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This vast sector consists of apparels, footwear, cosmetics & beauty products, accessories, jewellery, etc. Complying with the diversity, the articles exploit the numerous issues of fashion industry.

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Japan is a growing country and had expanded its arms in India via automotive and consumer durable industry since long. Japanese brands were expensive and their dominance was restricted to Electronics and Auto. However, very recently we have seen a growing trend of Japanese retailers coming or ready to enter Indian fashion and lifestyle

BY Shipra Srivastava  |  Oct 30, 2017  |  comments ( 0 )  | 

The eyewear industry in India, once a near stagnant market, has today been converted into one of the fastest growing retail sectors in the country. And this is credited to the entry of many organized players in the market, drastic growth in the demand for eyewear in terms of volume sales, significant shifts in consumer preferences and

BY Tanya Krishna  |  Oct 29, 2017  |  comments ( 0 )  | 

With the phygital revolution gripping the country hard and fast, no sector in business is spared. A sector as niche as kids or parenting segment is now seeing new light due to sudden rise of start-ups coming to the aid of new age parents. Zarafshan Shiraz finds out what created this robust demand, who is it catering to and where is it

BY Zarafshan Shiraz  |  Oct 17, 2017  |  comments ( 0 )  | 

"Denim revolution started in India in 80s and 90s which gradually shifted to lifestyle and more so fashion of late. With 7.4% of India's GDP growth and USD 1,362 per capita income, India continues to be one of the largest producers of denim in the world," said Deval Shah, Reliance Brands business head - Diesel &

BY Nibedita Mohanta  |  Oct 05, 2017  |  comments ( 0 )  | 

There were times, when fashion was a term only being associated with either celebrities or rich ladies, now this term is associated with anything and everything available under the sun. Children too are not spared from the glitterati, all thanks to the media and internet availability, which has squeezed the entire world to fit into

BY Nibedita Mohanta  |  Aug 31, 2017  |  comments ( 0 )  | 

There are many retailers who have quietly enjoyed significant success with the adoption of franchise strategies. No, doubt franchising is a sustainable model for retail expansion; however, things can go away if there are loopholes in the strategy. For example, Crocs, a premium footwear brand  is one such retailer which had build

BY Shipra Srivastava  |  Aug 28, 2017  |  comments ( 0 )  | 

The new GST tax regime that was launched on July 1, came up as the biggest fiscal reform since India opened up its market in the early 90s. Under this new regime, the gold consumers are coming under a slightly higher tax regime than the previous existing one. But overall, the gold supply chain has become transparent and is efficiently

BY Ankita banerjee  |  Aug 28, 2017  |  comments ( 0 )  | 

India’s jewellery market has always been in demand. People in India wear the most amount of metallic jewellery than any other country in the globe. One can witness the fondness of wearing jewellery in Indians at any wedding, which goes on throughout the year. Be it the bride, groom, or the guests, all can be seen loaded with

BY Nibedita Mohanta  |  Aug 01, 2017  |  comments ( 0 )  | 

Fashion is not restricted by constraints like figure, size, skin tone etc, contrary to what the popular myth may be. Neither is business which is ever so keen to generate profit out of any commodity that has the capacity to catch hold of market. If the two is blended, what the consumers get is a new booming fashion industry serving to

BY Ankita banerjee  |  Jul 20, 2017  |  comments ( 0 )  | 

It is a long cherished dream of many Indian brides to wear Manish Malhotra or a Sabyasachi Mukherjee on their D-Day. On an average these designer labels are retailed minimum price band of over lakh rupees, spending such enormous amount for single occasion would be just a dream for vast middle class segment. However, on line luxury

BY Shipra Srivastava  |  Jul 17, 2017  |  comments ( 0 )  | 

The womens apparel market is set to overtake mens wear by 2025 in the country, according to a report by Avendus Capital. The report, titled Womens Apparel Landscape in India, offers an overview of the market, including an understanding of womens shopping behaviour, significant shift towards branded apparel and the various

BY PTI  |  Jun 27, 2017  |  comments ( 0 )  | 

The luxury eyewear market in India though not in its nascent stage, still has a long way to go.The eyewear market in India is fragmented between the organized and unorganized sector. As per industry estimates there could be around 20,000 opticians in India spread across rural and urban areas. However, the Urban and Tier 2 cities would

BY Guest author  |  Jun 07, 2017  |  comments ( 0 )  | 

The Indian fashion market size contributes $70 billion in 2016. Among the overall fashion market $7bn to $8bn is already digitally influenced. As per a joint report by Boston Consulting Group and Facebook, titled 'Fashion Forward 2020' it is estimated that by 2020 the digitized share will rose to $30 bn

BY Indian Retailer Bureau  |  Mar 30, 2017  |  comments ( 0 )  | 

The jewellery industry is one of the fastest growing sectors in the Indian economy. It is hugely export oriented and labour intensive, thus contributing greatly to the foreign exchange and to the employment. The demand for jewellery in India is unique and to some extent inflexible to price. The gold demand in terms of pricing is

BY Guest author  |  Mar 28, 2017  |  comments ( 0 )  | 

International brands such as Zara, H&M, and Forever21 etc. have started taking sizable share in Indian fashion market. Indian consumers have started prefer these brands for their perceived quality, fit and style. So, does that mean local retailers have no chance to stand out to these brands?  Well, the comparison of premium

BY Shipra Srivastava  |  Mar 20, 2017  |  comments ( 0 )  |