Ludhiana-based Octave Clothing plans to taps tier-2, tier-3 mass markets

Leading clothing brand Octave Clothing registers a turnover of more than Rs. 250 crore for the fiscal year 2018-19. the Ludhiana-based company is now eyeing tier-2, tier-3 mass markets.

Apr 24, 2019  |  Retail

Ecofriendly initiatives, govt support: This is how apparel industry is coping with extra expenses

There are many reasons that add to the expenses of an apparel manufacturer or entrepreneur. However, the industry men have found their way to deal with it.

Apr 20, 2019  |  Sourcing

Open Apparel Registry: Industry’s new buzzword that talks about transparency

OAR maps apparel factories globally and assigns a unique ID number to each. The Open Apparel Registry (OAR) (https://openapparel.org) launches free, open source global map of apparel facilities.

Apr 17, 2019  |  Sustainability

Labour excess v/s Labour scarcity: how is the Indian apparel industry managing?

Proper planning and allocation of work, close relation with job-workers and labour welfare are some of the tools which are being used by the garment factories to retain labour and thereby tackle the issue of labour excess v/s labour scarcity.

Dec 20, 2018  |  Human Resource

Decoded! How skill development schemes can deliver better results for apparel industry

Despite all the best efforts of the Government and Indian apparel industry, skill development schemes have not delivered expected results. In discussion with Apparel Resources, Stalwarts of Indian apparel industry share its cause and suggest solutions of the same.

Dec 03, 2018  |  Human Resource

Fresh Talent vs Experienced Veterans: Who should Lead Apparel and Textile Trade Bodies?

In last one month, most of the leading associations of Indian textile and apparel trade industry have re-elected their office bearers. This again has given birth to debate that Indian textile and apparel industry does not have the fresh talent and same experienced Veterans lead apparel and textile trade bodies.

Oct 24, 2018  |  Human Resource

Framework for evolving from Traditional to Smart Factory

There is an immense need for factory owners to transform their traditional factories into smart factories. Here are a few techniques and practices that could be implemented in the apparel industry for achieving the overall performance and productivity.

Oct 24, 2018  |  Industry 4.0

Your boring activewear just got ‘Smart’, Here’s how…

Have you ever don smart clothing? Ever wondered why increasing fitness consciousness of people around the globe has led to the development of such clothing.

Oct 24, 2018  |  Information Technology

The Apparel Story: Will Technology be the Key Driver in Manufacturing?

For the first-time ever, the developed and the developing worlds are using similar platforms, including the Internet, social media, and mobile technologies.

Oct 24, 2018  |  Industry 4.0

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