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Retail

Americas at Forefront of Growing Retail Property Market

According to Cushman & Wakefield’s report, New York’s Fifth Avenue is the world’s most expensive retail location.

– November 19, 2014

Fashion

'Pradasphere' Celebrated in Hong Kong

The traveling exhibition opened on the rooftop of Central Ferry Pier 4 here on Tuesday night.

– November 18, 2014

Business

WWD Global Stock Tracker Rises 0.5%

Urban Outfitters shares fall on disappointing Q3 results.

– November 18, 2014

The Markets

China October Cotton imports Hit Lowest Monthly Level in Five Years

China imported 81,900 tonnes of cotton in October, down 42 percent on the same month last year, and the lowest level since January 2009, data showed.

– November 18, 2014

Business

Japan Postpones Sales-Tax Increase

Prime minister Shinzo Abe calls for an early election amid an economy mired in recession.

– November 18, 2014

Accessories

Pacific Brands Sells Footwear, Sporting Goods Assets

The Australian company will focus on its core intimate apparel and bedding businesses.

– November 18, 2014

Business

Turning Sustainability From Burden to Asset

The concept of sustainability is evolving from a cost burden to manufacturers already under severe price pressures to a way of becoming more efficient.

– November 18, 2014

The Markets

As Myanmar Performs, Apparel Production Grows

A new factory in a duty-free industrial zone an hour outside of Yangon is the first of two plants to be opened by Prosperity Knitwear Myanmar Ltd..

– November 18, 2014

The Markets

Companies Balance Reputations, Rewards in Myanmar

The country poses numerous risks for investors cautious not only about the financial stakes, but of their international reputations, as well.

– November 18, 2014

Eye

Model Call: Grace Simmons

After making her runway debut at the fall couture shows, Simmons was booked as a semi-exclusive for Saint Laurent this past spring season.

– November 18, 2014

Fashion

Comme des Garçons' Rei Kawakubo Collaborates With Bata Tennis

Charles Pignal, the great-grandson of Bata founder Tomás Bata, relaunched and revamped the brand for the global marketplace last year.

– November 18, 2014

Retail

Flipkart Beefs Up Fashion Team

India's largest e-commerce site has tapped two proven executives to build its fashion category.

– November 17, 2014

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