The Khadi and Village Industries Commission has shut the Mumbai Khadi and Village Industries Association’s stores after discovering that it was engaging in unfair trade practices including selling fake Khadi goods.
The Confederation of All India Traders’ Gujarat division demanded a nationwide ban on online trade by foreign direct investment-backed e-commerce platforms as part of its pan-India protest on November 13.
A new collection from H&M has unleashed protests from women’s rights campaigners because it includes the slogan “I love GBV”, the initials of the designer but also a widely used acronym for gender-based violence.
Chinese retailer Alibaba Group Holding Ltd’s sales for its 24-hour Singles’ Day shopping blitz hit a record $38.4 billion, more than U.S. rival Amazon.com Inc’s haul last quarter from online store sales.
Amazon Fashion has launched five of its own private-label brands in Europe, but another 103 have already been introduced in the US by the web giant, although it denies claims it is competing with client brands.