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Jack Ma

Business

Alibaba Under the SEC Microscope

The U.S. securities watchdog is the latest to take a close look at the Chinese web giant.

– 42 minutes ago

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Retail

Feeling Little Love: Tiffany Takes a First-Quarter Hit

Softness was seen worldwide with the exception of Japan.

– 2:26 PM, EST

Business

Asian Shares Rally on Higher Oil Prices

Gainers included Fast Retailing, which vaulted 3.9 percent to end at 28,740 yen. Isetan Mitsukoshi advanced 3.8 percent to finish at 1,030 yen.

– 7:32 AM, EST

Retail

Value Retail Opens Shanghai Outpost

The 592,000-square-foot Shanghai Village features 140 designer brand boutiques. Located next to the new Shanghai Disney Resort, this is the second Value Retail outlet in mainland China.

– 6:33 AM, EST

Fragrance packaging that doubles as jewelry

Beauty

Li & Fung’s Beauty Division Unveils New Developments

LF Beauty is inviting Asian beauty companies into its Shanghai headquarters until the end of May to unveil the latest work of its research and development team.

– 6:18 AM, EST

Business

I.T Full-Year Net Profit Falls 33%

Markdowns hit profitability as sales slid in the group’s home market of Hong Kong.

– 5:52 AM, EST

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Business

Keys to Beating Asian Slowdown: Millennials, VR and Technology

A new study, “Economic Outlook for Asia Pacific,” by Starcom MediaVest Group and YouGov says the key for brands is to act now.

– May 24, 2016

Manolo Blahnik

Accessories

Manolo Blahnik Expands in Asia

The designer has partnered with the luxury importer Bluebell, which will hold the distribution rights and manage retail development in Japan, Singapore and Malaysia.

– May 24, 2016

Retail

Australia’s David Jones Shakes Up Management Again

Two senior executives have left the company, including the head of merchandising.

– May 24, 2016

Retail

Growth in Asian Luxury Travel Slowing, but Still Strong

There is still robust demand from travelers in China and India, according to a new report from travel technology group Amadeus.

– May 24, 2016