Beauty

Beauty Forced to Confront Racism

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Fashion

Voices of Fashion's Black Creatives on the Work to Be Done

clock June 5, 2020Andrew Shang and Victor Vaughns Jr. and Thomas Waller and Luis Campuzano and Emily Mercer and Rosemary Feitelberg

Fashion

Bottega Veneta Taps Designer Matthieu Blazy

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Alibaba

Technology

Alibaba Rolls Out Tools for U.S. Small and Medium-sized Businesses

The additional features are meant to help small and medium-sized businesses compete with larger retailers amid the coronavirus pandemic.

clock June 2, 2020Kellie Ell

Xiaodong Chen, president and chief executive officer at Alibaba's Intime Retail Group

Business Features

CEO Talks: Intime Retail’s Xiaodong Chen on Swift China Rebound

Thanks to live-streaming and free delivery, the Alibaba-owned retailer saw online business quadruple and revenue bounce back in May.

clock June 2, 2020Tianwei Zhang

Alibaba founder Jack Ma dressed in a cheongsam in 2019 Ali Day

Financial

Alibaba Expects Growth to Decelerate in Fiscal Year 2021

It aims to achieve more than 650 billion renminbi in revenue this year, indicating the speed of growth will slow down from 35 to 27.5 percent.

clock May 22, 2020Tianwei Zhang

Lazada CEO Pierre Poignant

Retail

CEO Talks: Lazada’s Pierre Poignant on E-commerce During COVID-19

The ceo of one of Southeast Asia’s largest online platforms talks about coping with changes in demand and how he sees the market evolving.

clock April 28, 2020Nyima Pratten

Screenshots of Tmall outlet channel Luxury Soho's landing page, Coach's Tmall outlet store and items page on Luxury Soho.

Technology

Alibaba’s Tmall Unveils Outlet Business Luxury Soho

With unprecedented levels of stock to liquidate and consumers tightening their wallets, the platform jumps into the off-price game.

clock April 25, 2020Tianwei Zhang

A security guard measures the body temperature of a visitor after he showed the green code to enter into 798 Art Zone in Beijing.

Technology

Alibaba’s Green Code Let Shops Identify Risk-Free Customers in China

The code, generated in Alibaba’s financial service application Alipay, tracks daily movements and maps out a clear web of human interactions.

clock April 21, 2020Tianwei Zhang

Cartier Bell Boys

Watches

Cartier to Launch New Santos-Dumont Watch on Tmall’s Luxury Pavilion

China has emerged from the global coronavirus crisis as a crucial testing ground for new marketing initiatives and product launches.

clock April 16, 2020Mimosa Spencer

A medical worker from The First Bethune Hospital of Jilin University reacts at the airport as she prepares to leave after the lockdown was lifted, in Wuhan, China.

Technology

Alibaba March Orders Recovered From COVID-19 Outbreak

Tmall recorded 12 million more daily orders in March, while the group introduced an initiative to help small and medium-sized enterprises.

clock April 9, 2020Tianwei Zhang

Virtual idol Aimee wearing Prada

Technology

Miu Miu Bolsters China Digital Presence With Virtual Idol, Tmall Shop

Prada Group is activating a series of digital and physical campaigns to boost its sales in post-conovavirus China.

clock March 22, 2020Tianwei Zhang

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Fashion Scoops

Giorgio Armani Makes Donation to Fight Coronavirus in Italy

The group pledged to donate 1.25 million euros to a range of Italian hospitals.

clock March 8, 2020Sandra Salibian

People in Guangzhou line up to buy masks.

Financial

Alibaba Highlights Coronavirus Challenges, Logistics Shortage

Its Cainiao logistics arm is at less than 20 percent capacity due to a lack of workers and the firm anticipates a hit to retail.

clock February 13, 2020Tiffany Ap

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Fashion Features

Hong Kong Designers Look to Open U.S. Stores

A group of Hong Kong designers is looking to expand its horizons with brick-and-mortar stores.

clock February 12, 2020Sharon Edelson

Moda Operandi

Technology

Moda Operandi Raises $100 Million to Fund Innovation, Expand Reach

The luxury e-commerce platform has had its sights on China.

clock January 31, 2020Sharon Edelson

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Technology

As Trade War Settles, Tech War Looms

The future might belong to the most technologically advanced — and both the U.S. and China want to be on top.

clock January 22, 2020Evan Clark and Adriana Lee

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Retail

5 Takeaways for Retail From CES 2020

What to look out for in retail, according to executives at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show.

clock January 10, 2020Kali Hays

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