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Home Furnishing hub Karur embracing change with positivity of growth

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Apparel Online India September, 1-15, 2015

Famed for its home textiles, Karur accounts for more than Rs. 6,000 crore-business annually, with 80 per cent exports across the globe. The 500 odd companies dotting the landscape of Karur in Tamil Nadu, a two hour drive from Tirupur — which played a significant role in the history and culture of the state and its people — has a niche in bed linens, kitchen linens, toilet linens, table linens and wall hangings. Predominantly, a buyerdriven business, Karur’s home furnishing industry, is undergoing a transformation from its traditional identity of 100 per cent cotton and basic designs, towards newer blends like polyester, 100 per cent linen and more value additions. Well connected to major metros of the country…

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