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Retail

India’s Fashion E-tailers Myntra and Reliance Bulk Up Management

Myntra, the biggest fashion e-tailer in India, has named Ananth Narayanan chief executive officer, effective Oct. 1.

– July 27, 2015

Business

State Dept. Identifies Forced Labor in Garment, Cotton Sectors

New report on human trafficking details problems of forced labor in several countries and sectors.

– July 27, 2015

Business

Fashion Industry Flexes Its Lobbying Muscle on TPP

The fashion industry has logged thousands of miles and spent heavily on shaping the rules of TPP.

– July 27, 2015

Korean designers and winner of the Asia region Wookmark Prize for womenswear, Jin Woo Choi (L) and Yeon Joo Koo (R) of the brand J Koo, pose with the model wearing their design.

Fashion

International Woolmark Prize Selects 12 Global Finalists

The men's wear finals take place in Florence in January and the women's wear finals are in New York in February.

– July 24, 2015

Business

Hong Kong Losing Luster as Luxury Hub, HSBC Analyst Says

Erwan Rambourg predicts a rash of luxury boutique closures in the next few years.

– July 24, 2015

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Kao Raises H1 Profit Guidance

Improved sales in a couple of the company’s businesses and a delay of some expenses spurred the adjustment.

– July 24, 2015

Business

Child Labor in India’s Cottonseed Industry Detailed

Despite some progress and a reduction in the use of child labor proportionally, India's cottonseed industry still faces significant problems.

– July 23, 2015

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Fashion

Amazon Steps Further Into Fashion, to Sponsor India Couture Week

The week will open for its sixth season on July 29 and run for five days at the Taj Palace hotel in New Delhi.

– July 23, 2015

Business

IMF Report: Global Inequality Rising, Policies Needed

Growing global inequality is hampering economic growth, and policies are needed to reverse this trend.

– July 23, 2015

Retail

Wal-Mart Takes Control of China’s Yihaodian

The world's largest retailer has taken full control of Chinese e-commerce company Yihaodian, lifting its stake to 100 percent from 51 percent for an undisclosed sum.

– July 23, 2015