Music is part of our lives whether we realize it or not, whether we actively participate in it or not, whether we appreciate its power or not. This is, in fact, the real power of music - that it can affect us whether we are aware of it or not. We buy our favorite music in record stores, we download from the internet, we search for the latest videos on youtube or we tune in to our favourite radio stations. Then there’s live music, be it school friends with a guitar during the lunch break, a nightclub with just a few tables, or a large concert or giant arena where thousands are gathered to share in the experience of music making.
Gaming might mean fun, frolic and leisure to most but to some it’s real serious business.
The gaming industry in India was valued to over INR 21 Billion and there is huge future potential with a year to year growth rate of over 20%. With rapidly evolving consumer tastes along with rise in disposable incomes among the Indian consumers, leisure gaming activities have become good business. The increasing amount of Smartphone penetration in India has led to a whopping INR 10 Billion mobile gaming market. The exponential growth rate of 34% witnessed by this segment is driving the overall growth of the gaming industry in India.
Movies are a great way of entertaining the people world over. Being an engineering graduate (currently I am pursuing MBA!) I can definitely say that movies are an integral part of the student life. We spent a significant part of our time in college watching movies – irrespective of their reviews or ratings. But now in a B-school it is impossible to watch all the new movies and here comes the need of going through the reviews and ratings of movies. This led me to some interesting facts like India comes 2nd in the list of top 100 movies in the world (going by IMDB ratings). And there are many wonderful movies which are not made in English but are worth watching.
Hollywood movies are already famous for teaching management lessons to students. However, TV series also capture the essence of various HR practices followed throughout industries. For eg:- The TV series House MD doesn’t teach anything about ethics.
Hollywood today, run more like an investment business, will do well to gain valuable insights from the deluge of data available, for at the very least the numbers could help reduce risk, cost, refine their marketing strategy and maximise the impact of a movie at the box-office.
Emotions are the driving forces of humans. People cannot be persuaded in anything without the understanding of emotions. In marketing, emotions play a dominant role. Different colors depict different emotions and organizations use those colors to create their image and deliver the significance of their brands. For example, The Company is a beauty spa, which uses natural, organic products. The target market is women, and she is trying to convey peaceful messages, rather than an energetic one. So, she knows that tints are the best route to take, as opposed to pure colors or shades. Colors to convey tranquility and femininity are pink, yellow, purple, and blue. The client really wants to drive home that products are organic. One option is green, which conveys thoughts of freshness and the environment.
Bollywood is one of the biggest industries in India. With a huge fan-following, an ocean of superstars and celebrities, big budget movies with lots of color, music and dance, the Indian movie industry is a unique combination of culture and talent. This infographic highlights the major milestones which define this industry over the last 100 years!
This infographic intends to compare the growth of Kandla and Mundra Port depicting how Mundra overtook the Union government controlled Kandla port in terms of cargo handled. This serves as a good example of how corporatization has been the key to success for the Mundra port and it has been able to become the No 1 port of India leaving Kandla behind. Kandla port needs to take decisive actions to compete with fast growing private ports like Mundra: The time for Kandla to act is now!
The football extravaganza which the world looks forward every year happened at a grand scale in the home of football. Brazil in the year 2014. Some of the biggest names in the world like Messi, Ronaldo, Neymar, Rooney, Ribery, Muller, Inesta etc participated for the ultimate glory on the football pitch.