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Business

Uniqlo's Nov. Same-Store Sales Jump 32.2%

Retailer plans to open new stores in Singapore and Russia.

– December 2, 2008

Retail

Thailand Demonstrations Hit Retailing

Political demonstrations that have closed Bangkok’s airport for almost a week and traumatized Thailand’s tourism industry promise to derail retail profits.

– December 2, 2008

Beauty

Cosmoprof Asia Visitors Search for Economic Footing

Cosmoprof Asia wrapped up its three-day run Nov. 12 to 14 as beauty industry executives faced the prospect of a global recession with determined optimism.

– December 2, 2008

Footwear News

Turmoil Hits China Factories

Many footwear producers are being forced to shut down amid the economic downturn.

– December 1, 2008

Business

Vuitton, Dior to Lower Prices in Japan

Louis Vuitton KK said it reduced prices on average 7 percent on leather goods, accessories, ready-to-wear, shoes, watches and jewelry.

– December 1, 2008

Media

Memo Pad: Baz Comes to New York... Vogue, the Movie...

Director Baz Luhrmann worked on his epic film, "Australia," to the last minute, but he didn't display too many frayed nerves at the movie's premiere last week.

– December 1, 2008

Retail

Assessing the Impact of Mumbai Terror Attacks

In the wake of last week’s deadly terror attacks on Mumbai, malls were deserted while executives downplayed the impact of the events.

– November 28, 2008

Fashion

Richardson Fetes Vogue Calendar

Marc Jacobs braved the November chill to attend the unveiling of a Terry Richardson calendar for French Vogue.

– November 27, 2008

Media

Mumbai Attacks Prompt IHT to Postpone Luxury Conference

Event had been scheduled for Dec. 3-4 in New Delhi, as India reels from terrorist strikes.

– November 27, 2008

Fashion

Missoni Stages Tokyo Runway Show

Italian brand recaps spring/summer to fete its newly refurbished flagship.

– November 26, 2008

Fashion

H&M Lures Williamson for Latest Collaboration

Swedish fashion giant taps Englishman Matthew Willliamson as next guest designer for summer 2009, including men's wear.

– November 25, 2008

Retail

More Y’s Mandarina Duck on Display in Hong Kong

The economic gloom is hovering over retailers here, but Adrienne Ma’s fledgling company, Amma Holdings Ltd., is forging ahead.

– November 25, 2008

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