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Craftsvilla Partners with Co-optex to Promote Handloom Products

One of the largest online ethnic store, ‘’ has announced partnership with Tamil Nadu Handloom Weavers' Co-operative Society (Co-optex). Through this association Craftsvilla will host authentic handloom products on their website thereby supporting the handloom weavers of Tamil Nadu. “We believe we can unwrap billions of dollar of business value to artisans across India by interventions across design, quality, big scale manufacturing and logistics. We have identified close to ten…
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Co-Optex To Hold 50 Exhibitions

Co-optex plans to conduct 50 exhibitions of its 'cool comfort' cotton saris across the country by July this year for which the cooperative body has procured over 47,000 saris from its 12 cotton clusters across the state. Of those, 12,000 saris had been procured from Madurai region comprising Madurai, Ramanathapuram, Theni, Virudhunagar, Sivaganga and Dindigul. The exhibitions will be held to achieve the set target of Rs. 5 crore. The…
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Wide Range Of Ecofriendly Sarees By Co-Optex

Tamil Nadu Handloom Weavers Co-operative Society Ltd, popularly known as Co-optex in the ongoing expo in the city has displayed a wide range of eco-friendly sarees because the fabric is dyed using natural/vegetable colours. The cotton used for weaving the sarees was cultivated without the use of fertilizers or pesticides for three years. This type of cotton is dubbed the 'organic cotton' and when dyed with chemical-free natural or vegetable…
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TN Co-Optex Opens Exhibition Of Summer Dresses

The regional unit of Co-Optex is also planning to have similar expos at Tiruvannamalai and Chittoor in May and June respectively. In addition, a lot of silk and cotton mix sarees, ahimsa sarees made of yarn without killing silk worms, churidhar and kurti items, special cotton readymade garments for men and women are also on display. The fair introduced pure cotton sarees with brand names Jayakarthika, Sangeeth, Kolam etc made…
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Weavers To Create Design Using Organic Cotton

Some weaver artisans of the Tamil Nadu Weavers Cooperative Society have decided to create a few designs using organic cotton and natural dyes. The idea came in after interaction with weavers artisans from other states. This will be a huge step for them as they would have to give up elaborate designs and instead settle for simple, plain prints on the saris they weave. According to Venkatesh, managing director, Co-optex,…
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Sales Target To Be Achieved By Co-Optex This Pongal

Co-optex is well on its way to achieve its 'Pongal' target of Rs. 85 crore, having achieved remarkable sales in the last few days, in Tamil Nadu and other states, Co-optex MD, Mr. TN Venkatesh said. The good response for its products through exhibitions in other states has prompted the agency to organise more such exhibitions which were earlier held in Mysore, Pune, Thiruvananthapuram, Secunderabad and Bhopal, with one ongoing…
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