The events coincide with the tenth anniversary of Yamagata’s brand Writtenafterwards.
The event management process is unique in China, but Alibaba’s recent celebrity-filled Singles’ Day gala shows it can be done.
Management said apparel would be challenged over the next two to three quarters due to brands coerced into leaving the platform.
Alibaba reported $25.4 billion in GMV for the 24 hours of Singles’ Day, while JD.com reported $19.1 billion for Nov. 1 to 11.
China’s largest ecommerce company could drive sales of $24 billion in 24 hours, according to a Citigroup estimate.
Gucci, Delpozo, Emilio Pucci, Fendi, Valentiono and Dior were among the labels worn by the First Lady during this week’s trip to Asia.
The 32-year-old is the youngest recipient of the award, which is considered the Australian fashion industry’s most prestigious honor.
An impairment loss related to Bare Escentuals cut into the company’s bottom line, despite higher operating income and net sales.
The 20-year-old senior is working on her college applications with the hope of going on to law school, practicing law in Afghanistan and touring the world rapping in English.
Fast Retailing Tadashi Yanai’s son Kazumi said his father “is running faster than anyone in the company right now.”