Should Your Business Expand Into India?

You may have read our recent post about India as a potential destination for businesses considering expanding overseas. If not, you can read it here.

And who should make front page news this week by setting up business in India? None other than global brand and the world's largest furniture retailer, IKEA.

The Hyderabad store is IKEA's first opening in India, followed by plans to open shops in all major cities over the coming years, with sites already purchased in Mumbai, Bangalore and New Delhi.

IKEA's global chief executive Jesper Brodin said, "The market of India for us is a dream."

Why recruit from overseas?

Why recruit from overseas?

There has been much coverage in the press of late about the challenges many employers across a range of industries face when trying to recruit skilled workers locally. What effects can this have on a business and are there any solutions?

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Skill shortages can cause noticeable problems within an organisation, affecting productivity and growth, delaying or cancelling projects, creating continuous gaps in the team and subsequently endless recruitment programmes...

10 reasons why exporting is great

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Any company, before committing its resources to venture in the export business, must carefully assess the advantages and disadvantages of exporting into a new market.

While some companies enter the export business unintentionally after receiving an order to purchase from a foreign buyer that found their product, others make a deliberate move and conduct thorough research before entering a new market. Reasons for your company to consider exporting are quite compelling.