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Luxury brand profits stagnate in Korea

Luxury brand profits have stagnated in South Korea, with some labels trading at a loss.

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Innisfree to launch in Indonesia

Innisfree is launching in Indonesia in conjunction with Time International.


Gemfields introduces Faberge to India

Faberge, owned by UK emeralds and rubies mining company Gemfields, is the latest in a growing list of global luxury brands to enter India.

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Alibaba joins forces with counterfeited brands

Alibaba has teamed up with some of the world’s most-counterfeited brands to fight against fakes.


Vancouver next for Muji Canada?

Japanese lifestyle brand Muji Canada is expected to expand to Vancouver next year.

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Multi-brand boutique Project X launches

Project X, a multi-brand boutique that caters to young creatives, has launched at Plaza Indonesia in Jakarta.

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Seoul police bust fake label retailers

Seoul police busted four retailers on Monday for selling counterfeit products of luxury brands in Myeongdong, one of the busiest tourist and shopping districts in Seoul.

Mother and daughter selecting a wrist watch from a display of watches in shop

Japan’s second Watch Maison opening in Osaka

Takashimaya will open a Watch Maison shop in Osaka – its second following Tokyo a year ago.


Tudor Hong Kong fears worse to come

Tudor Hong Kong fears the luxury watch market may get even worse this year as Chinese tourists shop elsewhere.

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Profit drop warning by Hengdeli

Hong Kong-listed luxury watch retailer Hengdeli Holdings has warned its shareholders to expect a 70 per cent drop in profit share.


Hengdeli shifts focus to mid market

Chinese watch retailer and wholesaler Hengdeli Holdings is to expand into the mid market as it mainland China business grows.

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Psst! Want to buy a Rolex?

Rolex sales are soaring in Singapore, and other Asian cities as the Swiss franc’s value rises rapidly.

Staff of Singapore’s highest profile luxury watch chain The Hour Glass told AFP sales of Swiss brands have risen markedly in recent days, especially of Rolexes.

Most of its stores along Orchard Rd sold 25 to 30 Rolexes each day last weekend – far more than the usual five or six. Most sales were of ‘entry level’ models, costing S$10,000 upwards.

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