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January 16-31, 2019

January 2019| 16-31| 60 Pages

Is US retail in turmoil…? Year after year the international retail scenario is changing and the brands/retailers are shifting towards different alternatives. With wider online presence rather than just physical stores, better products at reduced prices and omnichannels saving on delivery costs, many of the old and established players who failed to keep pace, have gone in ‘red’. The turmoil in US retail is reflected in the performance of many traditional retailers, from different segments, filing for bankruptcy in last two years. Indian apparel exporters, in particular, are a worried lot seeing some well-known companies – Sears, Gymboree, JCPenney and some more in news for negative reasons.

Meanwhile, there is cheerful news at home for the textile industry as the Government confers them excellence awards for the first time. The Vice President of India, M Venkaiah Naidu conferred ‘Threads of Excellence Awards’ on 17 persons for their outstanding contribution in different fields of the textile sector.

How to overcome business risks…? The Buying Agents Association (BAA) held a summit on ‘Risk Management’ wherein about 150 buying agents shared their expert opinion.


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Orient Craft was also appreciated by BSR and M&S for smooth implementation of HERhealth and HERrespect recently in an event.

HERproject: Improving the life of apparel workers

Collective efforts of brands, NGOs and apparel exporters are benefitting the overall life of apparel factory workers. One such example is HERproject, which comprises of initiatives like HERfinance, HERrespect and HERhealth.

Jan 03, 2019  |  Sustainability

Fila India – Global disrupter takes on the Indian market by tapping on regions’ specifications and price

Fila, the Italian sportswear giant, continues its aggressive expansion drive with region specific initiatives to tap on the diverse Indian market.

Jan 09, 2019  |  Retail

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Meet winners of first ever awards organised by the Ministry of Textiles

Prashant Mohota, MD, Gimatex Industries; Amit Kailash Khator, MD, Khator Technical Textiles; A. Mythili, Proprietor, Vishwaa Apparels and many more were honoured by the Ministry of Textiles.

Jan 11, 2019  |  Trade

S/S’19 Trends: Ostentatious Detailing Juxtapose Relaxed Silhouettes

S/S'19 silhouettes were relaxed and comfortable form on the runways balanced with splendid, extravagant detailing for the best of runway and ready-to-wear.

Jan 14, 2019  |  Trends

Alcis Sports

The Success Journey of Alcis Sports as it Cements a Spot in the Athleisure market

Athleisure has found its own niche market and a sweet spot in India’s retail industry and Alcis Sports from the house Paragon Apparels has made a mark with its quality products at par with its international counterparts.

Jan 15, 2019  |  Retail

A strong holiday sales season in 2018 leaves fashion retailers with a reason to celebrate

A political deadlock in Washington and the slowing global growth in 2018 had been leading to a rising sentiment of retail uncertainty and a volatile market to capture.

Jan 24, 2019  |  Retail