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Broken window panels in the aftermath of Typhoon Mangkhut are seen on the IFC complex in Hong Kong.

Business Features

Stores Mostly Resume Business After Typhoon Manghut

Some retailers remained closed through Monday morning and the office tower home to the Lane Crawford Joyce Group sustained damage.

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Apple Pay Apps Run on Iphones in an Apple Store in Beijing China 18 February 2016 Us Electronics Giant Apple Inc Launched Its Mobile Payment Service Apple Pay in China Amid Strong Competition From Local Players Like Wechat Payment and Alipay China BeijingChina Apple Pay - Feb 2016

Business Features

Chinese Companies Gain on Multinationals in Prophet’s Brand Index

Data shows a Chinese consumer who has more faith in Chinese brands.

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17 Nandan Road by Ulrich Lang.

Fragrance

Ulrich Lang Reveals Shanghai-Inspired Scent, 17 Nandan Road

The perfume will debut on Oct. 17 in Shanghai and Beijing.

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Amer Sports owns brands such as Arc’teryx, Salomon, Wilson, and Peak Performance.

Mergers and Acquisitions

Anta Sports Confirms 4.7 Billion Euro Offer for Arc’teryx Owner

The proposal positions Anta to take advantage of the push for the Beijing Winter Olympics in 2022.

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GU Style Studio Harajuku Tokyo

Fashion Scoops

GU Mixes Online, Off-line With Innovative Retail Concept in Harajuku

The store will allow customers to browse and choose in-store and then order online.

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Retail

Hot Weather Fuels Japan’s August Retail Sales

High temperatures helped to move summer items out the door, despite a typhoon late in the month.

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Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton in Shanghai for the debut of his capsule with Tommy Hilfiger.

Fashion Features

Tommy x Lewis Debut Collection Drives Buzz in Shanghai

Formula 1 champ Lewis Hamilton’s new Hilfiger line hits the runway.

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Good Goods Issey Miyake

Fashion Scoops

Issey Miyake Opens Accessories Store in Tokyo

Good Goods is located in the fashion-centric area of Daikanyama.

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Kanebo The Exceptional

Skin Care

Kanebo to Release Ultra-Premium Skin-Care Line

Kanebo the Exceptional will initially consist of three products and will hit stores in November.

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A Uniqlo store in Shinjuku, Tokyo

Retail

Uniqlo to Enter Vietnam in Fall 2019

The announcement follows similar ones earlier this year related to Denmark and India

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Doug Stephens

Retail

What to Watch: Futurist Doug Stephens Foretells Retail’s Metamorphosis

Brands and stores and relationships between the two are destined for dramatic change in the years ahead.

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Nique Spring/Summer 2018/2019 campaign

Fashion Features

Ones to Watch: Nadia Jones

The 20-year-old Australian contemporary label is entering a new era under a new Chinese owner and British creative director.

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Linjer's new Doctor's Bag style.

Handbags

Ones to Watch: Linjer, Crafting Understated Norwegian Accessories

The discreet brand behind the sold-out Tulip bag is growing its team, and has new styles on the way.

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Li & Fung plans to spin off its logistics business in the first half of 2019.

Financial

Li & Fung to Spin Off Logistics Business, Half-Year Profit Falls 19%

The firm downplayed the recent escalation of the U.S.-China trade war on its business.

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Yohji Yamamoto The Shop is an online destination which will host products for sale across the designer's multiple lines.

Fashion Scoops

Yohji Yamamoto Unveils Global E-commerce Store

It’s a one-stop English-language shop for all the lines under the iconic Japanese designer with a Chinese version to debut soon.

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