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Retail

Think Tank: A Better Path for Chinese E-commerce

Richard Liu is the founder and chief executive officer of JD.com, China’s largest online retailer.

– 12:01 AM, EST

The frilly, youth-centric style of Kawaii is now imbued with an athletic context.

Fashion

Kawaii’s Comedown: Japan’s Culture of Cute Sports Up

Kawaii’s shift out of the pink is cut with the same sense of sportiness that is pervading the U.S. and European markets — albeit for a different rationale.

– 12:01 AM, EST

A T Galleria ad featuring Tory Burch

Media

T Galleria Fall Campaign Stars Tory Burch, Influencers

The ads also feature the likes of French music producer Caroline de Maigret and blogger Susie Bubble.

– July 28, 2016

Fashion

Tyler Brûlé to Host Events in Tokyo, Hong Kong

The editor will make appearances at a bookstore and Lane Crawford to celebrate the launch of a special-edition travel-themed issue.

– July 28, 2016

Beauty

Kao H1 Income Rises 35.6%

The Japanese beauty company’s profit was boosted by increased sales of its consumer products in Asia and the decreased cost of petrochemical raw materials.

– July 28, 2016

A look from the NikeLab Rio collection.

The Markets

Nike, Undercover Rio Collaboration to Debut Aug. 4

The collection of running apparel is inspired by athletes competing in the Olympic Games.

– July 28, 2016

Grana swimwear

Fashion

Hong Kong’s Grana Launches Swimwear

The e-commerce retailer is selling mix-and-match bikinis and a one-piece model for her. There are also four styles of boardshorts for him.

– July 27, 2016

DuPont Sorona

The Markets

DuPont Sorona Teams With Anta on Chinese Olympic Uniforms

Dupont Sorona fibers will be a key ingredient in the Chinese team’s “Dragon Uniform” at the next month’s Summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

– July 27, 2016

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.

– July 27, 2016

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