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Test Run

Wary organizers try out a splashy new venue in Macau.

Hong Kong Firms Thriving With Diversity

Sourcing companies here keep tabs on trade issues in the U.S. and China that affect the region, but they…

Buying Buoyant at Expanded China Sourcing Fair

After exports of women's underwear from China hit $2 billion between January and August last year, an 80…

Mode Lingerie: An Asian Springboard

Mode Lingerie made a splash with its debut Hong Kong show for intimates and swimwear.

Apparel, Textiles: A “Prime” Example of Rapidly Evolving Industry

The apparel and textile industry is wrought with complexities and evolving rapidly, and firms that are…

Hunt for Eco Fabrics Fuels Interstoff Asia

Interstoff Asia Essential tried on its new name last month when it opened to 220 exhibitors and more than…

Hong Kong Shops Cater More to Mainlanders

There's little doubt who has the spending power in this special administrative region of China.

Luxury Brands Lured by Macau’s Casinos

Thoughts of Macau don't usually conjure images of luxury, let alone luxury shopping.

Japanese Tourism Dips in Pacific Islands

The Japanese have long had the reputation as intrepid camera-wielding tourists who travel the world to shop.

Brands Seek International Exposure at World Boutique

One way to attract only serious potential clients at a trade show is to build an enclosure around your booth…

Niche Marketing

As competition for attendees increases, Chinese shows offer specialized content.

Valextra Opens First Store in Hong Kong

Italian luxury leather goods company Valextra has opened its first shop here, its second destination in Asia…

China Fair Draws International Crowd

The China Sourcing Fair: Fashion Accessories staged its second show at the Asia World Expo with a 50 percent…

Leather Goods Brands Take Slow Route to China

Not all companies are rushing into China to sell their goods, though it might be tempting, since an estimated…

Asian Firms Shift Sourcing Strategies

As China exerts increasing influence in the textile and garment industries, companies striving to be…