Adidas is launching new fabrics made from recycled polyester and marine plastic waste and expand the product lines that use them after the success of shoes made with the Parley for the Oceans initiative.
Minister for Commerce and Industry, Piyush Goyal, urged businesses to pursue a “swadeshi” approach by producing and consuming Indian-made products and stated that this will serve to boost the domestic economy.
Fashionistaa Exhibitions will hold two 'Vastralankar Swadeshi Haat' handloom exhibitions and the 'Parle Shopping Festival' to showcase sustainably woven clothing, textiles, and accessories in Pune and Mumbai this spring.
The Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC) is expecting revenue of Rs 5,000 crore ($701.1 million) for the financial year 2019-20, on the back of strong demand for khadi products in smaller cities.
India plans to increase import duties on more than 50 items including electronics, electrical goods, chemicals and handicrafts, targeting about $56 billion worth of imports, officials and industry sources said.
Sanjay Garg’s clothing and lifestyle brand Raw Mango will hold showcases in Mexico and Hong Kong this February for its saree, garment, and textile collections to launch its latest designs in new locations.
Raymond Ltd reported a 420 percent rise in its net profit to Rs 195 crore ($27.5 million) for the third quarter ended December 2019, as against Rs 38 crore it had reported in the corresponding period of last fiscal.
On January 23, bespoke saree brand Swati and Sunaina will hold an exclusive showcase titled 'Woven Gold from the Gyaser Tradition' at multi-brand luxury fashion retailer Ogaan’s Malcha Marg store, in New Delhi.
After penalising Indian businesses for marketing garments as 'Khadi', the Khadi and Village Industries Commission now plans to trademark the handloom textile worldwide by appealing to the Paris Convention.
Accessories and leather goods brand Nappa Dori took part in the Maison et Objet 2020 trade show in Paris, France to showcase its latest collection to international buyers and expand its distribution network.