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Business

Addis Ababa Doubling in Size Gives Africa Another Hub: Cities

Planners predict the population of Addis Ababa and five satellite towns will more than double by 2040 to 8.1 million.

– August 1, 2014

Business

President Obama to Host U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit

A delegation of international apparel and textile companies and industry trade associations plan to participate.

– July 31, 2014

Men's

Gieves & Hawkes Expands Wholesale

The Savile Row brand will begin selling exclusively at Bergdorf Goodman in mid-August and Isetan in Tokyo in September.

– July 31, 2014

Business

Delta Galil's Q2 Profits Up 10.6%

Isaac Dabah, chief executive officer, said the strong results were “sustained by organic growth across nearly all of our business segments.”

– July 29, 2014

Business

USTR Calls for Expansion of AGOA

The Obama administration is in consultation with Congress over renewing and updating the African Growth & Opportunity Act.

– July 29, 2014

Fashion

Crowdfunding Web Sites Take Aim at Fashion Industry

Noteworthy upstarts include Zaozao, Mimoona, Carnet de la Mode, I Am La Mode and Musestyle.

– July 28, 2014

Retail

Topshop Looks Toward Global Expansion

The fall ad campaign featuring Cara Delevingne is just the beginning of what could well be a pivotal year for the brand.

– July 28, 2014

Accessories

In the Mix: Michael Nelson Eyes First Collaboration

The New York-based fair-trade designer has teamed with Selima Optique on a collection of handmade Italian sunglasses.

– July 28, 2014

Media

Milly Taps Drake Burnette for Fall Campaign

Lensman Cedric Buchet shot the dark-haired model, who starred in Larry Clark’s film “Marfa Girl.”

– July 24, 2014

Business

LVMH Profits Slide on Asia Slump

The French luxury giant reported a 4.3 percent dip in net profits in the six months to June 30 to 1.51 billion euros, or $2.07 billion.

– July 24, 2014

Footwear News

3 Questions for Sseko's Liz Bohannon

The founder talks to FN about developing her brand in Uganda and what's next for the line.

– July 23, 2014

Fashion

Marks & Spencer Looking East

The retailer plans to make further inroads into Saudi Arabia and the Middle East with Alhokair Fashion Retail.

– July 23, 2014

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