The founders of Italian fashion house Dolce & Gabbana apologised to Chinese customers on Friday as a row over racially offensive posts snowballed, with its products pulled from lucrative Chinese e-commerce platforms.
The house of Dolce & Gabbana called off a giant Shanghai runway show on Wednesday after an internet furor over the brand’s alleged attacks on Chinese culture via videos of Asians eating Italian dishes with chopsticks.
Michael Kors may have seen its shares falling sharply after sales missed analysts’ forecasts, but the message from the company’s top team was (almost) all positive as it looked to a time when it will be an $8bn group.
The billionaire CEO of Chinese e-commerce giant JD.com Inc, Richard Liu, was arrested in the U.S. state of Minnesota on suspicion of criminal sexual conduct and later released. Police said an investigation is ongoing.
The Chinese boyband star was unveiled as the brand's first-ever International Youth Creative Ambassador last month, and his first interactive marketing campaign for sportswear range Adidas neo has ranked highly on Weibo.
Harrods is planning a major makeover of its London flagship with the work being the biggest in its history. It’s spending £200m on the store and its website to widen its already-strong appeal to global shoppers.
China's internet saw an outpouring of support on Tuesday for model Ming Xi, who apologised to the country for tripping on the catwalk of the first-ever Victoria's Secret fashion show held in her country.
At Prada’s Spring/Summer 2018 show in Milan last week in a warehouse papered with giant pop-art comic strips, one name in the coveted front row stood out: Tao Liang, otherwise known as Chinese blogger ‘Mr Bags’.