MAC Launches New Line; Zara Opens Third Store
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• Manish Arora has been pegged as one of the world’s top eight designers to watch out for in the coming decade by retail giant H&M’s magazine EyeMag. Other designers on the list are Alexander Wang, Rodarte, and Christopher Kane. [Stylekandy.com]
• Following the success of Zara’s first two outlets in Delhi and Mumbai, the Spanish retail chain has opened a second 33,000 sq. ft. space in the capital, at the DLF Promenade mall. [Indiaretailing.com]
• Burberry CEO Angela Ahrendts discusses the strategy for India, including wooing online customers and tailoring the selections to local consumer tastes. [Economic Times]
• The children’s luxury apparel market, which currently accounts for 5 per cent of the luxury market in India, is one of the fastest growing segments in retail. From Zara to Burberry, retailers are flogging their kiddie lines to get a slice of the estimated Rs70,000 crore luxury market. [Economic Times]
• T-shirt brand Tantra, famous for putting funny slogans and cartoons on its range of apparel, has launched an online store at tantrauniverse.com.
• MAC’s new range of make-up called Art Supplies is now available in stores. Packaged in easy-to-use markers and application sticks, the range features an array of colours for the eyes, cheeks and lips.
• In a move to attract more customers, The Body Shop has slashed prices across 600 products at its outlets in India. The campaign called “The Body Shop Loves You” will feature reductions of upto 35 per cent across 40 stores in 18 cities. [Afaqs.com]Tags: Angela Ahrendts, Burberry, Childrens Clothes, Fashion, H&M, Luxury Market, MAC, Manish Arora, shopping news, Shopping Scoops, Tantra, The Body Shop, Zara