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12 Brands That You Believed To Be Foreign But Are Actually Indian 

12 Brands That You Believed To Be Foreign But Are Actually Indian

India, being the second most populated country of the world has been attracting the businesses from all over the world as the multinationals see a lot of opportunities for them to explore in the Indian market. However, in the present times there are many Indian companies which are giving tough competition to these multinationals and providing the customers with world class products however, the Indian industrialists understand that the Indian public gets attracted more towards the foreign brands so they chose to keep such names of their brands which sound foreign. Many Indian businessmen who bought the foreign businesses also decided not to change the name as they felt that foreign name will help their business in growing.

Here are some Indian brands which may sound like foreign brands:

1. HiDesign

The brand HiDesign is famous for its leather products all over the world and the company was founded in 1978 with its headquarters in Puducherry, India.

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2. Allen Solly

It won’t be wrong to say that Allen Solly brought the concept of Friday Dressing in India and it is one of the leading global Indian brands in the present times. Allen Solly is a product of Madura Garments which is a subsidiary of Aditya Birla Fashion and lifestyle.

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3. Amrut Single Malt

You may feel that it is a foreign brand but Amrut Single Malt is the first single malt whisky which is prepared in India. This whisky is brewed and bottled in the Indian city of Bengaluru and as per the company its name means the Elixir of Life.

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4. Da Milano

Da Milano may sound to be an Italian brand but it is totally an Indian brand which started operating in 1989 when its first store was opened in Delhi. The company deals in leather products but with western touch and as of now has 80 stores in India and other countries out of which 21 are at Indian airports while one in Nepal and 5 in UAE.

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5. Monte Carlo

One more brand which may sound Italian but is completely Indian. Monte Carlo deals in clothing and fashion and is famous for its woolen products. It was launched in 1984 by the Oswal Woolen Mills Ltd which is a subsidiary of Nahar group.

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6. Munich Polo

If you believe that Munich Polo is a German brand which deals in premium kids wear then you are wrong because it is an Indian brand which is owned by Catmoss Retail Pvt. Ltd.

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7. La Opala

La Opala gives a feeling that it is a French name but it is an Indian company which is one of the most famous manufacturer and marketer of high-end tableware products. The company was started in the year 1987 and now it is not only present in India but in other countries as well.

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8. Flying Machine

Flying Machine is owned by Arvind Fashions and it is the first Indian denim brand which has established itself in the hearts of its customers by providing some coolest apparel especially for the youngsters.

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9. Louis Philippe

There used to be King in France by this name in 1800s but this premium brand of men’s apparel is completely Indian. It was introduced in the market in the year 1989 by Madura Fashion & Lifestyle which is a subsidiary of Aditya Birla group.

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10. AND Designs

Founded in 1995, And Designs is one of the most famous Indian fashion houses.

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11. Peter England

The brand was not founded by Indians but it was acquired by the Aditya Birla Group in the year 2000 and is one of the most popular clothing brands of India.

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12. East India Company

The company which once ruled India is now owned by an Indian Sanjiv Mehta and the company deals in the high-end luxury products.

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Did you had an idea that the brands that you perceived to be from foreign are actually Indian?

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