News

An ad campaign by Dolce & Gabbana that ran in China, criticized for being culturally insensitive.

Business

Dolce & Gabbana Under Fire From Chinese ‘Netizens’ Over Ad Campaign

The brand pulled the images from Weibo, after people criticized it for being tone deaf and narrow in its view on China.

– April 22, 2017

Christine Innamorato

Fashion

Bonpoint’s Christine Innamorato Shows New Yorkers Mon Premier Diamant, Ramps Up E-commerce

By 2020, the company aims to open three more stores, with Toronto, Vancouver, Las Vegas and Costa Mesa being among the options.

– April 21, 2017

The Equipment store in Tokyo

Business

Equipment Goes International With Tokyo Boutique

The brand has been gradually growing since its relaunch in 2010.

– April 21, 2017

A Timberland rubber boot.

Accessories

Timberland Licenses Global Brands for Socks, Accessories

The deal is effective beginning in the spring of 2018.

– April 21, 2017

From left to right: Mac, Nikki "Sisi" Li, Mia, Lulu, and Fu Longfei.

Fashion

China’s Rising Creatives Front H&M’s Asia Keys Campaign

The brand tapped five of the country’s young influencers for a special collection.

– April 21, 2017

A relative of a Rana Plaza victim cries at a 2016 memorial created for the garment factory workers.

Business

Ahead of Rana Plaza Anniversary, Human Rights Watch Asks for Transparency Pledge

Companies that have not signed on include Wal-Mart and The Children’s Place — two brands linked to the Bangladesh tragedy.

– April 20, 2017

Melbourne menswear label Ex Infinitas at the International Woolmark Prize 2016/2017 menswear finals at the Palais de Tokyo, Paris, January 23 2017.

Fashion

Australian Designers to Be Showcased at Pitti Uomo

Seven designers from Sydney and Melbourne are to be promoted as part of the Italian men’s wear trade show’s guest nation program.

– April 19, 2017

Models in the eight Dior couture looks Maria Grazia Chiuri designed specifically for the Tokyo show.

Fashion

Dior Fetes Tokyo Boutique With Couture Show and Men’s Presentation

Maria Grazia Chiuri and Kris Van Assche put on two very different events to emphasize the strength of the brand’s relationship with Japan.

– April 19, 2017

The exterior of the new Dior flagship in Tokyo's Ginza Six development.

Business

Dior Plans Two Shows to Mark Its Largest Boutique in Japan

The house will stage both a couture show and a men’s show in Tokyo on Wednesday.

– April 18, 2017

Ivanka Trump at a state dinner during Chinese president Xi Jinping's first meeting with Donald Trump.

Business

Ivanka Trump Brand Wins Chinese Trademarks

The report said the trademarks were approved the day the U.S. president’s daughter dined with China’s president, raising more ethics questions.

– April 18, 2017

Business

China’s Q1 GDP Rises 6.9%

Better-than-expected economic data attributed to strong consumer, factory output and export trends.

– April 17, 2017

Business

Michael Kors Taps Thomas Edwards Jr. as Chief Financial Officer

He succeeds Joseph B. Parsons, who is retiring after 13 years with the company.

– April 17, 2017

Irene Kim promoting South Korean designers at I.T.

Fashion

Irene Kim Launches Seoul 10 Soul in Hong Kong

The I.T pop-up is trying to make K-fashion as popular as K-music.

– April 17, 2017

The Ginza Six luxury mixed-use complex in Tokyo

Business

Massive Luxury Retail Complex Set to Open in Tokyo’s Ginza District

With 241 stores, Ginza Six will be the largest mixed-use retail development in one of Tokyo’s most expensive neighborhoods.

– April 14, 2017

XI'AN, CHINA - NOVEMBER 10:  An unmanned delivery helicopter of JD.com delivers express parcels to villagers on November 10, 2016 in Xi'An, Shaanxi Province of China. It takes the unmanned delivery helicopter about 5 minutes to arrive at the destination, which is 2.3 kilometers away from its starting point. Express parcels are delivered to rural areas around cities in Xi'An by unmanned delivery helicopters, and in this way to improve efficiency and reduce cost.  (Photo by VCG/VCG via Getty Images)

Business

JD.com to Roll Out 150 Drone Bases

Chinese e-commerce giant JD.com said it will build 150 air bases where package-delivering drones can take off and land over the next three years.

– April 13, 2017