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Myanmar Introduces Code of Conduct

The country’s apparel industry is aiming to improve working conditions and boost exports to the European Union and United States.

– 4:18 AM, EST

Retail

Hong Kong Sees Steady Christmas Sales

The Hong Kong Retail Management Association said most retailers registered mid- to high-single digit increases during the holiday season.

– 3:20 AM, EST

Beauty

Shiseido 9-Month Profit Jumps on Gains

The company said gains from the sale of the Decléor and Carita brands to L’Oréal S.A. boosted its bottom line as higher costs bit into operating profit.

– 2:30 AM, EST

Business

Alibaba and Amazon Profits Down

The companies both turned in profit declines for the final three months of 2014 — but it was Amazon that came out on top in the eyes of Wall Street.

– 12:01 AM, EST

Beauty

Oscar de la Renta’s Legacy: 'Extraordinary'

The fashion house is getting ready to unveil the first scent of its one-year-old licensing pact with Inter Parfums Inc.

– 12:01 AM, EST

Beauty

Markwins In Deal to Acquire Bonne Bell

The company snapped up quintessential tween lines Bonne Bell and Lip Smackers, owned by Aspire Brands.

– 12:01 AM, EST

Beauty

Ipsy Breaks Out of the Box

They might be low on the beauty-box radar screen, but the company is a powerhouse and has its finger on the pulse of the beauty industry.

– 12:01 AM, EST

The Markets

Jones New York to Shutter Operations

It's the end of an era for Jones New York. Sycamore Partners said it would discontinue the Jones New York wholesale business and close its retail locations.

– 12:01 AM, EST

Beauty

First Scent Due From Olivier Polge

The perfumer is set to launch his first scent, the latest in the house’s Les Exclusifs lineup.

– 12:01 AM, EST

Fashion

Chris Uphues Collaborates With Loft for Valentine's Day

Chris Uphues' cheerful, childlike graffiti art can be seen all over the streets of Brooklyn, where the artist is based, as well as Chicago (his hometown).

– 12:01 AM, EST

Fashion

Céline Shows Pre-Fall Presentation in Paris

"Ooh la la, it's so beautiful in here," Madame Figaro's Nicole Picart trilled as she entered Céline's pre-fall presentation.

– 12:01 AM, EST

Media

St. John Knits Targets Youth Market With New Campaign

St. John Knits Inc. is trying its hand once again at reaching a younger audience with a new advertising agency and campaign.

– 12:01 AM, EST

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