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Manyavar to launch more home delivery options

After the launch of ‘Cash on Delivery’ option, men’s ethnic wear brand Manyavar is planning to launch more home delivery options and increased in-store technology for customers. According to the brand’s parent company Vedant Fashion, the brand is looking forward to launch home delivery for its travel retail stores to increase its omnichannel approach. “We […]

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Beauty Retail

Sephora to focus on tier 1 and 2 cities; plans to open another 75 stores in India

With the commencement of new decade, a lot of brands, both Indian and international, are planning to expand their ventures and invest in small towns including tier 2 and tier 3 cities for the company’s growth. Next up in the list is French beauty and personal care brand Sephora. The brand is looking forward to […]

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Retail

Italian brand Carrera to enter Indian Market in 2020

Italian jeans brand Carrera has joined the list of international labels that see India as an important growth market and plans to expand in the country next year. The brand is looking forward to enter the market through partnerships with several manufacturers and retailers across various categories including apparel, footwear and accessories for people from […]

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Retail

Fabindia plans to invest in experience centres for growth in Indian market

Adding to the list of 15 experience centres, ethnic wear retailer Fabindia plans to open five more before the end of this fiscal year. “We want to add a new line of customers and offer them an experiential retail experience,” Ajay Kapoor, President, Retail, Fabindia told Business Today. Two years ago in March 2017, the […]

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Retail

Amazon witnesses record-breaking holiday season with billions of orders

Amazon on Thursday announced that this holiday season was record breaking for the company as the customers around the world purchased billions of items. Items purchased mostly included amazon devices such as Echo Dot, Fire TV Stick with Alexa Voice Remote and Echo Show 5. Besides this popular departments that customers shopped in were toys, […]

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Retail

Swarovski: Limited locations hinder retail expansion in India

While Jewellery brand Swarovski continues to invest in India after a decent growth in all these years, the brand faces problems to enter the second stage of its expansion in the country. According to the reports of BusinessLine, the company’s further growth is constrained because of the availability of locations. Lars Schmidt, Managing Director – […]

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Fashion Retail

Sabyasachi to launch flagship store in New York City next year

Fashion Designer Sabyasachi Mukherjee will expand his reach with the launch of the label’s first international flagship store in New York City, US, next year. The designer took to his brand’s social media pages to make the announcement on December 24. The post read, “As the year comes to an end, it’s time to announce […]

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Fashion Retail

Footwear brand Birkenstock enters India through online route

German footwear brand Birkenstock made its India entry through online route and will soon start selling its products on the brand’s official website in the country. The brand believes that Indian market will be one of the five most important markets for the brand its growth within the next five years. The footwear company will […]

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Retail

Kering : Mehdi Benabadji named new CEO of Brioni

French luxury goods company Kering appointed Mehdi Benabadji as CEO of Brioni, menswear couture house owned by the brand, effective January 1, 2020. Being held a series of operational and executive positions within Kering since 2003, this journey would not be a complete new experience for Benabadji. He also acted as the Director of Strategy […]

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Beauty Retail

Sugar Cosmetics plans to open 100 new stores in 2020

After a decent growth rate in metro cities Indian cosmetics brand Sugar Cosmetics is planning to set its footprints in tier 2 cities and add 100 new stores to the list by the end of 2020. As per the reports of Business Today, 70 percent of the brand’s business comes from metro cities. However, the […]