How Arsha Consulting helped a 40-year-old French engineering firm find a partner in India

Ametra Group, formerly Deroure, is a French firm offering design and integration of mechanical, electrical and electronic industrial equipment for the aeronautics and space, defense, energy, medical and railway sectors. They approached Arsha Consulting for some expert guidance on finding a suitable partner firm in India, specifically in the aerospace and defense sector.

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Indian Textile Industry: A Quick Snapshot

India's textile industry is one of the largest contributors to the country’s exports, accounting for nearly 13%. It is a labour-intensive sector and employs about 45 million people directly, and 25 million people indirectly.

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Cracking the Indian aviation market – be in the right place, at the right time

Highlighting the opportunities the Indian aviation sector presently offers and laying the groundwork to answer the following question: How can French-speaking businesses, including SMEs, take advantage of this highly promising environment?

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Building a joint venture in India as a foreign enterprise

A quick look at the pointers for foreign companies considering the possibilities of a joint venture with an Indian enterprise.

 

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IKEA's Custom Retail Strategy for India - Part 2

This is the concluding part of a two-part story on how IKEA is armed with knowledge designed to woo the Indian customer, as it readies to open the first of its megastores in Hyderabad.

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How IKEA is Customising its Retail Strategy to Appeal to Indian Customers - Part 1

Taking a look at how IKEA is armed with knowledge designed to woo the Indian customer, as it readies to open the first of its megastores in Hyderabad.

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How Transport Major Alstom is On Track in India

French transport multinational Alstom is going to be in a joint venture with the Indian Railways to manufacture India’s first high-speed freight train engines. With an investment of $17 billion, this is the first major FDI project for the Indian Railways. 

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French Cosmetic Brands Bullish on India – Part 1

From L'Oréal, Clarins, L’Occitane, Chanel, and Dior to the Sephora chain of stores, French cosmetic brands are wooing Indian customers who have, slowly but surely, begun gravitating from mass market to more premium branded products for skin care and makeup. In this two-part story, we look at the latest entrants to this space, and help identify a few market trends in the sector.

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India will soon be in the midst of its most significant tax revolution since 1947. Here is a primer as to how the coming of this new structure will transform business as usual for Indian companies and foreign firms.A small car helped French carmaker Renault make a big impact in India. Compact hatchback Kwid became a runaway success as soon as it launched in late 2015 and helped ...

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International players have increasingly made their presence known in the Indian hospitality sector. Even as the global hospitality industry experiences a lethargic growth, and China, that huge Asian market, shows very grim promise of growth, India is becoming the go-to destination in Asia.In fact, of all the growth in the hospitality space in India, international hotel chains i ...

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