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Inside a loom knitting factory.

The Markets

China Set to Alter Clothing/Textile Manufacturing Rules

The 49 new standards cover classification, terminology, dyeing and testing for many different materials including cottons, mixed linens, synthetics and microfibers across several product categories, ranging from wedding dresses to dog clothes.

– 3:27 AM, EST

Retail

Consolidating India’s Online Fashion Players, Myntra Buys Jabong

The purchase price is about $70 million and the deal will shake up the country’s fast-growing online fashion sector.

– July 26, 2016

The Markets

DyStar Building Global Innovation Center in China

The R&D center will focus on new molecules and chemicals development and is anticipated to be completed at the end of March.

– July 26, 2016

A Kym Ellery eyewear ad starring Gemma Ward

Accessories

Kym Ellery Launches Eyewear, Taps Gemma Ward for Campaign

Inspired by cinematic personas such as Diane Keaton’s Annie Hall, Susan Sarandon’s Louise from “Thelma & Louise” and Woody Allen, the 20-unit collection features retro cat-eye and oversize shapes.

– July 26, 2016

Hyosung

The Markets

Hyosung to Open Nylon Plant in Vietnam

The new facility is located in same area as Hyosung’s Creora spandex and tire core facilities.

– July 25, 2016

Accessories

New Fashion Eyewear Festival to Bow in Sydney

Australia’s Frame Fashion Week will include fashion parades, pop-up stores, buying group conferences and business seminars.

– July 25, 2016

Australia's Supre chain aims at girls as young as age 9 and goes up to age 17.

Retail

Australia’s Cotton On Group to Open Supre Stores in South Africa

The retailer expects to have four Supré stores in South Africa by June 2017.

– July 24, 2016

Alibaba Group's Buy+ virtual reality project is a centerpiece of the first Taobao Makers Festival.

Retail

Virtual Reality, New Brands a Focus of First Taobao Maker Festival

The festival runs through Sunday and includes 72 retailers chosen by Alibaba’s Taobao to highlight the benefits of the platform.

– July 23, 2016

Business

U.S. Slams China in WTO Over Trade Policy

In 2015, China’s goods imports contracted 14.2 percent to $1.68 trillion.

– July 22, 2016

The new facade of Prada's Canton Road store in Hong Kong.

Retail

Prada Expands and Renovates Hong Kong Store

The Italian luxury group has expanded and renovated its store in the city, located on Canton Road, in a vote of confidence in Hong Kong.

– July 22, 2016