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Woolmark and Shoppers Stop together celebrates Merino wool in fashion

Wool Fest 2017 is The Woolmark Company’s promotion in collaboration with Shoppers Stop to showcase the consumption of Australian Merino Wool in India. As part of the Grown in Australia, Made in India campaign that highlights the farm to fashion journey of wool, Wool Fest 2017 was supported by a lucky draw contest and in-store wool installations. Wool Ambassador and actor Shravan Reddy, along with talented actress Sana Amin Sheikh…
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Over 350 exhibitors has participated in ITMACH India

Over 350 exhibitors from different countries has showcased their latest ware at the International Textile Machinery & Accessories Exhibition (ITMACH) India that ended recently in Gujarat. The countries that showcased excellence and innovation in textile technology are Germany, Switzerland, Italy, Belgium, Turkey, China, Taiwan and Japan among others. ITMACH India witnessed a visitor footfall of about 38,000 including entrepreneurs, decision making technocrats and industry professionals. The exhibition encompassed products across…
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Skill Development Training programme for Assam Weavers

The National Scheduled Castes Finance and Development Corporation (NSFDC) Skill Development Training Programme (SDTP) is organised for the handloom weavers in Assam's Hojai district. It is a five-day initiative which kicked off on December 24, 2017. It is supported by Chanu Creations in association with Textile Sector Skill Council (TSC). The agenda behind conducting this training programme cum workshop is to help women get a job in the weaving sector.…
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Ludhiana Garment Traders Recorded A Decline Of 40% In Exports

Ludhiana garment traders noted a decline of around 40 per cent in exports this year feeling the pinch of Goods and Services Tax (GST) execution and rate reduction in duty drawback from per cent to 2 per cent when compared to last year. Ludhiana is one of the key apparel manufacturing hubs of India and a house to several small and medium level manufacturers. A drop in sourcing from this…
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New Scheme and More funds under Power Tex India Scheme

The Textiles Ministry for the Power Tex India Scheme is planning to seek Rs crore that would be in the form of supplementary demand for grants, the minister said earlier this week in the Rajya Sabha, adding that of the Rs crore allocated for 2017-18, out of which Rs crore has already been spent till now. R Vaithilingam of AIADMK has asked Irani that if the government is considering to…
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Numero Uno expects a revenue growth of 15-20% by expansion

India's leading denim brand Numero Uno, the flagship brand of Numero Uno Clothing Ltd has announced to expand to southern and western Indian markets by opening 36 stores and hoping to record a revenue growth of 15 to 20 per cent from this expansion. Investment of over Rs 10 crore by the company in the coming years. Additionally, it plans to put structured investment by promoting premium sportswear segment of…
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