Shopping centres, malls seek relief in upcoming Budget

Ahead of the Union Budget, the Shopping Centres Association of India (SCAI) has urged the government to offer financial relief to the industry through GST rate rationalisation, loan waivers, income tax deductions and relaxation in compliance norms.

In its representation to the Finance Ministry, the industry body, which represents malls and shopping centres, has called for tax holidays for construction of shopping malls and said that an amendment is required in Section 80-ID of the Income Tax Act to “allow deduction in respect of profits and gains from business of malls”, which have been constructed in specified areas.

“Income tax

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Stacey Abrams Wearing Plus-Size Brand Henning

Just imagine working in an industry that doesn’t accept you. That’s how former fashion editor and curve model Lauren Chan felt for nearly a decade. “I showed up to work everywhere from the Glamour offices to the set of the Today Show and fashion weeks around the world, and my smaller peers wore designer clothing, while I was relegated to cheap fast-fashion,” she says. Recognizing fashion’s size inclusivity problem and doing something about it was long overdue. Chan, who identifies as plus-size herself, blazed her own trail by walking the runway for Chromat — in a swimsuit, no less —

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Kent’s shopping centres through the years

With many people missing a day out at the shops due to the Covid-19 pandemic, we decided to raid the archive for a trip down memory lane looking at the county’s vast selection of malls.

From huge complexes to smaller precincts, Kent is home to many a varied shopping centre.

Bluewater opened March 16, 1999

Many have changed over the years – whether by layout or the selection of stores on offer.

We start with the county’s biggest shopping centre, Bluewater, in Greenhithe.

It opened in March 1999 and rises out of a former chalk quarry among 50

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Milan Fashion Week 2021: Fendi-Prada flaunt mens indoor wear, reversible coats

Comforting fabrics, bright colours, winter shorts and uninhibited movement are all on show at Milan Men’s Fashion Week, whose collections for autumn-winter 2021 have been kept behind closed doors this year by Covid-19.

With the Italian fashion capital again under lockdown and its luxury stores closed, designers couldn’t help but nod to the new normal of interactions at a distance.

One model lifted a telephone receiver in Ermenegildo Zegna’s video presentation, while Silvia Fendi announced herself with “Hello, it’s Silvia calling” in a voiceover to her own catwalk show.

For Tod’s, Italian actor Lorenzo Zurzolo left an answerphone message

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Dunkin’ to offer wedding merchandise, drive-thru vow renewals ahead of Valentine’s Day

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — If you’re looking to propose to your significant other this Valentine’s Day, Dunkin’ has you covered.

In addition to its new Valentine’s Day drinks and donuts, the coffee chain is selling wedding merchandise and sponsoring a “Marriage is on the Menu contest” in New York.

Dunkin’ will launch its first-ever, wedding-themed online pop-up shop starting Feb. 11. Little is known about what the merchandise will look like, but the chain hints that its signature pink and orange colors will be incorporated. More information will be available on Dunkin’s website as the date gets closer.

In addition,

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Car Electronics & Communication Accessories Market Analysis, Share, Growth, Trends, Top Key Players and Regional Forecast 2019-2025

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Jan 27, 2021 (Market Insight Reports) —
Selbyville, Delaware. Global “Car Electronics & Communication Accessories Market” 2020 2025 Report calculates the market size, Car Electronics & Communication Accessories Sales, Price, Revenue, Gross Margin and Market Share, cost structure and growth rate. The report considers the revenue generated from the sales of this report and technologies by various application segments such as extensive assessment of key drivers, driving business sector players, key portions, and areas. Other than this, the specialists have profoundly considered distinctive geological territories and introduced

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