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Less Footfalls At Malls As Online Shopping Rises

In the wake of unprecedented surge in e-commerce, shopping malls already battling large space vacancy, are expected to see a sharp decline in the footfalls that could reach 56 per cent during the ongoing festive season, according to a recent survey by Assocham. The survey found that malls in Delhi-NCR have recorded the highest decline in footfalls. About 120-150 malls were launched in the past two years but close to…
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Measures To Boost Cotton Fabrics Export

India’s cotton fabrics export is likely to get a 10-15 per cent boost in the current financial year after the government announced the inclusion of a dozen African countries under the Merchandise Exports from India Scheme (MEIS), according to the Cotton Textiles Export Promotion Council (TEXPROCIL). In the latest notification issued on October 29, the Directorate General of Foreign Trade (DGFT) included 12 African countries under MEIS for exports of…
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IAM Organizes Haryana Day

Haryana day is celebrated on November one every year to honour the day when Haryana was carved out of former state of East Punjab in 1966. On the eve of 49th Haryana day this year, Institute of Apparel Management (IAM) Gurgaon organized fashion photography for their students at their campus. Students of IAM dressed up in the traditional Haryanvi attire which matched to the modern trends. A small cultural programme…
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Bangla Govt Imposes Ban On Raw Jute Export

Bangladesh Jute Mills Corporation (BJMC), Bangladesh Jute Spinners Association (BJSA) and Bangladesh Jute Mills Association (BJMA) hailed the government decision for imposing a month-long ban on raw jute export aiming to make the implementation of the Mandatory Use of Jute Product Labeling Law (MJPL) 2010 a success. The ban has been slapped to increase supply of the fibre for local jute bag and sack-makers, an official at the ministry of…
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Manyavar Opens Its 396th Store In Dammam, Saudi Arab

Manyavar is Spreading their royal elegance across worldwide by inaugurating their 396th store in Dammam, Saudi Arab. They have reached Dammam and marking their presence in 153 cities worldwide. With a vibrant assortment of ethnic wear embellishing every occasion, Manyavar continue to grow with you! Being 1st store in Saudi Arab, Manyavar will carry on creating everlasting signatures of respect and fashion. Their esteemed association with Manyavar Vijay ji and…
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Flipkart To Invest $500 Million In Warehouses

Flipkart, a major online marketplace in the country, plans to invest 500 million US dollar in setting up a network of over 80 warehouses in the next five to six years, according to a report. The company also plans to invest about billion US dollar in logistics support systems. Half of the planned warehouses are expected to come up in tier 2 and tier 3 towns of India. The online…
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