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2019: Another tough year for the global airline industry

  2019- a tough year for the airline industry An overview of some of the airlines that shut down operations in 2019 2020- another tough year for the industry due to the Covid-19 pandemic As are most years for the airline industry, 2019 was no less brutal. Ranging from the 737 MAX crashes that impacted several stakeholders besides the aircraft manufacturer to several...

Malaysian Rubber Glove Industry – Impact of COVID-19

  Surge in global gloves demand due to COVID-19 outbreak Major hindrance to fill demand supply gap Will industry face risk of oversupply after COVID-19?     In our earlier blog on “ Malaysian Rubber Gloves Industry ” we had discussed the growth in the healthcare industry backed by an ageing population, change in healthcare reforms, emergence of new...

US Automobile Industry – Dark Clouds Ahead

  Current Situation Coronavirus Impact The US automobile industry stands at the second largest in the world with total annual vehicle sales adding up to ~17.5 Million Units in 2019. The industry has a long history which covers several peaks and troughs. The US automobile industry rose to prominence with the rise of the big 3 automakers (GM, Ford and Chrysler) during the...

Hotel Industry Performance in Hong Kong

  Fastest growing Hotel market in Asia up-till 2018 2019 witnessed a full-blown crisis amidst anti-government protests 2020: the impact of global pandemic Coronavirus Hong Kong’s tourism industry is one of the major pillars of its economy. In 2017, it contributed 4% of the GDP and accounted for 7% of the total employment in the country.  The Hotel industry is a...

Global Economic Downturn brought by Corona Virus What India & Indonesia should do?

By Shiv Dave (shivdave@televisory.com)   Going by the stock market plunges around the world, it seems apparent that the world is in for a major economic crisis not seen since 1987 and perhaps matching 1930s. The worries for similarities are, never before has there been an organized effort to stop traveling, meetings, shopping (discretionary) than taking place as I write this...

The Indian Aviation Industry – Big Risks Ahead

The Growth Story Legacy Issues Emerging Risks   The Indian Aviation industry traces its history back to 1911 when the first commercial aircraft took off in the country. The industry has since come a long way, growing exponentially to become the third largest domestic civil aviation market in 2018. The industry comprises of a total of 7 scheduled airlines...

Digitization and millennials are redefining the travel industry

Overview of the global travel industry Look into progress and growth factors of the digital travel industry Future outlook of the digital travel space   Despite the ever-increasing and unpredictable nature of the global economic environment, travel & tourism continued to be resilient, contributing approximately 10.4% to Global GDP in 2018 as per data by...

Covid-19 proves to be the final blow to Flybe

Flybe - a brief Reasons for Flybe’s collapse   Europe’s largest regional carrier and an integral part of UK’s aviation industry, Flybe, has gone bust, receiving its last blow from the fast-spreading Covid-19. Flybe, in fact, is the second British airline to go out of business in the past 6 months alone and the fourth in the past 2 years. The airline, serving 57...

Asia the next big arms economy?

Overview of the global military contributors Analysis of the import-export scenario of the global arms market Outlook of Asia Pacific in the future of the arms market   Global military expenditure contribution rose to 2.6 percent of the global gross domestic product to $1,822 billion as of 2018, as per data by Stockholm International Peace Research Institute...

China to lose the title of top gaming market in 2019, a first since 2015

Overview of the global gaming market Slowdown in China, the largest gaming market in the world Road ahead for the gaming market   The global gaming market has undergone a major facelift since the last few decades and growing at a massive pace with revenue estimates expecting to hit $152.1 billion in 2019, up from $137.9 billion in 2018, representing an...

Will the fall in Zinc LME rate be arrested, after drop to over 3 and ½ year low?

Demand-Supply scenario of the metal during the past few years TC/RC rates rise to decade high levels in 2019, indicating better mined availability Expected supply movement in 2020 and impact on price   Zinc prices at the LME have recorded a roller-coaster performance for the past few years wherein the metal started its upward journey in 2016, riding higher...

Lab created diamonds are redefining the jewelry industry

Overview of the global diamond and diamond jewelry industry Growing popularity of lab-grown gems in the diamond industry Road ahead for the lab-created diamonds   Of all the jewels from the jewelry industry a diamond is the most well-known and the most sought-after gemstones. The global diamond industry has witnessed a period of high volatility over the past...

Dawn of the digital banking – Neobanks

Rise of neobanks A look into neobanks by region and players Road ahead for neobanks   The traditional banking sector, in recent years, has witnessed a new challenge with the rise of a new breed of digital-only, neobanks. They are fully digital financial service providers providing a range of services including banking apps and products such as payment and...

Competition among payment processors forces another merger to create a new payment powerhouse

Overview of the merger between Worldline and Ingenico The new entity post-merger of the two firms Road ahead of the payment industry as competition intensifies   The global payment processors and solution market has grown rapidly over the years, from a total revenue of $1.1 trillion as of 2007 to a total revenue of $1.9 trillion as of 2018, with Asia,...

China’s virus ails the Indian pharmaceutical industry

An overview: Indian pharmaceutical industry Impact of Coronavirus on the supply of APIs for Indian Pharmaceutical players   India is the largest supplier of generic drugs globally and supplies a variety of vaccines; the country meets over 50% of global demand, 40% of generic demand in the US and 25% of all medicines in the UK. The country has a large pool of...

Strong end to 2019 for the big American banks

Overview of the latest results of the top banks of America Analysis of individual performance of the American banks Road ahead for the American banks   2019 was a tumultuous year for the United States but not for the American banks, which had a blast. After a disappointing performance in 2018, America’s top banks – JPMorgan Chase, Citigroup, Morgan Stanley...

Indian Telcos 5G field trial

Need of 5G in India India gearing up for 5G Huawei to participate in 5G trials   India is a large force within the international mobile business segment, with around 560 million distinctive subscribers at year end 2019– a figure which will grow considerably over the coming years to...

Global pork output declines amid the African swine fever in China

Overview of the global meat industry Impact of the African Swine Fever on China’s pork and meat industry in general Road ahead for the meat industry   The African swine fever (ASF), a virus that kills almost every pig it infects, was the biggest story in 2019 that impacted the global meat industry. The epidemic is sweeping through Asia, wiping out more than...

China Tourism – Set for grand new year celebration

Overview of China tourism market Journey of becoming top spender in international tourism China is set to lead in tourism market   China, the world’s most populous country and second largest economy, is expected to gear up global travel boom for the upcoming years despite broader weak macro economic prospects worldwide. China tourism industry has been...

Copper price fell throughout 2019, however, looks promising in 2020

Copper price continuously fell in 2019 despite supply disruptions and marginal deficit in the market Drivers for copper price in 2019 and performance expectation in 2020?   The red metal (as copper is generally addressed) managed to end the year 2019 in green contrary to its performance during the year. Doctor copper began the year at $6,075/tonne, dipped to as...

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Slack set out to kill E-mail

Started as a side project for internal use in a gaming company High revenue growth with recurring revenues Went Public by offering shares through the Direct Public Offering ...

Will the Big Bang merger drive, of Indian Public Sector banks, provide the required impetus to the slowing economy?

India’s Government announces plans to merge 10 of the country’s public sector banks Probable impact of the mergers   India’s Finance Minister, Nirmala Sitharaman,...

Is Mothercare on the verge of collapse?

History of Mothercare What went wrong? Company moved into administration   Mothercare, an iconic brand for babies, children and parents to be, went into...

Rapidly growing Indian online food delivery industry and its unrealised profits

Evolution of online food delivery industry in India Geographical penetration and scope for expansion Key players and their zeal to balance revenue and costs   Online...

Tire manufacturing industry, analysing the cost and margin trends

The global market for tire manufacturing stands at $180 billion. Michelin anticipates the long-term demand to rise at the rate of 5 to 10% a year in developing markets and 1 to 2% a year in mature...