Designer Valentino Garavani and his business partner Giancarlo Giammetti are donating €1 million to support the fight against the coronavirus, the latest Italian designers to join the struggle against the pandemic.
India’s government had assured e-commerce companies that their operations would not be disrupted amid a nationwide lockdown to fight the coronavirus, but most are facing crippling disruptions after just three days.
The Union Government has amended its lockdown rules and decided to allow interstate movement of goods and cargo for inland and exports. The Gem and Jewellery Export Promotion Council has shared the news with its members.
As India remains under lockdown in an attempt to stop the spread of coronavirus, multi-brand beauty retailer Nykaa has launched a new range of essential products eligible for delivery under the new regulations.
The Confederation of Indian Industry has created a 10-point plan, which aims to boost Indian exports and counter the rising costs businesses face, due to transportation delays caused by the ongoing lockdown.
The Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade has created a control room to track delivery of essential goods in India during the 21-day lockdown and work to alleviate logistical difficulties.
Womenswear brand Limerick by Abirr N' Nanki has launched a line of protective face masks, which retail from its website, and has pledged to donate 3,000 masks to Kasturba Hospital in Mumbai to help fight Covid-19.