NEW DELHI: The textile ministry has asked all ministries as well as departments and public sector undertakings (PSUs) to buy their textile and fabric requirements locally, a move that is expected to boost earnings of artisans in the country. 

AHMEDABAD: Swedish retailer H&M has been sourcing home textiles from India for nearly three decades for its global clientele but is now keen to improve its sourcing of garments from the country, two and half years after foraying into the Indian market, H&M country manager Janne Einola said. 

The beauty of Indian crafts lies in their inherently environment-friendly production techniques and the way in which they imbibe the local flora, fauna and history in the design patterns and materials used for production.

Cincinnati – Standard Textile Co.’s new domestically-made bed and bath hospitality program is the result of its recent investments in state-of-the art manufacturing.

KARACHI: Textile exports increased 12.07 percent year-on-year to $1.148 billion in April, but they decreased 4.5 percent month-on-month, official data showed on Monday.

Luxury motorcycle maker Harley-Davidson is betting big on its apparel stores for engaging with prospective customers. The company, which has four stores spread across East and North-East India, is looking to add 8-12 stores this year in western and northern parts of the country.