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As China Labor Costs Grow, Brands Switch to Italian Production

Accessories makers are beginning to move out of China due to labor costs and quality issues.

Global Brands Group Aims for $5B in Sales by 2020

The company expects its growth to come organically and from new licenses.

L’Occitane Profits Jump 16.6 Percent on Growth in Brazil, Japan

The profits were the company's highest since it listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange in 2010.

Hong Kong Rents Still Falling, but Seen Nearing Bottom

Realtors predict the city's rents will bottom out in the second half.

Frankie Morello Plots China Expansion

The Italian fashion brand said is confident that its pricing strategy is the key to its success in a market…

Cosmoprof Asia Sets Exhibitor Record, Despite Jitters

The number of exhibitors increased by 7 percent and visitor count swelled to more than 60,000 people.

No. 21 Opens Hong Kong Flagship

The 1,200-square-foot store on Ice House Street in Central is the latest in a string of openings for the…

Alibaba Launches Global Shopping Festival Ahead of Singles’ Day

The group estimates that about 40,000 merchants will participate in this year's festival, including luxury…

Esprit Swings Back to Profitability

The Hong Kong-based clothing retailer, which has been restructuring its business and attempting to upgrade…

Moynat Opens Two Stores in Seoul

The French luxury brand has been expanding its Asian network.

Li & Fung Sees Lower H1 Profits, Sales

Spencer Fung, chief executive officer of the sourcing giant, said: "2016 is one of the toughest trading…

Keys to Beating Asian Slowdown: Millennials, VR and Technology

A new study, "Economic Outlook for Asia Pacific," by Starcom MediaVest Group and YouGov says the key for…

China’s Problems Impact Global Sources Fair

The event at AsiaWorld-Expo hosts three shows under one roof - fashion accessories and footwear, fashion…

Lackluster Action at APLF and MM&T Fairs

The slowdown in China negatively affects turnout and turnover.

Luxe Skin-Care and Innovative Korean Brands Rule Hong Kong

Luxury skin-care, cutting-edge and Korean brands rule beauty retail.