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About us

About us

Opening India

Indian Market Entry

Expertise in the fashion, beauty and lifestyle sectors. Strategic market distribution for International companies seeking to expand their branded assets in this exciting, yet challenging market.

OUR EXPERTISE

Over a decade of market experience, Brandspoke are uniquely positioned to partner International brands on a journey of opportunity, armed with genuine insight, robust platforms, comprehensive network and proven success. Establishing market entry and execution strategies for brands seeking to…

The Market

India is the world's largest, fastest growing economy offering unprecedented opportunity for growth and scale, across all sales channels. However, India remains challenging, and complex. The emergence of eCommerce ignited a significant access to the Indian consumer who are seeking…

big Opportunity

An exciting, colourful and challenging market. India is surfing the cusp of a retail revolution with unparalleled opportunities. India’s burgeoning middle classes are driving consumerism, a brand savvy consumer, with an insatiable appetite for new brands, products and experiences. Improving…

India

India

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The Facts

India is riding the cusp of an unprecedented retail boom. Driven by customer demand for International brands, a developing infrastructure and market transforming Governmental policies. The Gates of India are opening for International brands.

Why India?

The real buying power is shifting to Asia. India’s burgeoning middle class currently at 300m is expected to grow by 150m over the next 3 years. The fashion, beauty and lifestyle sectors are witnessing unprecedented growth, driven by online channels…

Vibrant India

India's highly populated metro's are scenes of bustling high streets, buzzing cafés and bars. A unique landscape morphing local culture with Western influences; driven by a rapidly-growing middle class who are brand and tech savvy, consumers' who are hungry for…

Market Facts

India is expected to become the world's leading consumer market by 2030 and the world's 3rd largest GDP by 2020. Much is contributed to an unprecedented growth of eCommerce in the Indian market. Internet penetration is expected to reach 48%…

Our Services

Our Services

India

Market Execution

Opening the highly lucrative, yet complex market for International brands. Operations in Mumbai and Delhi to service the market and leading retailers, a wholly owned subsidiary of Brandspoke UK, acting under UK law.

SPORTS GOODS

SPORTING8.com one of India’s leading online sports retailers and distributors. The perfect retail opportunity for sports brands to access the Indian consumer. A specialist sports platform where brands present their product via own brand-store, in a sports market growing at twice to rate of the global market – kicking-off future growth.

BEAUTY GOODS

Brandspoke market and distribute a portfolio of International beauty and cosmetics brands. Uniquely, Brandspoke has a wholly owned Indian subsidiary enabling registration, import and UK contract law. The beauty sector is growing at twice the rate of India's economy CAGR 20% until 2025 – Turning heads for future growth.

FASHION GOODS

Brandspoke facilitate cross border operations partnering India's leading fashion platforms. A fully automated process from listings, freight, import and local distribution. A perfect platform for brands to test the market prior to investing in on-the-ground inventory and distribution – The catwalk to future growth.

CONSULTANCY

Partner search and execution – Brandspoke facilitate market entry for leading corporations. Securing best partner-strategy for P&G, Hummel, Boohoo, Happy Socks. Our support continues to execution with a unique knowledge of the market and its operators to ensure business expectations are achieved – Partnering for future growth.

The team

The team

Directors

Profiles

Driven by a highly experienced and energetic team of professionals, with the ability and insight to adopt and adapt to the unique demands of newer markets; establishing robust foundations for growth whilst retaining brand integrity.

MICHAEL PIKE

Founder | Group CEO – A strategic and creative innovator who delivers results at the highest level. Commercially astute…

MICHAEL BARRINGER

Group COO - An internationally minded business leader, Michael has worked and lived across Europe and India for…

JOHAN TYTGAT

Group CFO – Formerly Executive Board Member of De Waal International Management and WE International, an international Fashion…

STEPHEN ROSE

Group Legal Counsel – A highly experienced international lawyer with 30 years’ experience working in London and Brussels…

NICK STOCK

Executive Director – A highly experienced in business and finance, with extensive international commercial interests. After graduating from…

AMIT KAUL

Sporting8 CEO  – A serial Entrepreneur, an avid reader and traveller, Amit brings with him a rich experience…

The Brands

The Brands

Exclusively Present

Fashion, Beauty & Lifestyle

International brands in India.

Tangle Teezer

Tangle Teezer's vision is to become the world's first truly global hairbrush brand distributing in over 80 countries. A brand that exists to create innovative hair and style solutions for consumers and professionals, in ways that excite and astound.

PEARSON 1861

Pearson Cycles established in 1860. The business remains in family hands run by brothers Will and Guy Pearson (5th Generation). Pearson Cycles are recognised as the world's oldest bicycle business by Guinness Book of Records.

BOOHOO

Recently listed, Boohoo are one of the UK's largest and most dynamic 24/7 online fashion brands. One of the fastest growing international etailers, boohoo.com has quickly evolved into a global fashion leader of its generation - it’s 24/7 fashion at its best.

Gola Sports

A British Icon born from humble beginnings in 1905. A brand that survived two world wars before blossoming in the 60's and 70's as the pre-eminent sportswear brand. Today, Gola is worn and appreciated by millions of people across the globe.

Lipsy, London

Lipsy, London is part of Next Plc. One of the UK's largest fashion store groups with over 500 stores in the UK and 200 stores in 40 countries overseas (Annual sales £4.1bn). Spring 2017 will witness the launch of a new colour cosmetic category for International markets.

The Art of Shaving

America's no 1 prestige male grooming brand. Welcome to the brotherhood, The Art of Shaving is a unique concept for modern gentlemen dedicated to quality skincare and the best of shaves. The Art of Shaving is embarking on an exciting Asian journey.

INTERFLORA

The world’s largest florist who are active in 150 countries with 55,000 florists delivering 75 orders per minute with a Group turnover of $2bn announces the appointment of Brandspoke to accelerate India market entry strategy.

Erno Laszlo New York

Modern heritage skincare brand since 1927. Beautiful and bespoke, one of the world's leading luxury skincare brands, iconic devotees; Gerta Garbo,Grace Kelly and Marilyn Monroe. Erno Laszlo is re-invented and successfully established an Asian footprint.

MOJO HAIR

A Premium hair styling, grooming and care range for men. Mojo fuses pro-salon product styling performance with a signature fragrance. A brand that is rapidly establishing a global footprint with global retail partners incl. Waitrose, The Hut Group...

LOOKX Cosmetics

LOOkX the 1st brand to make a break-through anti-ageing technology: Retino 12ndG, an innovative encapsulated Retinol combined with plant stem cells. LOOkX offer a full category colour cosmetics range and complimentary skincare.

GOSH COSMETICS

Founded in 1945 as a pharmaceutical company. In 1970's inline with consumer demand the company expanded production into fragrance, body care and colour cosmetics. The Company distributes to 86 markets, supplying leading global retailers incl. Boots, Walgreens, Superdrug and AS Watsons.

HUMMEL SPORTS

Heritage sports brand since 1923. A passion to design, source and market sport fashion products carrying the unique hummel heritage. A brand that is successfully established a global footprint is turning its focus on India.

Smiley

Smiley, the happiest brand ever, founded in 1971 has become an iconic and globally recognised fashion brand. Nicolas Loufrani son of the founder looks to add India to their International footprint working with Brandspoke to achieve this latest goal.

Cristiano Ronaldo

Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo launches CR7. The worlds most famous footballer launches a performance underwear range. Football is fast-growing in popularity amongst India's youth, Brandspoke are tasked with navigating India's complex wholesale channels.

Religion Clothing

Cult British brand seeks out India. At the forefront of UK street fashion for over 20 years and a staple brand for retailers such as Selfridges, Liberties & Harvey Nichols. Brandspoke aims to replicate the cult celebrity status in India where it's equally celebrated.

O’Neill

The Original American Surf Brand. Asia high on O'Neill's agenda with its recent launch in China is looking to connect with India's consumers. Brandspoke are engaged to steer this iconic lifestyle brand into India through an own retail platform.

Happy Socks

Happy Socks stride into India. Launching into India's exciting retail landscape this quirky brand will add colour and pattern to India's feet. Brandspoke engineered an A1 partner choice for a manufacture and distribution license with a multi-channel approach included own-stores.

Ringspun

British street brand stomps into India. A small store in Manchester in the 90's, Ringspun is one of the UK’s influential and forward thinking fashion denim brands. Attention to detail is its mark. Ringspun is sold in more than 30 countries worldwide.

Milk&Co

Skincare from Australia. Created by Olympic swimmer Michael Klim, and his wife Lindy and their three kids. Influenced by the endless hours spent in water, and the needs of his new family, Michael wanted to produce great product that made life livable – a true family inspired brand.

Our Partners

Our Partners

Strategic

Influentical Partnerships

Asia Corp

Strategic Partner – A strategic Asian focused company who operates across Asia -Pacific region. AsiaCorp combine a thorough understanding of situational knowledge and local business expertise.

Images group

Partnership – India's leading media and events company. Big Wheel is a unique trade opportunity for international fashion, beauty and lifestyle brands targeting India in a managed and accessible format.

UKFT

The UK Fashion & Textile Association is the network for fashion and textile companies. UKFT brings together designers, manufacturers, agents and retailers to promote their businesses and our industry throughout the UK and internationally. > UKFT.org

News

News

Fast changing

India continues to attract global interest

3rd largest Market

India to become third-largest consumer market by 2025   The elite and affluent income segments will constitute 40%…

Indian retail to double

Economic Times | Indian retail market expected to nearly double to US$ 1 trillion by 2020.   Indian retail…

India displaces China

Remember when Japan was set to become the world’s top economy? The risks of such forecasts have been…

5 Beauty Facts

Five Facts on the Indian beauty market.   The International Monetary Fund (IMF) predicts India will be the…

India surpasses UK

For the first time in nearly 150 years, India's economy surpasses that of United Kingdom   Times of…

India into a magnet

Narendra Modi has turned India into a magnet: McKinsey CEO Dominic Barton.   MUMBAI: Dominic Barton, the CEO…

Pair up

Drapers |  Pair up to seize new opportunities in India By Harriet Brown   A local partner is…

India’s scale

ET Retail | Nov 19. India's scale means once it gets digitised, innovation here will be greater than…

GATES ADVICE

BBC News | Nov 11. Gates's advice for the world's most cash-strapped nation. The world's richest man is…

Black Money

BBC News | Nov 09. India scraps 500 and 1,000 rupee bank notes overnight. Indian Prime Minister Narendra…

H&M Largest store

Parineeti Chopra opens H&M's biggest store in India.   The Swedish retail giant roped in the presence of…

Kiko open in India

New Delhi: Italian beauty brand Kiko Milano has forayed into the Indian market and is looking to have…

Online to touch $28bn

India's e-commerce sector is expected to touch USD 28 billion by FY2019-20 on account of an increase in…

Good news for Brands?

Myntra-Jabong deal worries big fashion. It’s a scenario where 80-90 per cent of sales of premier global brands…

India’s super rich

For India’s super rich, shopping trips to foreign cities are passé.   As luxury brands make a beeline…

Myntra acquires Jabong

NEW DELHI: Flipkart-owned Myntra today said it has acquired Jabong from Global Fashion Group for an undisclosed amount,…

Iconic Eyewear

ic berlin eyewear is iconic, a statement of the finest German engineering. Product that is cool enough for…

Indian men lap up

Indian men lap up grooming products; companies report swift sales. Newly launched companies are offering attractively-packaged men’s-only grooming…

Contenders to acquire

Jabong could fit into Future Group's bullish fashion business who have not yet built a scalable eCommerce venture…

lux brands Indian love

Brands Redefining Luxury –   Luxury has made India its home. From Armani to Chanel and Ermenegildo Zegna…

TATA launch Cliq

The Tata Group’s entry follows online forays by several established conglomerates. Last week, Arvind Ltd launched its omni-channel…

e-commerce carnage

Indian brick and mortar retailers want to survive they will weed to go online but that will be…

bullish prospects

Swedish fashion brand H&M and retail giant Wal-Mart are upbeat about the opportunities on offer in the market.…

TEAM BRANDSPOKE

#TeamSports India Brandspoke are seeking International sportswear brands who wish to distribute in the fast-growing Indian market. 1800Sports,…

BOOHOO ALL SMILES

Online retailer has beaten City forecasts with a 45pc jump in sales after it cut prices to lure…

MODI ROCKS US

India’s rock-star PM wowed Madison Square Garden—but can he deliver more than a great show? “They used to…

JABONG AIM $1bn

Jabong is heading for a $1 billion-mark, says CEO Arun Chandra Mohan. When e-commerce giant Jabong.com's founder and…

flipkart raise $1bn

Flipkart, the country’s largest online retailer, has raised $1-billion (Rs 6,013 crore) funding in fresh capital, in one…

AMAZON LOBBIES

After supermarket giant Walmart, it is online retail major Amazon which has begun lobbying with the US lawmakers…

MYNTRA RAISE $50M

Indian fashion portal Myntra has just confirmed raising $50 million in fresh funding from investors led by Premji…

M&S EXPANSION

Marks & Spencer to open 80 stores in India by 2016. British department store Marks & Spencer confirmed…

All Time high

India's Stock Exchange hits all time high. India’s stock market hit an all-time record high shortly after opening…

CR7 Launch

Cristiano Ronaldo puts in a giant tackle to promote his new underwear range. The Portuguese superstar posed in…

Blackberry $4.7b

India-born Watsa led Fairfax consortium to buy BlackBerry for $4.7 billion. BlackBerry Limited today announced it has signed…

Apple top Coke Cola

Apple dethrones Coca-Cola as top global brand. It seems technology companies have taken the fizz out of Coca-Cola.…

Anti-Aging

The beauty and wellness industry is driven largely by demographics, with the aging population seeking anti-aging products, which…

Toni & Guy

Britain’s premium hairstyling brand, TONI & GUY makes a fashionable foray into the India market. With a highly-anticipated…

ASIA DRIVES SALES

Cath Kidston has waved bye to quite a positive quarter. The fashion and homeware brand saw largest rise…

India USD1.3T by 2020

Indian retail market to touch USD1.3 trillion by 2020, said minister. The Indian retail market is poised to…

Asia M-shopping

Asia trumps US in transitioning from e-commerce to m-shopping. New research from Havas Worldwide revealed that only 16…

New Malls

The slowdown in the Indian realty sector has surprisingly not hampered the development of new malls across the…

FDI Changes

In a major reform push, the government Tuesday decided to liberalise and hike foreign direct investment (FDI) limits…

L’Oreal

After Unilever's eight-cluster approach, the 22.5-billion-euro global beauty company L'Oreal has now demarcated eight strategic regions to boost…

Starbucks No.9

American coffee retail giant Starbucks on Tuesday announced its ninth store in the country, which will be opened…

Big Wheel

Big Wheel: India launches its biggest fashion trade show. From the 13th to the 15th of March, Bombay…

Thomas Pink

Thomas Pink has just opened its first store in India, in the Ambience shopping center, Vasant Kuibnj. After…

UK boosting trade

Boris Johnson Seeks To Boost Trade With India. Brand "Great Britain" is very much in the limelight at…

Superdry India

The British super brand launches in India with Reliance Brands. British fashion brand Superdry, worn by celebrities such…

British Union

British Union

TRADE EVENTS

Showcase Your Brand

Brandspoke presents Big Wheel & British Union In association with Images Group. Indian Fashion Forum India's largest trade exhibition with 20,000 visitors.

Fashion Summit 2018

Anglo–India Fashion Summit. 1-2-1 engagement with India's fashion and retailer business leaders.   Brandspoke are proud to announce…

British Union

Launched March 2015 featuring leading British fashion brands : Boohoo, Religion, Luke, Crosshatch, Firetrap, Bewley & Ritch, Fly53…

BIG WHEEL 4TH EDITION

Indian Fashion Forum March 18.19.20 – 2015. A trade platform to showcase brands with over 20,000 visitors. Big…

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