The action is part of the company’s commitment to traceability and sourcing local materials, with the new range officially certified as being made from sourced-and-grown Australian cotton.

The Inditex fashion company includes retailers Zara, Pull & Bear, Massimo Dutti, Bershka, Stradivarius, Oysho and Uterqüe. Blackstone put the Adelphi up for sale in April after completing full occupancy of the property in July 2017, when Japanese cosmetics company Shiseido Group took the remaining space.

Exhibitors reported mixed results at the autumn 19 edition of the London Textile Fair, as market concerns and nervousness were offset by the presence of good-quality buyers and a strong British showing.

The government may soon roll out duty drawback on goods and services tax (GST) to benefit small and medium exporters as fault lines increasingly surfaced in India's exports despite high growth in May and June this year.

Minister of State of Commerce and Industry, C. R. Chaudhary, on Wednesday said that several measures taken by the government has resulted in most of GST refund claims by exporters being sanctioned.

Exporters from the knitwear hub of Tirupur are planning to increase prices by around 10 per cent against the backdrop of higher cost of raw materials, mainly cotton and other expenses. The price increase comes after nearly 5-6 years.