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E-commerce vs Brick-and-Mortar: The Future
E-commerce vs Brick-and-Mortar: The Future

With brick-and-mortar stores, the consumer can feel and actually try-on the garment. On the other hand, the goal of the e-commerce retailer is to differentiate themselves from everyone else. However, ...

Amidst the E-commerce Boom, Retailers Must Invest in their Returns Strategy
Amidst the E-commerce Boom, Retailers Must Invest in their Returns Strategy

An overlooked but mighty issue exists within the e-commerce industry, drowning retailers in unaccounted-for expenses and time: returns. Returns have always been a nuisance for companies in the...

Sportswear: Treading between Demand & Sustainability
Sportswear: Treading between Demand & Sustainability

Sportswear demand benefitted from several shifts in trend over the last decade, but the last two years saw tremendous pick up. As work from home became necessary and home fitness became the only...

Indian Textile Industry and Employment Generation
Indian Textile Industry and Employment Generation

The textile industry in India is the only industry that provides huge employment for both skilled and unskilled labour. This makes a great contribution to employment generation, next only to the...

Product Assortment: The Holy Grail of Successful Fashion Retail
Product Assortment: The Holy Grail of Successful Fashion Retail

The 2020 pandemic left buyers and suppliers in a delicate state. In response to the crisis, many large fashion brands canceled orders they made with manufacturers, refusing to pay for completed...

What will retail of the future look like? – Part III
What will retail of the future look like? – Part III

The first two parts discussed how trending technologies are changing the way in which the relationship between retailers and consumers can be less distant and more engaging. However, the picture is...

What will retail of the future look like? – Part II
What will retail of the future look like? – Part II

COVID-19 and the digital disruption accelerated the expectations of the customers towards their shopping behaviour and brand preferences that challenged the way in which the traditional shopping...

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...

Leadership Styles & Practices
Leadership Styles & Practices

Effective leadership in the time of the pandemic. Enterprises require a new type of leadership to meet the challenges that the coronavirus pandemic has been regularly hurling along the way. The...

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
Luxury is a lifestyle, and fashion is just a minuscule part of it. Businesswise-the most visible or ...
Posted by
Abhay Gupta
Imagine a cricketer, once an exciting player but now aged 45, having put on oodles of weight, too...
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
Indians are too enamoured of Hollywood. We can’t help it. We have been conditioned this way. The...
Posted by
Anurag Batra
Is your business ready for Textiles 4.0? Before you can say, 'Yes', 'No', 'May be' or 'I don't...
Posted by
Aseem Prakash
It was not very long ago that people who shopped online in India were considered 'ahead of time'....
Posted by
Arun Sirdeshmukh
The focus in research and development (R&D) is now more and more set on new sustainable products...
Posted by
Fanny Vermandel
A recent PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) survey concluded that a majority of US companies are having...
Posted by
Bill D’Arienzo
Effective quality management starts with a quality policy. Effectiveness is the extent to which...
Posted by
Pradip Mehta