Manjima Bhattacharjya has released the book “Mannequin – Working Women in India’s Glamour Industry” which shows a number of widespread issues in India’s fashion industry illustrated by in-depth interviews.
In Italy, they call Max Mara, Il Gigante Silenzioso, or the Silent Giant: a 1.558 billion-euro fashion house, founded by Achille Maramotti, and still in his family, combining critical acclaim with commercial growth.
Taking its lead from Patagonia's Worn Wear program and the growth of sustainability initiatives in the apparel industry, VF Corporation's The North Face has launched its own refurbished clothing program called "Renewed."
India will ask the United States for a fast renewal of the generalised system of preferences (GSP) scheme, which allows market access at zero or low duties for about 3,500 Indian products, including textiles.
Bangladeshi exports grew by 9% to $3.32 billion in May riding on the higher shipment of garment items, the Export Promotion Bureau (EPB) revealed this week, despite missing the monthly target of $3.38 billion.
Nine subgroups, formed to work on India’s e-commerce policy, are reportedly expected to hold their first meeting this month and to submit their recommendations to a task force, which will finalise the national policy.