Retail therapy for plus-size—not happening

Plus-size customers opt for customizations and self-owned brands due to lesser shopping options. Plus-size women and men have a difficult time shopping due to less variety and non-availability of clothes although the demand is rising. Plus-size clothing accounts for 40 percent of total sales at Mustard, a clothing store on Commercial Street, which provides sizes […]

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It’s the eye, not the lip anymore

The cosmetic industry’s post-Covid slump continues, although there is a shift in customers’ attitudes. In 2020, India’s lip makeup market sales declined by 2.18 percent. Majority of the cosmetic brands in India have recorded losses. The Body Shop reported their net income in negative figures in 2020 which was Rs. 650.2 million. Sugar cosmetics recorded […]

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Online thrift wave sweeps sustainable fashion

With the recent emergence of new and varied online thrift stores, people have started to look at fashion that’s sustainable. Bengaluru: It’s time to combat fast fashion. Fashion is one of the most polluting industries in the world. “The fashion industry produces 10 percent of all humanity’s carbon emissions”, states a World Economic Forum report. […]

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