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Pearl Academy students DESIGN “Spring Décor” Visual Merchandising at Select CITIWALK-Delhi

The first prize is won by joint team of Fashion Retail, LDT German and FSID students. This was integrated project between PG & UG Fashion Retail, LDT Germany and FSID Students. This project was coordinated by fACULTY of BUSINESS,  FSID  and  CRD  -departemnt.

Presentation number 4 has been announced the winner.  Stduents   The names of the students are  Vijaya, Priyanka and Maanavi

The Prizes along with Certificates and Gift Vouchers will be given away on 8th of March at the launch of Bougainvillea Street

blog -1IMG-20140227-WA0042blog-2IMG-20140227-WA0041Source:  Saloni Singh dated, 27 February 2014

Manager – Events Select Infrastructure Pvt. Ltd

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Continuum 2010 highlights enormous opportunities of retail sector

Pearl Academy of Fashion (PAF), one of the premier fashion and design institutes in the country, in association with LDT Nagold, Germany organized an International Conference on fashion retail and marketing titled “Continuum 2010” at Stein Auditorium, India Habitat Centre, New Delhi.

Various important issues pertaining to the fashion retail and marketing like future of retail industry, latest trends in the retail industry, challenges faced by the industry and what can be done to improve the conditions were discussed by some of the renowned names in the industry. There was also a discussion on foreign brands who want to invest in the Indian market and how will this step change the whole prospects of the existing industry.

Prominent personalities of the retail industry like Mr. B.S. Nagesh, Vice Chairman of Shopper’s Stop, Mr. Sanjeev Mohanty, MD, United Colors of Benetton, Mr. Anupam Bansal, Director, Liberty Group, Mr. Shailesh Chaturvedi, CEO, Tommy Hilfiger India were present on this occasion.

Speaking on the occasion, Mr. A.K.G Nair, Group Director, Pearl Academy of Fashion said, “Continuum 2010 is the sequel of cumulative efforts highlighting and focusing upon the most dynamic and vibrant force of business change. We need to design our retail business for sustainable profit year after year. This conference will bring together the Indian and the overseas luminaries on the subject to share their insights and visions on managing the retail turbulence ahead.”

Highlighting the enormous opportunities of the retail sector, Mr. Sanjeev Mohanty, Managing Director, United Colors of Benetton said, “India is being seen as a potential market for retail investors from all over the world and is expected to grow stronger than GDP growth in the next five years driven by changing lifestyles, increasing income and favorable demographic outline. It will create more and more employment opportunities in the near future.”

Speaking on the occasion Mr. B.S. Nagesh, Vice Chairman of Shopper’s Stop said, “The retail sector is booming in India, but there are some areas where we have a long way to go to compete with some advanced markets. The scenario is that the skill-sets of the professionals in this sector have to be improved to a great extent. Hence we need more and more institutes to come up and fill up the gap.”

Emphasizing the need of a well organized retail sector in India, Mr. Shailesh Chaturvedi CEO, Tommy Hilfiger India said, “Indian retail industry is growing at a tremendous speed, especially over the last few years. Though initially, the retail industry in India was mostly unorganized, however with the change of tastes and preferences of the consumers, the industry is getting more popular these days and getting organized as well.”

Applauding on PAF’s initiation for Continuum 2010 Mr. Anupam Bansal Director, Liberty Group said, “Continuum 2010 is a commendable initiation taken by Pearl Academy of Fashion which will facilitate to create a platform to share and exchange thoughts by the industry leaders, professionals, academicians as well as student community.”



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Continuum 2010: Mapping the Retail Future

Pearl Academy of Fashion, New Delhi and LDT Nagold Germany are jointly organizing this international conference, CONTINUUM 10, to map the trajectory of Retail and to offer direction towards emerging opportunities and developing cutting edge strategies presented by distinguished speakers drawn from Retail, Fashion Brands & Academia. The conference is being held at the Stein Auditorium, India Habitat Centre in Delhi on 23 October 10.

CONTINUUM 2010 highlights the key strands that have impacted retail. It also focuses on new trends that will shape up the future growth of retailing, especially fashion retailing. This one day event will bring together the Indian and the overseas luminaries on the subject to share their insights and visions on managing the retail turbulence ahead.

LDT Nagold is Europe’s leading Institution on Fashion & Marketing. Due to the quality of their training and good connections to partner companies LDT Nagold enjoys a high reputation in the field of fashion business.

Pearl Academy of Fashion (PAF) is India’s leading fashion and design institute and won Apex Award for ‘The best Academic/Training Institute of the Year 2008-09. Academy provides higher education and prepares professional manpower in the disciplines of design, merchandising, marketing, production, retail, communication and textiles.

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Pearl Academy of Fashion to organize Continuum 2010

Pearl Academy of Fashion a leading Indian fashion and design institute with international presence has teamed up with LDT Nagold, Germany (a fashion institute and knowledge organization) to organize an international conference Continuum, 2010. And as a part of Continuum, Pearl is organizing ‘International Case Study’ competition on fashion retailing and marketing. The competition will be held in New Delhi on October 23, 2010. As Tarun Pawar, Head of Department {Retail} at Pearl says, “This competition will give impetus to the fashion and marketing industry. The cases will highlight prospective issues, challenges, problems and opportunities of the fashion industry. It will also offer indicative and feasible solutions to the challenges.” Considering the huge potential ahead, Indian and international companies eyeing to strengthen their position in the industry will find it a ‘well timed booster’.

 Pawar says being a pioneer institute in fashion and marketing, Pearl hopes to make the competition a platform to interact with researchers, experts and share their knowledge. The institute takes responsibility to offer new approaches to be imbibed; new ideas to be implemented and new strategies to be executed. Understanding and interpreting data which support or challenge the existing or new assumptions should also be one of the many outcomes of the case studies. Pawar adds, “The institute sees fashion as a dynamic entity, something which is not confined to certain class or level. It is the everyday style statement of our aspirations, our longings and perceptual fulfillments which our students imbibe in their works when they undergo the training here.”

The case studies that are being invited for the competition have to be ideally of 5,000 words including the index statistics, interview feedback and summary. It should reflect real issues faced by the fashion retail industry. Help identity and recognize problems/issues/challenges being faced by a company or designers. And it should lead the industry towards an analytical and critical thinking on any given topic. The author of the best three cases will be awarded cash prizes worth $1,000 (1st prize), $750 (2nd prize) and $500 (3rd   prize).