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With the growing number of mobile phone users, India continues to have largest consumer base for mobile phones and accessories. As per the latest findings of Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI), the number of mobile users in India is surpassing more than a billion which in-turn generates immense business opportunity for mobile

BY Shipra Srivastava  |  Nov 02, 2017  |  comments ( 0 )  | 

The innerwear industry in India has enormous growth potential and it is evident from the entry of many international brands in the last couple of years. As a report from Technopak highlighted, with rising incomes, higher discretionary spending, greater number of working women and growing fashion consciousness this segment will continue

BY Shipra Srivastava  |  Jan 17, 2017  |  comments ( 0 )  | 

IKEA, the Swedish home furnishings company announced the purchase of its first land parcel in Mumbai and second one in India after Hyderabad. The 23 acres site is strategically located in Navi Mumbai on Thane Belapur Road. The IKEA store in Mumbai is planned to be around 400,000 square feet and is expected to have more than 5 million

BY Indian Retailer Bureau  |  May 20, 2016  |  comments ( 0 )  | 

Running high on its expansion spree, kids & baby care products retailer,, now plans to increase its retail outlets from 150 to 700 in the coming 3-4 years. Commenting on the same, Supam Maheshwari, CEO, said, “We already have 150 stores in 85 cities and will be adding another 100 stores this year.

BY Indian Retailer Bureau  |  Jan 11, 2016  |  comments ( 0 )  | 

Block printing and textile firm Soma has recently opened its new store in Hyderabad’s Nungambakkam, Jubilee Hills. The store showcases the rich hues of classy, elegant, timeless couture reflecting modern opulence, said the company in a press release. Soma has created a distinct collection of products including clothing,

BY Indian Retailer Bureau  |  Dec 05, 2015  |  comments ( 0 )  | 

The textiles industry will need six crore skilled workforce by 2022, Union Minister Santosh Gangwar said today.   Gangwar, who handles the Textiles Ministry, was addressing a national workshop on Integrated Skill Development Scheme.   Expressing happiness at the employment of large number of women in textiles

BY Indian Retailer Bureau  |  Aug 29, 2015  |  comments ( 0 )  | 

Travel, an experience that defines joy but at the same time is hectic enough and many of us get scars when we hear of travelling. The only term that defines the best travel experience is “convenience”. More than travelling, planning for the same is painful. A perfect travel experience is when you don’t have to face

BY Sahil  |  Aug 12, 2015  |  comments ( 0 )  | 

A report on digital consumption by Boston Consulting Group (BCG) predicts that in total, the country will have 55 crore Internet users, out of which, 28 crore will be from smaller towns and cities. These numbers are expanding at close to 40 per cent every year from six crore in 2014. The report further points out that the shift

BY Indian Retailer Bureau  |  Apr 24, 2015  |  comments ( 0 )  | 

Indian women have always been associated with symbols of wealth and progression, and it is believed that investments by women carry a token of lucky charm with them. Be it independently or with a partner, they play a key role in the decision making for any kind of investments. Now, with greater education opportunities and great career

BY Indian Retailer Bureau  |  Apr 20, 2015  |  comments ( 0 )  | 

NEW DELHI: Colour manufacturer Prayag Politech has launched India's first and only online store for masterbatches. In their effort to revolutionise the way in which masterbatches are being offered to the end customer, Prayag launched the online platform, bringing a shift in customer's buying

BY Indian Retailer Bureau  |  Feb 24, 2015  |  comments ( 0 )  | 

New Delhi: The recent funding and acquisitions in kid’s products market have set the stage for the concerned retailers and have once again shifted focus to this segment once overlooked. FirstCry, the Omni-channel retailer raised whopping USD 26 million (Rs 160 crore) in fourth round of funding. Further, Mumbai based baby care

BY Gargi Bhardwaj  |  Feb 10, 2015  |  comments ( 0 )  | 

New Delhi: Indian LED market will touch more than Rs 200 billion in terms of revenue by FY 2019 due to increasing awareness about the uses of LED lights and falling prices, according to a report. The growth is majorly originated from increasing government initiatives and falling prices, says Ken Research report. The LED market

BY Indian Retailer Bureau  |  Feb 06, 2015  |  comments ( 0 )  | 

New Delhi: India's export of leather articles, saddlery and harness, travel goods, handbags and similar containers to the US in December 2014 jumps 18.3% M-o-M, according to  Exports of leather articles , saddlery and harness, travel goods, handbags and similar containers in December 2014 grew to

BY Indian Retailer Bureau  |  Feb 03, 2015  |  comments ( 0 )  | 

The history of direct selling dates back to the days, perhaps, when we used to buy vegetables and household products from the cart vendors. Gradually, the concept as a tool of retailing gained acceptance, yet, the segment has not achieved its right position in the country. A closer Look! Direct selling is a global industry,

BY Nibedita Roy  |  Jan 15, 2015  |  comments ( 1 )  | 

Mahindra Lifespaces Developers, the real estate arm of Mahindra Group, on Thursday launched its second affordable housing project under its 'Happinest' vertical at Boisar near here, says a PTI report. "Our intent is to provide good quality housing at affordable rates. We have decided to undertake two pilot

BY Retailer  |  Oct 10, 2014  |  comments ( 0 )  |