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Despite concerns from non-governmental organisations and trade unions in the West about India’s credentials when it comes to sweatshop labour and basic workers' rights, the country is eyeing ambitious growth plans for its textile and clothing industry over the next five years. But are the official targets realistic? asks Jozef De Coster.
Technical textiles for the apparel industry, ranging from stain resistant clothing for catering staff to all-in-one suits for nuclear, biological and chemical warfare, looks set to be a fruitful area of growth over the next half-decade. Joe Ayling takes a look at a new report on the sector.
India's Reliance Polymers has launched what it claims is one of the world's greenest, sustainable fibres, manufactured from post-consumer waste PET bottles.
Industrial conglomerate Reliance Industries has joined forces with Shandong Ruyi Science and Technology Group Co. to form a joint venture in textiles.
Polyester projects that are already planned, financed and committed are continuing to drive an increase polyester fibre capacity in China - but first signs suggest growth is also starting to slow down.
Authentic Brands Group (ABG) has entered into an agreement with Reliance Brands Ltd to open Juicy Couture stores in India as part of ongoing expansion plans.
Reliance Retail, the retail arm of industrial conglomerate Reliance Industries, returned to profit during its firs quarter, helped by higher sales and margin improvement.
India’s Reliance Retail posted a 34% revenue rise in the year to 31 March, boosted by the opening of more than 200 new stores and robust like-for-like sales growth.
Reliance Retail, the retail arm of industrial conglomerate Reliance Industries, has recorded a 38% jump in third-quarter turnover, helped by an "accelerated performance" from its fashion and lifestyle business.
Reliance Retail, the retail arm of industrial conglomerate Reliance Industries, has recorded a 41% hike in first-half turnover, helped by a "strong performance" at its fashion and lifestyle business.
Reliance Retail, the retail arm of industrial conglomerate Reliance Industries, has reported strong first-quarter sales growth despite the challenging macroeconomic environment.
Reliance Retail, the retail arm of industrial conglomerate Reliance Industries, has seen its full-year sales surge, driven by new store openings.
Reliance Retail, the retail arm of industrial conglomerate Reliance Industries, has booked an increase in nine-month sales.
Reliance Retail, the retail arm of industrial conglomerate Reliance Industries, has booked a 48% jump in first-half turnover, helped by strong same-store sales growth.
UK-based fashion footwear and accessories retailer Dune Group is partnering with Reliance Brands on an exclusive long-term franchise agreement in India.
UK clothing company Supergroup has entered into an exclusive long-term franchise agreement with Reliance Brands to launch the Superdry brand in India.
Brooks Brothers and Reliance Brands have announced the formation of a joint venture in India.
Iconix Brand Group today (22 February) announced a joint venture with Reliance Brands to sell labels like Ed Hardy, Mossimo, London Fog, and Ocean Pacific in India.
A joint venture between Thai polyester producer Indorama Ventures Limited and Italy's Sinterama SpA has completed its acquisition of German polyester staple fibre and filament yarn maker Trevira GmbH.
Two former Wal-Mart Stores executives are to join Reliance Retail, India's largest retailer.
Reliance Brands Ltd has inked an exclusive long-term license agreement with US retailer Steven Madden Ltd to bring its footwear and accessories to India.
Thai polyester producer Indorama Ventures Public Company Limited is teaming up with Italy's Sinterama SpA to buy German polyester staple fibre and filament yarn maker Trevira GmbH.
Reliance Brands Ltd is to launch the Quiksilver and Roxy surfwear labels in India, Sri Lanka, Nepal and Bangladesh after inking a long-term license deal with outdoor sports lifestyle firm Quiksilver Holding.
Reliance Industries has developed a new anti-odour finish which will be applied to all fabrics made under its Vimal flagship textile brand from this month.
Reliance Retail Ltd, the retail arm of Reliance Industries, has turned in its first profit since opening its first store over three years ago.
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Outdoor apparel company Timberland has confirmed to just-style signing an exclusive partnership with Reliance Brands, part of Reliance Industries, to distribute Timberland footwear and apparel to the Indian market.
India's Reliance Industries Ltd, the world's largest polyester fibre manufacturer, has made a bid for a controlling stake in bankrupt US chemicals company LyondellBasell Industries.
Buyers have been found for large parts of bankrupt fibre firm Trevira Group, administrators for the former Reliance Industries subsidiary have announced.
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