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Sellers on Amazon India Access Global Markets

Under its global selling programme, online retailer Amazon India said around 12,000 merchants India are selling their products in global markets. The programme which debuted in May 2015 with 200 sellers has now grown to about 12,000, or 12 per cent of the online retailer's merchant base in India which stands at around 100,000. “Under the programme, merchants can sell their products across nine global marketplaces like the US, the…
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China’s Keqiao Like Mega Textile City In AP

NITI Aayog's proposal to build a mega textile city on the lines of the China Textile City in Keqiao district may be accepted by the Andhra Pradesh government. The textiles city would mainly cater to the export market. The process of identifying land, technology and expertise for building the city has already been initiated by the centre. Textiles minister Smriti Irani has spoken to Andhra Pradesh chief minister N Chandra…
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Office Of SGCCI At Dhaka To Promote Surti Fabrics

The Southern Gujarat Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SGCCI) plans to set up an extension office at Dhaka in Bangladesh to promote polyester fabrics, saris and dress materials manufactured in the country's largest man-made fabric (MMF) centre in Surat. Recently, SGCCI delegation led by its president B S Agarwal had visited Bangladesh and held a series of meetings with the Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association, FBCCI, Chittagong Chamber of…
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Myntra On Path To Achieving $1bn GMV

Online fashion retailer Myntra is on the path to achieving the one billion US dollar Gross Merchandise Value (GMV) mark in the current fiscal, while becoming the first ever Indian fashion online store to post such rate in annualised average GMV (post discounts) in July 2016,” its CEO Ananth Narayanan said. “In the past month, Myntra has taken a few market transforming steps with a focus to continue to transform…
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Ritu Kumar Sees Herself As A Catalyst

As a designer, Ritu Kumar sees herself as a catalyst, which gives her energy and satisfaction, to create a viable and meaningful product using traditional craftsmanship. On opportunities in engaging artisans, design and handwork, Ritu Kumar said, “In the Indian context especially, luxury primarily engages the artisans of the textile craftsmanship.” “Some have a legacy of design and match it with the handwork which comes down many generations. We are…
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India Participates In Intertextile Meet

About 1,150 exhibitors from 30 countries, including India participated in the Intertextile Shanghai Home Textiles – Autumn Edition meet began at Shanghai today. Participating brands in home fashion, bedding and upholstery include Armonia di Interni, Boeme, Designers Guild, LaCanTouch, Zimmer + Rohde, Ateja, Culp, Advansa and Brinkhaus among others. The 160,000 square metres venue will see over 30 brands like Armonia di Interni, Boeme, Designers Guild, LaCanTouch and Zimmer +…
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