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Shiseido H1 Oper. Profit Tumbles 46.4%

The beauty giant also slashed its full-year targets. One-off gains from the sale of Decléor and Carita to L'Oréal boosted its bottom line.

– 12:44 AM, EDT

Beauty

Sephora Gains Ground in India

After a slow start, Sephora has changed its game in the Indian market.

– 12:02 AM, EDT

Retail

Hong Kong Protests Pinch Retailers

The pro-democracy demonstrations that have lasted here for just over a month show no sign of coming to an end.

– 12:02 AM, EDT

Retail

Wal-Mart to Close 30 Japan Stores

Wal-Mart’s Seiyu GK will shutter 7 percent of its “nonperforming stores that are not aligned with the company’s strategy.”

– 4:39 PM, EDT

Retail

Alibaba Plays Trademark Card to Protect Lead

China's $8 bn e-commerce spree nears.

– October 30, 2014

Business

Madden Faces Legal Challenge in Australia

The footwear firm’s licensee alleges a breach in trade practices legislation.

– October 30, 2014

Business

Etailer Snapdeal Gets $627 Million From SoftBank Group

Scalability and growth are certainly on the cards: the company follows a marketplace model similar to Alibaba in China.

– October 29, 2014

Fashion

'Pradasphere' Exhibit Headed to Hong Kong

The exhibition exploring Miuccia Prada’s creative journey into fashion, art, architecture, sport and history will open on Nov.18.

– October 29, 2014

Retail

Tory Burch Opens Largest Store in Shanghai

Burch along with Wendi Deng Murdoch, dancer Charles “Lil Buck” Riley and a bevvy of Chinese beauties, were on hand for the opening.

– October 29, 2014

Footwear News

Gwyneth Paltrow Promotes British Airways in Jimmy Choo

The actress is perched atop the most expensive hotel in the world.

– October 29, 2014

Retail

Snapdeal Founder Eyes Alibaba Playbook With Funding Deal

Snapdeal on Tuesday unveiled a $627 million investment from Japan's SoftBank, one of the high-profile early backers in China's Alibaba.

– October 29, 2014

Retail

Alibaba's John Spelich Talks 'Ecosystem Platform Approach'

Until its initial public offering last month, e-commerce giant Alibaba was largely unknown outside the confines of its native China.

– October 28, 2014

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