‘Wellness driven clothing paving way for AI in fashion’

2018/08 08 13:08

Courtesy: Broadcast Wearables Artificial intelligence (AI) and Internet of Things (IoT) are integral parts of the next generation of clothing where fit, colour and fitness will be integrated into clothing directly. Wellness-driven fashion could be the early adopter, paving the way for full integration of AI into fashion, as per the head of Hyderabad based […]

India’s Flipkart to shut down eBay.in, launch new platform

2018/08 08 13:08

Indian e-commerce firm Flipkart will shut down eBay.in in August and launch a fresh platform for refurbished goods as it attempts to tap into that large unorganised market segment. For an equity stake in Flipkart last year, US firm eBay had made a cash investment of $500 million in Flipkart and sold eBay.in, its India […]

Jacqueline & Mojostar unveil activewear brand – Just F

2018/08 08 13:08

What: Jacqueline Fernandez along with Mojostar unveils the Just F collection exclusively on Amazon FashionWho: Jacqueline Fernandez is a bollywood actress while Mojostar is a company that partners with celebrities to co-create indigenous fashion brandsUSP: The brand offers a wide range of activewear outfits designed for the modern Indian women, curated and handpicked by Jacqueline.The […]

Textile park planned near Jewar airport in Uttar Pradesh

2018/08 08 13:08

The Yamuna Expressway Industrial Development Authority (YEIDA) in India’s Uttar Pradesh state is planning to set up a textile park near the upcoming Jewar airport in Gautam Buddha Nagar district, according to the authority, which recently held meetings with Noida Apparel Export Cluster (NAEC) and agreed to allot a 200-acre plot to 100 textile businesses. […]

‘Increased import duties on textiles may not be enough’

2018/07 30 11:07

The recent hike in import duties on 50 textile items may not be enough to give the desired boost to the Indian textile and apparel sector. There must also be efforts made to strengthen the infrastructure, and technical knowledge must be more readily available to youngsters for pursuing a career in textiles, according to Gagan […]

Grasim recognises women in manufacturing industry

2018/07 30 11:07

Courtesy: Grasim Industries Aditya Birla Group’s flagship company Grasim Industries awarded green certificates to women for their contribution in the manufacturing industry at 'Reinventing the Future – Great Teams Work’ summit in Indore. The summit focused on women, under which various organisations shared their initiatives towards gender inclusivity at the shop floor level. This certificate […]

Arisudana expanding with Truetzschler machines

2018/07 30 11:07

(l-r) Sidharth Khanna, Kewal Khanna and Gagan Khanna Arisudana Industries Limited has announced its expansion with focus on quality and the latest technology machinery with the inclusion of more machines from Truetzschler. The addition includes 4 Truetzschler blow-room lines, 16 Truetzschler TC 10 1/S cards, 8 Truetzschler twin-delivery draw-frames TD 9T and 8 Truetzschler finisher […]

India’s khadi, village industries product sales rise

2018/07 30 11:07

Sale of khadi and village industries products in India increased to ₹59,098 crore in 2017-18 over ₹52,138 crore in 2016-17, according to data shared by micro, small and medium enterprises (MSME) minister Giriraj Singh in a written reply to parliament upper house. Production of these products rose to ₹48,013 crore in 2017-18 from ₹42,631 crore […]

Transport strike has put ‘delivery in-time’ at stake: TEA

2018/07 30 11:07

Courtesy: Markus Spiske from Pexels The indefinite strike by truck drivers across the country has severely affected the on-time supply of the design driven export market, Tiruppur Exporters’ Association (TEA) said in a letter to the prime minister for ending the strike. With the knitwear exports declining by 21 per cent in 2017-18, the sector […]

Ethiopia, Kenya, Uganda participate in Tiruppur seminar

2018/07 30 11:07

Representatives from Ethiopia, Kenya and Uganda recently participated in a seminar in Tiruppur in India’s Tamil Nadu state to discuss increasing investments from the zone in textile and garmenting sector in their countries. The seminar was organized by the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) and the Tiruppur Exporters’ Association (TEA). The […]

Indian truckers strike over, govt panel to consider demand

2018/07 30 11:07

Indian transporters today called off their eight-day strike after receiving assurance from the government about consideration of their demands, bringing relief to the industry hit by the disruption in supplies. The decision was arrived at after a meeting of transporters and senior road transport and highways ministry officials today in New Delhi. "The agitation by […]

Asian economies to surpass US by 2030: Report

2018/07 30 11:07

India and 9 other major economies of Asia are expected to surpass the GDP of the US by 2030, according to a recent report. The total GDP of the 10 economies, viz, China, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, and Thailand, is expected to be more than $28 trillion, while […]