Right Brain, Left Brain | Clouds Looming Over Australian Fashion

Westfield Sydney | Source: Westfield

BoF’s editor-in-chief reports from Sydney, Australia, on a local fashion market that’s being radically reshaped by the arrival of global fast fashion chains and the meteoric growth of international e-tailers.

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The China Edit | Asos China, Chinese Tourists Shaping Retail, Alibaba’s Weibo Deal, Retail Hotpots In Asia Pacific, CFDA Launches ‘Americans in China’

Source: ASOS

The China Edit is a weekly curation of the most important must-read fashion business news and analysis from and about the world’s largest luxury market.

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Asos Plans New China Entry as First-Half Profit Gains 19 Percent

Asos Spring 2013 Campaign | Source: ASOS

LONDON, United Kingdom — Asos Plc, the U.K.’s largest online-only fashion retailer, said it plans to start a new website in China next financial year after first-half profit climbed 19 percent, meeting analysts’ expectations.

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British Retailers Asos, Boden and TopShop Tap U.S. Market For Growth

Topshop Spring/Summer 2013 | Source: Topshop

LONDON, United Kingdom — On the heels of Downton Abbey’s success on American television, British retailers are banking on a love of all things English to expand their business in the world’s biggest apparel market. Leading the British invasion are Asos Plc, TopShop, Boden, Jack Wills Ltd., and Superdry.

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