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Business

Europe’s Markets Varied

Retailer Next was one of London’s best performers after reporting a rise in Q2 sales.

– 5:42 AM, EDT

Fashion

Kering Foundation Supports “Bring Back Our Girls” Campaign

Valérie Trierweiler and Anne Hidalgo inaugurated the exhibit in Paris.

– 5:14 AM, EDT

Retail

Galeries Lafayette Finalizes Sale of Credit Firm Stake

The deal marks the end of a two-year battle with BNP Paribas Personal Finance, its partner in the venture.

– 5:07 AM, EDT

Business

Gerard Darel Inks Deal to Reschedule Debt

A Paris commercial court has approved the plan, which gives the French fashion firm more time to pay down its debt.

– 5:00 AM, EDT

Business

Puma Q2 Net Profit Plummets 76.2%

The German activewear brand reported a 5.8 percent drop in sales in the second quarter.

– 3:08 AM, EDT

The Markets

Production Playing Field Leveling Out Worldwide

A more democratic era has emerged in global sourcing thanks a series of events and shifting buying patterns.

– 12:02 AM, EDT

Business

Upscaling Push Drives Dior Growth

Strong growth in all product categories and geographical sectors helped propel a double-digit rise in revenues at the company.

– 12:02 AM, EDT

Retail

Vestiaire Collective Releases Counterfeit Study

According to the report, 61 percent of female online-marketplace shoppers have been misled into purchasing counterfeit designer goods.

– 12:02 AM, EDT

Fashion

Ritz Paris' Colin Peter Field Mixing Drinks in Tuscany

While renovation work continues, the famed head barman of the hotel’s Bar Hemingway will be doing a stint behind the bar at Il Pellicano resort.

– 12:01 AM, EDT

Fashion

Daryl Brown Talks 'Inside the Godfather of Soul'

Due out Thursday, the tome details James Brown’s workaholic ways, running on three to five hours of sleep as needed.

– 12:01 AM, EDT

Fashion

Yves Salomon Thinks Global

The French luxury furrier is opening a flagship on Avenue Montaigne as part of global expansion plans.

– 12:01 AM, EDT

Fashion

Crowdfunding Web Sites Take Aim at Fashion Industry

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

– 8:50 PM, EDT

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