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Mirari Jewels goes online

With an aim to reach easily the today’s busy women, especially the entrepreneurs and working women, Mirari Jewels takes its brand and products online with www.mirari.com.

Along with the outlets in metro cities, the digital shop will serve as an extraordinary platform to jewellery lovers of all age groups as it will showcase the creative and magnificent designs of Mira Gulati, the creative head at Mirari.

At the Mirari online store, the consumers can choose from a wide variety of pendants, rings, ethnic and fancy earrings, traditional and contemporary bangles, elegant bracelets and neckpieces. The collection is priced from Rs 8,000 onwards. The portal shall tailor its designs to meet each client’s personality and unique sense of style.

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Sharing the excitement of going digital, Mira Gulati expressed, “Being an entrepreneur myself I understand how busy today’s woman is. Along with managing professional and personal life, she is expected to be presentable all the time. Understanding the time constraints, the customer does not have to personally visit the store, the online store will help our customers to make the purchase at their own time and convenience. They will also have the option to design their own jewellery with us. We want our customers to have maximum choice and flexibility in terms of designs and shopping.”

Reliance Retail & Samsung ink pact for after sales service

One of India’s largest media conglomerate, Reliance Retail and the technology major, Samsung have together signed a pact to offer after sales services. With this partnership Reliance will manage Samsung’s after sales services.

Going further Reliance aims at signing similar pacts with nearly all top electronics and technology brands present in the country and becoming India’s leading one-stop consumer electronics installation, maintenance and service venture.

The deal which has been signed between Samsung and Reliance resQ has started with the launch of pilot services in Pune.

 

AND Designs plans 15 international retail stores; to raise Rs 100 crore

The Anita Dongre designer brand, AND Designs, aims to expand its presence globally by offloading 33 per cent stake to an international PE investor.

The brand is in talks with global PE fund company which will help the brand to get hold of the bandwidth to let the brand explore new international market. The stake sale will get the company an investment of Rs 100 crore.

General Atlantic is also in the race to invest in the company.

Talking about international retail plans, the brand wants to starts by expanding into GCC and South Eastern Nations. Though the brand already has a store in Mauritius, in next 2-3 years the aim is to have 15 stores in new markets including GCC nations, UK and US.

Delhi Duty Free Services gets new CEO

Delhi Duty Free Services (DDFS) ropes in Duncan Lawley as CEO. Lawley has previously worked at Aer Rianta International’s joint venture in Cyprus, where he was overseeing retail operations was General Manager, overseeing retail operations at both Larnaka and Paphos Airports.

He also has worked with WHSmith and served as Managing Director of The Nuance Group’s, Scandinavian operations.

Umbro comes to India with Future Lifestyle

Future Lifestyle Fashions Ltd, has inked a licensing agreement with Iconix India to launch Umbro. The Manchester-original is a football brand specialising in sportswear and sports tailoring and will be retailed through exclusive brand outlets and its various retail formats including Central and Planet Sports.

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Future Lifestyle Fashions Ltd is the newly formed fashion company under Future Group while Iconix India in India is a JV between Iconix Brand Group and Reliance Brand Ltd.

E-retail grabs Eyeballs with Pop Up Stores

Pop up stores are step ahead of reaching customers all out, especially who don’t shop online, along with giving a sense of connect to the existing members.
We have all heard about consumers shopping online, but the question lies that have e-retailers tapped an ample number there? A prompt answer to this would be no. The number of online buyers India has is only mere 10 per cent of the total internet users in the country followed by people who don’t use internet at all.
Its time to tap a ocean of consumers waiting to be served at convenience. Continue reading E-retail grabs Eyeballs with Pop Up Stores

Genesis and Villeroy & Boch enter JV for tableware

The European sanitaryware and tableware brand, Villeroy & Boch has entered into a joint venture with India’s leading fashion and luxury conglomerate, Genesis Luxury Fashion Pvt Ltd. Under the agreement, Genesis will be exclusively marketing, distributing and selling the tableware range of the European brand. Nearly two digit million investment will be made in the venture.

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Colour your monsoon bright

Rains are the most awaited every year as they kill the “ohh so” scorching heat. Taking you away from the summers, monsoon is always a season of fun, love and enjoyment, whether its with family, friends or that special someone. So as you enjoy this season why not do it fashionably. We share a few products that let you get drenched bright in style.

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