News

Tigerlily

Business

Billabong Sheds Tigerlily in $46 million Deal

The swimwear brand will go to Crescent Capital Partners, as Billabong continues to hone its brand portfolio

– 10h

Laura Kim and Fernando Garcia

Fashion

Laura Kim and Fernando Garcia Back in the News for Pratt’s Visionary Award

Laura Kim first learned sketching, pattern making and sewing growing up in Seoul and Calgary before earning a B.F.A. in fashion design at Pratt.

– 15h

Garment factory in Dhaka, Bangladesh

Business

Retailers Withdraw From Bangladesh Apparel Summit

Their decision to withdraw is said to be in response to the campaign of repression against the labor movement carried out by the Bangladesh government and factory owners.

– 16h

An Esprit store in Hong Kong.

Business

Esprit Records $7.9 Million Half-Year Profit on Aggressive Costcutting

It continued to reduce its retail network, with controlled square footage shrinking by nearly 17 percent in a year.

– 21h

Priyanka Chopra as the new Nirav Modi ambassador.

Fashion

Priyanka Chopra Stars in Nirav Modi Campaign

The Indian beauty is the latest to model for the jeweler after Rosie Huntington Whiteley and Andreea Diaconu.

– February 21, 2017

jack ma alibaba

Business

Alibaba Forges Strategic Partnership With China’s Bailian

Alibaba has announced a strategic partnership with Chinese bricks-and-mortar retailer Bailian.

– February 21, 2017

Business

Australia’s Scentre Group Sees 10.4 Pct Uptick in 2016 Profit

The Australian operator of Westfield said it is seeing the results of jettisoning off-strategy malls to focus on a higher-quality offer.

– February 21, 2017

The Tag Heuer Calibre Mikrograph

Business

Swiss Watch Exports Fall 6.2% in January

Losses in Hong Kong narrowed during the 19th consecutive month of falling sales worldwide.

– February 21, 2017

Rachel Lim, CEO of Love, Bonito

Business

Love, Bonito Helps Shape Southeast Asia’s Online Retail Scene

The brand has become the go-to online store for young Asian women.

– February 21, 2017

Olivia Culpo

Business

Olivia Culpo Talks Gigi Hadid, Oscar Night Plans, New Rampage Ads

The former Miss Rhode Island, Miss USA and Miss Universe is now a beauty, fashion and lifestyle influencer.

– February 21, 2017

Beams Beyond Tokyo.

Eye

Japanese Brand Beams Marks 40th Anniversary With Book

Rizzoli has published a book on Beams that highlights its many collaborations and includes contributions from Sofia Coppola, Nigo and others.

– February 20, 2017

Shoppers browse the Prada and Ferragamo outlets.

Business

Influx of Outlet Shopping Hits Hong Kong

After nearly two years of falling retail sales, outlets are springing up — including the city’s first luxury discount shopping complex.

– February 20, 2017

Business

HBC Believed to Have Chinese Partner in Deal for Macy’s

Richard Baker appears to be moving closer to a Macy’s acquisition.

– February 17, 2017

The Bosideng London Store was located on 28 South Molton Street.

Business

Chinese Label Bosideng Closes London Flagship

It blamed Brexit for unfavorable economic operating conditions.

– February 17, 2017

Business

Dhaka Summit to Address Bangladesh’s Safety Progress, Workers’ Rights

Sustainability to take center stage at the Apparel Summit in Bangladesh, but can the global protests on labor issues be ignored?

– February 17, 2017