Future Lifestyle Fashion bets big on six ‘Power Brands’ for future growth

  New Delhi: New Delhi:Kishore Biyani-led Future Lifestyle Fashion (FLF) has identified six brands in its portfolio which will give the company next stage of growth and profitability, it said in investors presentation. The company is calling them Power Brands and they together are expected to constitute 65%-70% to own brand sales by financial year 2020. The brands on which the company will put more focus are denim brand Lee Cooper, men’s fashion brand John Miller, casual and sportswear brand Scullers, plus size unisex brand All, club wear brand Indigo…

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Six of the best allergy gadgets for those pestered by pollen

Pestered by pollen or driven up the wall by dust mites? These great buys could make your life a whole lot easier. Miele Compact C2 Allergy EcoLine Bagged Cylinder Vacuum Cleaner SBD290, £250, Debenhams Good things come in small packages, as this petite vacuum cleaner proves. Miele boasts that this cleaner has an effective filtration system – combining a dust bag, motor protection filter, an exhaust and a High Efficiency Particulate Air (or HEPA filter) – in place to catch 99.9% of even the smallest of irritant particles settling in…

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Paris fashion week: six trends to know

Yacht club Fashion is often subject to a high seas takeover – and with fashion Instagram this summer an advert for yachting holidays, it’s no wonder that Paris SS17 had a nautical moment. There was a kind of sun-bleached, been-out-on-the-deck vibe to collections including Chloé and Loewe. The former added bowline knots to knitted dresses, and reworked naval bibs to suitable-for-work shirts. The latter – with JW Anderson involved – had more of a shipwrecked vibe, complete with patchwork, muslin, jute and luggage suitable for long journeys. Models walked to…

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We throw away £700 of food each year – here are six ways to avoid waste in your kitchen

British families needlessly throw away £700 worth of food every year, new research has revealed. Over a third of households don’t reuse leftovers and admit to dumping perfectly edible food. Each year 7 million tonnes are thrown away with over half of it being chucked due to overbuying, confusion over expiry dates and cooking more than needed. The figures come from a survey of more than 5,000 people commisioned by supermarket Sainsbury . Now the chain is set to give away one million thermometres to ensure fridges are set at…

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