18 April 2013
Reliance Retail, the retail arm of industrial conglomerate Reliance Industries, has seen its full-year sales surge, driven by new store openings.
22 January 2013
Reliance Retail, the retail arm of industrial conglomerate Reliance Industries, has booked an increase in nine-month sales.
16 October 2012
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.
13 September 2012
UK-based fashion footwear and accessories retailer Dune Group is partnering with Reliance Brands on an exclusive long-term franchise agreement in India.
16 July 2012
UK clothing company Supergroup has entered into an exclusive long-term franchise agreement with Reliance Brands to launch the Superdry brand in India.
5 June 2012
Brooks Brothers and Reliance Brands have announced the formation of a joint venture in India.
22 February 2012
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.
4 July 2011
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.
4 July 2011
Two former Wal-Mart Stores executives are to join Reliance Retail, India's largest retailer.
2 March 2011
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.
7 February 2011
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.
11 January 2011
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.
15 July 2010
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.
26 May 2010
Reliance Retail Ltd, the retail arm of Reliance Industries, has turned in its first profit since opening its first store over three years ago.
4 December 2009
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30 November 2009
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.
23 November 2009
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.
6 August 2009
Buyers have been found for large parts of bankrupt fibre firm Trevira Group, administrators for the former Reliance Industries subsidiary have announced.
4 June 2009
India’s Reliance Industries Ltd has started insolvency proceedings at its European textile subsidiary Trevira GmbH, less than a month after hiring a restructuring expert to take charge of the unit.
14 October 2008
Italian fashion brand Diesel is to make inroads into India after agreeing a joint venture with Reliance Brands.
24 June 2008
The US unit of Indian conglomerate Reliance Industries plans to open its first North American manufacturing facility near Kinston, North Carolina after agreeing to buy a polyester plant formerly operated by yarn maker Unifi for $12.2m.
6 June 2008
Reliance Retail Ltd is reported to be in talks with New York-based apparel maker Liz Claiborne Inc to set up a joint venture in India.
8 May 2008
UK retailer Marks and Spencer today (May 08, 2008) launched the ‘M&S International Logistics Hub’ in Seeduwa, Sri Lanka, which is to start operations in June this year.
11 March 2008
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.
14 December 2007
Reliance Brands Pvt Ltd, a unit of Reliance Retail, has signed a joint venture with Italian fashion house Sixty Group to sell brands in India including Miss Sixty, Energie, Killah and Murphy & Nye.
11 October 2007
The apparel, luggage and accessories division of Reliance Retail today (11 October) opened its first apparel specialty store under the ‘Reliance Trends’ nameplate, and is gearing up for the roll-out of a country-wide network of more than 100 units.
21 September 2007
Reliance Retail, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Reliance Industries, is to begin the roll-out of a country-wide network of 115 apparel stores at the end of this month according to local media reports.
10 September 2007
India’s largest private sector conglomerate Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) is to buy the assets of Malaysian polyester producer Hualon Corp, which has been in the hands of receivers since the end of last year.
4 June 2007
India has agreed to provide duty free access to 3m pieces of Sri Lankan garments under the latest round of Indo-Lanka free trade talks.
16 April 2007
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.