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India’s apparel market may swell to Rs 250K crore by 2020

Lucrative fashion and lifestyle market in India that has attracted global bigwigs is now enticing top brands from Russia to Brazil to tap the growing market for western fashion products in the country. Turkey’s leading fashion brand Kigili has hired JLL India to scout for a local partner. “We have received a request to find suitable retail partners for this (Kigili) brand and are in the initial stages of the…
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Handloom product sales may double in 2017-18

There can be a two-fold rise in sale at Rs 180 crore of the products of India Handloom Brand (IHB), an initiative of the Textiles Ministry in the current financial year, a senior official said. The IHB is an authorization to quality of the handloom products in terms of raw material, processing, embellishments, weaving design and other factors, besides social and environmental compliances. The IHB portal lists such products and…
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Confusion over Tax bracket at Khadi items

Although GST has been imposed on only some of the commodities at Khadi Gran Udyog they have on offer, the two outlets in the state are yet to receive an official directive regarding tax rates. Their account books, in the meanwhile, indicate a significant dip in sales as the government employees manning the shops are confused about which items fall within the tax bracket and which do not, according to…
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First denim focused show in India by Denimsandjeans

The pioneers of denim exhibition, Denimsandjeans in Bangladesh and Vietnam, is organising its first Indian Denim Show in Bengaluru on September 25. The show will be the first-of-its-kind denim-focused venue in India, which will bring reputed denim mills including top local and international garment manufacturers, together on one platform. Denim has become one of the main booming textile segments in India in the past decade. Where the capacity of Indian…
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500 exhibitors from 30 countries participate in HGH India

Over 500 exhibitors from 30 countries unveiled their innovations and new collections at HGH India 2017, a trade show for home textiles, home decor, etc, held in Mumbai where over 30,700 trade visitors turned up to source home products. Inaugurating the event, textile commissioner Kavita Gupta said, “I think HGH India is doing a tremendous job for home textile, home décor, homeware and gifting industries. There is a distinct growth…
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65th National Garment Fair generates Rs. 750 Cr. Business

Business worth Rs. 750 crore was generated and order queries of around Rs. 1,400 crore recorded at the 65th National Garment Fair held in Mumbai, recently according to the organizer sources. Apart from local brands, some of the well-known apparel exporters also exhibited at the trade fair to enter the domestic market. Organised by The Clothing Manufacturers Association of India (CMAI), the three-day fair noticed a good response from retailers,…
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