News

De Rigo Headquarters in Italy

Accessories

De Rigo Opens Australian Branch

It will distribute sunglasses and optical frames of De Rigo’s owned and licensed labels.

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A Manhattan federal judge threw out two RICO charges in Kering's counterfeit case against Jack Ma's Alibaba.

Retail

Jack Ma Talks Up Globalization in Video Statement

Ahead of next week’s G20 meeting in Hangzhou, Alibaba founder Jack Ma, the city’s favorite son, has released a video welcoming world leaders and proposing an “Electronic World Trade Platform.”

– 18h

Fashion

IMG Shakes Up Australia Management Ranks

Emily Leiding-Weight, IMG Australia’s former head of fashion, has been replaced by Natalie Xenita.

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Looks from the Kuho collection.

Fashion

Samsung’s Kuho Label to Launch in U.S. for Spring

The label has $90 million in sales in South Korea.

– August 30, 2016

The Dsquared2 Ho Chi Minh City Boutique.

Retail

Dsquared2 Opens First Store in Vietnam

The boutique is located inside Ho Chi Minh City’s Saigon Center.

– August 30, 2016

Miranda Kerr for Bonds Swim

The Markets

Miranda Kerr Fronts Bonds Swimwear Campaign

Launching Sept. 5, Bonds Swim will be sold through 26 Australian doors and on Bonds’ own ecommerce site.

– August 30, 2016

Chanel Handbag Valentine's Day 2016

Accessories

Chanel, LV, Prada Top Used Handbag Sales on Reebonz

In terms of new bag transactions, Prada came in the top spot. Balenciaga and Saint Laurent are the second and third most popular new bag brands on the Southeast Asian retailer’s site.

– August 30, 2016

John Kerry

Business

John Kerry Calls for Strengthening Worker’s Rights in Bangladesh

Brands and retailers have worked with human and labor rights groups to improve safety in Bangladesh’s garment industry.

– August 29, 2016

The interior of a shopping mall in Hong Kong.

Retail

Hong Kong Retail Sales Slide in July But Show Improvement

The drop was not as steep as that of previous months and Mainland tourists are starting to flock back to the shopping mecca.

– August 29, 2016

Tokyo International Conference on African Development

Business

JETRO and UNIDO Sign Pact to Help Developing Nations

The new partnership will allow UNIDO and JETRO to develop joint projects and activities aimed at enhancing sustainable industrialization in developing countries.

– August 26, 2016