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Guo Pei

Fashion

Guo Pei to Be Focus of SCAD Exhibition and Upcoming Rizzoli Book

The designer will be the focus of a new exhibition and a Rizzoli-published book that is being orchestrated by SCAD.

– 4h

Business

Wal-Mart and JD.com to Launch Aug. 8 Shopping Festival

The two firms also announced plans to integrate their inventory systems and other operations.

– 11h

GlamCorner was founded in 2012.

Fashion

Aussie Fashion Rental Site GlamCorner Raises $3.3 Million

The latest injection will be used to significantly expand its inventory and deepen its presence in the country.

– 16h

Ants Among Elephants: An Untouchable Family and the Making of Modern India

Eye

An Untouchable From India Tells Her Family’s Tale

Sujatha Gidla’s new book is “Ants Among Elephants: An Untouchable Family and the Making of Modern India.”

– July 24, 2017

Backstage at Louis Vuitton Men's Spring 2018

Business

Vuitton Answers Call of China’s Digital Market With Own Site

More European brands are entering on their own in a market dominated by local giants.

– July 21, 2017

A Louis Vuitton store in Chongqing, China.

Business

Louis Vuitton Joins E-commerce Rush in China

The web site accepts payments via UnionPay, Alipay and WeChat Pay.

– July 21, 2017

Jonathan Anderson, Uniqlo Create Their Own Anglo-Japanese Style

Fashion

Jonathan Anderson, Uniqlo Create Their Own Anglo-Japanese Style

Uniqlo’s latest designer collaboration mixes British and Japanese sartorial codes.

– July 19, 2017

Socioeconomic factors loom over Tokyo's stylish youth, affecting their sense of style.

Fashion

Tokyo Street Fashion Gets the Blahs

Social media and socioeconomic trends have altered the face of Tokyo street fashion, ushering in a more conservative era.

– July 17, 2017

China's economic growth held steady in the latest quarter, boosted by unexpectedly strong trade and consumer spending, despite fears tighter lending controls aimed at cooling a surge in debt are weighing on commercial activity.

Business

China Q2 GDP, Retail Sales Beat Expectations

Retail sales grew 11 percent year over year, their biggest increase since December 2015.

– July 17, 2017

Patrons look at one of the exhibition's works.

Eye

André Saraiva Exhibition Opens in Shanghai

The longtime graffiti artist and fashion industry collaborator was showing a series of new works made in Shanghai.

– July 16, 2017

Looks from Bench/Body.

Fashion

Bench/Body Seeking a Foothold in U.S.

The brand is the largest underwear label in the Philippines.

– July 14, 2017

Uniqlo's London flagship

Business

Fast Retailing’s Nine-Month Profit Jumps 69.1%

Uniqlo’s parent said the rise was largely due to a foreign exchange gain.

– July 13, 2017

FC Barcelona Rakuten Tokyo Messi Neymar

Fashion

Rakuten Kicks Off Sponsorship Deal With FC Barcelona

The Japanese e-commerce giant is the club’s main global partner, as well as its official innovation and entertainment partner.

– July 13, 2017

Mainland Chinese tourists at Disneyland.

Business

Chinese Consumers Traveling More, Shopping Less

Cross-border e-commerce and lifestyle experiences are eating into shopping’s share of the tourists’ budgets.

– July 11, 2017

Bestsellers in a Bleak Season

Business

Bleak Retail Season’s Bright Spots

Retailers are lacking those “must-have” fashion items that drive the season’s business but do cite some standouts amid the malaise.

– July 11, 2017