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South Korean duty-free retailers caught in catch-22 over selling stockpiles to locals

South Korean duty-free retailers have begun to clear stock through local channels in response to a temporary change in regulations designed to relieve the industry of low sales volumes caused by the coronavirus pandemic.

Alibaba and JD launch 6.18 mid-year shopping promotions

Alibaba and JD launched their annual 6.18 mid-year shopping festivals, which will mark China’s largest online retail promotion since the outbreak of Covid-19.

Chanel faces fair-trade probe in South Korea

French luxury label Chanel is under investigation for alleged breaches of South Korea’s Free Trade Act.

Luxury labels head to Line during Thai coronavirus lockdown

High-end brands have taken to online social networking platform Line to sell luxury products during the Thai coronavirus lockdown.

Luxury brands thriving on JD during Covid-19

Around 20 luxury brands have opened stores on Chinese e-commerce platform JD since the beginning of January, seeking new avenues for business against the backdrop of the global coronavirus pandemic.

LVMH-backed L Catterton invests in Japanese cosmetics company Etvos

Japanese cosmetics brand Etvos has received a significant investment from global private-equity firm L Catterton’s Asia fund.

Calvin Klein and Allsaints ban fur across ranges

Hong Kong fashion brands management firm Global Brands Group says it will ban fur across its Calvin Klein and Allsaints clothing ranges.

Luxury labels increase focus on burgeoning South Korean market

South Korean consumers’ love for luxury labels is encouraging high-end brands to take bold, innovative moves into the market, opening pop-up stores and staging world-exclusive fashion shows.

The future is non-binary: The Phluid Project is a brand that ‘gets’ Gen Z

The Phluid Project, a New York brick-and-mortar shop specialising in gender-free apparel is setting a new standard for retailers, tapping into a key Gen Z trend.

Macy’s move seals the fate of fur in fashion, says analyst

Efforts to eliminate animal fur in fashion continue to accelerate as cities and even US states are joining brands and retailers in banning its use.

Macy’s move seals the fate of fur in fashion, says analyst

Efforts to eliminate animal fur in fashion continue to accelerate as cities and even US states are joining brands and retailers in banning its use.

North Korean cosmetics win approval from once-dismissive president

Kim Jong Un is encouraging beauty-conscious middle-class women to choose North Korean cosmetics over foreign brands as international sanctions deepen.