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Renzo Rosso’s OTB acquires Jil Sander

Renzo Rosso’s OTB acquires Jil Sander

It’s official. Only the Brave (OTB), the key company in the fashion empire of Renzo Rosso, has acquired Jil Sander, the Hamburg-born label known as the highest expression of minimalism in fashion.
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Amazon India launches dedicated storefront to promote women-led businesses

Amazon India launches dedicated storefront to promote women-led businesses

E-commerce platform Amazon India announced on Friday that it will launch a storefront dedicated to over 450 women led small scale businesses and has partnered with UN Women for the initiative.
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Coperni: Drive-in catwalk show inside the AccorArena

Coperni: Drive-in catwalk show inside the AccorArena

Finally, Paris Fashion Week had an actual live catwalk show. A drive-in runway event witnessed Thursday night by a few score of editors and influencers from inside Citroen DS7s and staged inside the AccorArena.
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Coats Group weathers turbulent year with improving H2, outlook positive

Coats Group weathers turbulent year with improving H2, outlook positive

After a “turbulent” trading year, it certainly wasn’t all bad news for Coats Group despite delivering mostly negative numbers in its 12-month trading statement to 31 December on Thursday.
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Inditex invests €130 million in 67,000 m2 new headquarters for Zara

Inditex invests €130 million in 67,000 m2 new headquarters for Zara

On March 17, the Spanish apparel group will inaugurate new facilities at its headquarters in Arteixo (A Coruña), home to the Zara.com studios and staff, and to Zara Man’s central design office.
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Mango invests €42 million in new corporate facilities in Barcelona

Mango invests €42 million in new corporate facilities in Barcelona

Building work will begin at the end of 2021, and the Catalan fashion group’s new Barcelona-based facilities will be fully operational in 2024. The new R&D and innovation centre will extend over an area of 93,400 m2.
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Phonepe claims leadership position with 970 million transactions in February

Phonepe claims leadership position with 970 million transactions in February

Digital payments platform Phonepe has claimed to be the leader in its segment after processing over 97 crore transactions in February.
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Amazon's new Polish site goes live as online competition grows

Amazon's new Polish site goes live as online competition grows

Online retailer Amazon’s new Polish website went live on Tuesday morning, the company said, marking a significant intensification of competition in the country’s booming e-commerce sector.
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Flipkart refreshes leadership ahead of planned IPO

Flipkart refreshes leadership ahead of planned IPO

As Walmart-owned e-commerce giant Flipkart prepares for its initial public offering, the business has appointed Hemant Badri as senior vice president for its supply chain operations, among other leadership changes.
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CAIT to launch new nationwide agitation from March 5

CAIT to launch new nationwide agitation from March 5

The Confederation for All India Traders will hold a fresh nationwide agitation against government goods and service tax regulations from March 5 to April 5.  
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KVIC's e-commerce platform revenue crosses Rs 1 crore

KVIC's e-commerce platform revenue crosses Rs 1 crore

​The Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC) e-commerce platform has generated revenue of over Rs 1 crore ($135,876) in less than a year of its launch.
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A Tale of Three Cities, with collections from MM6, Pucci, Tom Ford and Sonia Rykiel

A Tale of Three Cities, with collections from MM6, Pucci, Tom Ford and Sonia Rykiel

Serious editors had to open Sunday watching an MM6 show video in Milan, tune into New York for Tom Ford’s latest ideas, and finish in Paris, where Sonia Rykiel unveiled its first collection since insolvency in 2019.
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Klarna transactions value jumps amid 'buy now, pay later' boom

Klarna transactions value jumps amid 'buy now, pay later' boom

Swedish “buy now, pay later” company Klarna on Thursday reported a jump in transactions using its platform and in net operating income in 2020, helped by its expansion in the United States and other markets.
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Apex Global Brands being taken over by Galaxy Universal

Apex Global Brands being taken over by Galaxy Universal

Apex Global Brands, a brand management and licensing organisation that markets a portfolio of high-quality lifestyle brands it owns, creates, and elevates, is being taken over by Galaxy Universal.
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Uttar Pradesh allocates ₹10 cr in budget for promoting art, artisans

Uttar Pradesh allocates ₹10 cr in budget for promoting art, artisans

The Uttar Pradesh government has made a provision of ₹10 crore in its 2021-22 budget to preserve and promote the art and artisans of traditional ‘matikala'.
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A year into pandemic, Milan fashion week stays virtual

A year into pandemic, Milan fashion week stays virtual

Fashionistas will have to log on to soak up the glamour at Milan Fashion Week, which remains online a year after the coronavirus first swept into northern Italy.
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