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Press Release 9 March 2019

WINNING AT E-COMMERCE: Third panel discussion on Day-1 of ASW promises to answer all your e-tailing queries

Bricks and mortar have ceased to be the sole focus of brands and retailers these days…With rapid advancement in the field of Information Technology e-commerce today has become a major growth avenue for all big names world over
Keeping with this trend, India’s online retail market is also warming up. At present, e-tailing market is led by electronics (share of ~50%) followed by Apparel & Lifestyle which is ~25% (including footwear, bags, belts, wallets, watches, jewellery etc.). The strong emergence of e-commerce is expected to push e-tailing from 2% of retail in FY 2016 to 4-6% of retail by FY 2020. Further, it has also lead to behavioural change in the shopping habits of the consumers, which is forcing retailers to adapt accordingly and push for quick response from across the supply chains.
With the retail scenario now becoming omni-channel, it has thus become very important for manufacturers as well to gear up their systems and manufacturing capabilities to supply both bricks and mortar and online stores.
The third panel discussion on Day-1 of Apparel Sourcing Week (ASW) 2019 is dedicated completely to e-commerce.
Titled WINNING AT E-COMMERCE, the third panel discussion of the day to be held between 15:45pm – 16:40pm will address the growth potentials and challenges from a retailer’s perspective.
Mr. Vipul Mathur
Ms. Nathasha Kumar
Founder and CEO
Mr. Suman Chowdhury
Co-Founder & COO
Mr. Anurag Rajpal
Mr. Narendra Kumar
Creative Director
Mr. Rohiet Yadav
Ex-Director Sourcing
Mr. Vikas Purohit
Tata CliQ

About Apparel Sourcing Week

Apparel Sourcing Week (ASW) platform is aligned to the changing dynamics of the industry, moving in pace with evolving and shifting world trade of apparel sourcing while also acknowledging the changing needs and wants of the customer.

To facilitate the seamless process of sourcing for greater transparency and reach, the ASW platform offers the industry three independent verticals – Big Show, Marketplace, and V-Expo – to enhance business opportunities for all players in the fashion retail chain, in an environment of networking, knowledge, and inspiration. With the three verticals, the supplier has marketing opportunities all around the year like never before, while the buyer has multiple avenues to search his perfect sourcing partner from South Asia.

About the Organiser

Apparel Resources is well known for its benchmark publications – Apparel Online, StitchWorld and Resource Guide published from India, Bangladesh & Vietnam. These publications have been around in the industry for over 35 years, supporting, guiding and standing by garment exporters and the retail industry globally, providing them a platform to source better.

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