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Stella McCartney heads to G7, at BFC Forum says eco is "the future of fashion"

Stella McCartney heads to G7, at BFC Forum says eco is "the future of fashion"

One of fashion’s biggest names has issued a warning to the fashion sector not to get too complacent about current green drives as there’s a lot more work to be done, with legislation also needed. 
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Flipkart launches unlimited medical cover for over 15,000 employees

Flipkart launches unlimited medical cover for over 15,000 employees

Walmart-owned e-commerce giant Flipkart has introduced a new medical insurance and family support programme for its over 15,000-strong team of full-time employees including unlimited medical cover.
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Karkhana Chronicles II partners with Raw Mango's Sanjay Garg for exhibition

Karkhana Chronicles II partners with Raw Mango's Sanjay Garg for exhibition

As part of the ongoing Karkhana Chronicles II textiles exhibition supported by The ReFashion Hub, Raw Mango designer Sanjay Garg has partnered with NGOs to create an exclusive garment installation.
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Myntra’s ‘Taavi’ grows 2.5 times amid Covid-19 pandemic

Myntra’s ‘Taavi’ grows 2.5 times amid Covid-19 pandemic

Fashion e-commerce platform Myntra has claimed that its art and handicrafts brand, ‘Taavi’ has grown 2.5 times despite the Covid-19 disruptions over the last two years since its inception.
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Bharatpe acquires Payback India to strengthen its merchant network

Bharatpe acquires Payback India to strengthen its merchant network

​Digital payments firm Bharatpe has announced the acquisition of Payback India from American Express and ICICI Investments Strategic Fund for an undisclosed amount.
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British watchdog plans investigation into Amazon's use of data

British watchdog plans investigation into Amazon's use of data

Britain's competition watchdog is planning a formal competition investigation into e-commerce company Amazon.com Inc, according to reports on Thursday.
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H&M Foundation launches virtual collection to help fund innovative start-ups

H&M Foundation launches virtual collection to help fund innovative start-ups

​An interesting development from H&M. The Swedish fashion retail giant said on Thursday that the non-profit H&M Foundation has launched a “virtual collection designed to make the planet last”.
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H&M partners with Japanese brand Toga

H&M partners with Japanese brand Toga

H&M has announced a collaboration with Tokyo-based independent luxury label Toga. The collection will comprise reimaginings of Toga’s archival hits for men and women, given contemporary twists.
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Cantabil Retail India Ltd posts Q4 net profit of Rs 7 crore

Cantabil Retail India Ltd posts Q4 net profit of Rs 7 crore

​Cantabil Retail India Ltd witnessed a 60 percent rise in its net profit at Rs 7 crore ($1 million) for the fourth quarter ended March 2021, as against a net profit of Rs 4 crore it had reported in the year-ago period.
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Amazon India sees customer sentiment bounce back as retail restrictions ease

Amazon India sees customer sentiment bounce back as retail restrictions ease

Amazon India has seen its e-commerce customers take advantage of relaxing retail and lockdown regulations and has reported increased traffic across multiple product categories on its e-commerce store.
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Inditex recovery under way in Q1, latest quarter starts strongly

Inditex recovery under way in Q1, latest quarter starts strongly

​Inditex bounced back with a vengeance in Q1 with the Spanish fashion retail giant reporting higher profits and saying its sales grew 50% year-on-year. Sales in Q2 so far have also exceeded those of Q2 2019.
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Amazon India vaccinates over 1 lakh staff

Amazon India vaccinates over 1 lakh staff

​Amazon India has vaccinated over 100,000 people including frontline associates, employees, and their dependents as part of its Covid-19 relief measures in the country.
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Delhi malls reopen with new health and safety regulations

Delhi malls reopen with new health and safety regulations

On June 7, malls in Delhi reopened to the public after being shut for around two months due to the pandemic. Malls have an array of new health and safety measures in place, but consumer sentiment remains tentative.
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Flipkart launches new on-delivery QR code payments for customers

Flipkart launches new on-delivery QR code payments for customers

On June 7, e-commerce giant Flipkart launched a new contactless, QR-code-based payment facility for all of its pay-on-delivery orders to encourage digital payments.
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Walmart's Flipkart in talks to raise $3 billion from SoftBank, others

Walmart's Flipkart in talks to raise $3 billion from SoftBank, others

Walmart Inc-owned Indian e-commerce firm Flipkart is in talks to raise at least $3 billion from investors including Japan's SoftBank Group Corp and several sovereign wealth funds, reports say.
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Karnataka minister threatens Amazon Canada with legal action over state flag-style bikini

Karnataka minister threatens Amazon Canada with legal action over state flag-style bikini

After a number of Amazon Canada users complained that a bikini for sale on the site featured the colours and emblem of the Karnataka flag, the state’s Kannada and Culture Minister has threatened legal action.
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