Fast Retailing Hasn’t Decided to Join Bangladesh Safety Pact

Uniqlo's Nanjing Road West Store in Shanghai | Source: Fast Retailing

TOKYO, Japan — Fast Retailing Co., Asia’s largest clothing retailer, hasn’t decided if it will join a safety pact to improve fire and building safety in Bangladesh following the country’s worst industrial disaster.

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On Fleeting Hong Kong Trips, Chinese Make Frugal Fashionable

Source: Reuters

HONG KONG, China — Armed with empty suitcases and same-day return tickets, an army of mainland Chinese is descending on suburban outlet shopping malls and international fashion chains in Hong Kong, turning cheap into the new chic as luxury falls out of favour.

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The China Edit | Shanghai Tang, L’Oréal Expands, Uniqlo Performs, Triple-Major, Made-in-Asia Luxury

Inside the Shanghai Tang Mansion on Duddell Street | Source: Shanghai Tang

Today, we bring you the first instalment of The China Edit, 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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