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WOODLAND
We are an established Importer and Wholesaler of Mens & Ladies Leather Jackets and Coats. Most recently we have added mens fashion and travel bags in high quality columbian hides. Established over 40 years. Our ranges include high fashion and classic styling. In the UK we supply a range of retailers to include Department Stores, Factory Outlets and established brand names under own label. We are successfully drop-shipping in the UK and all of Europe as we are stockists of leather garments and bags. Our ranges also include large sized jackets and coats for ladies up to size 30 and 8XL for men. We are looking to find more customers all over the world and have our own factories in India and a joint venture agreement with a factory in China. We welcome any sample opportunities. We are a British Leather Clothing Brand. Established in 1967 London. Our brand is known around the world 'Woodland Leathers Ltd' We are stockists of Mens and Ladies Leather Jackets & Coats as well as Plus Sizes for Men & Tall Fit Leather Clothing. We also sell Mens Messenger Bags, Holdalls and Office Accessories in Leather. We have our own factories in India and can make samples for approval and Own Brand Label garments as well. We already produce for a number of well ...

Company Profile
Basic Information Company Name: Business Type: Product/Service (We Sell): Number of Employees: Trade & Market Main Markets: Total Annual Sales Volume: Export Percentage: Total Annual Purchase Volume: Factory Information ESSEX, UNITED KINGDOM Factory Location: Contract Manufacturing: Design Service Offered Buyer Label Offered
CEO: Mr Avtar Doal.

Woodland Leathers Limited Manufacturer, Trading Company, Distributor/Wholesaler Mens & Ladies Leather Jackets,Leather Clothing Fewer than 5 People

Western Europe US$1 Million - US$2.5 Million 1% - 10% Below US$1 Million

Second Skin Ltd is a leading Fashion Garment Company that is into the designing and creation of leather clothing that includes both men¶s and women¶s leather jackets. In accordance with the developments in the world of garment manufacturing, this leather garment manufacturer, exporter and supplier tries to integrate the best in design technology and superior leather quality to produce men¶s and women¶s leather jackets that redefine fashion and take it to the next level. We, at Second Skin Ltd, the premier Fashion Garment Company, are constantly evolving fashion and configuring it to suit the personality and aura of individuals and individual taste. Our men¶s and women¶s leather jackets have every feature required to make a definitive fashion statement. Second Skin Ltd, will enable you to give your personality an individualistic flavour. With over 20 years of experience in the competitive leather industry, our proficiency as a leather apparel

manufacturer allows us to provide our customers with leather clothing that is the absolute word in quality, durability, and affordability. Our men¶s and women¶s leather jackets are available at a moments notice from our Manchester warehouse and our sales networks distribute our products to a clientele that spans the length and breadth of the globe. Second Skin Ltd, the leather garment manufacturer exporter supplier, is also adept at providing personalized, made-to-order garments, which can satisfy all types of client requirements. For, us the customer is king, and all our processes are geared to provide the best of service and all round value to our clients. So, if you are looking for leather clothing in a myriad of patterns and styles, then look no further than Second Skin Ltd.

SWOT Analysis of Indian Leather Industry
SWOT analysis for leather sector based on the information already provided in this section is given below.

STRENGTHS
Existence of more than sufficient productive capacity in tanning. Easy availability of low cost of labour. Exposure to export markets. Managements with business background become quality and environment conscious. Presence of qualified leather technologists in the field. Comfortable availability of raw materials and other inputs. Massive institutional support for technical services, designing, manpower development and marketing. Exporter-friendly government policies. Tax incentives on machinery by Government. Well-established linkages with buyers in EU and USA.

WEAKNESSES
Low level of modernisation and upgradation of technology, and the integration of developed technology is very slow. Low level of labour productivity due to inadequate formal training / unskilled labour. Horizontal growth of tanneries. Less number of organised product manufacturers. Lack of modern finishing facilities for leather. Highly unhygienic environment. Unawareness of international standards by many players as maximum number of leather industries are SMEs. Difficulties in accessing to testing, designing and technical services. Environmental problems.

OPPORTUNITIES
Abundant scope to supply finished leather to multinationals setting up shop in India. Growing fashion consciousness globally. Use of information technology and decision support software to help eliminate the length of the production cycle for different products Product diversification - There is lot of scope for diversification into other products,

namely, leather garments, goods etc. Growing international and domestic markets.

THREATS
Entry of multinationals in domestic market. Stiff competition from other countries.(The performance of global competitors in leather and leather products indicates that there are at least 5 countries viz, China, Indonesia, Thailand, Vietnam and Brazil, which are more competitive than India.) Non- tariff barriers - Developing countries are resorting to more and more non ± tariff barriers indirectly. Improving quality to adapt the stricter international standards. Fast changing fashion trends are difficult to adapt for the Indian leather industries. Limited scope for mobilising funds through private placements and public issues, as many businesses are family-owned.

The brand Woodland was introduced to the Indian market in 1992 through two exclusive outlets in New Delhi, to resounding success. Today, Woodland is a household brand with over 200 exclusive stores across the Indian Sub-continent in addition to a distribution network covering over a thousand stores across the country. The Company has achieved this feat in a short span due to Aeros inherent focus on the quality of its products backed by a strong R&D and Fashion team, as well as the Groups vision to make world-class products footwear and apparels available to Indian consumers. The strength of the company's production with in its captive facilities allows Woodland to produce aesthetically designed, sturdy and durable shoes. The key raw material for shoes, leather, and a good part of Woodland s soles are all made in-house. Hand-picked Italian hides are tanned and finished on Italian machinery specially imported to the Groups own tanneries to allow it to produce the same products available in the best design houses across the globe. The unique rugged, tough rubber soles are also produced using German Technology at its own manufacturing facilities in India. Woodlands Store is the largest apparel store in India. They provide menswear, women s wear, footwear, socks, bag, cap & Shoes.

TATA SKY

Type Joint venture Industry Media Founded 2004 Headquarters 3rd Floor, Bombay Dyeing AO building, P B Marg, Worli, Mumbai, India Area served India Key people Vikram Kaushik (Managing Director and CEO) Products Direct-To-Home service & Satellite Television Parent Tata Group (80%) STAR TV (20%) British Sky Broadcasting Website http://www.TataSky.com http://www.TataSkyPlus.com

It is a joint venture between the Tata Group, that owns 80% and STAR Group that owns a 20% stake.[2] Tata Sky was incorporated in 2004 but was launched only in 2006. It currently offers close to 196 channels (as of december 2010) and some interactive ones; this count includes some numbers off HD channels offered by Tata Sky (as Tata Sky-HD) and interactive services also. The company uses the Sky brand owned by British Sky Broadcasting.[3] In October 2008, Tata Sky announced launching of DVR service Tata Sky+ which allowed 90 hours of recording in a MPEG-4 compatible Set Top Box. The remote is provided with playback control keys and is being sold with special offers for existing suscribers. In 2008, Singapore-based Temasek Holdings picked up 10% stake in Tata Sky from the Tata Group. This has diluted Tata's stake in the venture to 75%. STAR¶s parent company, News Corporation, owns an International group of DTH businesses that include Sky Italia in Italy and Foxtel in Australia

Tata Sky+ Tata Sky HD Tata Sky+ HD

Tata Sky, an 80:20 joint venture between Tata Sons and the Star group, provides satellite television services to Indian viewers. The company was incorporated in 2004 and offers a range of media and entertainment options to customers. About Tata Sky Tata Sky is a DTH satellite television provider in India. It is a joint venture between the Tata Group, that owns 80% and STAR TV that owns a 20% stake. Tata Sky was incorporated in 2004 but µTata Sky was launched¶ in August 2006. It currently offers close to 110 channels and some interactive ones. Its current tagline is ³Isko laga daala, toh life jingalala!´. The company uses the Sky brand owned by BSkyB. Type : Joint venture between Tata Group (80% stake) and STAR TV (20% stake) Founded : 2004 Headquarters : Kirloskar Business Park, Bangalore, Flag of India India Industry : DTH Pay TV Products :Direct broadcast satellite Website : www.TataSky.com
Tata Sky channel packages Starter Pack WESTERN PACK FAMILY PACK

TIMEX
Timex Group USA, Inc. Company Profile

Branching out from its original "takes a licking" designs, Timex is strapping on fresh faces so it can tap new markets worldwide. The nation's largest watch manufacturer has expanded its lines from simple, low-cost watches to include high-tech tickers capable of paging or downloading computer data. Its sports watches have gone upscale and gadgety with its Expedition and Ironman lines. The company also makes and markets thermostats, pedometers, and weather instruments. Through a licensing agreement, Timex makes watches for Guess? and Versace, among others. Founded in 1854, Timex is owned by the family of chairman Anette Olsen, whose grandfather bought the company in 1942.

Timex Group designs, manufactures and markets innovative timepieces and jewelry globally. Timex, founded in 1854, has expanded to become Timex Group, a privately-held company, with several operating units and over 5,000 employees worldwide. One of the largest watch makers in the world, Timex Group companies include the Timex Business Unit (Timex, Timex Ironman, Opex, TX, Nautica, Marc Ecko); Timex Group Luxury Watches (Valentino, Salvatore Ferragamo); Sequel (Guess, Gc) and Vertime (Versace, Versus). Timex Group built its reputation as the pioneer in timekeeping by harnessing the power and possibility of time. From the first clock and wristwatch we produced through data integration from classic, time-honored designs through exclusive, luxury collector's pieces - Timex Group companies continue to deliver unparalleled quality to highly diverse and global customers. Milan to Hong Kong, design sensibility and creativity inspire multiple lifestyle brands. From the hallmark everyday watches on which we built our reputation, to exclusive, high-end offerings, we are equipped to meet the needs of our brand partners. Timex Group India has one of the most powerful portfolios of brands in the watch industry. With technological innovation and cutting-edge design, we recognize the tremendous opportunity to leverage the reach and appeal of each brand¶s individual identity, personality and customer base. With our global organization and breadth of expertise, we bring our partners from concept through design, manufacturing to distribution, to meet and exceed the brands¶ criteria for success. Our global resources give Timex Group India a true advantage in a highly competitive marketplace. By thinking and acting both locally and globally, we are constantly challenging ourselves to look at the future.

Timex captures the spirit of classic American style and affordability with the launch of the latest collection. "Our collection this season pays tribute to the latest runway trends in a classic and accessible way," says Kristine Lumpinski, Vice President of Marketing for Timex. "In addition to collections such as the Timex SL Series(TM), which brings luxury materials and functionality to an affordable price point, we're also offering a variety of on-trend watches in the $35-$75 range in time for fall fashion." This fall Timex introduces new timepieces, including extensions to the Sport Luxury Series, Crystal, and Retrograde collections - all compatible with the hottest fall fashion trends. Fashion inspired by the 1980s takes center stage this season. The Timex SL Series(TM) SunMoon collection features a slightly oversized dial and colorful leather strap options, evoking nostalgia for bold, statement-making fashion. The multi-function movement and sun-moon display offer a touch of sophistication and 80s-style decadence. This collection ranges in price from $120 - $145.

Sequins and shine are getting their moment in the spotlight - with daywear. Right in step with this trend, Timex has expanded its Crystal offerings to include an elegant Timex SL Series(TM) timepiece with two rows of genuine Swarovski(R) crystals on the bezel, sunray dials, and bracelets available in stainless steel or leather bands with a subtle metallic finish. This collection ranges in price from $150-$175. Men are returning to heritage fabrics and classic tailoring. The Timex SL Series(TM) Chronograph speaks to this trend, with a multi-textured, oversized dial and a rich color scheme of brown, black, silver, and rose gold-tone. The collection is available in stainless steel bracelets and genuine leather straps. It ranges in price from $150-$200. Men are also putting modern twists on the heritage movement with "geek-chic" and sportswearinspired details. Timex hits both trends with its iconic digital watches in gold, silver and twotone ($40), and with new offerings from the Retrograde collection. These watches are bold and sporty, available in brightly-colored rubber straps with a leather inlay, as well as in black ionic plating with rose gold-tone accents. This collection ranges in price from $90-$100. Fashionistas everywhere are embracing the simplicity and affordability of classic American style. The fall collection from Timex also revisits a variety of favorites from seasons past, including the military-inspired Camper ($35), delicate dress watches for women ($40), and the Easy Reader(R) watch with a stainless steel expansion band ($55). Timex Fashion Trend Director Amy Goodman continues offering fashion advice and seasonal style tips to women through her blog and Web videos on TimexStyle.com. "Timex is a classic American brand with such a deep history in watchmaking," says Goodman. "Timex is able to offer stylish new watches each season and dig into the archives for inspiration when fashion trends express nostalgia."

Timex also recently launched a Facebook page, providing a community for fans and giving them access to original content including videos, images, style tips, Goodman's blog, and special exclusive offers.

TIMES OF INDIA
The Times of India (TOI) is an English-language daily newspaper in India. It has the largest circulation among all English-language newspapers in the world, across all formats (broadsheet, tabloid, compact, Berliner and online).[1][2] It is owned and managed by Bennett, Coleman & Co. Ltd. which is owned by the Sahu Jain family. In the year 2008, the newspaper reported that (with a circulation of over 3.14 million) it was certified by the Audit Bureau of Circulations (India) as the world's largest selling Englishlanguage daily newspaper, placing as the 8th largest selling newspaper in any language in the world.[3] According to the Indian Readership Survey (IRS) 2010, the Times of India is the most widely read English newspaper in India with a readership of 70.35 lakhs (7.035 million). This ranks the Times of India as the top English newspaper in India by readership.[4] According to ComScore, TOI Online is the world's most-visited newspaper website with 159 million page views in May 2009, ahead of the New York Times, The Sun, Washington Post, Daily Mail and USA Today websites The Times Of India was founded on November 3, 1838 as 'The Bombay Times and Journal of Commerce' In Mumbai,[5] during the British Raj. Published every Saturday and Wednesday, The Bombay Times and Journal of Commerce was launched as a semi-weekly edition. It contained news from Britain and the world, as well as the Subcontinent. The daily editions of the paper were started from 1850 and in 1861, the Bombay Times was renamed The Times of India. In the 19th century this newspaper company employed more than 800 people and had a sizable circulation in India and Europe. It was after India's Independence that the ownership of the paper passed on to the then famous industrial family of Dalmiyas and later it was taken over by Sahu Shanti Prasad Jain of the Sahu Jain group from Bijnore, UP. India's press in the 1840s was a motley collection of small-circulation daily or weekly sheets printed on rickety presses. Few extended beyond their small communities and seldom tried to unite the many castes, tribes, and regional subcultures of India. The Anglo-Indian papers promoted purely British interests. Robert Knight (1825±1892) was the principal founder and the first editor of the Times. The son of a London bank clerk from the lower-middle-class, Knight proved a skilled writer and passionate reformer. Knight helped create a vibrant national newspaper industry in British India. When the Sepoy Mutiny erupted, Knight was acting editor of the Bombay Times and Standard. He broke with the rest of the English language press (which focused on Indian savagery and treachery) and instead blamed the violence on the lack of discipline and poor leadership in the

army. That angered the Anglo community, but attracted the Times's Indian shareholders, who made him the permanent editor. Knight blasted the mismanagement and greed of the Raj, attacking annexation policies that appropriated native lands and arbitrarily imposed taxes on previously exempt land titles, ridiculing income taxes, and exposing school systems that disregarded Indian customs and needs. Knight led the paper to national prominence. In 1860, he bought out the Indian shareholders and merged with the rival Bombay Standard, and started India's first news agency. It wired Times dispatches to papers across the country and became the Indian agent for Reuters news service. In 1861, he changed the name from the Bombay Times and Standard to the Times of India. Knight fought for a press free of prior restraint or intimidation, frequently resisting the attempts by governments, business interests, and cultural spokesmen
y Indu Jain, current Chairperson y Samir Jain, Vice-Chairman & Publisher y Vineet Jain, MD y Ravi Dhariwal, CEO

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