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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.

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Business

Australia’s Premier Investments Records Record Profit

The company broke the billion Australian dollar sales mark for the first time.

– September 22, 2016

Business

Inditex Pushes Expansion Despite Second-Half Slowdown

Spanish giant said U.S., China brimming with opportunity.

– September 21, 2016

Products from Shiseido's Playlist brand

Beauty

Shiseido Launches New Makeup Artist-Themed Brand

Playlist, which will be sold online through various platforms, targets digitally savvy young women in their late 20s and 30s.

– September 21, 2016

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Retail

Martha Stewart Has Sights Set on China Via Alibaba

The lifestyle doyenne revealed that she wants to get started ‘asap.’

– September 20, 2016

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Fashion

Shanghai Tang Launches Sustainable Capsule Collection

Kévin Germanier, who won a design competition sponsored by Hong Kong-based sustainability NGO Redress, designed the pieces using upcycled luxury fabrics.

– September 20, 2016

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Business

Esprit Swings Back to Profitability

The Hong Kong-based clothing retailer, which has been restructuring its business and attempting to upgrade its image, posted a full-year net profit. The company said it benefitted from cost-cutting and a positive tax balance.

– September 20, 2016

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Fashion

Burberry Designs Capsule Collection for DFS Group

The 22-piece collection, which hits DFS and T Galleria by DFS stores on Wednesday, comprises both apparel and accessories.

– September 20, 2016

Looks from the JD.com show

Fashion

JD.com Stages Runway Show of Chinese Brands in London

Brands on show included Eve de Cina, Ne Tiger and By Creations

– September 19, 2016

Martha Stewart

Fashion

Martha Stewart Teams With Alibaba for Shanghai Event

The event is the start of an ongoing collaboration between Stewart and Alibaba, although the e-commerce giant has yet to communicate what this future partnership might entail.

– September 19, 2016

Pantone Top 10 Spring 2017 Colors Counts on New York Fashion Week for Inspiration

Fashion

Pantone’s Top 10 Spring 2017 Colors Counts on New York Fashion Week for Inspiration

Niagara, Primrose Yellow, Lapis Blue, Flame and Island Paradise were the leading five spring colors based on Pantone’s analysis of New York designers’ spring runway collections.

– September 19, 2016

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The Markets

Global Retailers Tackle Cambodian Workers’ Traffic Deaths

Gap Inc., Puma, Adidas, H&M and Levi’s were among brands meeting to address the growing problem.

– September 16, 2016