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LONDON, United Kingdom — This week, we examined the shuffles within Condé Nast made by its recently appointed chief business officer Jim Norton. Across the Atlantic, Alexandra Shulman revealed she would be standing down as as editor-in-chief of British Vogue. Her announcement follows a slew of new editors at the publication's international editions. We also explore the business behind the cheap and accessible 'dupes' of cult beauty products.

1. As Condé Nast Restructures Business Side, What's Next?

Condé Nast headquarters, New York | Source: Shutterstock

Newly installed chief business officer Jim Norton makes sweeping changes to the company's business side as rumours swirl that the Condé Nast business is being readied for a sale.

2. The Changing Faces of Vogue

From left: Deena Aljuhani Abdulaziz, Emanuele Farneti, Silvia Rogar, Karla Martinez and Eugenia de la Torriente | Sources: Courtesty, Instagram

Alexandra Shulman's departure from British Vogue comes after new appointments at several international editions of the magazine, will the brand reboot the brand for today’s media reality?

3. As Trump Looks Inward, Luxury Eyes Los Angeles Manufacturing

Monique Lhuillier's factory in Vernon, LA | Source: Courtesy

Can LA’s manufacturing base transcend denim and t-shirts and become a genuine hub for high-end production in Donald Trump’s protectionist America?

4. Behind the Business of Beauty Dupes

Source: Instagram users @makeup_rev_pt, @miss_criss09, @sundancegirl, @actorslife_beautybleedsmua, @dia.mak@sophiesbeauty2

A new breed of beauty brands is taking a page from fast fashion, winning business by offering cheap and accessible 'dupes' of it-products.

5. How Automation Is Reshaping Fashion

Computerised knitting machines in a textile factory | Source: Shutterstock

Automation is set to transform the business of fashion, from design to production to marketing.

6. At Paris Couture, Betrayal and Brilliance

Valentino Couture Spring/Summer 2017 | Source: InDigital

Two stars shone brightest this couture season: John Galliano of Maison Margiela and Pierpaolo Piccioli of Valentino, says Angelo Flaccavento.

7. Chinese New Year Shoppers Expand Their Horizons

Tongan fire dancer | Source: Shutterstock

As more countries lift visa restrictions, increasingly adventurous Chinese travellers are turning their gaze to off-the-radar destinations like Morocco, Peru and Tonga.

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