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Business

Bangkok Fair Reflects Troubled State of Industry

Bangkok International Fashion Fair see increased attendance but buying is slow.

– August 18, 2009

Retail

Lowering Prices, Japanese Stores Dive Into Fast Fashion

Some of Japan’s most storied retail players are rolling out more affordable apparel offerings.

– August 18, 2009

Retail

Sunglass Hut Expands in Australia

Sunglass Hut will roll out 65 shop-in-shops in the largest department store chain in Australia.

– August 18, 2009

Business

Japan GDP Turns Positive in Second Quarter

Japan officially emerged from the recession in the second quarter, according to official government data released Monday.

– August 17, 2009

Business

WWD Week in Review 8/14/09

Top stories for the week ending Aug. 14, 2009.

– August 14, 2009

Beauty

Beauty Biz Editor's Letter: Raising the Bar

Every year, WWD Beauty Biz publishes “Beauty’s Top 100.”

– August 14, 2009

The Markets

New Balance to Unveil New Store Concept in Beijing

As part of its plan to open as many as 1,000 stores in China before 2012, New Balance will unveil its first Experience Store in Beijing on Saturday.

– August 14, 2009

Eye

Fright Delights: Prada Transformer Changes Again

Seoul installation now showcases “Turn Into Me,” a selection of works by Swedish artist Nathalie Djurberg.

– August 14, 2009

Beauty

Beauty's Top 100

The top 100 ranks the world’s largest beauty manufacturers in 2008.

– August 14, 2009

Beauty

Japan: The New Beauty Obsessed Population Boom

A beauty-obsessed population has led to market saturation and an extremely competitive landscape in Japan.

– August 14, 2009

Business

Li & Fung Profits Rise 13 Percent

Hong Kong-based sourcing giant Li & Fung Ltd. posted double-digit profit growth in the first half despite weak market conditions.

– August 13, 2009

Fashion

+J Prepares for Fall Debut

Jil Sander's Uniqlo Collection to Launch Oct. 1 in the U.S. and U.K. and Oct. 2 in Asia.

– August 13, 2009

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