Fashion

New Report Highlights House of Fraser’s Mounting Debt to Brands

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Fashion

Debenhams to Cut Jobs Amidst Restructuring

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Fashion

Saks Fifth Avenue Supports American Fashion

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Tiffany Ap

Meitu, the maker of hot digital photo editing apps, is pivoting to social networks and creating beauty offline.

Beauty Features

Meitu Banking New Growth on Social Platform, Off-line ‘Real’ Beauty

Not just content to be a tool, the company’s new focus is on building a social ecosystem and providing real world beauty solutions.

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Mergers and Acquisitions

India’s ShopX Raises $35 Million From Fung Investments

The platform wants to help India’s 12 million small and medium-sized businesses get online.

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The T Magazine China website.

Media

Shake-up Across China Editions of T, Wallpaper, WSJ.

Huasheng Media Group has revealed a round of media musical chairs.

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August 1, 2018, Shanghai, China - Micheael Kors brand ambassador Yang Mi at the launch of the Michael Kors x Yang Mi Qixi (Chinese Valentine's) capsule.

Business Features

Michael Kors Launches Full WeChat Store With Yang Mi’s Qixi Bag

The fashion house has launched its full product assortment through a WeChat mini program.

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Allbirds is using their proprietary sugarcane-derived technology first on their new flip flops line.

Footwear

Allbirds Releases Sugarcane Shoes, Secures Leonardo DiCaprio Backing

The company has developed a technology derived from sugarcane to replace the petroleum-based material used in shoe soles. 

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Victoria's Secret Hong Kong

Parties

Josephine Skriver, Martha Hunt Open Victoria’s Secret Hong Kong Flagship

The Pink collection, while declining overall for the business, seemed to drive the biggest interest from customers here.

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Pinduoduo's explosive growth has been driven by gamified social shopping and China's less urbanized population.

Financial

Pinduoduo Ready for $28.8 Billion Debut

The Chinese e-commerce company is slated to begin trading Thursday on the Nasdaq.

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Secoo ceo Richard Li shakes hands with Federica Marchionni, the firm's new executive.

Human Resources

Secoo Names Federica Marchionni International CEO

Former Land’s End ceo returns to the luxury world, tasked with helping the leading Chinese retailer go global.

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Spell & Gypsy in Byron Bay, Australia

Retail

It’s Summertime: Best Beach Bets

WWD surveyed resort stores around the globe to find out what’s sellling among the beach-going crowd.

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Kozue Akimoto

People

Kozue Akimoto Talks Being 30 and Celebrating Birthday at Fuji Rock

The Japanese beauty put out a book celebrating memories from her 30th year.

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Chinese shipping containers sit at a U.S. dock.

Business Features

Handbags, Textiles Hit in New $200 Billion Tariffs; China Promises Retaliation

The 10 percent levy could come into effect as early as September.

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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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Bill Sweedler photographed by Weston Wells for WWD

Mergers and Acquisitions

Differential, GBG Deal Speaks to Attraction of Brand Licensing Model

Differential is spending $1.38 billion to acquire a portion of GBG’s North American licensing business.

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Michael Kors RTW Fall 2018

Financial

EXCLUSIVE: Differential to Buy GBG’s North American Business

The $1.4 billion deal is expected to close in the third quarter.

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