Home / Knowledge / News / Apparel/Garments / NITRA conducts seminar on emerging retail & fashion trends
NITRA conducts seminar on emerging retail & fashion trends
21
Apr '14
NITRA Technical Campus (NTC), the academic wing of NITRA, organized a seminar on Emerging Trends in Fashion and Retail Industry on 5th April’14 at India International Centre, New Delhi. 
 
Keeping in view the strong desire of today’s youth to work in fashion and retail sectors and to familiarize them with the emerging trends in these sectors, the seminar was specifically designed for the students of textile and fashion colleges pursuing UG and PG level programs. In this context it may also be noted that NTC offers a 2-year full-time comprehensive PGDM program on Fashion Retail Management thus opening the gate for a rewarding career for young boys and girls.
 
Mr. Sanjay Jain, Vice-chairman, NITRA and MD, TT Group, graced the occasion as session chairman. The seminar was further enriched by the presence of well renowned and seasoned speakers from fashion and retail industry of India and UK. About 200 students and faculty members from leading institutes of Northern India attended the seminar.
 
In his welcome address, Dr. Arindam Basu, Director General, NITRA, formally welcomed the speakers and delegates and spoke on the present scenario of Indian fashion and retail industry and the future prospects of these sectors. 
 
Sh. Sanjay Jain, while conducting the session, emphasized on the growing prominence and potential of home-brands in India’s fashion-retail market.  He also acknowledged its valuable contribution to build and strengthen ‘Brand India’ in the global perspective and thereby opening job opportunities in the country.
 
The presentation session was breathtaking. Tarang G. Saxena, senior engagement leader with Third Eyesight deliberated on global fashion brands in Indian retail, followed by well-known productivity & lean management consultant Pooja Makhija, who opened up the nuances of new-age merchandising for fashion industry. 
 
Victoria Markham, senior lecturer with MMU, UK demystified merchandising both as an art and science. Following these, Vivek Agarwal, Asst. Director & Dean - Management, NITRA presented the activities of NITRA and NTC with special focus on its flagship management program PGDM in Fashion-Retail Management.  
 
He also spoke about this program’s tie-up with Manchester Metropolitan University, UK and the lucrative career that students are likely to embrace on completion of this program.  Finally, the CEO of Luxury Connect, Abhay Gupta enthralled the captivating audience with his lively presentation on potential of luxury retailing in India thus unfolding a highly niche market.  An interactive panel discussion and Q&A with professionals of tomorrow in the audience ensured that the seminar was of immense benefit to the young students.
 
To conclude, Dr. M. S. Raizada, Director-Academics, NTC while proposing the formal vote of thanks opined that NTC, which is already a premium college and ranked 16th amongst the engineering colleges under UPTU, will soon become a hallmark of all-round excellence for nurturing corporate professionals for tomorrow in the areas of Engineering & Technology, and Management Sciences as well. Partha Basu, Public Relation Officer and Sr. Faculty, NITRA coordinated the seminar.

NITRA


Must ReadView All

Textiles | On 22nd Jul 2017

Govt constitutes GST Feedback and Action Room

The Government of India has constituted a Feedback and Action Room...

Textiles | On 22nd Jul 2017

India’s cotton textile exports fell in FY17: Tamta

The overall export of cotton textiles from India declined in 2016-17...

Textiles | On 22nd Jul 2017

Stella McCartney, Bolt Threads partner for eco fashion

Fashion designer Stella McCartney has partnered with Bolt Threads for ...

Interviews View All

Karan Toshniwal
Orange O Tec

Contemporary industry is paying more and more attention to the...

Asim Dalal
Indo Count Retail Ventures

Today, there is no other emerging market as India, "we make in India and...

Evelyne Cholet
UCMTF

‘France had a reputation of being big in new ideas, but poor in marketing...

Marten Alkhagen
Swerea IVF AB

Marten Alkhagen, Senior Scientist - Nonwoven and Technical Textiles of...

Kerem Durdag
Biovation II LLC

Kerem Durdag, CEO, Biovation II LLC, provides an insight into future...

Lynda Kelly
Suominen Corporation

Suominen Corporation is a manufacturer of nonwovens as roll goods for...

Igor Chapurin
Chapurin

"Now we can see the Russian trend in international fashion. And Russian...

Aditi Somani
Aditi Somani

Aditi Somani specialises in luxury fusion wear with international cuts and ...

Sanjukta Dutta
Sanjukta's Studio

<b>Sanjukta Dutta</b> creates unique garments by clubbing prints of...

Press Release

Press Release

Letter to Editor

Letter to Editor

RSS Feed

RSS Feed

Submit your press release on


editorial@fibre2fashion.com

Letter To Editor






(Max. 8000 char.)

Search Companies





SEARCH

July 2017

Subscribe today and get the latest update on Textiles, Fashion, Apparel and so on.

news category


Related Categories:

Planning to Take the Leap towards
Sustainability?

Do you see sustainability as a route to business growth?

Yes No

Do you think the sustainability space has the needed tools and resources available for a business to lead change?

Yes No

Do you think adopting a sustainable approach will be a profitable move for your business?

Yes No

Do you want the world to know about your sustainability journey and your business’ environmental footprint?

Yes No

Thanks for your valuable feedback. Claim your free latest sustainability e-book.


E-News Insight
Subscribe Today and Get the
Latest News Update in Your Mail Box.
Advanced Search



X