the price of Chinese scissors, say manufacturers.
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Nilesh Palresha (left) and Siddharth Khinvsara, who run a farming startup.(Shankar Narayan/HT PHOTO)
Nilesh Palresha (left) and Siddharth Khinvsara, who run a farming startup.(Shankar Narayan/HT PHOTO)

Startup Saturday: Where passion delivers zero residue veggies

By Namita Shibad | Hindustan Times, Pune
UPDATED ON MAY 19, 2018 04:27 PM IST
Nilesh Palresha and Siddharth Khinvsara, with entrepreneurial wings on the back on an agricultural project, have big ambitions for theri venture, Earth Foods.
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