Special Correspondent

KOCHI: India Fashion Focus, an event for the fashion retail industry will be held at the Rajiv Gandhi indoor stadium, Kadavanthra, from June 5 to 7. The show will bring brands closer to the retailers in the State, according to City Leaves Media Events Private Limited, the organisers. The business-to-business event will be a sourcing platform for manufacturers and retailers of clothing and fashion accessories.

Over 100 manufacturers and owners of apparel and fashion accessories from all parts of the country will take part in the show.

Manufacturers would be looking towards opportunities to expand their network of franchisees. Distributors, stockists, wholesalers, retailers, boutique owners and investors form potential visitors, according to the Tirupur-based organisers.

Kerala being a consumer State with a high literacy level, the prospects of retailing looks bright in the State. Kerala has the highest physical quality of life index in the country. Retailing is considered the largest employer after agriculture in the country.