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0 0 Wal-Mart's China Revival Strategy Calls in JD.com and Its DronesBENTONVILLE, United States — Wal-Mart Stores Inc. has hit the reset button on its China strategy in dramatic fashion. The world's largest retailer is making an ambitious push into e-commerce in China and aims to deliver goods from its stores around the world to Chinese consumers within...  

0 0 Alibaba Promises Catwalks and Katy Perry for Singles' Day The celebration, launched seven years ago by Alibaba, has already eclipsed the combined sales of the equivalent events in the United States: Cyber Monday and Black Friday. However, Alibaba's accounting practices for the event came under scrutiny this year by the US Securities and Exchange...  

0 0 Nike Fuels Move to Corporate Bonds as Government Debt FaltersPORTLAND, United States — Corporate bonds are outperforming government securities, even as both decline, as analysts say the world's biggest economy is improving enough for the Federal Reserve to raise interest rates before year-end. Company debt has fallen 0.2 percent during the past three...  

0 0 After Death of Thai King, Luxury Market Wavers6 million tourists from China visited Thailand — more than from Europe, the United States, Australia, Africa and the Middle East combined – with nearly two million arriving between January and February 2016 alone, an especially high-traffic period for the Lunar New Year. In the near future,...  

0 0 GHD Acquired for $511 Million by CotyNEW YORK, United States — Coty Inc. agreed to buy the London-based hairstyling-appliances company GHD for £420 million ($511 million) in cash, expanding its offerings in the professional hair category. The British company, whose name is short for "Good Hair Day," will be acquired from...  

0 0 Alibaba Pictures, Amblin to Co-Produce Films The investment was part of a wave of acquisitions by big Chinese companies looking to expand their Hollywood footprint while bringing more Western films to China, set to soon surpass the United States as the world's biggest movie market. Dalian Wanda Group Co, the conglomerate controlled...  

0 0 PurseForum Roundup – National Handbag Day 2016 Edition National Handbag is October 10, and even if you are not in the United States, please celebrate with us. PurseForum has been fortunate to be visited by some extraordinary handbag collectors throughout the years. We have all been blessed to peek into the closets of aficionados of many brands,...  

0 0 Wal-Mart Plans to Slow New Store Openings, Invest in OnlineBENTONVILLE, United States — Wal-Mart says it plans to slow new store openings as it looks to pour more money into its online efforts, technology and store remodels. Shares of the Bentonville, Arkansas-based chain fell slightly in Thursday premarket trading. Wal-Mart closed on its more...  

0 0 Snap Inc Working on IPO Valuing Firm at $25 billion or More: WSJ6 million users in the United States by the end of 2016 and that number is expected to jump 13.6 percent to 66.6 million by next year, according to research firm eMarketer.  

0 0 Google and Facebook Chase New Kind of VR HeadsetNEW YORK, United States — So far, the landscape of virtual reality has been split between two types of headsets: expensive, high-end devices like the Oculus Rift that require PCs and external cameras, and cheap devices like Google's Cardboard and Daydream that use smartphones as displays,...  

0 0 This Hip, Weird Clothing Store Wants to Take Over AmericaNEW YORK, United States — ModCloth, the seller of vintage-inspired clothing and accessories, is finally growing up. Once, the hip online retailer sold almost nothing but weird, nutty fashion items for the retro girl. Now, as mainstream sellers of "normal" clothing retreat in the face of teen...  

0 0 DANSK Loves Maxwell Burnstein My premier Artist in Residency at the W Union Square in New York City this past July, with the Vogue certified BAJA EAST, jump-started exhibits across Thailand, United States, Netherlands, United Kingdom and more into 2017. How would you describe your art? Confronting the rise in digital...  

0 0 The 15 Things Katherine Wants In Her Closet for Fall 2016 9 / 15 My youngest brother recently started his freshman year at the United States Air Force Academy, and as a proud older sister, I want to add this little charm to all my handbags! 10 / 15 Fall is here and that's the only excuse I need to bring out the faux fur! 11 /...  

0 0 P&G Under Pressure to Make a Deal as Eco-Friendly Products SurgeCINCINNATI, OHIO, United States — Procter & Gamble Co., which is losing market share to eco-friendly products, is under mounting pressure to either fend off the competitors or buy one of them. The maker of Tide and Crest is struggling to maintain its position in key categories, including...  

0 0 How 'See Now, Buy Now' Is Rewiring CreativityNEW YORK, United States — Fourteen campaign images. Six videos. A string of celebrity portraits. All in one day. "It was a large list of deliverables," says photographer Inez van Lamsweerde, who, along with partner Vinoodh Matadin, was tasked with turning around all of the above in less than...  

0 0 Rebel Teens Are Killing America's Clothing GiantsNEW YORK, United States — Two years ago, Aéropostale Chief Executive Officer Julian Geiger shared his view of the adolescent shopper. "The teenager today wants to fit in," he told analysts. "They want to fit in by wearing things that make them feel safe. If there's a brand promise to...  

0 0 The Bag Lover's Guide to Value Added Tax Refunds in the Biggest International Shopping Markets The deal is pretty good for travelers from the United States: most global shopping destinations are in countries that will let foreign tourists claim a refund for part of the purchase price of goods they buy while in the country on vacation, and that almost always includes fashion items. All...  

0 0 Wal-Mart in Talks to Invest Up to $1 Billion in India's FlipkartNEW YORK, United States— Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is in advanced discussions to invest as much as $1 billion into India's Flipkart Online Services Pvt, as the two companies battle Amazon.com Inc. in e-commerce, according to a person familiar with the matter. Wal-Mart, the world's largest...  

0 0 Sears, Claire's at High Risk in Fitch Study of Retail FailuresNEW YORK, United States — Sears Holdings Corp., Claire's Stores Inc. and Nine West Holdings Inc. are among seven chains at high risk of defaulting within a year as shoppers shift to online merchants and spend more on experiences, according to a Fitch Ratings study of retail bankruptcies. The...  

0 0 Strippers Are Suing For Their Right To Dance Under The Age Of 21 As the United States undergoes one of its most important eras of social upheaval since ... We want to get something out the way. This is not "the most 2016 image ever." The most 2016 image ever is, like, Donald Trump being scared by a bird. But... Kerry Washington has spent enough time as...  

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