Leading e-commerce firms have come under the radar of the country’s top drug regulator with notices being issued to Flipkart, Amazon, and Indiamart for allegedly selling adulterated and unapproved cosmetics.
Piper Jaffray has released the results of its 36th “Taking Stock With Teens” study, showing that Gen-Z girls are now spending three times more on beauty than accessories, while streetwear still dominates apparel trends.
This year marks the 10th anniversary of Alibaba’s 11.11 shopping festival and the Chinese e-tailer is celebrating the occasion with 180,000 brands, 200,000 offline smart stores and a ‘see now, buy now’ fashion show.
The Indian commerce ministry is reportedly working on a new export incentive scheme for merchandise shipments compliant with the World Trade Organisation (WTO) to replace the merchandise exports from India scheme (MEIS).
Shades of India will open a new store in Meharchand Market, New Delhi, in the same area it opened its first brick-and-mortar retail outlet, on October 26. The store will have more space for the brand’s apparel lines.
PNG Jewellers has opened its first franchised jewellery store in Aundh and chose the occasion of Dussherra on October 18 for the opening event. The brand plans to open around 20 stores in the next two years.