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Brunello Cucinelli

Financial

Brunello Cucinelli H1 Sales Climb 9%

All markets boosted performance and the founder, chairman and ceo expects growth to continue in 2019.

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Wang Jian, co-chairman of HNA Group

Human Resources

HNA Group Co-chairman Wang Jian Dies in France

Wang was in Provence on a business trip and died in an accident, the company said, but provided no further details.

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A Seafolly campaign.

Business Features

Seafolly Swimwear Heads to China

It will begin offering its quintessential Australian beachwear on Tmall starting in early July.

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Justin YiFu Lin

Financial

On Trade Wars and Economic Growth

The dean at Peking University’s Institute of New Structural Economics gave predictions about future trade conflicts and the Chinese economy.

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Andrew Wu

Financial

Navigating ‘New’ China’s Changing Retail Landscape

Andrew Wu, LVMH Greater China Group President, on the immense potential China still offers.

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Tod's ceo Diego Della Valle at WWD's China summit in Xian.

Business Features

Multiple Designers Could Be Way Forward at Tod’s

Chief executive officer Diego Della Valle said a sole designer is not necessarily the structure that best fits the modern young consumer.

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Sung-Joo Kim

Business Features

Sung Joo Kim on Catching Gen Z’s Attention, All Three Seconds of It

“They are enfant terrible. They are so smart,” owner Sung Joo Kim said.

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Designer Phillip Lim (left) and Wen Zhou ( right) at WWD's China summit in Xian.

Business Features

Phillip Lim, Wen Zhou on Holding Traditional Chinese Values

The Chinese-American designer who is helping to lead a crafted-in-China movement explains how his heritage has shaped his mind-set.

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Sidney Toledano at WWD's summit in Xian, China.

Business Features

Sidney Toledano: Anticipate Problems, Shuffle Your Team

The veteran fashion executive explains his management philosophy and how to work with designers.

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Ma Ke

Designer and Luxury

Ma Ke on Being a Clothes Designer, Not a Fashion Designer

The creative director and founder of WuYong, Ma Ke says she does not follow fashion trends, and urged executives to focus on meaning.

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The JD.com headquarters.

Retail

JD vs. Alibaba: 6.18 Battles 11.11 in China

Chinese online retailer JD’s anniversary sale is a midyear shopping festival now also celebrated by its biggest competitor, Alibaba, as well as other online and off-line retailers.

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Technology

Searching for Shopping, Google Invests in JD.com

Why the U.S. tech giant is joining forces with China e-commerce competitor JD.com with a $550 million investment.

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An item from Canada Goose's capsule collection in PBI Blue

Markets

Canada Goose Shares Rise on Growth Projections

The brand known for its outerwear plans to keep expanding rapidly.

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Rossignol with 37.5 technology.

Mergers and Acquisitions

Rossignol Group Inks Deal With IDG Capital

The agreement will allow Rossignol to expand in China.

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Giuseppe Zanotti "The Unfinished" sneaker

Retail

Exclusive: Giuseppe Zanotti to Unveil E-store in China

The online shopping destination carrying women’s and men’s styles is slated to go live on June 1.

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The women’s area of the Hermes shoe salon in SoHo.

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Hermès Paris Shoe Salon Bows in SoHo Offering Six Months of Eye Candy

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