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Business

Russian Retail Sales Slump for Third Month as Wages Plummet

Sales emphasized the discrepancy between improving markets and plight of the consumer as the economy enters its first recession in years.

– April 17, 2015

A view of the show inside Kyoto’s Seiryu-den.

Fashion

Salvatore Ferragamo Holds Runway Show in Kyoto

Salvatore Ferragamo celebrated the 50th anniversary of the Florence-Kyoto town-twinning with a runway show, held Wednesday at Kyoto’s Seiryu-den, a wooden temple located at the top of Mount Higashiyama.

– April 16, 2015

Middle East capsule collection

Eye

Alber Elbaz Heats Up Dubai

Lanvin’s designer staged a series of events, including a lavish garden cocktail.

– April 16, 2015

Business

Bangladesh Fire Safety on Radar for Mark Chubb

Accord's new fire chief implementing reforms.

– April 16, 2015

Fred Segal, Tokyo

Retail

Fred Segal Opens Tokyo Store

The new complex features a food market, men’s and women’s boutiques covered in fragrant cedar beams and plenty of landscaped outdoor spaces for shoppers to relax. It is just the start of the California retailer’s push overseas.

– April 15, 2015

Inside Rebecca Minkoff's Hong Kong store.

Retail

Rebecca Minkoff Opens in Hong Kong

Minkoff will roll out four to six stores in the city by 2018 and is also looking to enter the market in China.

– April 15, 2015

CAPE CRUSADERSMichael Kors RTW Fall 2015

The Markets

Michael Kors Names Hanjoon Kim President of Korea

Kim’s appointment comes on the heels of the company’s recent assumption of direct control of the Kors business in South Korea.

– April 15, 2015

Outside a Target store.

Retail

Target Responds to Chinese Sustainability Initiatives

The company’s president of global sourcing said China was a priority when it comes to introducing sustainable practices.

– April 15, 2015

Business

China’s Economy Slows to Weakest Since 2009

Output, investment and retail data point to a deepening slowdown.

– April 15, 2015

The Markets

NRDC Highlights China Sustainable Actions

Fashion executives know that sustainability is good for the environment, and a new report released by the Natural Resources Defense Council underscores its potential to help the bottom line.

– April 14, 2015