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Salvatore Ferragamo's creative head of women's Paul Andrew, and chief executive officer, Eraldo Poletto.

Financial

Currencies, Changes Dent Salvatore Ferragamo Profitability, Sales in Nine Months

Chief executive officer Eraldo Poletto described the year 2017 as one of transition.

clock November 14, 2017Luisa Zargani

The E Team. left to right: Formula E world champion Lucas di Grassi,  Formula E CEO Alejandro Agag and Boss CEO Mark Langer

Fashion Scoops

Hugo Boss Goes Electric

German apparel giant switches motor racing sponsorship from Formula One to Formula E.

clock November 13, 2017Melissa Drier

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Retail

Landlords See Improved Performance in Hong Kong

Industry expectations are positive for the end of the year and through to 2018.

clock November 3, 2017Tiffany Ap

The new LED screen installed outside Sogo department store in Causeway Bay.

Fashion Scoops

Sogo Department Store Unveils APAC’s Largest Screen

An iconic Hong Kong name gets a revamp.

clock October 27, 2017Tiffany Ap

Crystal International Group management at a press conference announcing its IPO plans.

Financial

World’s Biggest Garment Maker Crystal International Files for Hong Kong IPO

The Hong Kong firm produces for many globally recognized brands including Fast Retailing, H&M, L Brands, Abercrombie & Fitch and Gap. 

clock October 23, 2017Tiffany Ap

Financial

Lifestyle International H1 Profit Triples on Investment Gains

Its core department store business turnover dipped 2.5 percent year-over-year. 

clock August 7, 2017Tiffany Ap

Chinese President Xi Jinping is in Hong Kong for a three-day trip to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the city's return to China.

Government and Trade

Hong Kong Handover Anniversary Unlikely to Jumpstart Retail Growth

As Chinese President Xi visits the city, pro-democracy demonstrations are planned.

clock June 30, 2017Tiffany Ap

The Abercrombie & Fitch store prototype in Columbus, Ohio.

Fashion Scoops

Abercrombie Brand to Reenter Hong Kong Market

The company will roll out it new brand prototype store domestically with five additional locations.

clock June 29, 2017Vicki M. Young

The Murray hotel is set to be the flagship property of the Niccolo Hotels, part of Wharf Hotels, and is under the same parent company as Lane Crawford Joyce Group.

Lifestyle

Asian Retail Empires Add More Hotels to the Mix

As experiences become more important to shopping, retail groups see the benefit in operating hotels, too.

clock June 29, 2017Tiffany Ap

A 7-Eleven store.

Retail

7-Eleven’s Budding Fashion Role in Hong Kong

Online companies like Grana, Asos, Zalora are using it to process order returns and pick-ups.

clock June 23, 2017Tiffany Ap

John Hardy's boutique at Gateway Arcade.

Retail

John Hardy Store Bows at Hong Kong’s Gateway Arcade

Artisan jewelry brand opens second outpost on the Pearl River Delta of China.

clock June 22, 2017Sharon Edelson

K-Pop star TaeYang.

Fashion Scoops

Fendi to Launch Capsule Collection With K-pop Star TaeYang

The Fendi for TaeYang collection will debut concurrently to the reopening of the label’s men’s flagship at Landmark shopping mall in Hong Kong.

clock June 22, 2017Sandra Salibian

Victoria Dockside in Tsim Sha Tsui.

Real Estate

First Look at Victoria Dockside, Hong Kong’s Hudson Yards

The $2.6 billion project from New World Development is a game-changing complex situated on the Kowloon waterfront.

clock May 25, 2017Tiffany Ap

A key category for global retail expansion was apparel.

Retail

Retailers Slowed Their Pace of Entering New International Markets in 2016

After coffee shops and restaurants, specialty apparel and midrange fashion retailers were the key categories for new retail entrants.

clock May 22, 2017Vicki M. Young

Half of Burberry's former flagship location will go to Pure.

Business Features

Hong Kong Landlords Chasing Ath-leisure and Wellness Brands

The trend is exhibited by the fact that yoga brand Pure is moving into half of Burberry’s space in Pacific Place mall.

clock May 22, 2017Tiffany Ap

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