China’s New Wave of Designers to Watch in Shanghai

SHANGHAI — China’s consumption power has left an indelible mark on global retail, but could its creative potential rise to that same level of impact? The jury remains out, but many attempts are being made, none more visibly than at Shanghai Fashion Week. The event returns Wednesday and figures as China’s best place for fashion talents to showcase … Read more China’s New Wave of Designers to Watch in Shanghai

UK Thieves Eye ‘Pushtaini’ Jewellery of Indians, Rob 28,000 Homes in 6 Years for Asian Gold

London: Indian-origin homes are at the centre of over 140 million pounds worth of gold jewellery stolen in the UK over the past five years, a freedom of information request revealed on Saturday. So-called “Asian gold”, bought as wedding gifts and known to be stored in homes of South Asian origin families as it is passed … Read more UK Thieves Eye ‘Pushtaini’ Jewellery of Indians, Rob 28,000 Homes in 6 Years for Asian Gold

GST, cash flow issues take glow out of gem, jewellery sales

Sale of gem and jewellery is likely to drop 10-15 per cent in the current financial year due to Goods and Services Tax (GST), high gold price and cash flow issues, according to N Anantha Padmanaban, Chairman, All India Gem and Jewellery Domestic Council. In 2016-17, the sale of gem and jewellery was nearly ₹3.60 lakh … Read more GST, cash flow issues take glow out of gem, jewellery sales