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Retail

Flipkart Investment Shows Surge in Indian Ecommerce

Flipkart, now valued at $11 billion, is racing past the valuation of many brick-and-mortar retailers and department store chains.

– December 23, 2014

Beauty

Neutrogena Transports Innovation From Asia to the U.S. Market

The launch of the Hydro Boost range marks the first time that the brand has brought over technology from Asia Pacific to the U.S. marketplace.

– December 23, 2014

Business

Lau Family, Qatar to Boost Lifestyle Stakes for $1 Billion

The major shareholders have no intention to privatize the company, it said in an e-mailed response to questions.

– December 23, 2014

Retail

Alibaba Spends $160.7 Million on Fight Against Fake Goods

The company said that as of September, it has cooperated with 1,137 brand owners and to identify and remove IP-infringing goods from its marketplaces.

– December 23, 2014

Accessories

Bulgari Opens Flagship in India

Opening of the 1,800-square-foot store at the DLF Emporio mall in New Delhi signals ​a revival of interest in the country’s luxury market.

– December 23, 2014

Business

PVH, Gazal Expand Australian Joint Venture

Tommy Hilfiger, Van Heusen businesses now included in arrangement.

– December 21, 2014

Retail

DFS to Open T Galleria Store Near to Angkor Wat, Cambodia

The 86,000-square-foot store is set to open in the town of Siem Reap in early 2016.

– December 19, 2014

The Markets

Japan's Kanematsu Changes Name, Focus

One of Japan's oldest textile traders will now be called Forward Apparel Company and will launch new brands.

– December 19, 2014

Business

The Major M&A Deals of 2014

While there were many mergers and acquisitions, a few managed to hit megadeal territory.

– December 19, 2014

Beauty

Beauty's Biggies No. 2: Korean Firms Grow in China

Brands are on the quick upward trajectory despite a western-dominated market.

– December 19, 2014

Beauty

Tourists Driving Beauty Business in Japan

Masahiko Uotani, president and ceo of Shiseido, noted that the beauty firm is gearing up for a strong Chinese New Year.

– December 19, 2014

Fashion

Fashion Moments of 2014

Looking back on the year.

– December 19, 2014

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