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Beauty

L’Oréal’s Yichang Plant to Have Zero Carbon Footprint This Year

The move is part of the French beauty giant’s Sharing Beauty With All sustainability program.

– 30 minutes ago

Exterior of an Aeropostale store.

Retail

Aéropostale Launches Asian Expansion Via Licensing Deals

In the first of several international licensing deals expected this year, Aéropostale Inc. said it inked a deal to open about 60 free-standing stores and 150 shops-in-shop in India and Indonesia.

– 11:03 AM, EST

The Markets

Mass Faintings in Cambodia’s Garment Factories

Almost 400 workers fainted in four separate garment factories this week across Cambodia.

– 9:15 AM, EST

Retail

Japanese Dept. Stores See Growth in June, Uniqlo Struggles

Japanese department stores saw higher sales in June as demand from tourists helped boost figures but fast-fashion brand Uniqlo's comps slid 11.7 percent.

– 6:09 AM, EST

Designer Guo Pei in Beijing, 2015

Fashion

Guo Pei Sets Paris Exhibit, Eyes International Growth

The designer will have several gowns on display from July 6 to 8 in Paris’ Musée des Arts Décoratifs.

– July 1, 2015

Denim jean production at Azgard 9 in Lahore, Pakistan.

The Markets

Pakistani Mills Deal With Price Issues as Exports Rise

Growth has been spurred by the duty savings on Pakistan exports achieved under the Generalized System of Preferences Plus program granted by the European Union in January 2014.

– July 1, 2015

Shiseido Company Ltd.

Beauty

Shiseido Sets Joint Venture in Indonesia

The pact with Aura Beaute concerns a brand distributed to top salons.

– July 1, 2015

Kate Moss, Decorté

Beauty

Kate Moss, Kosé Team Up for Decorté Expansion Effort

Moss will headline a new ad campaign intended to help grow the brand around the world.

– July 1, 2015

Looks from Cariaggi.

Business

Textile and Apparel Exports Grew 3% in 2014

Mexico representing the largest market for sector exports at $4.63 billion.

– June 30, 2015

A rendering of Bloomingdale’s 165,000-square-foot store at Ala Moana shopping center in Honolulu.

Retail

Bloomingdale’s Ala Moana to Open in November

Bloomingdale’s set the opening of its 165,000-square-foot store at the Ala Moana shopping center for Nov. 12.

– June 29, 2015