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

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How Ulta Is Resetting the Mass Beauty Shopping Experience

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Tory Burch, Tresalia Tap Banks

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Spencer Fung, ceo of Li & Fung.


Li & Fung Not Daunted by Trade Tariffs, Says CEO

Shares dropped 9.98 percent Friday but management said its global base will mute the impact.

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Panerai's first and only chief executive officer, Angelo Bonati.


Panerai’s Angelo Bonati on Retirement and Building the Brand

After 20 years, the luxury watch brand’s first and only ever chief executive officer retires at the end of March.

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Asia has become a bright spot once again for the watch business. Above, Sam Hines, the global head of watches for Sotheby's holds up a timepiece.


Uptick in Asia Has Watches Sector Feeling Bullish Again

The trade in Asia — both retail and second-hand — is roaring again after a few sleepy years, but buyer behavior has evolved.

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Still Floundering, Esprit Opts for New CEO

José Manuel Martínez Gutiérrez is leaving with former New Look boss Anders Kristiansen to take over the role.

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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.

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Lazada is the leading e-commerce platform in Southeast Asia.


Lazada Gets Another $2 Billion From Alibaba, Appoints New CEO

Lucy Peng assumes the ceo position as the Chinese e-commerce firm doubles its play into the Southeast Asian market to $4 billion.

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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.

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Ranking Fashion’s Self-Made Billionaire Women

The top industry name is a low-profile Chinese shopping mall developer whose business was built on the country’s second-tier cities.

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The headquarters.

Financial Records Profit as Top Line Gains 40 Percent

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

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The La Perla store (center) on Russell Street, Causeway Bay. The flagship was built with a large LED screen on top.


La Perla Faces Eviction, 5.1M Hong Kong Dollar Bill Over Unpaid Rent on Asia Flagship

The brand started to fall behind on payments beginning in December for the four-story, 8,000-square-foot boutique.

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Jack Ma in a still from the film "Gong Shou Dao".


Alibaba Releases Jack Ma Feature Film ‘Gong Shou Dao’ Globally

Featuring martial arts legends Jet Li, Sammo Hung, Donnie Yen, and more, the flick is available for free online.

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Women look at their mobile phones near mannequins showing the latest fashion in a retail street of the Chinese capital where the 19th Party Congress is held in Beijing, China, . China has succeeded in leveraging its booming economy and mountain of foreign currency holdings to influence other nations and further its global ambitionsParty Congress Brawny Diplomacy, Beijing, China - 21 Oct 2017

Business Features

Fosun, Shandong Ruyi, and Tencent: Three Key Chinese Companies to Know

With the recent sales of Lanvin, Bally, and Wolford to Chinese owners, you’ll be hearing these names a lot.

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A Van Cleef & Arpels display.


Richemont Uncovers Counterfeiters Abusing Customer Service Line to Copy Designs

The alarm was raised when a woman called numerous times asking highly detailed questions about brands’ jewelry designs.

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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.

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The Hypebeast homepage.


Hypebeast Ltd. Stock Surges 45 Percent on Third-Quarter Results

The growing streetwear-focused media and e-commerce platform’s stock price is up 117 percent from a year ago.

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