Last year's Cashmere World Forum. (Courtesy Photo)

Event Watch: Cashmere World Forum 2015 in Hong Kong

From October 7 to 9, luxury and cashmere professionals will gather in Hong Kong to network and discuss the latest industry trends at the world's only cashmere trade event.

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Louis Vuitton is still a coveted brand for China's top handbag buyers. (Weibo/Louis Vuitton)

Gucci, Louis, Prada: Survey Says China’s Wealthy Women Still Love Mega-Brand Handbags

A new survey finds that brand status and design are still significant decision factors for affluent Chinese women making big-ticket handbag purchases.

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Amid Boutique Closings, Hong Kong’s Luxury Slump Here to Stay

Luxury brands are closing up shop in Hong Kong as sky-high retail rent prices remain out of sync with declining sales.

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Indonesia’s Bintan Island Aims to be ‘Next Bali’ with Eye on Chinese Travelers

A short ferry ride away from Singapore, The Sanchaya resort on Indonesia's Bintan Island offers an ultra-luxe escape for Chinese visitors interested in more than just shopping on their Singapore trips...

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Chinese tourists in Malacca, Malaysia. (Jing Daily)

Chinese Tourists Still Love Shopping as Outbound Ranks Grow 19.5 Percent

Newly released official statistics find that outbound Chinese tourist numbers are still growing rapidly as shopping remains a top travel priority.

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Retailers like Bloomingdale's are working on making it easier for Chinese consumers to buy online from China. (Shutterstock)

China’s Global E-Commerce Boom Extends to Over 100 Countries

A new Taobao study covering changes in China's e-commerce market over a decade finds that Chinese shoppers have rapidly expanded their reach abroad.

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