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Business

China Issues Details on Trial Cotton Subsidy

China has issued details of a trial subsidy programme for farmers in Xinjiang that will replace a system of stockpiling that has roiled global prices.

– 12:18 PM, EDT

Business

Executives at Frankfurt-Listed Chinese Shoemaker Go Missing

At the same time, most of the company cash reserves in Hong Kong and Mainland China disappeared.

– 7:20 AM, EDT

Business

Alibaba Resellers Challenge Brands

A series of studies has warned brands about the dangers of one of the Chinese e-tailer’s core business streams: daigou agents.

– September 17, 2014

Retail

DFS to Enter Europe

The Hong Kong-based retailer plans to open its first T Galleria store in Venice in mid-2016.

– September 17, 2014

Men's

Changes Ahead for Bill Blass Brand

Peacock International Holdings this week named Stuart M. Goldblatt to the newly created position of president and chief operating officer of the brand.

– September 16, 2014

The Markets

Minimum Wage Debate Heats Up in Cambodia

According to an informal survey of 247 factories, GMAC found that 50 percent do not have enough orders to fill production for the rest of the year.

– September 16, 2014

Business

De Beers Reports Strength in Global Diamond Demand

U.S., China lead 2013 sales gains while India and Japan see declines.

– September 16, 2014

Retail

Shoppers Evacuate Westfield London After Security Alert

Around 12:10 pm local time, a suspicious package was reported and shoppers were ordered to leave the east London complex at about 1:45 pm.

– September 16, 2014

Business

Tokyo Shaken by Strong Quake

The epicenter was northeast of the capital.

– September 16, 2014

Business

Workers United Sets Cambodia Wage Campaign

The union is launching its first major global campaign for “living wages” on Wednesday.

– September 16, 2014

Media

Ermenegildo Zegna Ventures Into Film

The brand has collaborated with South Korean director Chan-wook Park on three short movies.

– September 16, 2014

Accessories

Manish Malhotra Launches Jewelry With Forevermark

The launch marked further expansion in what has been a fast-growth market for the diamond brand from the De Beers Group.

– September 16, 2014

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