Features by Raymond Thibodeaux
Posted In: Retail
In India a pair of Levis is a symbol of wealth. Raymond Thibodeaux reports getting the jeans is about to become easier for millions of Indians who can buy them on installment.
Posted In: Travel
Tourists from the U.S. carry a bad rap for being the loud, obnoxious, "Ugly American." But as more Indians can afford to travel abroad, they're developing their own tourist notoriety. Raymond Thibodeaux reports.
India and China are becoming increasingly influential in world trade, but relations between the two countries may be souring. Raymond Thibodeaux reports.
Posted In: Auto
Ford's sales are sluggish at home, so the automaker is ramping up its operations abroad in countries like India. Raymond Thibodeaux reports.
Posted In: Health
India's launch of Fair & Handsome skin-lightening cream three years ago has started a boom for male grooming products throughout the country. Raymond Thibodeaux explores the link between status and lighter skin and how it translates to profits.
India's culture is very sensitive to the effect the cosmos can have on business decisions. So as a solar eclipse blocked out the sun today in many parts of Asia, business leaders proceeded with caution. Raymond Thibodeaux reports.
Posted In: Economy, Jobs, Retail
The American superstore just opened its doors in Northern India, under the name 'Best Price Modern Wholesale.' Its arrival signals the retail giant's effort to cash in on one of the world's fastest-emerging consumer markets. Raymond Thibodeaux reports.
Posted In: Crime
Many of the youth in Indian tech hub Bangalore are resorting to violent, extremist measures to sway the population. Experts say much of their reasoning comes not from religious views, but economic hardship. Raymond Thibodeaux reports.
The Indian town of Gurgaon is home to big international companies like IBM and Microsoft. But with big success also comes lawlessness and a rise in personal gun ownership. Raymond Thibodeaux reports.
Posted In: Jobs
The H-1B visa program allows skilled foreign workers to get jobs in the U.S. But many workers are having a hard time renewing their visas because of security checks. Raymond Thibodeaux reports from New Delhi.