Women’s ethnic wear brand Biba, is looking add another 200 new stores across India by 2020. The brand currently operates 250 exclusive brand outlets. In Tamil Nadu alone the brand has 15 stores. Chennai, Madurai, Salem, and Coimbatore are the major locations where the brand has a presence. Currently, […]

ANALYSIS Last week, VF Corporation decided to spin off its denim brands Wrangler and Lee, forming two separate, independent companies. While VF said the new company, yet to be named, has significant potential for growth, market analysts quickly attributed the move to declining denim sales, with many […]

One country’s woes are a luxury shopper’s gain. As Turkey fights for its sliding lira, international luxury shoppers are taking advantage of its attractive prices for designer goods. Queues outside Chanel and Louis Vuitton this week saw Chinese, Middle Eastern and a plethora of nationalities hoping […]

Spanish fashion brand Niza is now being exclusively retailed through Myntra. Niza caters to women with elaborate, original and sophisticated designs. In India, Niza offers classic western wear, adding just a little desi flare to make it perfect for the modern Indian woman. Niza’s launch marks Myntra’s […]

Da Milano, the upmarket handbag and accessories brand that offers affordable luxury, aims at having 100 stores in India by end of fiscal ’19. Currently the brand has 80 stores. The brand is making a big push into upmarket cabin and check-in luggage. The company is also reaching out to buyers aged 18 […]

Many fashionistas lamented the closure of Parisian concept store Colette, which shut its doors for good last year. However, there’s still a chance to get a hold of some of Colette’s items -- if you’re willing to go to Sweden, that is. Afound, the multi-brand discount store launched by H&M in its motherland […]

The government is going all out to promote khadi both within the country and across the globe. As a part of their plan to promote the khadi globally, Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC) has shipped a consignment of khadi products to Trinidad & Tobago. KVIC delivered the products to the Indian […]

IN DEPTH These aren’t easy times for brick and mortar fashion retailers. As e-commerce grows and consumer behavior changes, the US has seen over 7,000 store closings in 2017. Investment bank Credit Suisse even predicts 25 percent of American shopping malls to close by 2022. The UK is no different, with […]

Premium French footwear brand Mirqurius, is planning to enter India. It is looking for partners and is in talks with distributors and fashion malls to enter the brick and mortar space to enhance brand visibility in the country. Mirqurius sells silhouettes exclusively online, with India contributing […]

The government is planning to curb the practice of deep discounting on e-commerce platforms like Amazon and Flipkart. The draft e-commerce policy proposes to stop such a pricing policy from a specified date to regulate the sector. The policy has proposed legislation that will cover food delivery sites […]