The Walt Disney Company had an India-sized twinkle in its eye as early as 1993, when it first came to the country of now 1.4 billion potential media consumers. It started small and found a distributor to broadcast some of its content over airwaves that were just opening to global capitalism.
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SINGAPORE -- Southeast Asian startups' salaries for new hires in business development and sales have risen by as much as 20%, according to an annual report published Thursday, reflecting young companies' urgent need to generate cash amid a tougher funding environment.
SEOUL -- After snagging its first ever operating profit last year, South Korean online retailer Coupang is aiming to extend its reach in the domestic market beyond food and daily necessities to luxury goods, leveraging a recent acquisition of high-end U.K.-based platform Farfetch.
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