1. Price Corrections in Global Caustic Soda Market

    The global caustic soda market observed substantial price corrections in 2023 following the elevated energy costs in 2022. APAC, commanding 55–65% of chlor-alkali capacity, saw a 19% drop, led by China. In contrast, North American suppliers were resilient to d more

  2. The Rise and Challenges of Direct-to-Consumer Model

    In recent years, the Direct-to-Consumer (D2C) model has captured the attention of consumers and businesses alike, promising a more personalized and convenient shopping experience. With the advent of COVID-19, D2C brands received an more

  3. PFAS Sourcing Challenges – Alternatives on the Rise

    Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS), widely used for their unique properties, face heightened scrutiny due to health and environmental concerns. Their persistence in the environment and links to adverse health effects have led to regulatory more

  1. Harnessing Patent Landscapes across Departments

    Patent landscapes, once the exclusive domain of Intellectual Property (IP) teams, have evolved into a goldmine of information shaping decisions beyond protecting innovations. This case study unveils the pivotal role patents play in steering business more

  1. Virtual Estate - An Illusion?

    Metaverse is a next-generation system that delivers content and services, probably why it is referred to as the evolution of the internet. Just as radio served as a platform for music and audio content, metaverse more

  2. The Future of Internal Combustion Engine

    In 2021, the worldwide internal combustion engine (ICE) market was approximately worth USD 58,514.15 billion and is predicted to reach USD 93,615.18 billion by 2029, growing at a CAGR of 6.05% between 2022 and 2029 showing tremendous growth. It is likely to more

  3. Shrinkflation in the US

    Shrinkflation is a form of inflation where companies reduce the product size, quantity, or quality to maintain or increase their profit margins. A common practice during high inflationary periods, shrinkflation is preferred when companies are more

  4. NFTs in Gaming - Where Passion Meets Business

    The gaming industry has risen exponentially over the past few decades. From playing Pac-Man on a 4-feet tall arcade in late-1900s to enjoying 8-bit superhits such as Mario on smaller consoles and immersing in more

  1. Downward Spiral of Tech Industry Valuation

    The Indian tech industry has always been a strong player with consistent growth, but 2022 was a challenging year, and many companies saw a fall in their valuations. This was attributed to factors such as fear more

  2. How can a Start-up Become a Unicorn?

    The rapid pace of technological innovations has led to new start-ups mushrooming in every field. While some have great products and ideas, only a few succeed to gain the coveted "unicorn" status. They attract investors, more