Oyster shell jewellery, accesssories new attraction at Craft Bazaar in city

VISAKHAPATNAM: Speaking in a mixture of broken Hindi and Telugu, this couple is seen at the entrance of Crafts Bazar 2020 selling what they called ‘beach jewellery’.  Coming all the way from Kerala, they showcased jewellery made of oyster shells, Vishnu conches, Laxmi conches, weed and some other material which many consider as ocean waste. “Many people put […]


Career in design, how to apply design schools in India

Design has been a relatively emerging professional space in India. Earlier, it was looked at with a narrower perspective by many, usually classified under either fashion’ or interior’, as these were considered glamorous and noteworthy for being lucrative career options. However, in the last few years, there has been a growth of mind-sets and perspectives […]


Penang International Jewellery Show 2020 ready to shine in April

Malaysia’s state of Penang is building up to host the first Penang International Jewellery Show (PGIJS). The B2B event will bring 100 international buyers into the city to meet with local gold suppliers during 24-26 April at the Setia SPICE Convention Centre. Organised by Valuqo Sdn Bhd and managed by Penang-based PCO – ACE Conferences […]


Top 10 marketing trends to watch for in 2020

As we prepare for the start of a new decade, we’re looking forward to the continued innovation in marketing—new technology trends for marketers to explore and new ways of finding and connecting with buyers. From dozens of predictions and analyses across the industry, here are the top 10 marketing trends to look out for in 2020. 1. […]


Mom Sells Jewellery for Flight, Son Makes India Proud by Bagging Gold In Japan

Life took a 360-degree turn for Prathap NM, a native of Karnataka’s Mandya district in December 2017 after his big win at the International Robotic Exhibition held in Japan. Then 18-years-old, the young boy had made a low-cost drone from electronic waste with an aim to provide relief in disaster-affected areas by capturing images and […]


How To Manage Your Career For The Next Decade — Three Career Trends To Watch In 2020 And Beyond

I have been watching careers as a consultant, recruiter and career coach for just over 20 years now. The first 10 years, I focused on big changes in entry-level recruiting, specifically the decrease in organized campus recruiting for a more diffuse hiring process that required new entrants to the workforce to be proactive about managing […]


Top 10 Content Marketing Trends to Watch For in 2020

As the New Year is here, it is clear that content creation is the way of the future for online business. We can safely say that creating high quality, custom content will become more important moving forward – but just like everything, it will also continue to adapt. There is no doubting the efficacy of […]


This 27-year-old’s startup is merging design education with practical skills to create social impact in Indian villages

Back in 2014, when Vinay Varanasi was in his fifth year of architecture at MS Ramiah Institute of Technology, Bengaluru, he got an opportunity to work with a professional architect. As part of his internship, Vinay was asked to work on and carry along some drawings while meeting contractors for deals, with his mentor assuming […]


Swanand Kirkire: Nawazuddin Siddiqui’s career tells you there is justice in this world

Swanand Kirkire at Sahitya AajTak 2019. From O Ri Chiraiya to Bavra Mann, Swanand Kirkire has written songs that stand out in a sea of peppy, loud Bollywood tracks. But the lyricist hasn’t restricted himself to writing songs, he has tried his hands at acting and has bagged National Award for a supporting role in […]


B2B marketers look to match B2C in level of customer experience

Customer experience (CX) has become an increased focus for marketers across industries, but many B2B marketers feel as though they need to catch-up to their consumer-facing counterparts to deliver better experiences. Nearly 90% of B2B marketers think their organizations need to be as focused on customer experience as their B2C counterparts, according to a Dun […]