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Jaypore launches 'Open House' pop-up in New Delhi
Fashion and lifestyle brand Jaypore has launched a pop-up shop in New Delhi. The ‘Jaypore Open House’ is designed to showcase an array of heritage Indian crafts.
IHGF Delhi Fair concludes with business enquiries totalling around Rs 3,500 crore
The 55th Indian Handicrafts and Gifts Fair concluded on March 19 in Delhi with business enquiries totalling around Rs 3,500 crore.
Metro Cash & Carry launches platform to boost kirana digitalisation
Metro Cash & Carry has launched a ‘Smart Kirana Academy’ in partnership with SKDM and the ICPRG to promote the digitalisation of kirana stores to boost growth.
H&M Group sales rise 12% in latest quarter
H&M Group delivered its provisional Q1 sales report on Wednesday and said sales in the three months to February rose a healthy 12% to SEK54.9 billion (€4.3bn/£4.9bn/$5.2bn).
Another strong year for Inditex as sales and profits beat inflation
Inditex’s full-year results on Wednesday saw the Spanish retail giant once again showing why it’s such a dominant force in fashion as sales and profits both soared.
Chumbak launches Relove service to promote circular economy
Lifestyle and accessories brand Chumbak has onboarded circular technology product Relove to enable customers to re-sell their pre-loved Chumbak products on its e-commerce store.
Chinese consumers out of Covid gates with caution, rather than zest
Chinese consumers, unshackled from Covid-19 restrictions, are returning to hotels, restaurants and some shops, but they are choosy about what they buy, disappointing hopes for an immediate post-pandemic splurge.
London fears losing luxury shoppers to Paris and Milan
London's luxury retailers fear the city is losing its pull as a shopping destination, with tourists from the United States, China and the Gulf flocking instead to Paris and Milan where there are still tax breaks.
Welspun signs licensing pact with The Walt Disney Company for children's textiles
Textiles business Welspun plans to expand in the children’s textile market and has signed a licensing agreement with The Walt Disney Company to distribute in Europe, the UK, and South Africa.
Louis Vuitton will travel to Italy for next cruise collection show
The Parisian label will unveil its 2024 cruise collection at Isola Bella in Lake Maggiore on May 24. The event will be preceded in April by Nicolas Ghesquière’s first fall pre-collection show, to be staged in Korea.
Cross-border shopping jumps in countries with high brand affinity says ESW
Cross-border shopping continues to expand and a new study from specialist ESW shows that countries whose consumers are most focused on brands are seeing the fastest growth in fashion and beauty.
Udaan focuses on staple items to fuel growth
E-commerce platform Udaan is centring in on its staples business as the segment has witnessed strong sales and doubled business over the second half of 2022.
MSME Minister launches 'First' as MSME support platform
The Ministry of Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises has launched the Forum for Internet Retailers, Sellers, and Traders (FIRST) to support MSMEs across India.
Ikea India appoints Elena Pogosova as country commercial manager
Swedish home furnishings retailer, Ikea has appointed Elena Pogosova as the country commercial manager for the Indian market.
House of Tata's Zoya opens sixth India store at Taj Mahal Palace
House of Tata’s fine jewellery brand Zoya has opened its sixth brick-and-mortar store in India at the Taj Mahal Palace, a hotel owned by House of Tata business Indian Hotels Company Limited.
Moonshot to expand into personal care distribution
Omni-channel ‘distribution as a service’ platform Moonshot is continuing to expand its services geographically and plans to acquire four to five brands and move into personal care product categories.