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Choosing the Right Expansion Model; E-Commerce Restrictions on Foreign Brands Operating in India

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United Kingdom

Businesses are increasingly looking to expand into farther flung overseas markets like India, expecting to achieve rates of growth which are rarely achieved in saturated and depressed Western markets.

Introduction

Businesses are increasingly looking to expand into farther flung overseas markets like India, expecting to achieve rates of growth which are rarely achieved in saturated and depressed Western markets. However, it is important that businesses consider carefully the different types of expansion models available to them and are prepared to take a flexible approach to their international expansion strategy, taking account of local legal restrictions and fast changing consumer habits and expectations. As this briefing note explains, the choice of a corporate expansion model or an arm's length expansion model such as franchising can have a direct impact on a business's ability to engage in e-commerce within the local market.

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