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Koovs Sales Surge in Fashion Etailer’s Half-Year

In the six months to September 30, 2016, sales at Indian online fashion retailer ‘Koovs’, a subsidiary of UK based Koovs plc soared 114 per cent from a fiscal ago period to £ million. During the reporting period, website traffic surged 132 per cent year over year to million, while the registered base drove up 150 per cent to million. The online fashion retailer said its active customers also expanded…
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MAS Plans to Set Up Its New Unit in India

MAS Holdings is planning to invest in India. The company is yet to zero-in on the place to set up its new unit. MAS already operates in India through its women’s intimate wear label Amanté. It also supplies finished products to a number of international marquee clothing and sports brands, including Nike. Its runs its India operations through its subsidiary, MAS Brands India. Sri Lanka-based MAS has business interests in…
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Various Initiatives by Textile Ministry this Year

Among many initiatives in 2016, the Indian government announced the ,006 crore special package for the apparel sector and amended the Technology Upgradation Fund Scheme (TUFS). However, the textiles ministry is yet to announce the much awaited National Textiles Policy, which is expected to boost prospects of the textile and apparel sector. The special package for the apparel industry seeks to create one crore new jobs in three years, while…
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LimeRoad Announces to Retail Handloom Products Online

The fashion e-commerce platform, ‘LimeRoad’, announced that they have signed MoU with Madhya Pradesh Laghu Udyog Nigam to retail handloom and handicraft range of products on its platform. The e-commerce platform has already started selling handicrafts and apparel range from the Nigam. “Platform provided by to our artisans will help spreading the old customs and traditions of rural Madhya Pradesh across the world,” Shivraj Singh Chouhan, CM of Madhya Pradesh…
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Adidas Plans To Takeover Some Individual Stores

Sportswear giant, Adidas India is in preliminary talks with a few franchise partners to takeover some of their individual stores or operations for cities like Delhi, Mumbai and Bengaluru. “The India unit of German-headquartered sportswear company had, a year ago, received government approval to open 100 per cent foreign-owned stores in India, will throw open its first store in Delhi by July,” Dave Thomas, MD of Adidas’s India operation said.…
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Van Heusen Signs New Deal with Amazon Fashion

India’s fashion forward power dressing brand, ‘Van Heusen’ has signed a deal with Amazon Fashion e-store to exclusively launch its ‘My First Formals’ apparel collection for young professionals. The unique collection fashionably introduces the never fading classic style with power packed details along with fine fabrics woven beautifully with fresh new tones. Made from 100 per cent cotton, Van Heusen’s ‘My First Formals’ will be available exclusively on Amazon Fashion…
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