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Fashion

United Students Against Sweatshops Organizes Protest Against REI

The protesters were holding a national day of action in protest against the retailer's refusal to sever ties with The North Face.

– July 27, 2014

The Markets

China Q4 Cotton Import Demand May Surprise Market

Uncertainty over a policy shift to crop subsidies in China could spark a burst of demand for imported cotton between September and December.

– July 25, 2014

Beauty

Clé de Peau Beauté Adds to Line

Shiseido is introducing a series of new and reformulated products under the brand, including new color cosmetics for fall and additions to its skin-care range.

– July 25, 2014

Fashion

No. 21 Opening First Store in Tokyo

The 1,830-square-foot boutique will be located in the city’s prestigious Omotesando district.

– July 25, 2014

Business

Wal-Mart Names Greg Foran to Lead U.S. Business

In a surprise shift, Wal-Mart Stores Inc. has tapped its top Far East executive to revive its stores at home in the U.S.

– July 24, 2014

Business

LVMH Profits Slide on Asia Slump

The French luxury giant reported a 4.3 percent dip in net profits in the six months to June 30 to 1.51 billion euros, or $2.07 billion.

– July 24, 2014

Retail

Retail Sales Drop 4.6% in South Korea

Data for June covers department and discount chains.

– July 24, 2014

Business

Hong Kong Rents at Risk

A slowdown in mainland Chinese tourists has hit store sales, paving the way for the first drop in retail rents in a decade.

– July 23, 2014

Business

Bangladesh Accord Projects Budget Shortfall

The Accord on Fire and Building Safety in Bangladesh said it will need more funding in its second year.

– July 23, 2014

Retail

G-Star Raw to Enter India

More than 30 stores are expected to open across India in the next five years, according to a spokesperson.

– July 23, 2014

Business

For Bangladesh Factory Owners, End of Inspections Brings Relief

The Alliance for Bangladesh Worker Safety, a consortium of 26 brands and retailers, disclosed the completion of its targeted factory inspections.

– July 23, 2014

Business

Bangladesh Alliance Releases First Annual Report

Labor activists remain encouraged but critical.

– July 22, 2014

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