Bridget Foley's Diary: Fall 2018: A Look Back

clock March 23, 2018Bridget Foley


How Ulta Is Resetting the Mass Beauty Shopping Experience

clock March 23, 2018Ellen Thomas


Tory Burch, Tresalia Tap Banks

clock March 23, 2018Evan Clark


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Guess Sales Abroad Growing, But U.S. Struggles Lead to Loss

The brand is upbeat about the coming year, but declined to address harassment accusations against Paul Marciano.

clock March 21, 2018Kali Hays

CHIC Shanghai

Fashion Features

At Chic Shanghai, Quality and Design Grow in Importance

China’s “consumer upgrade” is driving spending on designer fashion from local and international brands.

clock March 21, 2018Casey Hall

The main Causeway Bay Sogo store in Hong Kong, operated by Lifestyle International.

Mergers and Acquisitions

Lifestyle Shares Surge on Qatari Sovereign Fund Divestment

After investing four years ago, the fund is seeking $662 million for its stake in the Chinese department store operator.

clock March 21, 2018Tiffany Ap

The scene at Intertextile Shanghai.


At Intertextile Shanghai Spring Edition European Product, Sustainability Are Key Among Fairgoers

Bigger isn’t always better, but the Intertextile Shanghai trade show is growing bigger as its customer base demands better-quality product.

clock March 20, 2018Casey Hall


SpinExpo Shanghai Sees Ongoing Demand for Sustainable, Functional Yarns

Firms at SpinExpo Shanghai said ath-leisure is continuing to influence demand for yarns blending fashion and function.

clock March 19, 2018Nyima Pratten

The Thom Browne talk at Sarabande: The Lee Alexander McQueen Foundation

Fashion Scoops

Thom Browne Talks London, Store Developments and Challenges

Although he visits London often, this week marked the first time he spoke at Sarabande: The Lee Alexander McQueen Foundation, where he talked about his love of showmanship on the catwalk.

clock March 14, 2018Lorelei Marfil

A Michael Kors store.


Michael Kors’ China Factory Workers Strike Over Alleged Abuse

Laborers say the Guangzhou supplier owes them all kinds of back pay and failed to comply with local laws.

clock March 12, 2018Tiffany Ap

Angelica Cheung, Wendy Yu and Caroline Rush

Fashion Scoops

Yu Holdings Establishes Endowment for Curator in Charge at The Costume Institute

Effective immediately, Andrew Bolton assumes the title of Wendy Yu curator in charge of The Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Costume Institute.

clock March 6, 2018Rosemary Feitelberg

The headquarters.

Financial Records Profit as Top Line Gains 40 Percent

It compares to a net loss of $315.2 million for 2016.

clock March 2, 2018Tiffany Ap

Earrings by Buccellati.

Business Features

Millennials, Chinese and Online Spending Key in Luxury

Chinese and Millennials are cited as drivers of growth, estimated by 2024 to contribute to a total of 1.26 trillion euros.

clock February 20, 2018Luisa Zargani

Mobile is a big component of the shopping experience.

Marketing and Promotion

Luxury Brands and the Chinese Millennial Consumer

Brands new to the Chinese market should focus their attention on having a mobile presence, says an expert with The Luxury Conversation.

clock February 13, 2018Vicki M. Young

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Business Features

Chinese New Year Sales to Grow 10%, 6.5 Million Overseas Trips Booked

With western Valentine’s Day just preceding the weeklong holiday, Chinese have more than one reason to travel overseas.

clock February 12, 2018Tiffany Ap

A Canada Goose store.


Canada Goose Boosts Sales, Taps Jimmy Choo Exec but Disappoints Wall Street

The brand’s third quarter was impressive, but investors were expecting a “blowout.”

clock February 8, 2018Kali Hays

Looks from Common Gender

Mens Designer Luxury

Common Gender Aims to Tap Underpenetrated Men’s Market in China

EPO Fashion Group is moving to fill the gap between high fashion and fast fashion in the market.

clock January 31, 2018Nyima Pratten


Le Tote Becomes First U.S. Subscription Service to Enter China

Le Tote has secured $20 million in funding for Le Tote China.

clock January 31, 2018Vicki M. Young

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