Walmart India is pursuing its India plans aggressively after parting ways with its joint venture partner Bharti. The company aims to open 50 stores in the country over the next 5 years. The US retail major operates 20 stores as of now and the 21st store is all set to be launched in September, this year. […]

After the new NDA government led by Narendra Modi took charge at the Centre, there has been an overall positivity among the businesses. Now with the ‘Make in India’ initiative, the efforts are moving towards promoting textiles manufactured in India in the Western world. No wonder players are geared […]

Leading footwear company Liberty has partnered America’s Disney to launch a new footwear brand under Disney’s Avenger animation series. With this joint venture, both Disney and Liberty would jointly promote Avengers targeted at children and young customers. The collection would be launched in March […]

Apparel and accessories brand, Riot, is spreading its wings across India through partnership with multi brand outlet, Central. Riot fashion wear is now available with five Central stores – one each in Mumbai, Surat and Ahmedabad and two stores in Bangalore. The latest collection by Riot keeps up with […]

Men’s premium fashion brand Indian Terrain has raised Rs 75 crores funds through QIP (qualified institutional placement). The company aims to utilize the fresh funds for establishing retail presence, while launching new product lines. As a part of its strategy, a part of funding would also be invested […]

Flipkart’s last ‘Big Billion Sale’ drew flak from consumers as well as industry players alike. Despite all the criticism, India’s leading home-grown online player is all set to announce another much bigger sale event around the end of the fiscal year in March. Last time, consumers were disappointed […]

Swedish retailer Hennes and Mauritiz (H&M) is all set to roll-out its first store in India this year. The company has roped in Amit Kothari, former India Marketing and Communications head at Marks & Spencer, as Head of Marketing and Fredrick Dahl, as Head of Expansion as it prepares to take on competition. […]

The advent of e-commerce in India has had both positive as well as negative impact on the country’s economy. To keep a tab over e-commerce players in the country, the department of consumer affairs has proposed a committee of secretaries (CoS). The CoS could bring e-commerce under the purview of up […]

Led by a rise in brand awareness among Indian youth and purchasing power of the upper class in Tier II, III cities, consumer spending is expected to grow four times to 4.2 trillion dollars (around 244 lakh crores) by 2017, says a ASSOCHAM-YES Bank joint study. The report states that the Indian luxury […]

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner and the day is no longer about red roses, greeting cards and teddy bear gifts. Today’s generation has moved a step ahead with e-commerce fulfilling their desire of getting an intimate gift for their partner. Various lingerie and intimate gift start-ups are ready […]

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