17 Oct

Fashion Retail News…,

Swedish fashion retailer H&M opened the first ever Arket store in Munich which is spread over 1,000 square metres of area. H&M owns fashion retail brands such as COS, & Other Stories, Weekday, Monki, Cheap Monday other than ARKET. The store features fashion products for men, women, and children. H&M’s home products have also been given space in the store. Apparel and other items from brands such as NIKE, Veja and Adidas will also be sold here. Housed in a four-storey building, the Arket store wi


14 Oct

Retail Industry News..,,

Amazon will recruit over 120,000 temporary staff for the upcoming holiday season in the US. The staff will be deployed at the e-retailer’s countrywide 75 fulfilment centres, sortation centres and customer service sites which will extend their help to its more than 125,000 regular, full-time employees to ensure a smooth shopping experience to its customers. These temporary positions may well be converted into full-time positions as well, reports suggest. The hiring announcement by Amazon has come


13 Oct

Sustainability Reports..,.,

Luxury fashion brand Gucci has decided to stop using fur (of animals including coyote, mink, fox and rabbit) in its products. The fashion brand’s first fur-free collection will be for Spring/Summer 2018 season. Once the sustainable collection is out, Gucci will become the second-ever Italian fashion brand after Armani to go fur-free. Armani announced its decision of ending cruelty towards animals in March 2016. The company will soon organise a charity auction for its leftover animal fur. Profits


12 Oct

Retail Industry News…,.,

Chinese e-commerce company JD.com Inc. has launched its first luxury e-commerce platform Toplife to serve the high-end consumers which provide space for brands to sell directly to consumers through an end-to-end luxury e-commerce ecosystem. The introduction of the new website has come as a counter step against the Alibaba’s Luxury Pavilion, which was launched in August this year. La Perla, Emporio Armani, Rimowa (LVMH), B&O Play and Trussardi partnered with Toplife. Few other big brands will be


11 Oct

Technology Trade Show

Japan-based Epson has recently introduced an all-new dye sublimation printer SureColor SC-F9300 comes with advanced features and allows faster production of apparel, textile and soft signage products. It is capable of printing at a speed of 108.6 square metres per hour and produces the heating temperature of 30-55°C that enables quick drying of inks and saves time. Epson also kept the sustainability aspect in mind while developing the SureColor SC-F9300 model. The printer is OEKO-TEX ECO PASSPOR


10 Oct

Fashion News…,.,

US-based VF Corporation has forged a deal with India’s Reliance Industries Limited for the production of ‘moisture control’ denim for its Wrangler brand. The latest collaboration with VF Corporation is seen as a strategic move by Reliance Industries to expand its base in the apparel segment. The company recently launched an umbrella brand ‘R|Elan’ to venture into co-branded apparels which is an outcome of the extensive research in fibre reengineering. VF Corporation will use the Kooltex fabric t


10 Oct

Fashion News…,.

US-based VF Corporation has forged a deal with India’s Reliance Industries Limited for the production of ‘moisture control’ denim for its Wrangler brand. The latest collaboration with VF Corporation is seen as a strategic move by Reliance Industries to expand its base in the apparel segment. The company recently launched an umbrella brand ‘R|Elan’ to venture into co-branded apparels which is an outcome of the extensive research in fibre reengineering. VF Corporation will use the Kooltex fabric t


9 Oct

Fashion Retail News.,,.

Raymond has introduced an all-new collection ‘Khadi Wool’ in collaboration with The Woolmark Company. The launch event was organised at Australian High Commission in New Delhi on October 6. Raymond is offering pure wool & wool blended fabric under the association with The Woolmark. It will introduce some of the most intricate designs catering to the sartorial taste of the discerning consumers. Furthermore, Raymond has even done tie-ups with more than 20 clusters in Rajasthan, Himachal Pradesh an