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Global is boring, retail goes local
Global is boring, retail goes local

I usually prefer to mention niche players success stories because writing about big players making the right moves is not big surprise. But, when you are an elephant, adapting to changes is not easy. ...

Retailing a pandemic tale
Retailing a pandemic tale

Europe is known to be world's colonial power, but its present identity is the European Union (EU) -- a shared economy of 27 of 44 countries in the continent. The EU contributes 70 per cent of the...

Draping the Six-Yard with Elan
Draping the Six-Yard with Elan

The mysterious, intriguing and beautiful six yards from India – the sari – captivates one and all. Ordinary women tap into the sheer potential of an elegant sari as they transform into divas on...

AI and Fashion: 8 Ways Technology is Reshaping the Fashion Industry
AI and Fashion: 8 Ways Technology is Reshaping the Fashion Industry

Everywhere you look, be it retail business, manufacturing, or any other enterprise involving innovation. This is a journey that started many years ago, and it is rapidly picking up pace right now....

M&S: Fashion for Food
M&S: Fashion for Food

M&S, owned by Marks & Spencer Group is a 135-year-old British 'value for money' retailer. Globally, the brand retails own label businesses, including food, clothing & home (C&H) in the UK and 62...

The Continual Shift of Bridal Fashion
The Continual Shift of Bridal Fashion

As a bride prepares for wedding day, she must plan to purchase more than just a bridal gown. Women no longer dress casually during their engagement season, handpicking the perfect outfit for every...

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...

Values-led collaborations in fashion
Values-led collaborations in fashion

Coronavirus is impacting our democracies, economies, individual and social behaviors… When it comes to fashion, the virus is showing how difficult is to manage a seasonal business in such volatile...

Sustainable fashion is the way out
Sustainable fashion is the way out

The fashion industry is said to be a top polluter accounting for 10 per cent of the global greenhouse gas emissions. The outbreak of the pandemic has only accelerated the need for sustainable...

The Ultimate Guide For Women’s Streetwear
The Ultimate Guide For Women’s Streetwear

Always first to draw inspiration from social changes, women’s streetwear is a fashion category on its own. Often seen as a barometer to what’s next in fashion, women’s streetwear styles impact the...

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Is your business ready for Textiles 4.0? Before you can say, 'Yes', 'No', 'May be' or 'I don't...
Posted by
Aseem Prakash
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 few years later, the same process is now taking place in textile printing, and this has never...
Posted by
Gabi Seligsohn
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
Indians are too enamoured of Hollywood. We can’t help it. We have been conditioned this way. The...
Posted by
Anurag Batra
A recent PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) survey concluded that a majority of US companies are having...
Posted by
Bill D’Arienzo
It was not very long ago that people who shopped online in India were considered 'ahead of time'....
Posted by
Arun Sirdeshmukh
Luxury is a lifestyle, and fashion is just a minuscule part of it. Businesswise-the most visible or ...
Posted by
Abhay Gupta
Effective quality management starts with a quality policy. Effectiveness is the extent to which...
Posted by
Pradip Mehta