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Accessories

China’s Belle Profit Up 8%, New Store Openings to Slow

China's top shoemaker and retailer Belle International Holdings Ltd saw its annual profit rise 8 percent but noted sluggish growth in the world's second largest economy hitting an already weak retail segment.

– 3:37 PM, EST

The Markets

Bangladesh Accord: Factory Fixes Taking Longer

The process of fixing factories has been slower than expected, with only about 20 percent of problems addressed so far.

– 1:30 PM, EST

L'Oreal Paris Advanced Hair Care

Business

The Winners and Losers of China’s Lower Import Tariffs

The measures include cuts to tariffs on imported apparel; shoes and boots, and skin care products.

– 9:41 AM, EST

Vogue Australia editor-in-chief and AFC chair Edwina McCann and Parlour X director Eva Galambos



Fashion

Australian Fashion Chamber Celebrates One-Year Birthday

Guests also enjoyed a bird’s eye view of Universal Everything’s spectacular light show takeover of the sails of the Sydney Opera House.

– 1:53 AM, EST

Business

China to Slash Import Tariffs

The country will cut tariffs on items including skincare products and Western-style clothes, potentially giving a fillip to global brands and bolstering domestic consumption amid faltering economic growth.

– May 25, 2015

A view of The Shops at Hudson Yard.

Retail

Real Estate Developers Upbeat, Talk New Concepts

The shopping center industry was nothing but optimistic at ReCon 2015.

– May 25, 2015

The Markets

Huntsman Adds Black to Avitera Sustainable Dye Range

Huntsman has developed a groundbreaking reactive black dye called Avitera Black SE that is free from restricted arylamines, including PCA.

– May 22, 2015

The Markets

Asian Trade Fairs Cope With Change

Organizers in China and Japan are shifting their focus.

– May 22, 2015

Cone Denim’s expanded range of dyed denim made with rain water.

The Markets

Cone Denim’s Jiaxing Plant Gets Oeko-Tex Stamp

The Cone Denim Jiaxing facility is a state-of-the-art, vertically integrated operation known for its performance and premium denim fabrics.

– May 21, 2015

Fashion

John Richmond Eyeing the Opening of a Signature Hotel

The brand’s first hotel will be located in Asia.

– May 21, 2015