News

Retail

Indian Retail Market Gets Shake-up

Extraordinary retail consolidation to change future growth.

– 4:54 PM, EST

Oliver Kaye

Retail

Gap Set to Launch in India

The plan is to launch 40 Gap stores in the next five years.

– 12:59 PM, EST

TY-LR Fall 2015

Fashion

TY-LR Readies for Collection Launch

A new advanced contemporary collection from Australian Fashion Labels’ growing stable of Aussie labels might be the company’s most sophisticated brand offering yet.

– May 4, 2015

They Are Wearing: Chanel Resort 2016

Fashion

They Are Wearing: Chanel in Seoul

Karl Lagerfeld's 2016 Chanel cruise collection inside Seoul’s Dongdaemun Design Plaza had serious competition outside.

– May 4, 2015

The Markets

China Seeing More Labor Disputes

For the first four months of 2015, there were over 800 labor disputes in China, compared to more than 250 during the same period last year.

– May 4, 2015

Chanel Resort 2016

Fashion

Chanel Cruise 2016

Karl Lagerfeld explored the realm of traditional Korean fashion for Chanel’s cruise collection.

– May 4, 2015

Rob Wayss

The Markets

Bangladesh Apparel Firms Hit by Nepal Earthquake

The two consortia of brands, retailers and unions formed in the wake of the Rana Plaza disaster are now conducting post-earthquake inspections of a designated number of factories.

– May 4, 2015

Retail

Think Tank: Richard Liu on Why Authenticity Matters in China

Richard Liu, founder and ceo of JD.com, on e-commerce, the importance of authenticity and consumer confidence.

– May 3, 2015

While the Thingyan festival is a purification ritual, it’s a cause for celebration on multiple fronts. Young teens — who get the days off from school or work — danced and celebrated at a concert in downtown Yangon, posed for a portrait at Sule Pagoda or, in the case of a few, passed out in the bed of a truck after a hard morning of partying near Inya Lake.

Eye

Viewfinder: Myanmar at Play

The four-day festival leads up to the Myanmar New Year.

– May 2, 2015

Business

Japan’s CPI Springs Back on Rising Oil Prices

Japan’s consumer price index (CPI) bounced back in March due to a jolt in the price of oil.

– May 1, 2015