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5 Ways Brands and Retailers Are Boosting Their Business
5 Ways Brands and Retailers Are Boosting Their Business

Brands and Retailers landscape is going through a digital transformation, where competition is constant. In recent years, top brands and retailers have seen tremendous competition with many emerging...

Here’s What’s New in TexPro!
Here’s What’s New in TexPro!

In the last few years, we have realized that the textile and apparel stakeholders across the globe are usually at a loss of information pertaining to their sector considering the complicated dynamics ...

How to Conduct PEST analysis for Apparel Brands and Retailers?
How to Conduct PEST analysis for Apparel Brands and Retailers?

The traditional textile industry has witnessed various phases of disruption. From offline to e-commerce shopping, and from e-commerce to social media channels – a digital shop. In the new era of...

Reshoring and Onshoring – The Future of Apparel Sourcing
Reshoring and Onshoring – The Future of Apparel Sourcing

Sourcing decisions of apparel brands and retailers can make or break their business in a constantly changing environment. Smart apparel sourcing offers high efficiency and flexibility throughout the...

The Truth About Textile Recycling
The Truth About Textile Recycling

Textile recycling is starting to catch on, but are all fibers equally recyclable? In previous posts, we covered the pollution crisis caused by excessive textile production and waste around the...

Driving opportunities
Driving opportunities

The apparel retailing segment is seeing a new wave of opportunities that is technologically-driven.Among these, print-on-demand seems to be a game-changer, writer Senthil Kumar.India has a long and...

The next big idea for retail
The next big idea for retail

Visual merchandising is today at the core of every brand's vision strategy. Yet, there is an acute shortfall of skilled and trained visual merchandisers in India with most of the workforce having...

10 trends that could disrupt retail globally by 2020
10 trends that could disrupt retail globally by 2020

RetailStore (powered by Cybertill) founder and CEO Ian Tomlinson shares his insights into the trends shaking up retail in the next two years and beyond. Digital advances in the point of payment...

Fertile Brandscape
Fertile Brandscape

The Union government has allowed 100 per cent foreign direct investment (FDI) in single-brand retail through the automatic route. Local sourcing norms too have been relaxed. Big brands from the West...

Will big retail, e-commerce kill start-up fashion brands?
Will big retail, e-commerce kill start-up fashion brands?

The growth of e-commerce giants and their competition with traditional retail presents a challenge for upcoming and niche fashion brands. But with a strategic approach towards technology and a clear...

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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
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
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
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 | Aug 12,2017
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
Effective quality management starts with a quality policy. Effectiveness is the extent to which...
Posted by
Pradip Mehta | Jan 23,2016
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
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
A recent PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) survey concluded that a majority of US companies are having...
Posted by
Bill D’Arienzo | Oct 10,2019