German fashion house Hugo Boss followed luxury peers LVMH and Burberry with a jump in sales and profits for the start of 2011 as Asian demand for European luxury labels continues unabated. Luxottica also posted strong profits on Thursday. Hugo Boss forecast 2011 sales up at least 12 percent...

Big mover of the session was athletic shoes and apparel maker Nike, which was rising 5% to $85.37 early on Tuesday as its fourth quarter profit increased 14% from the previous year, as higher North American sales helped to offset a rise in expenses. Both earnings per share and revenue were...

Therefore, Gymboree, J Crew Group, and Timberland fall under the first category, whereas Sketchers, Crocs and Wolverine World Wide are too focused on footwear as to be considered together with other broader fashion and apparel companies. Last to abandon the FashionUnited Top100 Index will be...

IN Sweden, second quarter results from fashion retailer Hennes & Mauritz (H&M) were a mixed canvas. Group sales, including value added tax (VAT), and increased by 12% year-on-year in local currencies, with like-for-like sales up 2%. Sales excluding VAT grew to SKr.27,632m from SKr.27,033m in...

Carter's, the largest branded marketer in the US of infant apparel, reported Wednesday that it has acquired Toronto-based children's clothing and accessory company Bonnie Togs in a deal valued at up to $98 million, aimed to expand in international markets. "The acquisition of Bonnie Togs is...

The Italian fashion house Prada is due to price its IPO on Friday and make its trading debut on June 24. However, recent IPOs have struggled. Samsonite's fall comes even thought it priced its flotation at the lower end of a proposed range. Earlier this month Australian mining company...

American actress, socialite and fashion blogger Olivia Palermo graces the cover of Marie Claire Spain April 2012 issue wearing a lovely dress from Christian Dior. On a number of photographs inside the edition she also wears beautiful designer clothing including pieces from Spring/ Summer 2012...

"Merging magazine reading and shopping creates the ultimate playground for fashion lovers — an entirely shopable magazine," said Claudia Plant, Net-a-Porter's editorial director, who left Tatler ten years ago, becoming one of the first members of Natalie Massenet's team, pioneering this new...

Tommy Hilfiger hits the runway for New York Fashion Week with designs focusing on the prep look for Fall 2012. As we continue our coverage of New York Fashion Week Tommy Hilfiger's Show is classic and chic. It is true that Hilfiger designs with a specific intent to appeal to a certain...

Quoting Daily Mail, rumors spread around the market that US rival Abercrombie & Fitch is preparing a bid for SuperGroup, which owns fashion chain Superdry, and rose 21p to 839.73p on Thursday. Far away to the East, in Hong Kong Samsonite shares have tumbled on their debut at the Hong Hong...

 

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