October 25, 2018
Even if we wore handloom once a week, says Siva Devireddy, founder and managing director of GoCoop, an online global marketplace for weavers, it will create work for millions of artisans. “Handloom should be made a mainstream product, people from across strata should be able to enjoy it,” he says. “If you go to villages in the South, you will be able to see people wearing Ikat and Ilkal. Isn’t that craft as well? People are wearing handloom, and it is not completely unaffordable. Howe...
September 19, 2018
The online weaver co-operative has big plans for its fashion label The Good Loom Siva Devireddy of Hyderabad debuted at the Lakme Fashion Week this year, showcasing collections from his handloom fashion label, The Good Loom For Siva Devireddy, 41, the just-concluded Lakme Fashion Week (LFW) in Mumbai was his first tryst with high-street fashion. At the prestigious event, Devireddy debuted his handloom fashion label, The Good Loom, an ensemble of 18 designs hurriedly put together over 90...
September 19, 2018
Be it the Banarasi, Chanderi or Ajrakh, Dhabu and Lambani saris, they are all available online on GoCoop Did you know that you can buy the best of handloom from GoCoop.com, an online weaver co-operative? And soon this online marketplace will carry the Good Loom brand stamp. Launched in 2014, GoCoop has processed over 20,000 orders from 15 countries serving designers, brands and retailers. “It has had a 220 % online growth last year with 80 % coming from organic and direct channels,”...
February 08, 2017
GoCoop is helping weavers get better prices for their products by providing a platform on which they can sell directly to local and global buyers GoCoop, founded by Siva Devireddy, was recently honoured by the Ministry of Textiles for its e-marketing of handloom products On October 31, 2011, Siva Devireddy quit his job as director of Accenture’s Innovation Center in Bengaluru to embark on a path for which he had been laying the ground for over two years. The very next day he assumed...
August 10, 2016
Bangalore, August 8, 2016: GoCoop, an online Marketplace established with the objective of providing a platform to weaver and artisan co-operatives and community based enterprises in rural India, has received the 1st National Award for outstanding contribution in the field of 'Marketing of Handloom Products (e-Commerce)’. GoCoop’s Founder...
October 19, 2015
Date: 19th Oct 2015, Place: Hyderabad Last week two C...
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