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Photo call for the Victoria's Secret show 2017 in Shanghai, which will be filmed on Nov. 20.

Fashion Features

Here’s the Full Model Line Up for Victoria’s Secret Show 2017

After last minute drop outs, the 55 models were revealed.

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Victoria's Secret angels pose in front of the Shanghai skyline.

Business Features

China Fashion Insiders Explain Victoria’s Secret Chaos

The event management process is unique in China, but Alibaba’s recent celebrity-filled Singles’ Day gala shows it can be done.

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Business Features

Michael Kors in Shanghai, Banks on Asia for Future Growth

Plans for expansion are in the works as the region generally, and China in particular, grow strongly.

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Retail

Azoya Data Reveals Insights Into Singles’ Day Sales, Top Provinces in China

The company analyzed data from its retail partners to determine sales trends.

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A Chinese messenger transfer packages into his three-wheel delivery cart at a distribution centre for JD.com on Singles' Day.

Financial

JD.com Forecasts 35 to 39% Q4 Revenue Growth, Headwinds in Apparel Category

Management said apparel would be challenged over the next two to three quarters due to brands coerced into leaving the platform.

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JD.com packages waiting for delivery on Nov. 11, 2017.

Business Features

Alibaba and JD.com Squabble Over Singles’ Day Sale Calculations

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.

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Legal

WWD Law Review: Paradise Papers, Taylor Swift Strikes Back and China and IP

Nike was among the companies caught up in the Paradise Papers release, while Taylor Swift is striking back against a blogger’s post.

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Technology

Singles’ Day 2017: Alibaba Rakes In $8.59B in One Hour

China’s largest ecommerce company could drive sales of $24 billion in 24 hours, according to a Citigroup estimate.

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Andrea Buccellati, actress Zhang Ziyi and Xu Jingang.

Jewelry

Buccellati Opens First Store in China

The Milan-based jewelry firm opened a unit in Shanghai’s Plaza 66 luxury shopping destination and appointed actress Zhang Ziyi as its ambassador.

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Fashion Features

Chanel Lavishes Love on Chengdu Clientele

Higher Brothers and William Chan performed at Chanel’s party, capping off a series of events including replica shows and styling sessions with Caroline de Maigret.

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Fashion Scoops

Vera Wang Celebrates Chinese Heritage and American Upbringing at China Institute’s Blue Cloud Gala

China Institute chairman Chien Chung Pei described Vera Wang as “really the pioneering Chinese fashion designer — completely international but with Chinese roots.”

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Human Resources

Chinese Modeling Agency Denies Overwork Led to 14-Year-Old’s Death

Vlada Dzyuba, from Russia, had been working in the country represented by Esee Modeling Management for two months.

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Retail

Survey of Chinese Consumers Reveals Online Shopping Preferences

The report showed why Chinese consumers gravitate toward one site over another.

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Business Features

Intertextile and Chic Fairs See Growing Desire for Quality, Sustainability in China

An increase in the quality of domestic buyers and a desire for European brands were major talking points amongst participants.

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Financial

L’Occitane International H1 Sales Dip 0.6%

The group’s revenues were dented by business in the U.S., U.K. and Japan.

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