• LIFE
    Cowe brings in fashion, lifestyle expo

    HYDERABAD: We Drive 2017 (Women Entrepreneurs Drive), the 10th year of Confederation of women Entrepreneurs India, a three-day COWE’s International Lifestyle Expo is aimed at women from all walks of life. Hyderabad’s one of the largest B2B and B2C Fashion and lifestyle expo will set the ball rolling for these Women Entrepreneurs from all over India […]

  • Fashion designer Laura Biagiotti, Italy’s ‘Queen of Cashmere’ dies

    Laura Biagiotti, who helped transform her mother’s business from a small tailoring shop in Rome to an internationally recognized ready-to-wear fashion brand, died on Friday aged 73, her family and company said. Biagiotti died in hospital in the Italian capital where she had been in intensive care after a heart attack this week. Born in […]

  • STARTUPS
    Flipkart’s Jabong buy puts smaller fashion e-tailers on the back foot

    Photo: Bloomberg With Jabong in its kitty, Flipkart has not only managed to pip Snapdeal and Amazon in the race to lead the high-margin online fashion segment, at least for the time being, it has also put pressure on smaller online fashion retailers and Internet-only brands that are likely to struggle to scale fast and […]

  • STARTUPS
    Global Fashion Group that includes Jabong raises $25 million

    Global Fashion Group houses the German e-commerce company’s fashion businesses from emerging countries. New Delhi: Global Fashion Group (GFG), an international group of six online fashion stores including India’s Jabong, has raised $25 million more on top of the $339 million it received from investors at a sharply lower valuation in April. The direct and […]

  • STARTUPS
    Myntra to buy Hrithik Roshan’s HRX fashion brand

    Myntra Fashion Brands vice-president Rajesh Narkar says HRX will bring in sales of Rs300 crore this financial year, up from Rs100 crore last year. Photo: Bloomberg Online fashion retailer Myntra is close to buying a majority stake in HRX, a clothing and shoes brand launched by actor Hrithik Roshan, from Exceed Entertainment, as it looks […]

  • STARTUPS
    Entry of conglomerates set to shake up online fashion retail

    The shake-up comes at a time when investors have started to question the high valuations of e-commerce companies in the country. Photo: Bloomberg With the Tata group, Aditya Birla Group, Reliance Industries Ltd and large retail companies such as Arvind Ltd entering online fashion retail, the segment, which so far has been dominated by companies […]

  • NEWS
    Amazon’s First Live TV Program Is About Fashion

    US online giant Amazon on Tuesday announced its first live show for its streaming video service, a 30-minute show dedicated to fashion which will be free to all viewers. The show called “Style Code Live,” to air weeknights, “gives viewers a first-of-its-kind daily style and entertainment experience,” said executive producer Terence Noonan. “We’re live, interactive, […]

  • NEWS
    Amazon launches in-house clothing line with seven new fashion brands

    Amazon now has its own clothing line. Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos. (GeekWire File Photo) The Seattle tech giant quietly rolled out more than 1,800 fashion products made by the company under seven trademarked brand names, reported Quartz. WWD noted that Amazon is selling a variety of clothing for men, women, and children. The seven Amazon fashion labels are: Franklin […]