The reopening of economies after COVID-19 induced lockdowns pushed fashion brands and event organizers across the globe to reinvent their working styles. Rumors of another wave of infections encouraged event organizers and attendees to remain attentive to changing market scenario. As a Business of Fashion rep... Read more
Focus on the value added MMF segment, technical textiles and manufacturing of indigenous textile machines, urged Ravi Capoor, IAS, Secretary, Ministry of Textiles at the 62nd Annual General Meeting (AGM) of Confederation of Indian Textile Industry (CITI) held in New Delhi on September 30, 2020. The meeting wa... Read more
COVID-19 is revolutionizing GCC retail landscape with consumers increasingly embracing online retail channels, opined Hozefa Saylawala, Director-Sales Middle East, Zebra Technologies at a virtual roundtable organized by RetailME on Intelligent Orchestration of Retail Experience. As per Statista, an online tra... Read more
Apparel Textile Sourcing (ATS) will launch their second and third editions on a digital platform. The two virtual events will take place online from October 26-30 and November 16-20. These state-of-the-artdigital events will connect more than 300 manufacturers and suppliers from over a dozen countries and reg... Read more
In a major setback to online fashion shows, none of the luxury brands that launched their collections at the Men’s Fashion Week in Milan or Paris last year, could elicit a similar response on Instagram. Tracking firm Tribe Dynamics observes, digital shows, videos and presentations generated less t... Read more
Even as fashion houses like Dior, Burberry and Fendi plan new shows to showcase future collections, a sense of uncertainty looms over people attending these shows. As Milan-based psychologist and psychotherapist Laura Manigrasso says, these shows might evoke three types of responses from consumers. They may e... Read more
With an objective to support the swift revival of the garment and textile industry, India’s most comprehensive exhibition on garment and textile manufacturing supply chain – GartexTexprocess India is back with new dates for its Delhi and Mumbai editions.
Following detailed consultations w... Read more
Shengze, home to the largest silk wholesale market known for silk and man-made silk ranks 9th in top thousand Chinese towns for the economic strength. China National Textile and Apparel Council (CNTAC) has chosen Shengze as a ‘Pilot Zone’ in its efforts to foster and encourage more mega-class text... Read more
Bobby Arora, Director, Status Quo
“We wait for customers to come into our stores. At this moment it is important for every offline retailer to reach out to their customers and tell them about the new products they have started selling. They need to tempt and bring their customers to buy their product and when th... Read more
Like every adversity offers an opportunity, the current lockdowns to curb the spread of COVID-19 has become a period of profound adaptation for all industries across the world including fashion. The most recent example of this is Monte-Carlo Fashion Week, which recently launched its digital version on Instagram.
The f... Read more
The safety of exhibitors and buyers has always been a priority for the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC). Considering the current development of the novel coronavirus outbreak, and in line with the health measures taken by the Hong Kong SAR Government, a decision has been made in consultation with industry re... Read more