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Business

New China Law on NGOs Could Impact Multinational Firms

Observers say that foreign companies need to pay heed to the law, especially if they have forged or plan to forge partnerships with NGOs.

– April 29, 2016

Business

Esprit 9-Month Revenue Slides 10%

Trading conditions in its core market of Europe are showing signs of improvement.

– April 29, 2016

Business

Asian Shares End Lower

Investor pessimism continued to weigh on markets.

– April 29, 2016

No. 3 Best CEO of 2014: Jack Ma, Alibaba

Media

Disney, Apple Developments in China Spark Concern

China appears to be tightening its already firm grip over online publishing and content.

– April 29, 2016

A rendering of the Chantecaille boutique in Hong Kong.

Beauty

Chantecaille’s Eastern Expansion

Luxury beauty brand is opening its first freestanding boutique in Hong Kong.

– April 29, 2016

USTR Michael Froman

Business

Sri Lanka Seeks U.S. Market Access as Countries Sign Action Plan

U.S. and Sri Lanka sign a joint action plan to boost bilateral trade and investment.

– April 28, 2016

A rendering of Massimo Bonini showroom in Hong Kong

Fashion

Massimo Bonini to Open Showroom in Hong Kong

The showroom will control Massimo Bonini’s distribution and communication activities across Asia.

– April 28, 2016

India's Pratibha Syntex fabric mill.

Business

World Bank: China’s Rising Costs Could Create 1.2 Million Apparel Jobs in India

The report predicted that as wages increase, China, the largest apparel manufacturer, is expected to slowly relinquish its lead position in the global apparel market.

– April 28, 2016

EMV card shipments in the U.S. rose 211%.

Retail

EMV Card Adoption in the U.S. Drives Global Shipments Up 34%

Globally, over 2 billion smart payment cards were shipped.

– April 28, 2016

Oscar de la Renta RTW Spring 2016

Fashion

Oscar de la Renta and Cynthia Rowley to Show in Sydney

The move is part of IMG’s broader strategy to better align the annual spring wholesale showcase with the international resort season.

– April 28, 2016