Did you ever just think “What if ideas remained ideas?” We have, and it’s not good. But think about it, we wouldn’t have been able to eat cooked food if the early man didn’t execute his ideas of fire. Speaking of fire..there is no food that tastes good without salt and the first name that pops up into your head when I say salt is Tata salt. The name “Tata group” is a familiar household name in India, and for a good reason. The iconic Tata salt commercial which has the unforgettable line “Tata namak, desh ka namak” tells us precisely what the brand stands for. With many accolades and well-earned respect, the companies owned by the Tata group have kept millions employed across the globe. Despite the company being so well-known, there are a few companies owned by Tata that people don’t know about. So for no reason whatsoever, let us look at seven such companies in this article.
Voltas is among a slew of companies owned by Tata and offers a range of cooling solutions like ACs, water coolers, and recently, air purifiers which can also filter out that negativity around you. They provide mechanical, electrical, and plumbing (MEP) and Heat ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) solutions and are experts in their field. They also closely work with the government for various rural projects.
2. Jaguar Land Rover
Jaguar became a part of Tata motors in 2008 and since then has become the go-to luxury vehicle. With a range of luxury sedans, sports cars, and luxury performance SUVs, the company has set new standards for engineering (which is quite easy tbh), excellence, automotive technologies, and advanced design, reﬂected by multiple awards for its various models. In 2018, Jaguar I-PACE which is the world’s first fully-electric premium SUV was launched.
Titan is a leading player in watches, jewelry, and eyewear and is known to be one of India’s prominent lifestyle companies. Titan company also has other exceptional companies like Tanishq, Fastrack, Sonata, and Raaga under its wing. With all of these combined, you could say it’s a sone ki chidiya for the Tata Group.
Croma has become the first one-of-its-kind large format specialist retail store that caters to all digital and electronic needs in India. With over 6000 products and 150+ stores across 40+ major cities of India and ensures a brighter tomorrow.
5. Indian Hotels Company Limited (IHCL)
The Indian Hotels Company Limited is South Asia’s largest hospitality-focused enterprise with Indian origins. IHCL encompasses luxurious businesses, budget stopovers as well as in-flight catering. IHCL also has emerging initiatives in urban leisure, service retail, and concept travel. Taj, SeleQtions, Vivanta, The Gateway, Ginger, Expressions, and TajSATS are some of the ventures under IHCL that are crafting delight with people.
Trent is one of the top players in the branded retail industry in India. The well-known brand Westside that offers branded fashion apparel is a part of Trent. There are already 174 Westside stores across 90 cities as you read this! Zudio is another such brand that offers irresistible fashion
Brands such as Star, which is a fresh food and grocery retail chain, and Landmark, a family entertainment concept are also a part of Trent.
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AirAsia India Limited is not what you expect when you think of companies owned by Tata. What started as a joint venture between Tata Sons Private Limited and AirAsia Investment Limited in 2014, still stands firmly on the pillars of its core values – Dare to Dream, Be Guest-Obsessed, People First, Safety Always, Make it Happen, One AirAsia, and Sustainability Spirit.