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A view of the Résonances de Cartier high jewelry exhibition at the Fosun Foundation Shanghai.

Jewelry

Résonances de Cartier High Jewelry Exhibition Arrives in Shanghai

The weeklong exhibition in Shanghai comes amid spectacular growth for the luxury market in China and will culminate with a dedicated public day on Saturday.

clock January 21, 2018Nyima Pratten

Designs from Chen Peng, one of the four brands chosen to take part in New York Fashion Week's China Day.

Fashion Scoops

Four Brands Selected for NYFW Mens: China Day

Chen Peng, Peacebird, CLOT and Li-Ning to show in February thanks to new partnership with Tmall.

clock January 18, 2018Tiffany Ap

Shiseido The Store

Beauty Features

Shiseido Re-opens Flagship Store in Ginza

Shiseido The Store will focus on introducing the company’s prestige brands to both local and international customers.

clock January 18, 2018Kelly Wetherille

Hong Kong actor Eric Tsang speaks during a press conference to deny allegations of sexual harrassment.

People

Hong Kong Actor Denies Sexual Misconduct, Launches Lawsuit Against Former Ford Models APAC Head

Eric Tsang denies drugging models and raping an actress in allegations that go back to the Nineties.

clock January 17, 2018Tiffany Ap

Chinese shoppers peruse a Tagheuer display on Shanghai's Nanjing Road West.

Business Features

Bain & Co.: China’s Domestic Luxury Market Rises 20%, Outpacing Overseas Shopping

New China luxury report highlights shift toward direct brand-operated e-commerce, females and young consumers.

clock January 17, 2018Nyima Pratten

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Color Cosmetics

Shiseido Targets High School Students in Japan With New Brand

Insights and feedback from target customers will directly influence the products the company develops.

clock January 16, 2018Kelly Wetherille

Tik is one of Vietnam's leading full-service ecommerce portals.

Mergers and Acquisitions

JD.com To Take Majority Stake in Vietnam’s Tiki

The Southeast Asian country holds one of the fastest growing online markets in the world.

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Pharrell Williams

Parties

Pharrell, Chanel and the Groundswell for Women’s Empowerment

The musician got deep on gender issues at the Mademoiselle Privé exhibition opening in Hong Kong.

clock January 12, 2018Tiffany Ap

A Uniqlo store in Shinjuku, Tokyo

Retail

Fast Retailing’s Profit Grows 12.7% in Q1

Revenue from Uniqlo International surpassed that of Uniqlo Japan for the first time.

clock January 11, 2018Kelly Wetherille

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Fashion Scoops

Uniqlo Collaborates with Marimekko

The two companies will release a special-edition collection of women’s clothing and accessories

clock January 10, 2018Kelly Wetherille

The management team of Wah Sun Handbags from left to right: ceo Ma Hing Ming, chairman Ma Hing Man, and financial controller Dominic Li.

Financial

Wah Sun Handbags to List on Hong Kong Stock Exchange

A supplier to Aldo Group and Nine West Holdings, the company specializes in making non-leather bags.

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The Takashimaya store in Nihonbashi, Tokyo

Retail

December Sales in Japan Grow

Retailers were given a boost thanks to colder-than-usual weather and a busy sale season.

clock January 5, 2018Kelly Wetherille

Kpop star Yoona Lim at a fan meet-and-greet for fashion brand HConnect in Taiwan.

Business Features

The Transcultural Appeal of the K-Wave

The universal appeal and of South Korean pop culture movements have launched a new era of lifestyle trends and multicultural ambassadors in Asia.

clock December 27, 2017Crystal Tai

Mr. Bags for Longchamp

Handbags

Mr. Bags Unveils First Global, Omnichannel Collection With Longchamp

Reflecting the growing travel footprint of Chinese shoppers, the fashion blogger is making the limited-edition line available internationally and in physical stores too.

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Centre left and right: Mikala Tavener Hanks and Lucy Dickinson, flanked by models in their winning looks at the Australian Fashion Foundation 2017/2018 scholarship winners announcement. Sydney, December 19, 2017.

Fashion Scoops

Australian Fashion Foundation Reveals 2017/2018 Winners

Each winner will receive a financial grant of $15,324 and assistance securing an internship placement with an international fashion company.

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