Happi Mobiles to enter lifestyle products, eyes Rs 500 crore topline

Happi Mobiles, a Hyderabad headquartered multi-brand mobile retail chain, is looking to enter the lifestyle products, triple the retail stores’ network and double the topline to Rs 500 crore this fiscal. The retail chain, which currently sells mobile handsets of top organised brands, will shortly get into lifestyle products like LED televisions, vacuum cleaners, CCTVs, said managing … Read more Happi Mobiles to enter lifestyle products, eyes Rs 500 crore topline

This artisan-led apparel and accessories brand is providing employment to 500 Gujarati women

Since 1996, Okhai has been supporting local women artisans in the villages of Mithapur district in Gujarat by training them in the crafts of appliqué and embroidery. In the Okhamandal region of Gujarat, Tata Chemicals Society for Rural Development (TCSRD) is giving employment and hope to hundreds of women. The Okhamandal region, primarily a drought-ridden … Read more This artisan-led apparel and accessories brand is providing employment to 500 Gujarati women

Immigrants Triumph at the Oscars of American Fashion

This year, it’s been even harder to separate fashion from politics,” said the comedian Seth Meyers, modeling an ankle-baring Thom Browne tuxedo without socks, as he pointed out, Monday night. Mr. Meyers was not starting his late-night monologue, but introducing the annual Council of Fashion Designers of America Awards at the Hammerstein Ballroom in New … Read more Immigrants Triumph at the Oscars of American Fashion

GST on footwear up to Rs 500, apparels sub-Rs 1,000 at 5%; biscuits and beedi leaves in same slab at 18%

The GST Council has fixed the tax rate on footwear worth up to Rs 500 at the lowest tax slab of 5% under the new GST regime. Beedi leaves have been taxed at 18%, while beedis itself have been taxed at 28% without cess, lower than the rate imposed on cigarettes. By: FE Online | … Read more GST on footwear up to Rs 500, apparels sub-Rs 1,000 at 5%; biscuits and beedi leaves in same slab at 18%