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Case Studies: UK success in India
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I have long believed in the hydrocarbon potential of India, having studied that region for years before my company, Holland Sea Search, was taken over by Cairn Energy in 1995. Having worked for Burmah Castrol, I was fascinated by its history and its relationships with South Asia, and in the mid-80s, I went out to […]
It’s a long way from SW19 to Bangalore, but Deeper Blue is confident that its fledgling partnership with Delhi-headquartered CIMGlobal will survive the tests of time and distance.
Pavers had been buying products from India for a number of years, but it was four years ago when I noticed a huge gap in the market for an international brand at prices above the local competition but well below major international brands such as Ecco and Geox. We currently retail in 20 Indian cities […]
We have established a College in Sri Lanka for hospitality, travel and tourism courses. We also hope to start hair and beauty, and health and social care courses in the near future.
Quest Retail is the India Franchisee for the UK brand The Body Shop. Quest Retail is one of the leading specialty retailers in India working at the forefront of International branded retail since the last 10 years and bringing leading international retail concepts to the Indian consumers. Since its inception, the company has consistently been […]
We entered the Indian market in 2008. Rather than using a local partner, we preferred to set up our own subsidiary in India.
We are currently exploring opportunities in a number of international markets. Our successes with the NHS in the UK have provided some great examples of transformational healthcare which we believe can be adapted to any health economy in the world.
Future Renewables Initially entered India in 2012. Since the company directors are from India, there was a natural affinity for the market. Knowing the business culture, they were better prepared to overcome the challenges and understand how to navigate the red tape. This was hugely instrumental in setting up their operations in India, which motivated […]
In 2011 TVS expanded internationally by opening dedicated offices in Germany and India. The company’s first India office opened in Chennai, acting as a centre for the fulfilment of a range of client projects and helping organisations implement offshore verification and testing capabilities. In 2012, TVS opened a second India office in Bangalore.
Based in Scotland, the company has subsidiaries in Cambridge, UK; Reinbek, Germany and in Mumbai, India; and has a significant presence globally mainly via distribution agreements. Omega has three manufacturing sites in the UK and one in Germany. Omega’s diagnostic kits and systems are found in hospitals, blood banks, clinics and laboratories around the world […]
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