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A Lotte Mart complex

Retail

Lotte Executive Found Dead in Apparent Suicide

According to media reports, vice president Lee In-won was due to be questioned by prosecutors as part of an ongoing corruption probe into the company.

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There's an increase on back to school shopping on mobile devices.

Retail

Mobile Payments, Shopping Dominate China’s E-Commerce Market

Mobile phones have eclipsed desktops and laptops as the most popular devices used for online shopping in the country. Meanwhile, WeChat Pay and Alipay payments are the norm.

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Sophie Hulme

Fashion

Sophie Hulme Visits China

The British designer hit Shanghai and Hong Kong to promote an exclusive range of bags she designed for Lane Crawford.

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A Wal-Mart store.

Business

Li & Fung Sees Lower H1 Profits, Sales

Spencer Fung, chief executive officer of the sourcing giant, said: “2016 is one of the toughest trading periods we have ever seen.”

– August 25, 2016

A look from the Johanna Ho-designed capsule collection for Puma.

Fashion

Johanna Ho Designs Puma Capsule Collection for DFS

The Hong Kong-based designer turned out a 26-piece capsule collection for the German brand that will be sold exclusively at T Galleria by DFS’ expanded City of Dreams store in Macau.

– August 25, 2016

The Canadian fashion industry hopes that Toronto Fashion Week can be revived in some form following IMG's decision to pull out.

Retail

Uniqlo Set to Enter Canada With Two Toronto Stores

The Japanese fast-fashion chain, owned by Fast Retailing Co. Ltd., will enter its 18th geographic market this fall.

– August 24, 2016

A look from Marie France Van Damme's resort 2017 collection

Fashion

Marie France Van Damme to Open Seventh Store

The Hong Kong-based designer, who produces a line of luxury resort wear and swimwear, will open a 700-square-foot boutique at the Elements shopping mall in Kowloon’s International Commerce Centre.

– August 24, 2016

Business

Billabong Books Full-Year Loss on Higher Taxes

Sales rose 4.6 percent. They were down 1.4 percent on a constant currency basis.

– August 24, 2016

Looks from Issey Miyake’s Homme Plissé line.

Men's

Issey Miyake’s Homme Plissé Gains Global Following

Pleated garments have come to be a signature of Issey Miyake.

– August 24, 2016

Guo Pei met with Apple's Tim Cook in her Beijing atelier earlier this month.

Media

Apple’s Tim Cook Meets Guo Pei, Thanks Indirectly to Rihanna

Haute couture designer will be honored September 27 at the China Institute’s 90th annual gala in New York.

– August 23, 2016

A look from NikeLab's collaboration with Kim Jones.

Business

Apple, Nike and Adidas Win Over China’s Generation Y and Z

WeChat, Uniqlo and Zara are also “relevant” brands for China’s younger consumers, according to a new report from Shanghai-based RTG Consulting.

– August 19, 2016

Consumers in rural china.

Retail

China Retail Market Set to Eclipse U.S.

China is on track to achieve $4.89 trillion in retail sales over the course of 2016, compared with an expected $4.82 trillion in the U.S., according to new data from eMarketer.

– August 19, 2016