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Aditya Birla Fashion and Retail books Q3 loss Michelle Russell | 21 Feb 17

Indian fashion and lifestyle company Aditya Birla Fashion and Retail (ABFRL) has moved to a loss in its third-quarter as a result of the government's demonetisation last November, but booked an increase in sales.


Is M&S ready to make its mark on India? Leonie Barrie | 15 Nov 13

Faced with declining clothing sales in its home market, British retailer Marks & Spencer is looking overseas for growth, with a new focus announced this week to make India its largest international market in the next three years. But is M&S being overly ambitious in its plans? What challenges does it face? And would it be better-served exploring opportunities elsewhere?


INDIA: Future Group to merge retail units Michelle Russell | 11 Sep 12

India's Future Group has received board approval for the merger of its Future Value Retail and Pantaloon businesses.


Global news roundup Katie Smith | 29 Aug 12

The following is a round-up of apparel and footwear news from the world's local media. just-style has not checked these stories so cannot guarantee their accuracy.


INDIA: Pantaloon Retail Q4 profit down 78.6% Katie Smith | 13 Aug 12

India's largest retailer Pantaloon Retail has posted a 78.6% slump in fourth-quarter net profit as finance costs offset a rise in sales.


Global news roundup Katie Smith | 31 Jul 12

The following is a round-up of apparel and footwear news from the world's local media. just-style has not checked these stories so cannot guarantee their accuracy.


INDIA: Future Group suspends talks with retailer Lawson? Petah Marian | 27 Jun 12

India-based retailer The Future Group has put on hold talks to sell a 49% stake in its sourcing and manufacturing operations to Japanese retailer Lawson, according to reports.


INDIA: Aditya Birla in $305m deal to buy Pantaloons Leonie Barrie | 1 May 12

Indian conglomerate Aditya Birla Nuvo Limited (ABNL) is to acquire a controlling stake in the flagship Pantaloons fashion chain, which is being spun off by Future Group's Pantaloon Retail India unit in a INR16bn (US$305m) deal.


INDIA: Pantaloon Retail swings to Q2 loss Petah Marian | 13 Feb 12

Pantaloon Retail India Ltd has swung to a second-quarter loss as soaring interest rates overshadowed higher sales.


just-style management briefing: Sourcing winners and losers in 2011 Keith Nuthall | 19 Dec 11

Garment-making countries had a number of hurdles to overcome in 2011, ranging from the Arab Spring revolts to natural disasters like floods striving to disrupt supply chains. But while some buckled under the weight of this pressure, others really came into their own.


INDIA: Retail reform "put on hold" Sam Webb | 5 Dec 11

India's government has reportedly put its controversial reform of the country's retail sector on hold.


INDIA: Closer to easing retail investment rules Petah Marian | 25 Jul 11

India has come a step closer to opening up multi-brand retail to overseas operators after a key government committee approved an easing of rules on foreign investment.


just-style’s research roundup just-style.com | 18 Jul 11

Research reports available from just-style this week evaluate UK clothing and footwear market data to 2013, clothing footwear, sportswear and accessories retailers in Peru, and a SWOT analysis and company profile on sportswear firm Reebok International.


just-style management briefing: Global clothing retail trends just-style.com | 1 Jun 11

For some it was a total disaster, for others a bump in the road, but the recession left no part of the clothing and textile retail sector unscathed. But now, as the economic recovery accelerates, global clothing retail trends are showing great diversity.


Top stories on just-style this week... just-style.com | 25 Feb 11

Here is a roundup of the top five most-read articles on just-style this week. Click on each headline for the full story.


INDIA: Pantaloon Retail warns of cost pressures just-style.com | 22 Feb 11

India's largest listed retailer, Pantaloon Retail, has warned that rising cotton prices and input costs are likely to lead to an 18% price hike on its fashion products next season, and that "inflation will continue to be a permanent reality."


September management briefing: Part III - Emerging markets play catch-up on safety standards just-style.com | 29 Sep 10

Clothing manufacturers and associated regulators in emerging markets are often mindful that they need to meet the requirements of consumer safety rules in key developed world markets, but standards still need raising, and - crucially - enforcement.


Global news roundup just-style.com | 22 Sep 10

The following is a roundup of apparel and footwear news from the world's local media. just-style has not checked these stories so cannot guarantee their accuracy.


INDIA: Economic recovery lifts Pantaloon Retail profit just-style.com | 8 Sep 10

India's largest listed retailer, Pantaloon Retail, has nearly doubled its full-year profit for the fourth quarter as the ongoing economic recovery helped lift sales.


INDIA: C&J Clark inks footwear deal with Pantaloon Retail just-style.com | 5 May 10

UK shoe maker C&J Clark International is expanding its presence in India through a new joint venture with Pantaloon Retail (India) Ltd, the country's largest listed retailer.


INDIA: Pantaloon Q3 profits jump 51% just-style.com | 28 Jan 10

Pantaloon Retail, India’s largest listed retailer and a subsidiary of Future Group, has reported a 51% jump in third quarter net profits, driven by a substantial increase in sales.


INDIA: Pantaloon transfers value retail to separate unit just-style.com | 4 Jan 10

Pantaloon Retail (India) Ltd, the country’s largest listed retailer, has transferred its value retail business to its Future Value Retail Ltd unit.


INDIA: Pantaloon plans value retail subsidiary Joe Ayling | 2 Nov 09

Indian retail group Pantaloon is planning to place its Big Bazaar, Food Bazaar and related formats into a wholly-owned subsidiary with a view to enable capital infusion.


US: Skechers expands into India just-style.com | 6 Oct 09

US footwear firm Skechers has signed a deal with Winner Sports Pvt to license and distribute its footwear and apparel in India.


INDIA: Pantaloon ends Planet Retail joint venture just-style.com | 1 Jul 09

Pantaloon Retail India, the country's largest retailer, is to exit from Planet Retail Holdings, its joint venture with Magnus Fashion Trade.


INDIA: Carrefour in talks with Indian partners, Pantaloon linked just-style.com | 3 Jun 09

Indian retailer Pantaloon Retail is being linked to an equity tie up with Carrefour, as the French retail giant holds talks with investors in the emerging market.


Top stories on just-style this week... just-style.com | 17 Apr 09

Here is a roundup of the top five most-read stories on just-style this week. Click on each headline for the full story.


INDIA: Pantaloon plans to spin off fashion unit just-style.com | 15 Apr 09

Pantaloon Retail India, the country's largest retailer, plans to spin off its fashion and retail divisions into wholly owned subsidiaries in a bid to give it a “more focused approach.”


INDIA: Future Group pares back expansion plans - report just-style.com | 20 Mar 09

Indian retailer Future Group has scaled down its retail expansion plans by almost half during the next fiscal year, according to local media reports.


FRANCE: Etam pulls out of Belgium, Italy and India as sales stumble just-style.com | 22 Jan 09

Despite posting a 7.8% jump in fourth quarter sales, fashion retailer Etam Développement is pulling out of Belgium, Italy and India as part of moves to cut costs and realign the Etam brand.

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