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A remodeled Plaza 66 will bow in Shanghai later this year.

Retail

What to Watch: Megaretail Projects to Bow in China

The relaunch of the Plaza 66 mall in Shanghai next month will mark the first in a string of major projects opening over the next few years.

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Xi JinpingChinese President Xi Jinping visits Berlin, Germany - 05 Jul 2017Chinese President Xi Jinping attends a press conference with German Chancellor Angela Merkel (unseen) at the German Chancellory in Berlin, Germany, 05 July 2017. The two leaders are later scheduled to attend an opening ceremony of the Panda Garden at the Berlin Zoo. Two giant pandas at the zoo, Meng Meng and Jiao Qing, have been on loan from China for 15 years and will move into their new quarters at the Panda Garden on 05 July.

Government and Trade

What to Watch: Looking Ahead in China

The 19th Party Congress will set the political stage in the massive country for the next five years.

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Feng shui expert Thierry Chow.

People

At Work: Thierry Chow, the Fashionable Feng Shui Expert

The energy expert discusses how to achieve clothing zen and how she’s modernizing an ancient art.

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Financial

Alibaba Beats Estimates With 56% Rise in First-Quarter Revenues

Its retail business led the surge, where luxury fashion is now a core focus.

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Galeries Lafayette returned to Beijing in 2013.

Retail

Galeries Lafayette to Open Second China Store in Shanghai

It is due to open before March 2019, located in the city’s eastern side, Pudong.

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JD.com headquarters, Beijing, China.

Financial

JD.com Q2 Revenue Climbs 43.6% as Company Returns to Loss

The company guided 36 to 40 percent year-over-year sales growth for the third quarter.

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A limited-edition Loewe Barcelona bag to be sold on a Tmall pop-up for Chinese Valentine's Day.

Business Features

Alibaba Introduces New IP Protections, Tspace Online Pop-Up

The e-commerce firm unveiled enhancements to its Intellectual Property Protection platform.

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Looks from Double Rainbouu.

Mens Sportswear

Double Rainbouu Surfs the Hawaiian Shirt Trend

The Australian label started as a surfwear brand designed to be young and fun.

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Streetwear Has No Frontier

Mens Designer Luxury

Streetwear Has No Frontier

An array of brands from various geographies are starting to make waves on the red-hot streetwear scene.

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Maye Musk has been modeling since she was 15. This South African-Canadian mother and grandmother (you may have heard of her son Elon Musk) says she is busier than ever.

People

Influence Peddler: Maye Musk on Modeling for Five Decades

At 69, the Los Angeles-based model, mother and grandmother finds herself busier than ever.

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Financial

Lifestyle International H1 Profit Triples on Investment Gains

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

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BCBG Max Azria.

Financial

Global Brands Group to Pay $27.4 Million for BCBG’s Operations

The group will fork over an additional $4.2 million to acquire the business.

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Rapper Okasian (right) at the F is for Fendi Hong Kong party.

Fashion Features

Fendi and Coach Get Real, Grittier With Millennials in Asia

The two brands threw parties targeting an Asian audience, who make up 60 percent of the world’s Millennials.

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Retail

Wal-Mart and JD.com to Launch Aug. 8 Shopping Festival

The two firms also announced plans to integrate their inventory systems and other operations.

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Luhan is the new China ambassador for L'Occitane.

Financial

Luhan Sends L’Occitane Q1 China Sales Into Overdrive

The new celebrity ambassadorship boosted sales on online marketplaces in China by an astounding 250 percent.

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