Woodland to embark on manufacturing and retail expansion

Adventure brand Woodland  would be embarking on a major expansion drive next fiscal by adding two more units in Himachal Pradesh and Uttaranchal which would produce one million pairs of shoes. The investment for the expansion is estimated to be Rs 70 crore. “This would be largely funded through internal accruals,” Harkit Singh, managing director of […]

Small shops giving tough fight to big retail in India

Traditional retailers are giving a strong competition to organised retailers and the decision to foreign retailers to open stores in the country will not affect small players in India, the government said on Wednesday. According to the economic survey 2012-13, which was tabled by finance minister P Chidambaram in Parliament, as far as small retailers are […]

FIPB recommends IKEA investment for cabinet approval

After clearing the IKEA’s Rs 10,500 crore FDI proposal, the Finance Ministry  on Wednesday said it has now forwarded the investment plans of Swedish furniture major to set up single brand retail stores to the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) for final approval. “One proposal (of) M/s Ingka Holding Overseas B.V., amounting to Rs 10,500 […]

MPG launches ‘My Performance, My Lifestyle’ collection

Canadian activewear apparel label, MPG Sport, has launched its 2013 Spring ‘My Performance, My Lifestyle’ Collection that continues to convey the brand’s original philosophy of always pushing the envelope in melding fashion forward designs with technical, performance-enhancing fabrications and detailing.   Each season presents an opportunity for the MPG designers to find ever more creative […]

Fisher & Paykel introduce Steam Oven

International leaders and innovators of premium kitchen appliances, Fisher & Paykel introduce the Steam Oven this festive season.   The healthiest and easiest form of cooking, the Steam Oven can be used for almost any food – baking fish to steaming delicious broccoli or even idlis. Steaming has many advantages if used correctly. Healthy and natural, steaming […]

Turtle strengthens foothold in eastern India

Turtle, one of India’s leading men’s lifestyle brands, inaugurated its first exclusive outlet in Bilaspur. The sprawling store strategically located in Rajiv Plaza will offer world class apparel at attractive prices to all young fashion lovers of the city.   This is the first exclusive outlet of the apparel giant in the city and the […]

Park Avenue women’s S/S line reveals concept of ingenuity

Park Avenue Woman (PAW), a leading women’s apparel brand, has coupled the concept of ingenuity, real and contemporary regional idiosyncrasies with a global appeal into its Spring Sumer 2013 Collection. The SS 2013 Collection encompasses three different assortments of style and design in ‘The Story of Now’, ‘The Wonder Lab’ and ‘Idiomatic’.   Enclosing attires […]

Nielsen survey to help consumer goods companies target kirana stores

Global market research firm Nielsen is set to survey small grocery or Kirana stores  across nearly two dozen Indian cities to help consumer goods makers target these outlets more effectively. Trade Dimensions, the survey which will be carried out over the next six months and cover each grocery store in these cities, is the most exhaustive […]

Promart unveils new brand identity with Bipasha Basu

Promart Retail- a discounted retail chain and value format concept unveiled its new brand campaign and logo with Bollywood’s sizzling beauty Bipasha Basu at Bandra, Mumbai. The new brand campaign potrays that discount is always in fashion. Discount and fashion don’t usually sit together. The world of discounts is driven by accessibility and the world […]

Wills Lifestyle presents 7th edition of ‘The Debut’ felicitates fashion talent

Wills Lifestyle announced the seventh edition of ‘The Debut’, a first of its kind initiative for recognizing India’s promising young talent in fashion arena. The third regional round of this edition kicked off today at the Wills Lifestyle store at Oberoi Goregaon mall in Mumbai. ‘The Debut’ is an extension of Wills Lifestyle’s association & commitment with […]