Good festive sales cheer up Indian apparel retailers

Indian apparel retailers are wringing their hands in glee as their cash registers never stopped ringing during the peak festive season which just went by. Indian consumers had finally removed their hands, which had been dug deep in to their pockets for the most part of 2012. Most of the retailer’s fibre2fashion spoke to mentioned […] introduces customised printing on office supplies – the only e-commerce site which offers the lowest price guarantee on its office supplies – today announced customized printing, a very unique offering by an e-commerce site. This option allows corporate buyers to customize various products ranging from Dairies, Key Rings, Mugs, Letterheads, Business Cards, Envelopes and more with personalized or corporate branding […]

RBS India retail unit sale to HSBC falls through

Royal Bank of Scotland’s sale of its Indian retail and commercial banking operations to HSBC has fallen through, and it will now wind down the business, it said on Friday. RBS agreed to sell the business to HSBC in July 2010, but the deal lapsed on Friday. It has 31 branches and 400,000 customers, with […]

US-based designer Sushma Patel makes India debut

US-based designer Sushma Patel is set to make her debut in Indian fashion industry with the forthcoming India Resort Fashion Week (IRFW). She is going to showcase her talent inspired by her Indian roots. She has added a desi touch to her creations. Over 15 years of presence in the fashion industry, Patel has showcased […]

Anjali Khushalani’s brand boutique launched Duabi

Anjali Khushalani, one of UAE’s premier independent fashion designers has recently launched her first standalone boutique in Jumeirah, Dubai. The ‘Anjali K Couture’ boutique enthrals its customers with stunning creations for women and eclectic Indian designs. On offer are: dazzling anarkalis, meticulously designed lehengas and saris in rich fabrics such as velvet, net, lace and […]

Govt will miss Sachin Tendulkar in retail FDI test

As Congress managers do their arithmetic — counting UPA’s vote in the Rajya Sabha — they would dearly wish cricket maestro Sachin Tendulkar sits out the Kolkata test beginning next week. Having conceded a floor test on FDI in multi-brand retail, Congress strategists are aware the vote in the Rajya Sabha is set to go […]

Tea Board sets quality norm for exports

In a bid to exercise stringent control on the export and import quality of tea, the Tea Board of India has said that from February 2013, international trading of tea would be allowed only if it conforms to the parameters laid down by the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India . The stipulation follows […]

Nirvana and Viola Jewels gives you gifting option for wedding season

Nascent Jewellery Pvt Ltd, is part of Dynamix group of companies and the manufacturers and sellers of branded diamond jewellery under the brand name “Nirvana Diamond Jewellery” and “Viola Jewels”. With wedding bells all around we need some great collection of jewellery pleasing our attire. The two brands of Nascent have some exclusive gifting options […] Kids’ wear next on the agenda

With plans to launch kids’ wear on its web platform, leading e-commerce portal witnessed an annual turnover of Rs 10 crores last year. It is looking to grow significantly in the next 2-3 years. “Zovi was started with a mission to simplify fashion and fulfill the aspirations of customers at the click of a […]

Suneet Varma’s jubilee year

Designer Suneet Varma celebrating his silver jubilee of being a part of the Indian fashion industry. To mark the occasion, he recently presented a unique couture collection inspired by five extraordinary queens: Princess Niloufer of Hyderabad, Princess Durru Shehvar of Berar, Anita Delgado, Princess of Kapurthala, Maharani Bamba Duleep Singh of Lahore and Princess Esra […]