GST, weak demand, falling exports continue to hound branded apparel makers

Branded apparel manufacturers and retailers are yet to overcome the implications of the goods and services tax (GST) rollout in July. The tax reform had directly impacted the entire textile chain due to cascading burden. And post GST, poor consumer sentiment and falling exports have only made matters worse for the business. The September quarter results … Read more GST, weak demand, falling exports continue to hound branded apparel makers

Awaiting NCLT & shareholders nod for demerger; apparels to see major thrust: CESC

Sanjiv Goenka, Chairman, CESCin an interview to CNBC-TV18 said the shareholder meeting to discuss the demerger is scheduled for December 15 and will be convened by NCLT. Now it depends on NCLT to give the final order and shareholders the consent because they already have got clearance from SEBI and stock exchanges. Post this approval, the … Read more Awaiting NCLT & shareholders nod for demerger; apparels to see major thrust: CESC

How do you mourn a father you can barely forgive? A searing memoir on living with mental illness

Old Man in Sorrow by Vincent Van Gogh | Wikimedia Commons You attributed any spell of despair to the incompetence of the world or to specific events or people who disappointed and hurt, but never thought of it as sustained sadness that you could not let go. All decisions were taken in a high emotional tenor. … Read more How do you mourn a father you can barely forgive? A searing memoir on living with mental illness

Danielle Brooks Gets Real About Sizeism in Fashion

The first time Danielle Brooks saw herself on a billboard was an emotional experience. “This was baby Dani’s biggest dream come true and I was so elated that I got to be myself,” says Brooks of last year’s towering Times Square image bearing her body in all its natural beauty. “I didn’t have to lose … Read more Danielle Brooks Gets Real About Sizeism in Fashion