Adonis Kentros
The News in Brief

At a time when more international brands than ever are tapping into the power of Chinese celebrities to reach young consumers in the world’s largest fashion and luxury market, those celebrities are coming under intense scrutiny from authorities concerned about their influence.

Nordstrom Inc beat estimates for quarterly sales on Tuesday, as people rushed to its stores to buy apparel and footwear, even as supply-chain disruptions threaten to create shortages at its off-price outlets during the holiday season.

The US-based e-commerce platform, which also counts stores in Dubai and Hong Kong among other locations, announced a funding round led by The Radcliff Companies and The Spruce House Partnership.

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