Reliance Industries Limited (NSEI:RELIANCE) is close to buying a substantial stake in Portico, a home fashion brand, two people with direct knowledge of the matter said. Portico is a fast-emerging brand owned by the Creative Group that manufactures and sells bed and bath products through its own stores as well as other online and offline retailers. According to both people, Reliance had approached the company for a majority stake. The deal is almost done, one of them told ET. The company (Portico) could be integrated with Alok Industries too.