E-Commerce Articles

How critical is sampling to buying textile online?
How critical is sampling to buying textile online?

majority of B2B concerns are using innovative technology to replace samples, says Mihir Shah. The Indian consumer has always favoured the physical feel of a product over buying it only on visual...

Online retail landscape in India
Online retail landscape in India

The Indian retail industry has come of age, says Gaurav Khurana. India has emerged as one of the most dynamic retail industries in the world. Accounting for over 10 per cent of the country's Gross ...

Home textiles: The big opportunity
Home textiles: The big opportunity

The Indian home textiles market is growing by leaps and bounds encouraging textiles and apparel players to diversify into home textiles, and e-commerce giants are adding 'home' segments on their...

'Everything should be accessible to everyone'
'Everything should be accessible to everyone'

Digital India can connect rural areas with high-speed Internet networks, allowing e-commerce to reach parts of India, which are currently served only by unorganised retail. Apart from reaching out to ...

M-commerce: Turning point for digital media in India
M-commerce: Turning point for digital media in India

The year 2014 was significant for the Indian digital media and the entertainment industry. With a favourable global economic environment, the top global organisations predicted outstanding growth...

The 'Make In India' Mantra Finds Its Cradle
The 'Make In India' Mantra Finds Its Cradle

The e-commerce road is not without pitfalls. Early caution and proper strategic direction and actions can ensure unprecedented growth and complementary benefits, says the Advisor to Tommy Hilfiger &...

Omnichannel: New buzzword for clothing merchants
Omnichannel: New buzzword for clothing merchants

Clothing is one of the most purchased product categories in global B2C E-commerce. It is in close competition with consumer electronics and travel categories for the title of the leading category in...

Emergence of social commerce in apparel retail
Emergence of social commerce in apparel retail

Electronic commerce and mobile commerce is growing by leaps and bound in developed as well as developing countries. With the increase in the amount of smartphone users globally, the use of social...

Global Online Retail Sales to Top One Trillion Euro This Year
Global Online Retail Sales to Top One Trillion Euro This Year

B2C E-Commerce continues growth worldwide, spurred by rapid development of online retail in emerging markets. It is forecasted to top one trillion Euros this year. The leading trends include...

Online visual merchandising - the future of retail
Online visual merchandising - the future of retail

The retail industry is as competitive as it can get. With increasing amount of shoppers purchasing products from online stores, especially in US and Asia, retailers need to up their game to attract...

expert speak VIEW ALL

Indians are too enamoured of Hollywood. We can’t help it. We have been conditioned this way. The...
Posted by
Anurag Batra | Sep 02,2015
A few years later, the same process is now taking place in textile printing, and this has never...
Posted by
Gabi Seligsohn | Feb 04,2016
Is your business ready for Textiles 4.0? Before you can say, 'Yes', 'No', 'May be' or 'I don't...
Posted by
Aseem Prakash | Apr 25,2016
The focus in research and development (R&D) is now more and more set on new sustainable products...
Posted by
Fanny Vermandel | Jun 24,2016
Imagine a cricketer, once an exciting player but now aged 45, having put on oodles of weight, too...
Posted by
Rahul Mehta | Sep 11,2015
Luxury is a lifestyle, and fashion is just a minuscule part of it. Businesswise-the most visible or ...
Posted by
Abhay Gupta | Dec 23,2016
The ‘apparel’, ‘clothing’, ‘garment’, ‘fashion’ and ‘lifestyle’ industries have undergone two...
Posted by
Dr. Darlie Koshy | Aug 20,2015
Effective quality management starts with a quality policy. Effectiveness is the extent to which...
Posted by
Pradip Mehta | Jan 23,2016
It was not very long ago that people who shopped online in India were considered 'ahead of time'....
Posted by
Arun Sirdeshmukh | Jan 21,2016
It was in 1987 that Asif Merchant got into the business of wholesaling of footwear. He bought from...
Posted by
Asif Merchant | Sep 02,2015