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Business

Japanese Retailers Trumpet August Gains

Sales increased slightly, with cooler weather spurring apparel purchases.

– 42 minutes ago

Fashion

Monocle Inks Deal With Nikkei Inc.

The Japanese media corporation will become a minority shareholder in the London-based magazine.

– 12:01 AM, EDT

Business

Emaar Shares Jump on IPO Details

Dubai-based developer is expected to list in October.

– September 1, 2014

The Markets

Lululemon's Asian Push

Hong Kong-based Ken Lee, taking on a brand-new role at the company, will spearhead Lululemon’s Asian expansion push.

– September 1, 2014

Accessories

China's Stella Luna Expands Footprint

The budding Chinese footwear brand is gearing up to add three more units in Paris.

– September 1, 2014

Business

Another Factory Fire in Dhaka

Fire authorities told WWD that some workers who escaped in panic were injured, but there were no fatalities, and that they were able to control the fire.

– August 31, 2014

Retail

Sarah Rutson Exits Lane Crawford

The fashion director had a 21-year career at the Hong Kong retailer.

– August 29, 2014

Business

Gap Files Report on Myanmar Factories

The factories selected to produce clothing for Gap Inc., the first U.S. retailer to reenter Myanmar since sanctions were eased, experienced early problems.

– August 29, 2014

Retail

Wanda Sets China E-commerce Venture

Developer is teaming with Tencent and Baidu.

– August 29, 2014

Beauty

Shiseido's Za Cosmetics Enters India

The 11-piece line represents the Tokyo-based company's first launch in the country.

– August 29, 2014

Fashion

Miuniku Bound for Paris Fashion Week

The nascent Indian label won a special jury award at the inaugural LVMH Young Fashion Designer Prize last May.

– August 29, 2014

Fashion

Cafe Kitsune Ramps Up Offerings in Tokyo

When it opened, the “cafe” was mostly a clothing shop with a coffee counter, but now, due to popular demand, it is finally starting to live up to its name.

– August 28, 2014

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