Global Blue Sees Record Chinese Bounce in March

Spending by Chinese rockets 122 percent year-on-year.

– 10:16 AM, EST


Chow Tai Fook Holds Jewelry Auction

The event raised 33 million Hong Kong dollars, or $4.26 million.

– 4:43 AM, EST


Rakuten Buys Stake in China’s Fanli

The Japanese online retailer has bought a stake of less than 10 percent in the Chinese online discount provider Fanli Inc. as it continues a push into overseas markets.

– 12:05 AM, EST

Alibaba Taobao


Alibaba Faces Challenges in Fixing Counterfeit Problem

Analysts say it could be challenging for the e-commerce giant to overcome some problems.

– 12:01 AM, EST


BCBG Max Azria Opens First Store in India

The company is looking at the country as a step forward in its global expansion plan.

– April 19, 2015


Russian Retail Sales Slump for Third Month as Wages Plummet

Sales emphasized the discrepancy between improving markets and plight of the consumer as the economy enters its first recession in years.

– April 17, 2015

A view of the show inside Kyoto’s Seiryu-den.


Salvatore Ferragamo Holds Runway Show in Kyoto

Salvatore Ferragamo celebrated the 50th anniversary of the Florence-Kyoto town-twinning with a runway show, held Wednesday at Kyoto’s Seiryu-den, a wooden temple located at the top of Mount Higashiyama.

– April 16, 2015

Middle East capsule collection


Alber Elbaz Heats Up Dubai

Lanvin’s designer staged a series of events, including a lavish garden cocktail.

– April 16, 2015


Bangladesh Fire Safety on Radar for Mark Chubb

Accord's new fire chief implementing reforms.

– April 16, 2015

Fred Segal, Tokyo


Fred Segal Opens Tokyo Store

The new complex features a food market, men’s and women’s boutiques covered in fragrant cedar beams and plenty of landscaped outdoor spaces for shoppers to relax. It is just the start of the California retailer’s push overseas.

– April 15, 2015