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Munson New MD Of Marks & Spencer

Marks & Spencer Reliance India appointed James Munson as managing director of the company replacing Venu Nair. Munson will commence his new role in May and responsible to grow brand’s joint venture business in India with Reliance Retail. With 57 stores across 27 cities, India has the largest number of Marks & Spencer stores outside of the UK. The retailer is also growing its online reach across the country via…
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Sustainable Man Show on the Second Day of LFW S/R

The Sustainable Man show has monopolized the limelight on the second day of the ongoing Lakme Fashion Week Summer/Resort (LFW S/R) 2017. The concept is based on the ‘Sustainable Fashion and Indian Textiles’. The collections for Sustainable Man show were unveiled by fashion retailer Ajio. The fashion platform highlighted experiences around sustainable fashion in India. The show displayed mens wear by designers Rajesh Pratap Singh, Abraham & Thakore and Pero.…
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M&S Continue to Expand Stores in India

Iconic British brand Marks & Spencer will continue to expand its brand presence in India despite deciding to close down its 53 wholly-owned stores across 10 markets including seven stores in France and 10 stores in China, the company said while announcing half yearly results. The retailer will also shut down close to 30 stores in UK but this move will not impact its India operations. With 58 Marks &…
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RIL Steps Up Omnichannel Play For AJIO

Reliance Industries has opened AJIO 'shop-in-shops' in more than 100 Reliance Trends stores as part of its omnichannel strategy, the Mukesh Ambani-led company said in a presentation to investors for the quarter to June. The company entered the online fashion retail business in April through , targeting shoppers with high-margin, curated fashion. The portal, named after its telecom unit Reliance Jio and upcoming digital wallet Jio Money, was tested on…
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Reliance Forays Into Fashion E-Tailing

Mukesh Ambani-led Reliance Industries has entered into ecommerce fashion retail though a platform called ‘AJIO’, targeting India's online spenders with high-margin, curated fashion. The portal, named after its telecom unit Reliance Jio and upcoming digital wallet Jio Money, has been tested on its employees for the last three months. The diverse group with interests in telecom, media and petroleum is already one of the country's largest retailer and operates department…
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