Mayu Saini

The new Jo Malone London store in the Palladium mall.

Fragrance

Jo Malone London Opens Shop in India

The Estée Lauder-owned brand banks on its ingredient story to resonate with the Indian consumer.

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Rana Plaza collapsed on April 24, 2013.

Legal

Rana Plaza Owner Gets Jail Term in Corruption Case

The case stems from a charge of illegal wealth rather than the collapse of the apparel manufacturing building in 2013.

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Bollywood star Esha Gupta for designer Amit Aggarwal at Lakme Fashion Week Winter Festive 2017.

Fashion Trends

Lakme Fashion Week Blends Sustainability and Glamour

The five days of shows focused on the use of more indigenous textiles, craft and simpler cuts.

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Manish Malhotra at India Couture Week.

Designer and Luxury

India Couture Week Sparkles and Shines for Bridal Market

Opulence, glamour and embroidery were designers’ focus as the couture week marked its 10-year anniversary.

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Xander Group founder Sid Yog.

Retail

The Xander Group Digs Into India’s Retail Market

Sid Yog, founder of The Xander Group, talks about the developer’s expansion and the difference between “malls” and “centers.”

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Retail

India E-tailers Jockey for Position After Flipkart-Snapdeal Talks Collapse

The collapse of the deal has major significance for global firms that have invested in the Indian market, including Amazon.

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International Woolmark prize in the Indian subcontinent and Middle east regional womenswear winner Bodice.

Designer and Luxury

Bodice, Antar-Agni Win Regional Awards for Woolmark Prize

Indian designers won the International Woolmark Prize for the Indian subcontinent and Middle East region.

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Indian Prime Minister Modi tours the exhibition.

Markets

India Eyes Doubling Textile, Apparel Sector by 2025

A major three-day event focused on the country’s apparel and textile sector and outlined growth strategies.

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An informal garment factory located on the outskirts of the center of Dhaka

Government and Trade

Bangladesh Accord Extended Until 2021

The extended agreement includes provisions for greater protections for workers and their rights to unionize.

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L Capital Asia's Bijou Kurien

Retail

L Capital’s Bijou Kurien on the Growth of India’s Retail Market

The former executive at Reliance and current board member of L Capital Asia discusses the trends in the market, both at bricks-and-mortar and online.

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Amazon's Arun Sirdeshmukh says fashion is a focal point for the etail giant in India.

Retail

In Battle for India’s E-tail Lead, Amazon Puts Fashion First

Amazon Fashion has signed more than 150 brands including Aéropostale, Emporio Armani, Armani Exchange, Versus by Versace, Calvin Klein, Levi’s, Furla, Replay and Fitflop.

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Beauty Features

Dabur India Ltd. Acquires Two Beauty and Wellness Companies

The Indian consumer products giant shows no sign of slowing down.

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A KiK factory in Pakistan being inspected as part of the retailer's new program.

Government and Trade

Firms Take Globally the Lessons From Bangladesh

Retailers and brands are beginning to use the teachings from the Accord and Alliance in Bangladesh in their worldwide supply chains.

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Lakme products.

Color Cosmetics

Premiumization and Natural Cosmetics Trends Shift the Market for Lakmé

The Indian makeup giant makes a statement with argan-oil-infused lipsticks.

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India's retailers are assessing the possible impact of the passage of a national goods and services tax.

Retail

India’s Retailers Assess New Tax Regime’s Impact

Parliament’s approval of a possible nationwide goods and services tax is expected to have a major impact on retailers, which could be good or bad.

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