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Fashion

Gucci Apologizes for Asking to Stop Selling Branded Paper Copies as Funeral Offerings

Kering and Gucci said they “would like to reiterate their utmost respect with regards to the funeral context” and “regret any misunderstandings.”

– 43 minutes ago

Retail

Japanese Department Stores Sales Uneven in April, With Clothing on the Wane

Demand from international visitors continued to increase.

– 9:57 AM, EST

The $32,000 pair of Linda Farrow sunglasses

Accessories

Linda Farrow Launches Record-Price Sunnies

The eyewear brand has released a special three-piece collection for Lane Crawford, retailing for as much as $32,000 for a pair, the most expensive the brand has created to date.

– 5:05 AM, EST

Retail

L2 Sees Burberry, Coach, Cartier as Digital Winners in China

The “2016 Digital IQ Index: Luxury China” benchmarks the digital performance of 107 luxury fashion, watch and jewelry brands operating in the country.

– 4:42 AM, EST

Retail

China Ramps Up Regulation of E-commerce

Trademark violations, counterfeit products and fake transactions — commonly used to boost a vendor’s online ranking — will all be under scrutiny.

– 4:31 AM, EST

Business

Hong Kong Retail Sales Slump 9.8% in March

Tourist flows continued to soften and economic uncertainty weighed on consumers.

– 4:21 AM, EST

A spring look from Gudrun Sjödén.

Fashion

Gudrun Sjödén Celebrates 40 Years in Business With New Book and Two Honors

Gudrun Sjödén has a new book “My Portfolio” and will be honored for championing design for more than 40 years.

– May 5, 2016

The ad showing KFC's new edible nail polishes.

Fashion

KFC Creates Edible ‘Finger-Lickin’ Good’ Nail Polish

The nail polishes come in two flavors — “Original” or “Hot & Spicy.”

– May 5, 2016

Business

Alibaba Q4 Net Profit and Sales Surge

Net profit for the quarter ended March 31 rose 85 percent, while sales advanced 39 percent.

– May 5, 2016

Huishan Zhang

Fashion

Huishan Zhang Ponders Retail Options

The designer said his next step for his brand will be his own retail channel.

– May 5, 2016