Luxury Brands Gear Up for Chinese New Year Spend Abroad

Chinese shopper looking at bags | Source: Bloomberg

From Paris to New York, purveyors of luxury goods are teaching staff Mandarin, offering traditional New Year “hongbao” gifts and flocking to social media sites as well-heeled Chinese tourists pack their bags to ring in the Year of the Goat abroad.

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Port Squeeze Threatens US Retailers’ Holiday Plans

Warehouse terminal at the Port of Long Beach, California | Source: Reuters

A shortage of transportation equipment and possible labor disruptions at ​the Long Beach port complex is delaying shipping containers for up to three weeks, threatening timely delivery to retailers for the holiday season.

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The Creative Class | Lori Goldstein, Stylist

Lori Goldstein | Photo: Michael Beauplet

The self-taught, sought-after stylist and designer of LOGO by Lori Goldstein, a collection sold via home shopping network QVC, has had, not one, but two fashion careers. Here Goldstein shares how a fine balance of restlessness and hard work led her from the American Midwest to the top of the industry.

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