Costco to Sell Online in China

Costco announced that it will enter the Chinese market through Alibaba Group’s

Asia to Continue to Drive Luxury Growth

Research: Asia, particularly China, will continue to drive growth in the luxury market despite a slight slowdown in recent years.

Neiman Marcus scales back operations in China

Neiman Marcus

Neiman Marcus plans to scale back its physical operations in China, closing a warehouse that serves its online business in the country.

Nike promotes Spillane to head China operations


Nike has promoted Michael Spillane to the position of VP and GM of Greater China.

Confidence in China cools for US businesses

Confidence, investment in China from US companies is cooling as the country’s economic growth slows and labor costs rise.

Investment key to Africa’s apparel sector growth

Africa’s beleaguered apparel/textile industry could take advantage of a downturn in exports from Chinese manufacturers.

Department store sector sees rapid growth in China

Department stores in China have flourished, with apparel purchases driving growth.

Adidas reiterates commitment to sourcing in China

Adidas Group

Adidas says it remains committed to sourcing in China and will continue to work with more than 300 suppliers there despite shutting its only company-owned Chinese apparel factory earlier this year.

China’s textile and clothing firms expand in Africa

China’s powerful apparel and textile industry is looking for continued growth in sub-Saharan Africa, where local manufacturers and brands are now worrying about how to deal with the competition.

China’s retail sales to overtake Japan by 2015

A report by Frost & Sullivan says China will become the second largest retail market in the world by 2015.