Crocs may “make in India” if GST rates are favourable for footwear sector

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The US-headquartered footwear brand Crocs will look at manufacturing its products locally if the much awaited Goods and Service Tax is favourable for the footwear sector.“We do have business plans in place based on certain assumptions on GST (rates). If it is favourable, we are going to plan manufacturing products in India. We will take […]

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Indian leather workers risk health, life to make shoes for global market: report

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MUMBAI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – About 2.5 million Indian workers work long hours with toxic chemicals for poverty wages in the country’s leather industry, making shoes and clothes for Western brands, a study has found. In a report published on Wednesday, the India Committee of the Netherlands (ICN), a human rights organisation, called for greater […]

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Footwear Design and Development Institute (FDDI) Bill, 2017 introduced in Lok Sabha

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New Delhi, Mar 14 (KNN) The Footwear Design and Development Institute (FDDI) Bill, 2017 has been introduced in the Lok Sabha today in order to declare the FDDI as an Institution of National Importance (INI). Commerce & Industry Minister Nirmala Sitharaman introduced the Bill. The objective of the proposed legislation is to facilitate and promote […]

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Studying the Global & Indias Footwear Market Key Trends, Size, Growth, Shares And Forecast Research Report 2017

Researchmoz added Most up-to-date research on “Studying the Global & Indias Footwear Market 2017″ to its huge collection of research reports. The footwear industry is one of the rapidly expanding industries globally. Increasing demand for new and innovative footwear and emergence of various global as well as regional brands in the footwear category is primarily […]

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Why the Kohl’s, Under Armour Partnership May Not Be As Successful As Experts Had Hoped

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While many investors had cheered Under Armour’s decision — announced last July — to launch in Kohl’s stores this year, at least one analyst now says that a visit to check out the department stores’ UA offerings has left him with several new concerns.Poser said he was concerned that Dick’s merchants “will not tolerate overlap […]

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