You may have thought Jermyn Street was chalk to Colaba Causeway’s cheese: the London chap and Mumbai man are poles apart sartorially. But upmarket shirtmaker, TM Lewin, is looking to change all that.
The quintessentially British retailer has signed an exclusive franchise agreement with Brand Marketing India – the company that launched Calvin Klein Jeans and French Connection in the country – to market and distribute its products across the subcontinent. Continue reading »
Based solely on personal taste, Mukesh Ambani cuts an unlikely figure as a fashion magnate – evidence pictured left.
Yet India’s richest man has built quite a stable of fashion brands in his retail portfolio, including Diesel, Kenneth Cole and Brooks Brothers. On Friday, Reliance Brands – a part of Ambani’s Reliance Industries – announced that it had added another foreign brand, Superdry, which will join fellow Brit Thomas Pink in the Ambani fold. Continue reading »