Aditya Birla Fashion and Retail to acquire 2 ethnic wear brands

Aditya Birla Fashion and Retail Ltd (ABFRL) said on June 10 it will acquire ethnic wear brands Jaypore and TG Apparel & Decor Pvt Ltd to strengthen its position in the branded fashion space. The company said ethnic wear is the largest segment in the Indian fashion apparel market. “The board of directors of the … Read more Aditya Birla Fashion and Retail to acquire 2 ethnic wear brands

Marc Jacobs Talks Tabloids and Makeup at WWD’s Apparel & Retail CEO Summit

Last night at New York’s Plaza Hotel, WWD gathered designers and CEOs for the opening night dinner of its two-day Apparel & Retail CEO Summit. The evening was headlined by a talk with Marc Jacobs, during which the designer fielded questions about his lack of recent tabloid coverage (“Well, not since Kanye and Kim are [pregnant]…I guess … Read more Marc Jacobs Talks Tabloids and Makeup at WWD’s Apparel & Retail CEO Summit

Spencer’s Retail launches apparel brand 2Bme

KOLKATA, FEB 14:   RP Sanjiv Goenka group-owned Spencer’s Retail, on Tuesday, launched its own apparel brand “2Bme’. The brand will cater to children, women and men. According to Shashwat Goenka, Sector Head, Spencer’s Retail, ‘2Bme’ will be the brand that will replace all private labels and ‘other brands’ that the retailer has in the apparel … Read more Spencer’s Retail launches apparel brand 2Bme

US retail imports to rise 4.4% in November: NRF

A report released by the National Retail Federation (NRF) informed that imports at US major retail container ports are projected to increase 4.4 per cent in November 2016, as against the same month last year. NRF also anticipates that imports would see a slightly larger rise in December too, since the holiday shopping season is … Read more US retail imports to rise 4.4% in November: NRF