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India’s Myntra hires tailors as delivery agents to reduce returns

Myntra, a Flipkart-owned Indian fashion platform, has roped in local tailors to pick up packages from warehouses and deliver to customers to mend the sales gap caused by the return of ill-fitting clothes.

Asia cited as Ted Baker swings to a loss

UK fashion house Ted Baker has slumped into the red in the first half of the year, its position not helped by a 15.2-per-cent fall in sales in Asia.

Shoppers Stop reveals new store concept in Delhi

Indian department store chain Shoppers Stop has opened a new 33,000sqft outlet in Delhi.

Indian pharmacy MedPlus to expand into Mumbai market

Indian pharmacy retail chain MedPlus is preparing to launch in Mumbai.

India’s Max Fashion opens 300th store

The 300th Max Fashion store has launched in India.

Uniqlo India to open its first store in New Delhi on October 4

Uniqlo India will launch its first store on October 4 in New Delhi.

Thailand’s Jaspal Group takes accessories brand Lyn to India

Thailand’s Jaspal Group has launched its accessories brand Lyn in India.

Indian traders lobby for ban on Flipkart, Amazon sales

The Confederation of All India Traders is asking the government to ban pending sales events to be held by e-commerce rivals Amazon and Flipkart.

International businesses seeking master franchisees in Indonesia

Indonesia’s booming foodservice sector is drawing interest from international franchise businesses seeking master franchisees in Indonesia.

India relaxes FDI investment rules

India’s government has recently announced relaxations on single-brand retail’s FDI investments.

Apple India plans three flagships and own online store

Apple India reportedly plans to open three brick-and-mortar outlets as well as an online store as it finally enters the world’s second-most-populous market.

BSH Home Appliances appoints new Apac chief

BSH Home Appliances Group has appointed Gunjan Srivastava as executive VP, head of Asia Pacific.