Alber Elbaz


Lanvin Labor Dispute Reaches Paris Court

The management and works council of the French fashion house faced off through their respective lawyers.

– 54 minutes ago

Jack Ma


Alibaba Sues Companies for Questioning Singles’ Day Results

China’s largest e-commerce company is suing two Chinese firms for 10 million yuan, or $15.6 million, each.

– 8:12 AM, EST


China’s PMI Falls to Three-Year Low

The country’s Purchasing Managers’ Index fell to its lowest reading since August 2012.

– 2:31 AM, EST

Products from Luscious Cosmetics.


Sephora Adds Asian Cosmetics Brand Luscious

The brand is now looking for an investor or partner to help fund future growth.

– November 30, 2015

St. John store


St. John Opens in Shanghai, Plots China Expansion

This is the American brand’s seventh store in China and the company plans to open another 18 stores in the country over the next five years.

– November 30, 2015

The Kit and Ace pop-up in Tokyo


Kit and Ace Targets Japan

The Canadian brand has just opened a pop-up shop in Tokyo and plans to open permanent stores in the country come spring.

– November 27, 2015

The Markets

PETA Goes After Wool Processing, Calls for Boycott

PETA said it will lead #WoolFreeWinter demonstrations in Los Angeles, New York and other cities across the country on the biggest shopping day of the year, Black Friday, urging consumers not to buy wool clothing.

– November 25, 2015


Chinese Tourism, Duty-Free Sales Rebound in Korea

Business is picking up after a MERS-induced drop off.

– November 25, 2015


Fast Retailing Donates to Refugees

The Japanese company is stepping up its support of refugees worldwide with a new agreement with UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency.

– November 25, 2015

Philippe Starck


Philippe Starck Lands in Tokyo

The designer came to Japan to launch his collaboration collection with Brazilian sandal brand Ipanema.

– November 25, 2015