Hearty Party

Socials dance the night away at Winter Wonderland Ball.

– December 8, 2008


Sofia Coppola's LV Designs Debut in Tokyo

Bags and shoes to hit Louis Vuitton stores in March.

– December 5, 2008


HSBC Bullish on LVMH

The Louis Vuitton brand should show "superior resilience" during the current economic downturn.

– December 4, 2008


Zegna Unveils Plans for Tokyo Flagship

Peter Marino-designed Zegna store set to open in March in Tokyo.

– December 3, 2008


McCartney Sets New Tokyo, Paris Stores

Seven-year-old brand plants boutiques in Aoyama and Palais Royal.

– December 2, 2008


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

Retailer plans to open new stores in Singapore and Russia.

– December 2, 2008


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


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


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


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


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

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