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Unveiling the secret behind rise of new e-commerce brands
Unveiling the secret behind rise of new e-commerce brands

The pandemic has accelerated the growth of online retail platforms and resulted in people making more online purchases sitting in the comforts of their home rather than venturing outside. This has...

What will retail of the future look like?
What will retail of the future look like?

Since a long time, technology has been transforming consumer behaviour and reshaping the relationship between humans and organisations. However, the Covid-19 pandemic has been an unexpected catalyst...

Retail, culture and brands ethics
Retail, culture and brands ethics

When I was 16 years old, I didn’t know what to study at university. I spent some time soul-searching about what subject I liked at school and why. I liked Economics but specially the social aspect of ...

For customer service associates
For customer service associates

Understanding Retail by the husband-wife duo Dr NVR Nathan and Suma MA is a Trainer’s Handbook for customer service associates says the Foreword by Nagesh Satyanarayana, founder TRRAIN and chairman...

Advice for retailers: Innovation in sustainability is the key to more successful business
Advice for retailers: Innovation in sustainability is the key to more successful business

Lynda Petherick is the head of Retail UKI at Accenture. With over 20 years of experience in banking and consulting, Lynda has recently started innovation initiatives in the fashion and luxury...

Is Death of Physical Shops Over Exaggerated?
Is Death of Physical Shops Over Exaggerated?

The death of physical shops was inevitable, and not a result of the short-term COVID-19 pandemic, which has only hastened the end. Much has been written on this subject recently, especially in...

2021: Fashion Retail Diagnosis and Action Plan
2021: Fashion Retail Diagnosis and Action Plan

The year 2020 is probably the worst ever for many: COVID-19, social movements, terrorism, populism, hurricanes and wildfires. You may have lost a close friend or a family member, or lost your job or...

Balancing the Act
Balancing the Act

A brand’s perspective on sourcing and supply chain strategy in facing covid-19 challenges. The late 19th century saw the birth of brands and retailers such as Harrods (1849), Levi´s (1853), Macy´s...

Fashion retail: Redefining Strategies
Fashion retail: Redefining Strategies

Indian fashion retailers are leveraging technology and redefining strategy to cope with the new normal. Ever since covid-19 has become a reality, most economic sectors around the globe have...

In a Spot
In a Spot

The fashion industry today is dominated by marquee designers, populated by upcoming talents and influenced by fashion metropolises. All leading companies, designers and fashion houses in cities...

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Effective quality management starts with a quality policy. Effectiveness is the extent to which...
Posted by
Pradip Mehta
Luxury is a lifestyle, and fashion is just a minuscule part of it. Businesswise-the most visible or ...
Posted by
Abhay Gupta
Is your business ready for Textiles 4.0? Before you can say, 'Yes', 'No', 'May be' or 'I don't...
Posted by
Aseem Prakash
Indians are too enamoured of Hollywood. We can’t help it. We have been conditioned this way. The...
Posted by
Anurag Batra
Why do I ask if India can afford to miss the bus again? Because whether we like it or not, whether...
Posted by
Rahul Mehta
A recent PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) survey concluded that a majority of US companies are having...
Posted by
Bill D’Arienzo
Imagine a cricketer, once an exciting player but now aged 45, having put on oodles of weight, too...
Posted by
Rahul Mehta
The focus in research and development (R&D) is now more and more set on new sustainable products...
Posted by
Fanny Vermandel
A few years later, the same process is now taking place in textile printing, and this has never...
Posted by
Gabi Seligsohn
It was not very long ago that people who shopped online in India were considered 'ahead of time'....
Posted by
Arun Sirdeshmukh