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Caleres to launch Naturalizer and Sam Edelman in Greater China

US footwear company Caleres is to launch Naturalizer and Sam Edelman shoe brands in Greater China.

Moda Operandi launches in China

Fashion-discovery platform Moda Operandi has appointed Ming Yang as the firm’s new MD for China.

Nu Skin flagship ‘future proofs’ its format

Health-and-beauty firm Nu Skin is rolling out a new store design based on its Shenzhen flagship, which opened in November last year.

Versace China opens Beijing flagship

Versace China’s new flagship has opened in Beijing as part of a concerted plan by the fashion label’s new owners to expand its footprint globally.

Bleak prospects for Hong Kong luxury goods market

Analysts are warning of challenging times ahead for the Hong Kong luxury goods market.

Taiwan’s 85C Bakery Cafe expands in the US

Taiwanese franchise 85C Bakery Cafe is undergoing rapid expansion in the US.

Nike products withdrawn in Mainland China after Instagram faux pas

Nike has elected to withdraw a new shoe design in Mainland China after a politically sensitive image was posted to Instagram by one of its designers.

SMCP to buy men’s luxury brand De Fursac

Chinese-controlled affordable luxury fashion group SMCP has agreed to buy French menswear luxury label De Fursac.

Luk Fook looks to China to maintain growth

Luk Fook will add at least 150 stores in Mainland China this year as it looks to mitigate falling sales in Hong Kong.

Belle to spin off Topsports International in US$1 billion IPO

Chinese footwear manufacturer and retailer Belle International has filed papers for a public listing of its sportswear business Topsports International.

Fred Segal eyes Asian expansion

US West Coast fashion and lifestyle retailer Fred Segal is eyeing expansion into China as its new owner Global Icons seeks to revive the 57-year-old brand.

Bleak forecast for Hong Kong retail sales

Hong Kong retail sales will shrink by 5 per cent this year according to projections by PWC.


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