The pandemic has spared none. Perhaps the hardest hit is the artisan community. Fibre2Fashion talks to some handcrafted labels that are sourcing from karigars from various corners of India to find out what they are doing to be seen as 'conscious' and sustainable brands.
The pandemic-induced lockdowns ensured businesses took a big hit. However, as markets opened up gradually sales began to limp back, largely because of the wedding and festive season. Fibre2Fashion spoke to some footwear brands to know more.
The Indian textiles and clothing industry welcomed the Union Budget 2021-22 presented by finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman in Parliament on February 1. While the setting up of 7 mega textiles parks under MITRA and reducing duty on nylon raw materials were lauded by trade bodies, there was a...
Issues surrounding supply chain in the textiles-apparel fashion industry have been dominating the public discourse. One technology that can help solve the twin problems of 'transparency' and 'traceability' factors is blockchain. Subir Ghosh spoke to experts on the subject to glean how important...
Blockchain has been bandied around for quite a while but still considered a fairly new technology. Subir Ghosh spoke to experts in the field to know their views on how blockchain has been functioning till now and the challenges involved in adopting it in the fashion industry.
The pandemic has hit the Indian economy hard, the retail industry notwithstanding. Retail experts discuss how the industry's growth plans stand thwarted and how retailers are engaging in different mediums to provide the best of product and services to the consumers.
With ongoing trade conflicts and political tension among different countries and blocs, the pandemic has only worsened things. Various stakeholders from the textile industry discuss how the industry can survive the onslaught of the pandemic and the situations arising from the same.
The Covid crisis has led to shortage of raw materials and forced many weavers to choose alternative means of profession. Experts from the fashion industry discuss their steps on how to help the handloom sector tide over the crisis going forward.
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