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Retail

Chinese Shopping "Agents" Cash in on Russian Currency Slide

These shopping "agents", knows as "daigou", stockpile the products before selling them at a profit to buyers back home.

– 10:03 AM, EST

Retail

Gap Launches Flagship on JD.Com

The sportswear retailer is selling more than 600 items for women, men and children on the site.

– 6:32 AM, EST

Retail

South Korea's 8Seconds Eyes Expansion

The fast fashion chain is focusing on its home market for now but looking to open stores in China as early as next year.

– 2:03 AM, EST

Beauty

Shiseido Unveils Strategic Plan

Under new ceo Masahiko Uotani, the company will pursue M&A opportunities, introduce new brands and ramp up research and development investments.

– December 17, 2014

Business

Li Ning Raising Up to $218 Million

The Chinese sports brand said it is selling shares for funds to grow.

– December 17, 2014

The Markets

Thousands of Bras Recalled in Japan

Triumph International received complaints of faulty under wires.

– December 17, 2014

Fashion

Misha Nonoo Vists Beijing

The designer, who staged a show at the W Beijing hotel, is connecting with Chinese fashion editors and gleaning design inspiration.

– December 17, 2014

Retail

Sydney Stores Reopen After Hostage Siege

Most businesses in and around Martin Place that had been affected by Monday’s events resumed normal trading hours on Tuesday morning.

– December 15, 2014

The Markets

Bangladesh Factories Assess State of Compliance

Global pressure to inspect factory buildings has changed the basis of the country's fashion business.

– December 15, 2014

Retail

Gunshots Fired as Sydney Cafe Under Siege Stormed by Police

Police stormed the Sydney cafe that's been under siege for more than 15 hours, firing gunshots shortly after hostages ran out of the building.

– December 15, 2014

Retail

Orla Kiely Inks Deal in Japan

Partnership with Fujii Company will see rollout of brand across the country.

– December 15, 2014

Accessories

Moynat Bringing Its French Touch to China

The French leather-goods-maker plans to open three gallerylike spaces in Greater China next year.

– December 15, 2014

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