The next generation ACTIVEWEAR is here!

Technological innovations through textile and material product development are being felt in all areas of the fashion world, but none more keenly than activewear and outerwear. Value-added advancements are highlighted in waterproof, moisture control and ultrawarm materials that tend to be lightweight to fit the comfort quotient. Performance characteristics are also important in areas such […]

Abílio Diniz enters Carrefour’s Board of Directors comitee

Abílio Diniz has reportedly joined the board at Carrefour SA.The former chairman of the Brazilian retail chain Grupo Pão de Açúcar will be a board member which was announced at the French retailer’s annual general meeting this month. In March, Península Participações, the investment vehicle of Diniz’s family, raised its stake in Carrefour which they quoted […]

Prominent career options in the fashion industry

There’s more to the fashion industry than edgy couture designing. We bring to you some prominent careers options. The fashion industry is a fast-paced, increasingly complex world that integrates creativity, design, business, and technology. The variety of opportunities in the industry attracts people with many different interests, goals and abilities. Some career fields require artistic […]

Gap’s future lies with Bankruptcy Court

Gap is going to file for bankruptcy. That might sound like a bold, even reckless prediction. But given Gap’s downward spiral, the San Francisco apparel giant will not survive without a radical restructuring only made possible by U.S. Bankruptcy Court. Put simply: The company’s business model is irreparably broken. Gap still enjoys considerable financial resources, […]

Fashion industry statistics India

The textile and clothing sector is one of the oldest industries in India. According to the Indian Brand Equity Foundation (IBEF) it is the close linkage of the textile industry to agriculture (for raw materials such as cotton) and the ancient culture and traditions of the country, in terms of textiles, that make the Indian […]

Aditya Birla Fashion buys Forever 21’s Indian rights

Aditya Birla Fashion and Retail, an Aditya Birla Group company, has acquired the rights for global fashion chain Forever 21 in India from the current franchisee Diana Retail for an undisclosed sum. Forever 21 had a three year old tie up with DLF Brands and wanted to exit the partnership for a much aggressive play […]

Arvind’s fashion portal targets 10-15% business

Textile manufacturer Arvind Limited’s e-commerce division Arvind Internet which has launched its omni-channel fashion portal NNNow.Com, expects to mop up 10-15 per cent of its business from online sales in the next three to five years, a top company executive has said. Arvind also expects to double its revenues by 2020 to become a $1 […]

Massimo Dutti debuts in India

Store design | Interiors & VM | Fixtures: The new Massimo Dutti store concept is based on a progressive evolution of the original boutique style. The change is based primarily on finishes and shapes for warmer, more contemporary spaces and environments. Walnut wood, brass, leather and dark marble are the dominant materials in the new […]