The traders’ body in a letter to Commerce Minister Piyush Goyal alleged that the online retailer has not sought government’s approval for conducting multi-brand retail activities in India and demanded action and imposition of a maximum penalty against the company.
“Documents available in the public domain show that Amazon has made an investment of about INR 35,000 Cr in Amazon India, a makebelieve ecommerce marketplace platform, but in reality (it is) indirectly carrying multi-brand retail business,” Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT) secretary-general Praveen Khandelwal said.
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FUNCTIONAL AND YET GLAMOROUS
Recently, Italian brand Carpisa launched its first store in India at DLF, Mall of India in New Delhi.
HOMME COLLECTION: BACK TO WORK BAGS
Hidesign’s Homme Collection Includes A Wide Range Of Functional Yet Sophisticated Range Of Work Bags, Inspired By British Edginess And French Chic
“THE JOURNEY OF INDIAN FOOTWEAR COMPONENTS INDUSTRY & THE ROAD AHEAD”
IFCOMA, which turns 28 years old has today grown in leap and bounds. It has a strength of a strength of over 300 members. y Md Sadiq, CSIR-CLRI
GST Council panel for 2-pronged strategy to curb fake invoices
The Law Committee of the GST Council has suggested a two-pronged strategy to tackle the issue of fake invoices, sources said.
SOLETHREADS: FLIP FLOPS ONLY
Solethreads is a ‘Made in India’ open footwear manufacturing and retail brand that is disrupting the category by introducing a range of innovative, quirky and in-trend flip flops for the youth.
THINGS TO CONSIDER WHILE BUYING LEATHER SHOES
Undoubtedly, leather is a material loved by many for its durability, appearance and flexibility. Owing to these features, leather footwear is widely preferred. But choosing the best one from a multitude of brands out there could be quite challenging. Gauravi Rajauriya, a graduate from Footwear Design and Development Institute, shares some tips.
CONSUMERS HAVE BECOME VERY SELECTIVE
“The pandemic has heightened health and safety concerns for manufacturing employees on-site. With this, we now face a new set of hygiene measures to ensure employee health and safety with new protocols, while continuing production and productivity,” Ishaan Sachdeva, Director, Alberto Torresi shares with S&A.
Gold jewellery demand to decline 35% in FY21: Icra
Gold jewellery demand is expected to contract by 35 per cent in volume terms this fiscal, hit by the coronavirus pandemic and high prices, according to a report. The demand is likely to see a rebound in the second half of this financial year after a poor performance in the first two quarters, ratings agency Icra said.
BD NATHANI'S MEMOIR MY JOURNEY THROUGH LALA LAND COMING IN FEBRUARY'21
The memoir, My Journey Through LaLa Land, documents the professional journey, and also dispels myths about traditional family owners in India, also known as lala. BD Nathani initiated his career as a sales executive and went to launch some of the most successful footwear and lifestyle brands in India, especially in the 90s and 2000s. The book is scheduled to be launched on 20th feb’21
TIKTOK TIGHTENS PRIVACY FEATURES FOR YOUNGER USERS
A month after federal regulators ordered it to disclose how its practices affect children and teenagers, TikTok is tightening its privacy practices for the under-18 crowd.
Speak Softly and Run a Big Cloud
Amazon’s decision to cut ties with Parler showed the often-overlooked power its cloud computing division has over the internet
YOGA & PEACE
DEEPAK CHOPRA speaks with DAAJI about the role Yoga has to play in bringing about world peace. This is an excerpt from their conversation broadcast on International Day of Peace, September 21, 2020. That documentary is available at https://heartfulness.org/en/international-day-of-peace/.
Create the habit of meditation
CHIRAG KULKARNI, Co-Founder and CMO of Medly Pharmacies in the USA, speaks with RISHIKA SHARMA about creating a regular meditation practice, so as to make it a habit. He also shares how meditation has benefited both his personal and professional life.
CAITLYN'S SKIN CANCER HORROR!
Doc removes spots on the scalp after surgery on star’s nose
6 Fantastic Business Ideas for Moms
Mothers who use their free time efficiently will love these endeavors
AMAZON BUYS 11 JETS FOR 1ST TIME TO SHIP ORDERS FASTER
Amazon said this week that it bought 11 jets from Delta and WestJet airlines to boost its growing delivery network and get orders to shoppers faster.
SHIA'S PRIVATE TEMPLE OF DOOM!
Indiana Jones gig derailed by abuse scandal
The Power of Four
Regina King’s film reimagines a meeting of Black icons.
NO cone No shame just use your noodle
Here is a tip that could save you the “cone-charge” from your vet bill. These cones were obviously designed for long-nosed dogs!