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Riding the Electric Vehicle Wave in India

Driven by environmental concerns, technological development and scale economics in batteries, and aided by subsidies, Electric Vehicles are continuing their inevitable march to replace Internal Combustion Engine (ICE) vehicles worldwide. This perspective evaluates the present market trends, prevailing government policies along with their impact and the future of electric vehicles adoption in India.
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Distributor Engagement in COVID 19 times

Avalon Consulting is delighted to present its perspective on “Distributor Engagement in COVID-19 times in India”. Most distributor-driven businesses are today reeling under the impact of the slowdown induced by the Covid-19 pandemic. Companies are struggling to find ways to stay connected with customers even as their sales organisations remain cut-off from markets. A strong and motivated channel can provide the answer here. This perspective provides a 5 step process to assess, identify and energise the right elements in the channel network and convert them into engines of growth.
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Distributor Engagement in COVID 19 times

Avalon Consulting is delighted to present its perspective on “Distributor Engagement in COVID-19 times in India”. Most distributor-driven businesses are today reeling under the impact of the slowdown induced by the Covid-19 pandemic. Companies are struggling to find ways to stay connected with customers even as their sales organisations remain cut-off from markets. A strong and motivated channel can provide the answer here. This perspective provides a 5 step process to assess, identify and energise the right elements in the channel network and convert them into engines of growth.
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Impact Paper 8: Over-The-Top Streaming Business

This edition of Avalon Edge talks about our pioneering work in helping develop the strategy and project manage the launch of India’s first OTT platform in the Subscriber Video on Demand model. The market capitalisation grew > 2 times from the start of our engagement, enabled a strategic investment by one of India’s largest digital platforms and delivered value creation of > 800 times the fees paid to us.
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Jaan Bhi Jahan Bhi

As we complete a month of being under lockdown and with another 10 odd days to go for it to end, the issue uppermost in our minds is our exit strategy. Read our take on the exit strategy here.
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Reconfiguring Your Supply Chain in Asia

At Avalon, we have analysed specific trends which will get accentuated as a result of the Covid-19 crisis. One of these is the need to de-risk and diversify supply chains away from China. This note highlights the context for the shift away from China and outlines a systematic process to help re-configure your supply chain.
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Impact of COVID-19 on India Inc

Source - The Asian Age, Deccan Chronicle

Avalon Consulting addresses the COVID-19 pandemic and the impact on businesses and the economy. Our study finds that specific interventions are needed based on the financial wherewithal of each sector. Read about the decisions businesses will have to take to steer their companies during this tumultuous time.

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The Avalon Pandemic Test – Impact of COVID-19 on Indian Inc.

At Avalon, we have formulated a Pandemic Test and applied it across >1500 companies in India Inc. to understand the impact of COVID-19 and assess which companies are better placed to withstand these testing times. The results are stark and reveal the challenges in front of managements. We have also suggested critical actions to be pursued across the board and specific interventions needed based on the financial wherewithal and the impact of COVID-19 on your business.
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TILDAR- Business Planning during uncertainty

Avalon Consulting believes that in these uncertain times, redefining your business plan through a conventional and rigid approach may not work. We instead recommend that businesses use our flexible yet focused TILDAR methodology. This would be the key to cut through the noise and navigate the uncertain future, and will transform your business planning thought process in the long-term.
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Covid19- What Next?

As we are all hunkered down at home and firefighting with issues related to our businesses and lives, here are thoughts from Mr. Sridhar Venkiteswaran, Chief Executive Officer, Avalon Consulting on What Next after the Lockdown which we are all experiencing.
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The Tipping Point – Part II

Avalon Consulting is pleased to present to you Part II of “The Tipping Point” thought paper focusing on the economic impact of Covid 19 on the interconnected world. It has grave portents for the Indian economy which is weak and slowing down but it also presents opportunities.
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