10 designers to display creations at India Couture Week

2018/07 12 10:07

Courtesy: FDCI As many as 10 couturiers will display their creative clothing range at the India Couture Week 2018 beginning July 25. The ramp will be enlivened by designers namely Anju Modi, Pallavi Jaikishan, Rahul Mishra, Reynu Taandon, Rohit Bal, Shyamal & Bhumika, Suneet Varma, Tarun Tahiliani, and debutants Amit Aggarwal and Falguni & Shane […]

Indian UP state in talks with Flipkart to sell khadi items

2018/07 12 10:07

India’s Uttar Pradesh (UP) government is discussing with Flipkart to sell khadi products after the successful sale of its khadi products on Amazon India online platform. Khadi products of 10 units are being sold on Amazon, Navneet Sehgal, principal secretary, Khadi and Village Industries told a news agency. Photo shoot of 40 shortlisted khadi products […]

Australia imposes new sales tax on international retailers

2018/07 12 10:07

International online retailers who sell in Australia will be required to collect goods and service tax (GST) on all products sold valued at 1,000 Australian dollars (AUD) or less, the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) announced recently. Retailers using this system will only need to report total taxable sales and GST, and pay once each quarter. […]

Italian denim brand Replay partners with Reliance Brands

2018/07 12 10:07

Courtesy: Reliance Retail Replay, Italian leader in the premium denim segment, has signed a major distribution partnership with Reliance Brands Ltd, part of the Reliance Industries Group, to enter India. Boosting its global expansion, agreement signed with Reliance Brands for the distribution of Replay apparel, footwear and accessories will start with Spring/Summer 2019 collection. Under […]

Texanlab inaugurates expanded laboratory in Gurgaon

2018/07 12 10:07

Courtesy: Texanlab Texanlab, a wholly-owned subsidiary of DyStar Group, has announced the recent inauguration of its expanded laboratory in Gurgaon. It is an expanded facility to test physical and analytical parameters of textiles, leather and footwear with state of art equipment’s from global equipment manufacturing brands like James Heal, SDL and Agilent Technologies. The new […]

Alibaba debuts first ‘FashionAI’ concept store

2018/07 12 10:07

Courtesy: Alibaba Alibaba has debuted its first 'FashionAI' concept store, demonstrating a stress-free way to shop with artificial intelligence. The pilot store, open till Saturday atHong Kong Polytechnic University, showcases Guess apparel through innovations like smart mirrors, which display product information on a nearby screen when a garment is picked or touched. The smart mirror […]

Pure Origin to display latest denim & fabric trends

2018/07 12 10:07

Courtesy: Pure London Pure Origin, a unique garment and raw material sourcing event that brings together responsible sourcing, conversation, future innovations, and trends, has announced that denim, fabric trends, and innovation will take centre stage at the event. The premier hub for the global fashion trade will be held from July 22 to 24, 2018, […]

NCTO seeks inclusion of apparel in Section 301 tariffs

2018/07 12 10:07

Courtesy: Pixabay The National Council of Textile Organization’s (NCTO) has applauded the July 10 announcement proposing $200 billion in Chinese goods for an added 10 per cent tariff. It has called on the Trump administration to include finished textile and apparel products on any future lists of imports from China to be made subject to […]

Eswatini receives AGOA textile visa system reauthorisation

2018/07 12 10:07

The Kingdom of Eswatini, earlier known as Swaziland, has received an effective African Growth Opportunity Act (AGOA) textile visa system reauthorisation from the Office of the US Trade Representative (USTR). The country can now export textile and apparel goods to the United States without paying levy. The regulation applies from June 3 this year. The […]

Q2FY18 revenue soars 17% at Levi Strauss

2018/07 12 10:07

Courtesy: Levi Strauss & Co The net revenues of Levi Straussin Q2 of fiscal 2018 grew 17 per cent on a reported basis and 13 per cent excluding $35 million in favourable currency translation effects, driven by broad-based Levi's brand growth in all regions and channels. On a reported basis, direct-to-consumer revenues grew 19 per […]

Visionet Systems unveils HauteLogic solution for fashion

2018/07 12 10:07

Courtesy: Visionet System Visionet Systems, Inc., a full-service technology consulting and business process outsourcing company headquartered in the US, has announced the launch of HauteLogic, a complete cloud-based business management solution for fashion and apparel industry. The new solution covers wholesale, online retail, brick and mortar retail, and apparel manufacturing. HauteLogic – Fashion Delivered Right, […]

UL & Applied DNA enter into strategic partnership

2018/07 12 10:07

Courtesy: UL UL, a global safety science organisation, has joined hands with Applied DNA Sciences Inc., to form a strategic partnership that will lay the foundation for a significant new development in product authentication and supply chain traceability. Applied DNA is a provider of molecular technologies that enable supply chain security and anti-counterfeiting. The partnership […]