MUMBAI, India — Doctors from the old Indian school of medicine, Ayurveda, often diagnose a disease just by reading the pulse of a patient.
Several analysts agree that although it is a French brand, L’Oréal has performed just this function in India. The beauty giant has kept one hand on the pulse of the Indian consumer, while maintaining a fast moving strategy that has kept the brand growing in the high-double digits for years. The company has diagnosed the consumer need and dispensed what is desired at a rate just ahead of the market trend.
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"It's really hard sometimes. I think I have a reputation for being really tough and aggressive and pushy but I really am a very shy person who wants to be liked, and that's the conflict constantly. There's something that takes hold - I want people to like me, I don't want to be mean - but if I see something that just cries out to be answered, I go for it," says renowned NBC News correspondent Andrea Mitchell. (📷: @axeldupeux)