How Di Bella Coffee found their way around in the mayhem called India?
Opening up of FDI in Retail Sector was one of the factors that made Di Bella Coffee to invest in India. “Opportunities for Australian businesses in India are immense, considering sheer size of the burgeoning middle class”, says Phil Di Bella, owner of Di Bella coffee brand.
Succeeding in India is not a cakewalk and Di Bella Coffee soon realised the challenges of dealing with different consumer culture, snail speed of government response, closet full of paperwork and the Indian stretchable time.
First Impressions Resources upskills for the India test
“India needs 500 million skilled people and 250 million graduates by 2022” – when this was announced by Kapil Sibal HRD ministry in 2011, a large number of foreign educational institutes moved their strategic focus towards India.
However, First Impression Resources (FIR), an Australian institute specialising in retail education had got this right even before the Government of India had put their maths out in the public.
Little did they know that the challenges would not end after finding the right partner.
What made QlickSmart click in India?
In a matter of months we were introduced to a very professional and successful Indian Distributor, based in Delhi with a network covering all of India. This Distributor had an excellent understanding of both the selling and distribution processes and had a very extensive network that has facilitated a very good uptake of our products and in doing so improving the safety of staff and patients in India.