Red flags for a Zomato-Blinkit deal + worried Air India staff

Zomato investors need to keep an eye on potential conflicts of interest; the Tatas face a tough industrial relations test at the airline

Harveen here. Acquisitions and investments as a core corporate strategy are fine, but when personal and business conflicts aren’t adequately addressed, investors might be left with the short end of the stick. Like in the case of the expected Zomato-Blinkit merger. Separately, the Air India deal is beginning to look like the toughest test in industrial relations for the Tatas, who otherwise have a rich legacy of being good employers. Something happened this week. Read on. 

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Harveen Ahluwalia

Harveen is a co-founder at The Morning Context, and leads our Internet coverage, overseeing a team of reporters writing on startups and tech. She has previously worked as a media, consumer and tech reporter at The Ken and Mint. At The Morning Context, she writes on startups, venture capital, consumer and media businesses—from e-commerce to healthtech to streaming.

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