After Goodwin default, IBJA calls for ban on jewellers’ deposit schemes

Less than two years after the Punjab National Bank (PNB)-Nirav Modi/Mehul Choksi scam rocked the entire jewellery industry, Kerala-based Goodwin Group’s default in redemption of jewellery schemes ahead of Diwali has again jolted investors and the jewellery industry. Having started as a small jewellery manufacturing unit in Thrissur in 1992, the Goodwin group gradually entered … Read moreAfter Goodwin default, IBJA calls for ban on jewellers’ deposit schemes

For Miya Folick, On-Tour Beauty Is All About Little Luxuries—And Lettuce

Miya Folick wears her heart on her nails. Right after a big break-up, the Los Angeles-based musician decided to paint them blood red, and she wore that color for a year after. Her 2015 EP, Strange Darling, features one hand of nails she polished herself—as a rightie, she could only paint her left—and the cover for … Read moreFor Miya Folick, On-Tour Beauty Is All About Little Luxuries—And Lettuce

Indian cosmetics industry: Mini on mind for beauty conscious

NEW DELHI: Lakpa Yanki Bhutia is often tentative when making her beauty purchases. Usually, the 25-year-old’s shopping list includes mini-sized face products from Korean beauty brand Laneige which suits her skin. Recently, she’s had a hankering to try a night cream that is priced on the higher side. At Rs 7,900 for 50 ml, she saw the … Read moreIndian cosmetics industry: Mini on mind for beauty conscious

VLCC, Minor Hotels tie up for wellness, beauty centres

Beauty and fitness services chain VLCC has tied up with South Asia hospitality group Minor Hotels to set up therapeutic wellness and beauty centres at Minor group-operated hotels overseas including Anantara, Four Seasons and St Regis, on an investment of $25 million, VLCC chairman Mukesh Luthra told ET. The centres will be both residential and standalone, at hotels and resorts owned, … Read moreVLCC, Minor Hotels tie up for wellness, beauty centres

How Fashion Serves As A Platform For Positive Social Campaigns

New York Fashion Week (NYFW) is one of the most highly anticipated weeks for fashionistas, socialites and designers from around the world. The weeklong event does not disappoint with everything from introducing new designers to the scene to the unveiling of new trends from seasoned designers to intimate fireside chats into the world of fashion. … Read moreHow Fashion Serves As A Platform For Positive Social Campaigns

Seven practical tips for secure online shopping

Internet shopping is more and more common: grocery shopping, movie tickets, airline travel, and more. Shopping online has become habitual day-to-day practice, though occasionally potential buyers leave themselves open to fraud or data theft. The following cybersecurity tips serve to reduce the risks associated with card payments on the Internet. When making online payments, Internet … Read moreSeven practical tips for secure online shopping

Amazon tests ‘Top Brand’ badge for some fashion

Dive Brief: Amazon has developed a new “Top Brand” badge, affixed to several items in various categories but mostly to apparel and footwear, according to a blog post Friday from e-commerce marketplace platform Marketplace Pulse that was then reported by other news outlets. With a massive assortment that includes a proliferation of private labels (including from Amazon itself), … Read moreAmazon tests ‘Top Brand’ badge for some fashion

For Aldo, plastic bags are no longer in fashion

To promote environmental sustainability and curb waste, many fashion brands have limited single-use carrier bags from their stores. The most recent brand to join the green bandwagon is footwear and accessory giant Aldo. The Canadian brand – who also own Call It Spring – has said it will begin phasing out shopping bags globally. Instead, … Read moreFor Aldo, plastic bags are no longer in fashion

Making online shopping more accessible for masses, NextdoorHub focuses on assisted e-commerce and last-mile delivery

According to the 2011 census, more than 70 percent of India’s population lives in rural areas. With the expanding reach of the internet, mobile phones and television, today people in these areas are more clued into trends and what’s happening in the outside world than ever before. While the emergence of e-commerce has made it … Read moreMaking online shopping more accessible for masses, NextdoorHub focuses on assisted e-commerce and last-mile delivery