• Posted On Wednesday, November 16, 2011

    The garment industry saw massive growth over the last decade. The growth of the retail sector has played an important part with a large number of international single brand apparel retailers entering the market and gaining quality exposure through the malls and supermarkets. ....

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  • Posted On Thursday, October 13, 2011

    October being the month of celebration, consumers are looking forward to dig deep into their pockets. India is a country of rich heritage and culture and it is during this period that the festivities reach their summit. The mood is cheerful and robust. The hustle and bustle in the street provides a different charm to these festivities. ....

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  • Posted On Tuesday, October 11, 2011

    The Internet has transformed life in ways more than one. One of the most important and significant developments has been the way people shop for goods and services.Online shopping has now become a part and parcel of daily life. ....

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  • Posted On Saturday, September 24, 2011

    Over the years, bridal wear has emerged as a new line of fashion. Attractive as it is, this line of elaborate ethnic wear is often a designers imagination woven into reality. Gone are the days of the heavy and with . Ornate embroidery and appealing embellishment is in now. ....

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  • Posted On Thursday, September 22, 2011

    Real estate sector in India has witnessed a steady growth over the last few months, owing to large scale investment in infrastructure. Even though the strict RBI credit policies have put pressure on the housing sector, retail giants like Reliance, Pantaloon, Aditya Birla (More), Trent (Tata) and Shoppers Stop are looking to cash in on the growing market demand. ....

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  • Posted On Wednesday, August 31, 2011

    Analysts have predicted some hard times ahead for retailers. The high inflation rates and policy measures by the Reserve Bank of India have curbed the spending power of the Indian consumer and the result has been directly reflected in the revenue figures of retail players.....

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  • Posted On Saturday, August 27, 2011

    As more and more women enter the corporate sector and Indian businesses go global, western formal clothes have seen a great surge in demand. Retailers are known to research on the market trends to decide on their collections and it looks like womens western wear is likely to occupy the maximum shelves in the days ahead.....

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  • Posted On Tuesday, July 19, 2011

    The Indian textile and apparel sector has grown exceptionally over the past two decades. With a market size of US$67 billion at present and expected to reach a whopping US$220 billion by 2020, the Indian fashion industry has increasingly become a major contributor for the growth of the apparel retail sector. ....

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  • Posted On Wednesday, July 13, 2011

    When we walk into a shop these days, we may know what products to buy but we have ceased to stay biased to a single brand. Whether it is a FMCG product or apparel, there are more choices than we could ever think earlier. Retailers, small or big, are not concerned about merely selling a product to their customers but concentrate on building loyalty, offering more than usual and meet their demands.
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  • Posted On Sunday, July 03, 2011

    Indian food habits are unlike any in the world. Several brands have cashed in this diversity of taste and habits and enjoyed massive success in the large and emerging Indian market. Gourmet food, however, continues to elude the Indian consumer in spite of the growing demands and this is mainly due to the lack of high quality manufacturers and processors in the country. ....

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  • Posted On Thursday, June 30, 2011

    The dynamic nature of the retailing sector in India gives scope for technology to make inroads into industry and even transform it. M-commerce has emerged gradually as one of the most powerful tools for businesses today and therefore become a must-have for retailers too.....

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  • Posted On Sunday, May 29, 2011

    India has arrived in the international fashion world and considering that the apparel retail sector is on the verge of a take-off, the market looks ideal for international brands to make their foray. Though multi-brand retail continues to be an illusion for international retailers, single brand retail of luxury goods has gradually found its foothold in the market with the cropping up of malls all over the country.
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  • Posted On Friday, May 20, 2011

    A market that has been touted as the most dynamic in the world, the Indian retail industry is set to soar in the years ahead. One of the main reasons for the surge in the market potential has been the advent of the new consumer category, the moneyed middle class. ....

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