Study of the factors affecting the selection of orthopaedic implant brands and their perceptual mapping in Mumbai city

Abstract The orthopaedic device market is a booming market globally. The growing elderly population, risk of osteoporosis, osteoarthritis, bone injuries and obesity are major factors that are contributing to the growth of this market. The projected market size by 2021 is $ 45.36 billion. There is a wide scope of growth for this market mainly Read More …

Expiration Day Impact On The Indian Spot Market Volatility

ABSTRACT This paper examines the impact of expiration of derivatives on the spot market volatility. The study uses daily data of National Stock Exchange of India from June 12, 2000 to December 31, 2015. It is noticed that in Indian stock exchanges, the expiration effect is not restricted to expiration days; it impacts the entire Read More …

Exploring the Association between Environmental Cost and Corporate Financial Performance: A Study of Selected NIFTY Companies

Abstract Purpose: The environment is assuming an important socio-economic and political issue all over the world. The world is facing the dilemma of promoting economic development and, at the same time, protecting the environment. At this juncture, proper accounting of the environmental impact on economic development is a pre-requisite to sustainable development. This study mainly Read More …

A Study of the Organized Retail Scenario in India and Customer Impulsiveness in Organized Retail Outlets

Abstract The organized retail sector is growing at a rapid pace across states in India and is the prime driver of impulse buying by youngsters and individuals with substantial salaries. Most buying takes place during weekends at these stores; this was not seen in the previous periods. The research study was conducted to find the Read More …

Latitude of quantity acceptance: Conceptualization and empirical validation

Introduction As a result of increasing costs, consumer packaged goods companies (i.e., fast moving consumer goods (FMCG) companies) are facing significant pressure on operating margins. For example, the increasing cost of raw material resulted in a steep decline of almost 50 percent in operating profit margins in the second quarter of 2010 for Britannia (Economic Read More …

Measuring Service Quality in the Tourism Industry with Special Reference to Uttar Pradesh (India)

Abstract The present work aims to develop a scale for measuring Service Quality in the Tourism Industry with special reference to Uttar Pradesh with an aim to find out the dimensions of service quality. The study is based on primary data using a sample of 250 respondents (out of which 238 responses were fit to Read More …

Volatility patterns of stock returns in India

Abstract This paper analyzes the time variation in volatility in the Indian stock market during 2009 – 2014. Analysis has been done to examine if there has been an increase or a decrease in volatility persistence in the Indian stock market on account of the process of financial slowdown in India after the global crisis. Read More …