Mr Price Rallies as First-Half Earnings Counter Consumer Slump

The South African retailer rose to a five-week high after reporting first-half earnings gains that ran counter to a consumer-spending slump.

– October 23, 2014

Footwear News

Nicholas Kirkwood Hosts Largest Pop-Up Shop at Level

The Brit designer unveiled his fall collection, Arcs of Orbit, in Dubai last night.

– October 22, 2014


Sephora's Big Goal: No. 1 in Every Market

Growth drivers at the perfumery chain include innovative and exclusive products, a focus on service and the implementation of digital tools in store.

– October 17, 2014


The Global Business of Secondhand Clothes Thrives in Kenya

Kenya imports about 100,000 tons of secondhand clothes a year, providing the government revenues from customs duties and creating tens of thousands of jobs.

– October 15, 2014


Dubai Challenge to Antwerp Diamond Trade Boosted by Banks

Dubai’s banks are extending loans to the local diamond industry.

– October 14, 2014


Dubai Designers Cultivate Home Front

Designers showing at Fashion Forward played to the local market.

– October 14, 2014


Kuwait Ambassador Salem Al-Sabah Hosts Annual Fundraiser

The dinner marked the 10th annual event to raise money for the Kuwait-American Foundation.

– October 13, 2014


Louboutin Sets Men's Boutique in Dubai

Shoe designer hosts shoe signing at Mall of the Emirates.

– October 13, 2014


Morgan Stanley — S&P Whammy Roils Edcon Bonds: South Africa Credit

Bonds of Edcon Holdings Ltd. are feeling the effects of a ratings downgrade and Morgan Stanley note advising traders to short the securities.

– October 10, 2014


Child Labor List Cites Some Progress

The use of child labor and forced labor remains widespread around the world according to the U.S. Department of Labor’s latest report.

– October 7, 2014


H&M Q3 Disappoints Investors

Despite reporting a 20 percent jump in after-tax profits in the period, analysts and investors homed in on the retailer's decline in gross margin.

– September 25, 2014


Model Call: Adesuwa Aighewi

The half-Nigerian, half-Chinese model, repped by One, is experiencing something of a second coming.

– September 16, 2014

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