Nyima Pratten

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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Vlada Dzyuba

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

China’s Largest Luxury Platform Secoo Lists on Nasdaq

Plans are afoot to open another five experience centers in tier-two or tier-three cities by the end of the year, including centers in Tianjin, Xiamen and Wuhan.

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Daniel Kearns and David Beckham.

Mens Retail Business

David Beckham Hits Shanghai for Kent & Curwen

The sports superstar talks about Kent & Curwen on a swing through China.

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Beijing, China

Government and Trade

China March PMI Rises, Minimum Wage Set to Increase

The index registered the strongest activity in nearly three years.

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The atmosphere at Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics.

Markets

Chinese Firms Switch Focus to Innovation, Technology

Textile manufacturers are climbing the value chain to create higher quality products as low-cost manufacturing moves away.

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The China International Fashion Fair in Shanghai .

Markets

CHIC Shanghai Pushes Innovation, Chinese-Developed Brands

Manufacturers display new and unique offerings to attract buyers as growth in the industry cools.

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Government and Trade

China’s Retail Sales Climb 9.5% in January-February Period

Real growth was 8.1 percent after deducting price factors.

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Retail

Backlash Against Lotte Over THAAD Continues in China

Over half of Lotte’s Lotte Mart retail outlets have been shut down in China.

clock March 8, 2017Crystal Tai

Pearl prices are on the rise due to lower supply.

Jewelry

Pearl Prices Climb as Environmental, Geopolitical Issues Hit Supply

Rising acidity levels in the oceans is having an impact on the supply of high-quality pearls.

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Anti-American sentiment may be on the rise in China, but so far it isn't impacting U.S. brands.

Business Features

Anti-American Sentiment Rising in China, Study Finds

Chinese consumers have a more negative view of the U.S. following Trump’s first month as president, but so far this isn’t impacting American brands.

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Spinexpo was held in Shanghai.

Markets

SpinExpo Pushes Sustainability as Suppliers Battle Challenges

The three-day fair saw a sharp increase in visitors, although exhibitor numbers dipped.

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A visual from Red, a Chinese social e-commerce startup.

Government and Trade

China February Manufacturing Data Outstrips Expectations

China’s PMI showed the country’s manufacturing sector grew faster than anticipated in the month of February.

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Beauty Features

China Increases Its Ban of South Korean Beauty Brands

Amid simmering diplomatic tensions between the two countries, China has blocked the import of select South Korean beauty products.

clock February 15, 2017Crystal Tai

Government and Trade

Chinese Exports Jump 7.9% in January

The better-than-expected figures deliver a dose of optimism amid fears of U.S President Donald Trump’s protectionist threats.

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Jonathan Saunders and Diane von Furstenberg at the CFDA Fashion Awards after party

Fashion

Jonathan Saunders Resigns as Chief Creative Officer of DVF

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Social Studies