FUTURE LIFESTYLE FASHION
Real estate developers eyeing co-living for future growth
A Cushman and Wakefield report on coliving has said the market for coliving in India is evolving at a rapid pace, with investments from national and international institutional investors bringing in much-needed seed capital.
Times Internet to host new luxury section in partnership with with Gems & Jewellery Export Promotion Council
Commenting on the launch, Puneet Gupt, COO - Times Internet said, “We are excited to partner with Gems and Jewellery Export Promotion Council to bring the best of global fashion and jewellery content to Indian readers”. As a part of the launch, TOI Fashion team has worked with industry leaders to deliver the most premium lifestyle content in the country.”
Flipkart tightens returns policy on rising frauds
It is suspected that consumers, at a staggering pace, might have ordered new winter clothes and other products and then returned it weeks later after using it, pushing Flipkart to make this change in its policy, sources said.
Harry-Meghan's money-making prospects post-Megxit: Fashion line, public speaking, TV shows & brand endorsements
Experts believe that global brand Brand Sussex could end up making a fortune.
Reliance Retail’s fashion business invests in data intelligence to go hyperlocal this year
The retail arm of Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) that handles key formats like apparel, footwear and toys is planning to dive deeper into catchments and is targeting store-specific assortment to maximize sales in the next financial year.
RBI rejects Future Lifestyle plan to raise stake in Koovs
Future Lifestyle had agreed to buy a nearly 30% stake in the London-listed Koovs in July last year. In a notice to the London Stock Exchange on Tuesday, Koovs said it entered into administration after the Indian company was unable to deliver on a promised 6.5 million pound investment in to the business resulting in unsustainable cashflow pressures.
Amazon and Future Group to cross-leverage each others' sales channel
Future Group and Amazon are collaborating to sell products from apparel to grocery and thereby make the best of both physical and online selling and widen distribution. Amazon will be an authorized online sales channel for Future Retail while its stores and warehouses will be used as distribution centres by Amazon for quicker delivery.
Traditional watches to get a sporty twist as athleisure trend picks up in 2020
The growth of healthy lifestyle has added impetus to the athleisure trend.
Blackstone invests Rs 1,750 cr in Future Lifestyle Fashion
US private equity firm Blackstone invested Rs 1750 crore in Future Group’s flagship fashion business- Future Lifestyle Fashion. Blackstone was reported to infuse $250 million in FLF, in July through a combination of equity and structured debt to fund the capital expansion of Biyani’s deep-discount retail format, Brand Factory.
Blackstone invests Rs 1,750 crore in Future Lifestyle Fashion
Blackstone had acquired about 6%$ stake in FLF for about Rs 545 crore.
Emkay Securities maintains buy on Future Lifestyle Fashion, target price Rs 560
Buy Future Lifestyle Fashions Ltd. at a price target of Rs 560.0 .
Future’s ‘sabse saste din’ sale to debut on Amazon
Reflecting a broadening of the alliance, Future Group’s ‘Sabse Saste Din’ sale will feature on Amazon.in.
In Delhi, AAP fights for its future
As Delhi goes to vote in February, it is much more than a simple question of who comes to power in the capital. While Congress is fighting for political survival in the state it ruled for 15 years, BJP is hoping for a comeback after 22 years of staying out of power.
Fashion companies go beyond one-size-fits-all to make apparel for Indian body types
The ‘Size India’ project undertaken by Clothing Manufacturers Association of India (CMAI) jointly with textiles ministry and National Institute of Fashion Technology seeks to develop a standardised India size chart, officials said.
India has a shortage of qualified designers says expert
By 2020, the potential market for design in India is expected to be Rs 188.32 billion. The number of designers required by 2020 in India’s industrial, graphic, communication, packaging and other design domains is potentially 62,000. There are around 7,000 qualified desginers in India with perhaps 5,000 studying design,” says expert.
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