Aditya Birla Fashion and Retail marked a new milestone in the branded apparel sector as its Van Heusen innerwear and athleisure business announced its foray into the Rs 16,000+ crore women’s innerwear and athleisure market. The brand launched...read more
Popular Indian premium leggings brand - Softline Leggings, is set to revamp their brand identity, and get on-board a new face - youth icon, Anushka Sharma as brand ambassador.
Softline leggings, from the house of Rupa & Company Limited; ...
Siyaram Silk Mills has roped in Bollywood actor Ranveer Singh as the brand ambassador of Siyaram’s. The association comes at a time when the brand is growing rapidly and evolving to make its presence felt in the textile industry all over the ...read more
Kishore Biyani-led Future Lifestyle is in advanced stages of negotiations with Pepe Jeans to acquire its local arm and merge with its own Lee Cooper portfolio to create one of the country’s biggest casual wear brands, two people familiar with...read more
Khadi India’s flagship store in central Delhi’s Connaught Place has recorded sale of Rs 1.06 crore on Gandhi Jayanti this year, an increase of 51 per cent than the previous year, the Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC) said. The ...read more
As per Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC), khadi sales in Gujarat have grown 40 per cent over the past two years. The state sold khadi worth Rs 165 crore in the financial year 2017-18, compared to Rs 118 crore in 2015-16. Big corpor...read more
Sustainability standards take steps towards ensuring long term sustainability of value chains.
They also prepare the national market by increasing consumer awareness. Standards demand for product & environmental safety, livelihood improv...
India’s annual rate of inflation, based on monthly wholesale price index (WPI), stood at 4.53 per cent for the month of August 2018 over same month of last year. The index for apparel increased by 0.7 per cent to 139.1 in August, according to...read more
The Southern India Mills’ Association (SIMA) has appealed to the Union Textile Minister seeking her intervention and empower Cotton Corporation of India (CCI) to enforce certain regulations and discipline to curb malpractices adopted by certa...read more
India Ratings and Research maintained a stable outlook on the cotton and synthetic textiles sector for the remaining period of this financial year.
It expects the domestic demand for textiles to remain robust from end-users, supported by a s...
AIC-NIFTTEA Incubation Centre for Textiles and Apparels has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Avinashilingam University for employability skill training in knitwear sector.
The centre, which had already inked a pact with VL...
The 12% GST imposed on service of common effluent treatment plants (CETPs) has financially affected the textile dyeing and bleaching units in Tirupur cluster.
Though the central and state governments were supporting the implementation of ze...
The British High Commission and Marks & Spencer have launched a program in India’s garment and clothing factories. The collaborative program aims at promoting gender equality in the workplace and prevention harassment. Phase 1 of the prog...read more
ColorJet India Ltd, the largest Indian manufacturer of wide format digital printers showcased the finest digital printing textile solutions at ITMA Asia in Shanghai. Looking at the increasing tilt towards Pigment inks printing, ColorJet is disp...read more
The Confederation of Indian Textile Industry (CITI) recently re-elected its office-bearers at its annual general meeting in Mumbai. TT Ltd managing director Sanjay K Jain was re-elected chairman while T Rajkumar, chairman of Kerala-based Sri Ma...read more
The exports of textile and apparel grew 18% in August 2018 to stood at Rs 21,895 crore as compared to Rs 18,533 crore in August 2017. Similarly, the cumulative figures (April-August 2018) grew 6% at Rs 1,01,727 crore as compared to Rs 95,888 cr...read more
Textiles maker Arvind Ltd is planning to invest Rs 500 crore per annum for the next 4-5 years with an aim to double revenue from its textile business to Rs 12,000 crore. The company is in the process of de-merging its brands and engineering bus...read more
Textiles Minister Smriti Irani urged the big players of textile industry to go for innovation and come forward in taking new initiatives.
She said as 80 per cent of the companies in the textiles industry are in the MSME sector, the governmen...
GartexIndia wrapped up its 3rd edition successfully, setting up a new benchmark for the garmenting and textile manufacturing fraternity in India. About 150 exhibitors with more than 300 brands participated in the exhibition held atPragatiMaidan...read more
IMG Reliance has launched a fashion portal called Voice of Fashion. This will bring fashion news and trends to customers. The editorial viewpoints will be gender equal, inclusive and sensitive with an unbiased view of people and the world and t...read more