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China to Cut Cotton Import Quotas to Boost Demand for Domestic Fibre

China will slash its import quotas for 2015 to boost demand for domestic fibre, driving futures prices in both China and the United States lower.

– 11:28 AM, EDT

Business

Alibaba IPO Underwriters Earn $300M in Fees, 1.2 Percent of Deal

Banks handling the initial public offering of Alibaba Group Holding Ltd are set to earn $300.4 million in underwriting commissions.

– 8:49 AM, EDT

Men's

M: Must Cause — Ending the Ivory Trade

A battle goes online.

– September 22, 2014

Retail

Uniqlo Expands Kids Line

In response to customer demand, the fast-fashion brand has ramped up the collection by adding 50 percent more styles and making it available in more stores.

– September 19, 2014

Retail

Inditex, H&M to Pay More for Clothes From Cambodia to Lift Wages

Major clothing retailers say they are willing to pay more for clothes made in Cambodia, backing a trade union campaign for higher wages.

– September 19, 2014

The Markets

China's New Consumer Classes

The Chinese consumer has gone global, according to a new book charting the ascendancy of the country’s spenders.

– September 19, 2014

Media

Media People: Vogue China's Angelica Cheung

The magazine publishes about 400 to 500 pages a month and is considered one of the most successful international editions.

– September 19, 2014

Fashion

Milan’s 10 Corso Como set to Open a Second Location in China

The 11,840-square-foot space will be located in Shin Kong Place, a high-end shopping mall in China.

– September 18, 2014

The Markets

India Overtakes China as Cotton Producer

India, which has been the second-largest producer of cotton in the world, is now set to take the top spot, replacing China for the first time in 30 years.

– September 18, 2014

Business

Bangladesh Alliance Signs Fire Safety Pact

It is a four-year partnership that the alliance said will raise awareness of NFPA’s codes, standards and resources in the garment industry.

– September 18, 2014

Fashion

Uniqlo Sets Harvard Scholarships

The fellowships are valued at $1.2 million over three years.

– September 18, 2014

Fashion

Tokyo Fashion Week Unveils Schedule

Many participants are downsizing from runway shows to installations.

– September 18, 2014

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