business trivia


  1. According to Morgan Stanley’s Ruchir Sharma BRIC is out, FANG is in. FANG is Facebook, Amazon, Netflix and Google.
  2. Tata group has reentered the cosmetics business after 18 years under the brand name Studiowest, a private label by Westside.
  3. Wish is an e-commerce company. It wants to be the Wal-Mart of e-commerce and it is one of the largest advertisers on Facebook.
  4. In stock market parlance ankle biter is a Slang term for a stock with low market capitalization. An ankle bite is also referred to as micro-cap or small-cap stocks.
  5. Marriott has acquired Starwood to become the largest hotel chain in the world.
  6. Lionel Messi has been signed by Tata Motors as its first brand ambassador in its 70 year history.
  7. Singapore has for the 10th year in a row got the top spot in the World Bank list of Ease of Doing Business.
  8. OYO in the online OYO rooms stands for On Your Own.
  9. In the Start-up world jargon,a Dragon is a startup that is able to raise 1 Billion $ in the first round of funding.
  10. Piyush Pandey is the author of the book Pandeymonium: Piyush Pandey On.