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It was in 1987 that Asif Merchant got into the business of wholesaling of footwear. He bought from small factories and sold to the big brands of...
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Asif Merchant
The ‘apparel’, ‘clothing’, ‘garment’, ‘fashion’ and ‘lifestyle’ industries have undergone two significant changes since the beginning of the new...
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Dr. Darlie Koshy
Liberalisation made its advent on Indian shores 25 years ago, and 45 per cent of Indians now are under the age of 30. Little wonder then that most...
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Jaydeep Shetty
India is being noticed worldwide. The timing is appropriate since the world is in turbulence, but India is calm. The European Union (EU) is battling...
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Vijay Mathur
The story of Indian handlooms dates back to the Indus Valley–most active during the period 2500-1700 BC–and stands today at the crossroads of...
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Dr. Vandana Bhandari
Travelling to China recently for an international crafts conference and fair where craftspeople from all over the world were participating, it was a ...
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Laila Tyabji

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