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Morocco’s Exports Fueled by Free Trade Pacts

Morocco’s textile and apparel sector has benefited from exemptions from import duties and favorable corporate tax terms for production in export processing zones.

– February 4, 2016

Yves Saint Laurent at his desk in 1976

Fashion

Saint Laurent Museum to Include Designer’s Studio

The permanent Yves Saint Laurent museum in Paris will include access to the couturier’s studio and the former couture salons.

– January 27, 2016

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Fashion

Nourah AlFaisal Hosts Dinner in Paris for Nuun Jewelry Line

The jewelry designer hosted a dinner at Jean-François Piège’s Le Grand Restaurant to present her new collection for Paris-based label Nuun.

– January 23, 2016

Bloomingdale's upcoming store in Kuwait.

Retail

Kuwait Next on Bloomingdale’s International Agenda

After Kuwait, Bloomingdale’s will open in Abu Dhabi along with Macy’s.

– January 20, 2016

Fashion

Dhir Wins Woolmark Men’s Wear Prize

The designer started his namesake brand in 2009.

– January 13, 2016

Retail

France’s BHV Marais to Open Dubai Flagship

The department store chain said its second foreign outpost may be followed by targeted additional openings in the coming years.

– January 12, 2016

Retail

Attacks in Baghdad Leave at Least 18 Dead

Two separate attacks, which bear the hallmarks of terrorists, caused chaos in Baghdad Monday evening.

– January 11, 2016

The exterior of an Abercrombie & Fitch.

Retail

Abercrombie & Fitch Enters Dubai With Massive Flagship Store

The 18,000-square-foot store is in the Mall of the Emirates and has A&F’s first free-standing fragrance unit.

– January 10, 2016

H&M's fringed scarf

Fashion

H&M Withdraws Controversial Scarf in Israel

The retailer issued an apology after social media commentators remarked that the scarf looked like a Jewish prayer shawl.

– January 8, 2016

Valentino Spring 2016 Campaign shot in Amboseli National Park in Kenya.

Fashion

Bridget Foley’s Diary: Valentino’s African Sojourn

Valentino’s Maria Grazia Chiuri and Pierpaolo Piccioli enlisted photographer Steve McCurry for their spring campaign in a Maasai village in Africa.

– January 7, 2016