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Coco Rocha

Fashion

Coco Rocha Hits Manila, Bangalore for Johnnie Walker

The model is global ambassador for Johnnie Walker Scotch whisky.

– May 23, 2016

Sydney’s Oxford Street has attracted dozens of fashion retailers.

Business

Sydney’s Oxford Street Sees Major Redevelopment

The Oxford Street area outside of central Sydney is in a major redevelopment.

– May 23, 2016

President Barack Obama and Vietnamese President Tran Dai Quang

Business

Obama, Vietnamese President Tout Benefits of TPP

TPP contains significant benefits for fashion industry.

– May 23, 2016

Covent Garden’s retail roots stretch back to the 1600s.

Retail

Tokyo’s Ginza Sees Growth With New Vertical Mall

A new vertical mall in the coveted Tokyo shopping district is striving for a sweeping mix of retail, lifestyle and food, serving residents and visitors alike.

– May 23, 2016

Retail

Japan Department Stores’ April Sales to Tourists Plunge 9.3%

A stronger yen and a hike in Chinese import duties is biting into Japan’s retail business, making it a less attractive shopping destination for foreign tourists.

– May 23, 2016

Jonathan Sanders sneakers

Fashion

Lane Crawford, Luxe Guides Offer Themed Trips

The Hong Kong retailer and the guidebook publisher have teamed up to create itineraries for five luxury trips — each built around a theme tying into the destination: “Fashion in New York,” “Culture in Paris,” “Wellness in Los Angeles,” “Design in Tokyo” and “Culinary Delights in Bangkok.”

– May 23, 2016

A Theory polo shirt for Uniqlo

Fashion

Uniqlo, Theory Team Up on Shirts

The two Fast Retailing brands are rolling out a capsule line of three men’s polo shirts and one T-shirt in perspiration-wicking fabrics.

– May 23, 2016

The cover of i-D's first Japanese issue shot by Nobuyoshi Araki

Media

i-D Launches Japanese Edition

The magazine will be published twice a year. Japanese-American model Kiko Mizuhara, photographed by Nobuyoshi Araki, is featured on the cover of its inaugural issue, titled “Golden Youth.”

– May 23, 2016

A diamond flower necklace with three detachable brooches by Van Cleef & Arpels

Business

Watch Sales, Tourism Changes Weigh on Richemont

Luxury giant starts new fiscal year with double-digit declines in sales.

– May 23, 2016

JD.com headquarters, Beijing, China.

Retail

JD.com Executives Have Alibaba in Their Sights

The company invited a group of foreign journalists to its headquarters here, home to 13,000 of the group’s 120,000 employees.

– May 20, 2016