News

Fashion

Takashimaya to Open Watch Store

The Japanese department store retailer is preparing to open a 8,600-square-foot store dedicated exclusively to watches on Oct. 7.

– 13 minutes ago

Business

China’s PMI Falls, Asian Stocks Suffer

The data generated fresh concern about the health of the Chinese economy.

– 28 minutes ago

Business

Myer Sees Profit Slide, Unveils New Turnaround Plan

The Australian retailer has lost two thirds of its market value after a TPG Capital-led consortium sold the company back to the market in November 2009.

– 3:51 AM, EST

Lakme Absolute Grand Finale by Gaurav Gupta.

Fashion

Lakme Fashion Week: Fantasy Grounded in Reality

While the range of designs in general appears to have grown — from wedding styles to more experimentation with minimalist and colorblocking — there was also a greater level of freedom of expression.

– August 31, 2015

The Markets

Luxury Firms React to China Economic Upheaval

Changing consumer tastes in China means firms must begin to alter their strategies, analysts say.

– August 31, 2015

Europe

Business

List: Global Apparel Sales by Region

It takes a lot of money to dress the globe. About $1.1 trillion to be exact.

– August 31, 2015

Retail

Myanmar Sets Minimum Wage for Garment Workers

After months of negotiations, the government in Mynmar agreed to a minimum wage for garment workers.

– August 31, 2015

Fashion

Asia Society Gears Up to Showcase Philippine Golden Treasures

Asia Society to unveil “Gold Treasures of Forgotten Kingdoms” and “Filipino Design Now” in September.

– August 30, 2015

Shanghai International Merchandising Center

Business

Update: U.S. Markets Drag at Open, Europe Edges Down, Shanghai Recovers

Fashion stocks were largely in negative territory.

– August 28, 2015

“The Cowdray Pearls”

Fashion

Sotheby’s to Auction Historic Gray Pearl Necklace

Sotheby's will auction one of the world's rarest pearl necklaces this October.

– August 28, 2015