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India's cricket craze brings business for apparel sector
India's cricket craze brings business for apparel sector

The millions of die-hard cricket fans in India vouch that the concept of loyalty is definitely not over-rated. What is termed as cricket madness by some experts is seen as unwavering devotion to the...

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...

Apparel stores look to pull strings on Black Friday
Apparel stores look to pull strings on Black Friday

Marketing is the heart of any business and discounts have proved to be one of the most lucrative steps to increase the profits and brand visibility. As the brand visibility increases and the words...

Will it be a Merry Christmas for the Apparel Sector?
Will it be a Merry Christmas for the Apparel Sector?

Looking presentable is important in every aspect of life, and these days one's wardrobe is key to making a favourable impression on the world. There is something for every occasion and place- evening ...

Enhancing in-store experience to attract and retain shoppers
Enhancing in-store experience to attract and retain shoppers

Shopping has been around since ages, but today shopping is not simply aimed to fulfil needs, it turns out that shopping is more about relaxing, enjoying and combating stress. The term 'shop till you...

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...

Europe's textile retail: Slow and steady wins the race
Europe's textile retail: Slow and steady wins the race

The retail sales are an indicator of the global economy's progress and reflect the spending patterns, as well as highlight habits of the consumers. The people and companies involved in manufacturing, ...

Troubling times for U.S.'s teen apparel retail
Troubling times for U.S.'s teen apparel retail

The retail apparel markets have developed beyond imagination and with that the marketing strategies also have changed. There are several ways to lure the buyers of any given age group and not many...

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...

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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
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
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
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
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
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
Effective quality management starts with a quality policy. Effectiveness is the extent to which...
Posted by
Pradip Mehta | Jan 23,2016
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
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
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