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Retail

Consumerism Booms in Cambodia

Though poverty is still rife in the countryside, an urban boom and robust growth has given rise to a growing consumer class.

– September 28, 2014

Business

Alibaba Buys 15% of Chinese Hospitality Technology Provider

The investment is expected to allow the e-commerce giant to develop its Taobao travel business alongside Beijing Shiji.

– September 28, 2014

Business

Trade Issues Key at India Summit

White House officials said Friday that several trade issues are among the key topics President Obama and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will discuss.

– September 26, 2014

Accessories

Delvaux Settles in Paris

The Belgian brand has embarked on a global expansion plan, including the opening of seven boutiques before the year is over.

– September 26, 2014

Beauty

Pauline Ducruet Named Lancaster Ambassador for Asia

Asia is a burgeoning market for the Coty Inc.-owned skin-and-sun-care brand.

– September 26, 2014

Retail

H&M Q3 Disappoints Investors

Despite reporting a 20 percent jump in after-tax profits in the period, analysts and investors homed in on the retailer's decline in gross margin.

– September 25, 2014

Business

Kering Foundation Adds Chinese Board Member

The foundation is expanding its activities to China with the appointment of activist Yuan Feng.

– September 25, 2014

Fashion

Mario Boselli Named Guest Professor at Tsinghua University

The university’s president Li dang Qi, who is also the president of the China Fashion Association, conferred Boselli with an official certificate on Tuesday.

– September 23, 2014

Retail

Vero Moda Partners With Bollywood Filmmaker

Called Vero Moda Marquee, the line will have eight collections that will be in stores for two weeks each and make up 80 designs.

– September 23, 2014

Business

Esprit Reverses Loss for Year

Esprit Holdings Ltd. swung to a net profit for the fiscal year as the company reduced costs and stabilized sales in Europe, its largest market.

– September 23, 2014

Business

Kering Taps Carlo Imò

He will become the French group’s main representative in the Asia Pacific region.

– September 23, 2014

The Markets

Ksubi Making Return in U.S.

Having been acquired by the Breakwater Group, the Australian denim and streetwear label is relaunching for spring in Los Angeles.

– September 23, 2014

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