How India is Looking at Renewable Energy to Power Up

India’s burgeoning progress has meant that the country today is the world’s third largest producer of carbon emissions. Recognising its need for clean growth, the country in the last decade has made renewable energy generation a key priority.

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Co-living: A Hospitality Trend You Can’t Ignore

While ‘co-living’ sounds like a wishy-washy concept from the hippie era, it is in fact the latest trend in the hospitality sector. Backed by serious investments, it caters to a clique of new customers who travel and live differently. Guests have compact individual rooms or beds and share common areas and amenities; they ‘co-live’ anywhere between a few days to as long as a year.

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Bonjour, Namaste: Paris-based Louvre Hotels Group and Sarovar Hotels merge to conquer the hospitality space

Louvre Hotels is no stranger to India, for the group has been present in the subcontinent since 2007, managing 22 hotels before this merger with the Sarovar Group.

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Doing Business in India: The Rise of Tier-II and Tier-III Cities

There are few markets in the world that are as exciting and promising as India. But the Indian landscape can be equally challenging and riddled with idiosyncrasies. We’re exploring these unique aspects of India in our series on ‘Doing Business in India’ to help newer businesses understand this market.

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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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Lessons from the field: Building Trust is Key to Negotiating in India

Here are some insights for international businesses who wish to negotiate successfully with Indian decision makers to arrive at a win-win solution for all.

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A Guide to Business Negotiation in India   

Here are a few things to keep in mind while entering business negotiations with an Indian player

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Forging Ties and Flying High: Indian and Canadian Firms Network at Arsha Consulting’s Aerospace and Defence White Paper Launch

An Indian aerospace components manufacturer discussed the nuances of building local partnerships with a potential customer from a leading Canadian firm. A representative from L-3 Wescam weighed in on the appointment of India’s new defence minister, Nirmala Sitharaman. An executive from the Adani Group was engrossed in a conversation with a newfound connection from Pratt & W ...

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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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Conscious Travel in India – A conversation with an Earth-Friendly Traveller

In the second part of an article focusing on the increasing awareness of eco-friendly travel in India, we speak to Maya Kilpadi, a sustainability consultant and founding editor of digital magazine Eartha that documents stories of environmental sustainability in India. We ask her whether her penchant for minimalism and love for nature influences how she chooses to travel and stay while on vacation.

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