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Anamika Khanna

Designer and Luxury

Power to Women Designers at FDCI x Lakme Fashion Week  

Kolkata-based designer Anamika Khanna opened the six days of virtual shows, with the grand finale by New Delhi-based Ruchika Sachdeva.

clock March 24, 2021Mayu Saini

Designer and Luxury

India’s Mumbai, Delhi Fashion Weeks to Combine

The five-day phy-gital fashion event is scheduled to take place from March 16 to 21, with the opening show by Kolkata-based designer Anamika Khanna.

clock March 8, 2021Mayu Saini

L'Oréal India's Amit Jain

Beauty Features

Indian Beauty Market Poised to Take Off, Says L’Oréal India’s Amit Jain

Amit Jain, the first Indian to lead L’Oréal India, talks about further accelerating one of the fastest growing beauty markets in the world. 

clock March 8, 2021Mayu Saini

Jay Schottenstein AEO

Retail

CEO Talks: Jay Schottenstein Reflects on a Lifetime in the Retail Industry

The executive chairman of the board and chief executive officer of American Eagle Outfitters discusses fashion amid the era of COVID-19, the future of retail and what he’s learned in 50-plus years as a merchant.

clock February 11, 2021Kellie Ell

Sanjay Kasliwal.

Jewelry

Sanjay Kasliwal Unveils High Jewelry Collection

Entitled “Bloom,” the 26-piece collection consists of an assortment of earrings, necklaces, rings and a bracelet.

clock February 10, 2021Thomas Waller

A Sabyasachi handbag

Fashion Scoops

Sabyasachi Brings the Indian Sari to Fifth Avenue, With Bergdorf Goodman

Indian designer Sabyasachi is opening a pop-up shop at Bergdorf Goodman in Manhattan that will carry a 300-piece collection.

clock February 4, 2021Mayu Saini

Sabyasachi

Designer and Luxury

Indian Designer Sabyasachi Gets Backing From Aditya Birla Group

The designer is known for his collaborations, including with Christian Louboutin and H&M.

clock January 29, 2021Mayu Saini

Beauty Features

India’s New Cosmetics Regulations Lower Barrier to Entry

“These measures do give more confidence to foreign brands to bring their brands into India.”

clock January 22, 2021Mayu Saini

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Retail

Amazon Wins Court Round in Battle Over Future Group Acquisition

The biggest players in India’s retail market are involved in a wrangle in the acquisition of Future Retail Ltd. by Reliance Retail.

clock December 21, 2020Mayu Saini

Reliance Retail is already the biggest retailer in India.

Retail

Amazon Aims to Stop Reliance Deal to Buy India’s Future Group

The Singapore International Arbitration Centre (SIAC) has put a stay on the $3.38 billion deal between Reliance Retail and Future Group in response to Amazon’s claim made earlier this month of a breach of contract.

clock October 26, 2020Mayu Saini

Fashion Scoops

Blinded by Color Project Relies on Artisans in India

The assortment of caftans are developed using age-old techniques made by artisans in Bagru, India.

clock September 28, 2020Rosemary Feitelberg

Central, FLFL's big box retail format.

Retail

India’s Reliance Retail Acquires Future Retail

In a major move toward industry consolidation, two of India’s biggest retail empires have come together, aiming for greater integration between brick-and-mortar and e-commerce.

 

clock August 30, 2020Mayu Saini

Godrej Consumer Products CEO

Skin Care

India’s Godrej Consumer Products Names CEO

Nisaba Godrej, who already serves as chairperson of the board, will take on the added role of ceo on July 1.

clock June 25, 2020Mayu Saini

India's Reliance Brands Names Creative Director

Designer and Luxury

India’s Reliance Brands Names Creative Director for Own Brand

Rajesh Pratap Singh, a well-known designer, has been appointed creative director for the Satya Paul collection.

clock June 22, 2020Mayu Saini

Indian shopkeepers wait for the custumers in New Delhi, India 11 June 2020. Indian government has decided to provide relaxation in the ongoing lockdown but it will continue until 30 June, in 'containment zones.' The restrictions will be eased in a phased manner with places of worship, hospitality services and shopping malls scheduled to be opened in the initial phase, with restrictions. The areas termed as 'containment zones' will be identified by authorities and those areas will remain under complete lockdown.Coronavirus lockdown in New Delhi, India - 11 Jun 2020

Retail

India Retail Reopens Even as COVID-19 Cases Climb

Even as the number of COVID-19 cases leaps, India’s malls opened for business last week, joining stand-alone stores, markets and e-commerce players that had opened previously.

clock June 15, 2020Mayu Saini

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clock May 13, 2021Layla Ilchi

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