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Acne Opens First Hong Kong Store

The boutique is in the city’s Central district.

Alexander Wang, H&M, collection, look book, performance wear, mens, men's

H&M Unveils Alexander Wang Look Book

Logo mania is back, courtesy of Wang’s collection for the retailer, which features everything from T-shirts to bath towels emblazoned with his moniker.

French Connection Halts Use of Angora

The British retailer joins labels included H&M, Topshop and Stella McCartney in banning the material in its products.

The Bilt-House Opens Fourth Store in Atlanta

Shannon and Anton Kotze are continuing the legacy of one of Atlanta’s favorite retailers.

Fast Retailing Plots New Logistics Centers

Uniqlo’s parent is partnering with Daiwa House to speed deliveries of online orders.

United Colors of Benetton, Russia, Moscow, Marco Airoldi, retail, expansion, Saint Petersburg

Benetton Sets Russian Expansion

The Italian retailer said it is planning to roll out about 40 more stores across Russia by the end of 2017.

Agent Provocateur, Berlin, opening, retail, store, intimates, lingerie

Agent Provocateur Fetes Berlin Boutique

The 1,065 square foot boutique sits on a glitzy stretch of Berlin’s Kurfürstendamm shopping street, with Saint Laurent and Louis Vuitton as neighbors.

Philippe Starck, Le Marie, chair, transparent, counterfeiting, kartell, design

Kartell Puts a New Spin on Transparency

Marks 50th anniversary of Starck’s clear chair.

kate spade, barricades, short hills mall

Kate Spade Takes to the Barricades

The brand is using the Science Project’s ShopStage technology platform to embed into the hoarding visual displays, touch screens and products.

Retailer N Brown Sheds Confidence, Cuts Profit Forecast

The company said it saw weak sales at the beginning of the second half due to an unseasonably warm start to the autumn/winter season.

Maurices, Maurices in Motion, activewear, George Goldfarb,

Maurices Gets Into Activewear

The Duluth, Minn.-based retail chain says it can take on the discount giants with its new activewear collection.

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