News

The Cambodian government has increased the monthly wage in the textile and apparel industry to $153 monthly.

The Markets

Cambodia to Boost Minimum Wage by 9 Percent

The prime minister added $5 to the government’s recommendation, raising the rate to $153 a month.

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The Future Group's new Central store in New Delhi emphasizes fashion, including brands such as Giorgio Armani, Ferragamo, Calvin Klein, Diesel and  Roberto Cavalli.

Retail

India’s Future Group Re-enters Fashion With New Store Concept

The retailer’s new 100,000-square-foot store in New Delhi has a focus on fashion brands.

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Grana web site

Fashion

Alibaba-Backed Fund Invests in Grana, Food Businesses

The e-commerce giant’s fund has put money into the Hong Kong-based online apparel retailer, a food delivery company and a food video production company.

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The brand created a one week pop-up gentleman's pad at PMQ's Qube in theme with its new watches.

Fashion

Cartier Creates Bachelor’s Pad Pop-up in Hong Kong

The watchmaker kitted out the space with with playthings like a pool table, card games and a car-racing simulator to promote its new collection: Drive de Cartier.

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Shoppers in Tokyo

Retail

Japan’s Retail Sales Slide in August

Business has contracted for six straight months.

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Reiko Sudo

Fashion

Muji’s Reiko Sudo Visits New York to Launch Reclaimed Wool, Speaks at Harvard and Cooper Hewitt

The multidisciplinary designer spoke at Harvard University’s School of Architecture & Design Monday and she will be part of a panel discussion at the Cooper Hewitt Design Museum on Saturday.

– September 27, 2016

Accessories

Swarovski Links With Indian Designers for Jewelry Collection

The collection is made up of 80 styles, and is expected to be followed by a second line of 80 pieces.

– September 27, 2016

Mischa leather bag

Fashion

Hong Kong’s Mischa Launches Leather Bags

Made from napa leather and featuring contrast color details, there is a tote that sells for $499 and a cross-body camera bag style that sells for $305.

– September 27, 2016

Fashion

Martha Stewart Living to Enter South Korea in 2017

The initial line will be bedding and bath in the spring; other categories will follow in the fall.

– September 27, 2016

Guo Pei

Eye

Guo Pei Talks About Career, Apple and New Film — Shows Rihanna’s Met Gown

Guo Pei plans to handle costume design for her first feature film next year and she aims to open a New York store down the road.

– September 26, 2016

Business

Luxury Goods: Growth, But No Major Boom Seen

Growth at 23 listed companies is forecast to be about 6.6 percent a year during the 2015 to 2018 period.

– September 26, 2016

Business

ILO-IFC Better Work Programs Get Good Grades in Study

The study, commissioned by the ILO and the IFC, draws on assessment surveys of 15,000 garment workers and 2,000 factory managers.

– September 26, 2016