Oct 4, 2022
Royal Enfield: Building A Cult Following
1901, Enfield: 2 enterprising young men - Bob Walker Smith and Albert Eadie place bets on the future of transport and transition from producing bicycles to motorcycles, naming their first model - Royal Enfield. In 1932, their stylish new offering - Bullet, along with the two World Wars, earn them huge profits and make their company into a global success. But in 1955, they are compelled to sell their company to their Indian partner, Madras Motors. How does a company dying in its own country achieve such a lasting cult following in a country like India?
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In collaboration with Shruti Taneja, a marketing professional and an entrepreneur who is building Stumble, India’s first search engine to discover modern consumer brands and Paired, a matchmaking platform to optimize partnership marketing. Follow her on LinkedIn.
Produced by Aishwarya Javalgekar
Editing and soundtrack by Aditya Arya
Narration by Tavish Bhattacharya
Artwork by Artisto Designz
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