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Fashion

Paul Smith, Wes Gordon Partner With Ordre.com

The two designers will wholesale their fall collections via the platform.

– 31 minutes ago

Business

Rakuten Sees Higher FY Sales, Lower Profits

Japan’s largest e-commerce company said it posted a double-digit jump in full-year revenue while its bottom line suffered on higher costs and a high comparative base.

– February 12, 2016

Business

Tokyo Shares Tank, Capping Off Tough Week

Stocks took a nosedive Friday on the back of a sell-off in the United States and Europe and jump in the valuation of the yen, which would harm the country’s exporters.

– February 12, 2016

A rendering of Dragon Crowd's new showroom in Ningbo, China.

The Markets

Dragon Crowd Expands With China Showroom and Southeast Asia Factories

With over $125 million in sales, the Chinese vertical manufacturer is thinking like a brand with a high-tech showroom and new factory in Vietnam.

– February 11, 2016

Coach Pre-Fall 2016

Accessories

Coach Readies to Launch in India

Coach will open stores in India in a joint venture with Genesis Luxury.

– February 11, 2016

Bruce Rockowitz

Retail

Bruce Rockowitz Wants Global Brands Group to Be a Fashion Force

In 2014, Li & Fung spun off its branding and licensing business into Global Brands Group, now headed by Bruce Rockowitz.

– February 11, 2016

Business

Hong Kong Shares Tank on Reopening

The market suffered Thursday, shedding 4 percent on its first day of trade this week. The market was closed Monday through Wednesday for the Lunar New Year holiday.

– February 10, 2016

Fashion

Asian Fashion Calendar Looks Manageable

Unlike the situation in the fall when Tokyo, Shanghai and Seoul had overlapping dates for their respective fashion weeks, an intrepid editor or retailer could actually attend all three events this season- plus hit the shows in Beijing.

– February 10, 2016

Fashion

Milan Trade Fair Debuts Rising Stars Among Chinese Designers

The next edition of the show will be held Feb. 27 to 29.

– February 10, 2016

Men's

Randa Expanding U.K., Yangzhou Offices

The accessories manufacturer also spent $25 million to expand in Toronto and Reno, Nev.

– February 10, 2016