China

Alibaba Singles Day Gala 2018

Beauty Features

Think Tank: China’s ‘Skintellectuals’ Raise the Bar for Beauty Brands

Science-based skin care is driving Chinese consumers to stock up on serums, masks and essences — as long as they believe it works.

clock May 22, 2019Liz Flora

Honor 10 Lite campaign

Technology

Huawei’s Honor Looks to Make It Big in Europe, Despite Controversy in U.S., U.K.

George Zhao, president of the Huawei subbrand Honor, wants to make a splash, starting with fashion crossovers for younger tech-savvy consumers.

clock May 21, 2019Tianwei Zhang

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Business Features

Retailers, Brands Brace for Trade War Impact by Diversifying Sourcing

Analysts at Telsey Advisory Group see the latest round of tariffs as having varying impact on retailers.

clock May 20, 2019Arthur Zaczkiewicz

Business Features

Lycra Opens New Center in China for Material Innovation

Lycra’s Advanced Textile Innovation Center in Nanhai, China, officially opens on May 16.

clock May 16, 2019Tracey Greenstein

A look from Feng Chen Wang's spring/summer 2018 collection

Business Features

Made in China’s New Tale

Trade war or not, 12 leading Chinese fashion companies and designer brands talk about why the Made in China label is so competitive.

clock May 16, 2019Tianwei Zhang

Castel stands in front of the new Kapok store.

Fashion Features

Hong Kong’s Retail Renegade Arnault Castel

How the Kapok founder, who opened a new flagship on Sun Street, makes independent multibranded retail work.

clock May 15, 2019Tiffany Ap

Nazha in Alexander McQueen pre fall 2019 collection

Fashion Scoops

Alexander McQueen Taps Actress Nazha For China

Her Uyghur heritage makes her the gold standard of modern-day Chinese beauty to many.

clock May 15, 2019Tianwei Zhang

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Government and Trade

Stocks Plummet on Trade War

The Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped over 600 points as China retaliated against Trump’s tariff hit.

clock May 14, 2019Evan Clark

Ming Xi on the catwalkVictoria's Secret Fashion Show, Runway, New York, USA - 08 Nov 2018

Beauty Features

Fast-Changing Young Chinese Consumers Are Redefining the Beauty Industry

The latest report by Reuter: Intelligence names five key takeaways rewriting the rules of Chinese beauty consumption.

clock May 14, 2019Tianwei Zhang

Inside of 10 Corso Como Shanghai store

Retail

10 Corso Como to Exit China

Despite China’s booming appetite for luxury fashion, stiff competition and poor management has led another fashion retailer to exit the market.

clock May 13, 2019Tianwei Zhang

Street StyleStreet Style, Spring Summer 2019, Shanghai Fashion Week, China

Fashion Scoops

China National Garment Association To Organize Sino-Italian Fashion Summit

Organized by the China National Garment Association, the summit will take place from June 24 to 26.

clock May 13, 2019Alessandra Turra

China's President Xi Jinping talks during a bilateral meeting with President Donald Trump, in Buenos Aires, ArgentinaTrump G20 Summit, Buenos Aires, Argentina - 01 Dec 2018

Government and Trade

Trade War: When Will China Make Its Next Move?

The U.S. slapped higher levies on Chinese imports Friday morning, but China has not yet retaliated.

clock May 13, 2019Kathryn Hopkins

Daily Life, Beijing, China - 15 Nov 2018

Government and Trade

Chinese Stock Markets Rally After U.S. Imposes More China Tariffs

Despite the escalation, markets are optimistic a trade deal is not far off and a full-blown trade war can be averted.

clock May 10, 2019Tiffany Ap

A Forever 21 store.

Business Features

Think Tank: Lessons From Forever 21’s China Exit

Azoya’s Franklin Chu breaks down what went wrong, and what retailers can learn in the future.

clock May 10, 2019Franklin Chu

Tapestry Inc. ceo Victor Luis.

Financial

Tapestry Makes International Comeback

But first, the fashion house is focusing on issues close to home.

clock May 9, 2019Kellie Ell

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Fashion

Theresa May Steps Down as U.K. Prime Minister, Pound Surges

clock May 24, 2019Fiona Ma

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