World trade will this year grow at the slowest pace since the global financial crisis, a development that should serve as a “wake-up call” as anti-globalization sentiment builds, the World Trade Organization warned.
On China’s live streaming platforms, top hosts belt out songs and fans shower them with cash during shows that resemble mass online dates, as authorities grapple with a market that has attracted the likes of Alibaba and Tencent.
Donald Trump accused China of devaluing its currency in the opening minutes of the first U.S. presidential debate—adding fresh spice to an old debate: Does China gain an unfair trade advantage by manipulating the yuan?
Federica Marchionni was forced out as chief executive of Lands’ End, capping a tumultuous 19 months on the job in which she tried to fashion broad changes at the catalog retailer that roiled employees and turned off shoppers.
A consulting-firm study painted a bleak picture of the Swiss watch industry. The survey found that 82% of watch executives expect a negative outlook for the coming year, up from 41% in 2015 and 19% in 2014.