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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.

– 19h

Lamarck Spring 2017

Fashion

Lamarck RTW Spring 2017

Designer Shinsuke Morishita chose to show his spring collection nearly two full months ahead of Tokyo’s official fashion week to secure orders from local buyers before they set off on their tour of the world’s major fashion capitals.

– August 26, 2016

Givenchy’s new Horizon series of bags and wallets in pink

Fashion

Givenchy Set to Launch ‘Essentials’ Collection at Isetan

Riccardo Tisci is launching a new line of apparel and accessories that will debut at the Japanese retailer.

– August 26, 2016

A Lotte Mart complex

Retail

Lotte Executive Found Dead in Apparent Suicide

According to media reports, vice president Lee In-won was due to be questioned by prosecutors as part of an ongoing corruption probe into the company.

– August 26, 2016

There's an increase on back to school shopping on mobile devices.

Retail

Mobile Payments, Shopping Dominate China’s E-Commerce Market

Mobile phones have eclipsed desktops and laptops as the most popular devices used for online shopping in the country. Meanwhile, WeChat Pay and Alipay payments are the norm.

– August 26, 2016

Sophie Hulme

Fashion

Sophie Hulme Visits China

The British designer hit Shanghai and Hong Kong to promote an exclusive range of bags she designed for Lane Crawford.

– August 26, 2016

A Wal-Mart store.

Business

Li & Fung Sees Lower H1 Profits, Sales

Spencer Fung, chief executive officer of the sourcing giant, said: “2016 is one of the toughest trading periods we have ever seen.”

– August 25, 2016

A look from the Johanna Ho-designed capsule collection for Puma.

Fashion

Johanna Ho Designs Puma Capsule Collection for DFS

The Hong Kong-based designer turned out a 26-piece capsule collection for the German brand that will be sold exclusively at T Galleria by DFS’ expanded City of Dreams store in Macau.

– August 25, 2016

The Canadian fashion industry hopes that Toronto Fashion Week can be revived in some form following IMG's decision to pull out.

Retail

Uniqlo Set to Enter Canada With Two Toronto Stores

The Japanese fast-fashion chain, owned by Fast Retailing Co. Ltd., will enter its 18th geographic market this fall.

– August 24, 2016

A look from Marie France Van Damme's resort 2017 collection

Fashion

Marie France Van Damme to Open Seventh Store

The Hong Kong-based designer, who produces a line of luxury resort wear and swimwear, will open a 700-square-foot boutique at the Elements shopping mall in Kowloon’s International Commerce Centre.

– August 24, 2016