If projects in the pipeline were any indication of a sector’s growth, this industry has some some impressive numbers that companies out to tap global markets ought to take note: India’s infrastructure, in terms of projects planned, till 2030 include: $98 billion on 432 projects for Roads $90 billion on more than 400 projects inContinue reading “India’s Real Estate/ Construction Sector Circa 2030- How about building infrastructure for half the US population? Or 5 times Canada?”
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Investing In India- your number one priority.
Jim Walker’s recent observations on India: The invest-in-India story is a 5-10-year event, not a one-year politically-induced rally. We are as positive on Indian stocks today, as we were eighteen months ago. Moody’s upgrade [of India] is appropriate… The government is committed to steady fiscal consolidation and I don’t think anyone should doubt it onContinue reading “Investing In India- your number one priority.”
Catching the Perfect Wave: A surfer’s guide to E-Commerce in India
An opportunity assessment on the potential of E-Commerce and the online retail market in India, for US, Canadian & Indian businesses. I chanced upon Kara’s Blog ‘The Beautiful Mess so far’ just as we all chance upon some great nuggets of thought and expression on the Web, these days. I was surfing Google’s search resultsContinue reading “Catching the Perfect Wave: A surfer’s guide to E-Commerce in India”
In business, you’ve got to skate to where the puck will be.
And not to where it is. Wayne Gretzky’s famous quote on how he plays ice hockey is absolutely true to business as well. Especially so, in today’s seismic shifts that are happening in the global marketplace. To those in business in Canada and the US, this maxim is a surefire test for how their corporateContinue reading “In business, you’ve got to skate to where the puck will be.”
India Grocery Retail Update: Walmart, Metro, Carrefour & Booker plans.
Walmart, through its Indian Joint Venture Bharti-Walmart for cash-an-carry outlets, will be investing close to $ 240 million in 2012, to open 12 to 15 wholesale outlets, in addition to the 17 that are already up and running. Metro, the German retail giant has added two more wholesale outlets this year already, to add toContinue reading “India Grocery Retail Update: Walmart, Metro, Carrefour & Booker plans.”
Unsure about expanding into India? Consult with Goldman Sachs.
Earlier this year, the Global Board for Goldman Sachs met for it’s annual meeting in India. A first for Goldman Sachs and a silent vote for what the US banking major thinks of India’s role in its global plans. And now Economic Times [ET] reports that Goldman Sachs have just concluded a deal to leaseContinue reading “Unsure about expanding into India? Consult with Goldman Sachs.”
American doughnut makers Krispy Kreme and Dunkin’ Donuts now play out rivalry in India – The Economic Times
American doughnut makers Krispy Kreme and Dunkin’ Donuts now play out rivalry in India – The Economic Times. The most recent add-on to the exploding Food Industry in India. Indians love food- as a nation the average home spend over 40% of its income on food. New food concepts, new formats, new brands creating newContinue reading “American doughnut makers Krispy Kreme and Dunkin’ Donuts now play out rivalry in India – The Economic Times”
The Opportunity Triangle- Revealed.
At the FITT National Conference in Ottawa, I presented the concept of how Canada-India-Middle East combined, presents an Opportunity Triangle for Canadian businesses. One of the key barriers to Canada’s stellar performance in the global markets is our mindset of relying heavily on trade with the US market. Hence, the lack of diversity in ourContinue reading “The Opportunity Triangle- Revealed.”
Doing Business with India: Real Estate & Construction Industry.
While Infrastructure growth is the biggest growth story in India, within that sector, the real estate/construction industry’s growth is slated to be huge. Here’s a peek at some numbers, trends, what’s fueling the growth and the potential it holds for players in this field: Construction/Building/Real Estate Industry At $ 66.8 billion FY10 total revenue, realContinue reading “Doing Business with India: Real Estate & Construction Industry.”
The Keystone Tipping Point in Canada’s International Trade
Newton’s Third Law of Motion- “For every action, there is an equal and opposite reaction”- is in play in Canadian International Trade, following what I would like to call the Keystone Tipping Point. Consider some of these headlines in Canadian Media: Canada’s trade vision shifts beyond the United States/ The Globe and Mail Canada’s oilContinue reading “The Keystone Tipping Point in Canada’s International Trade”