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Business

Carrefour Operating Profit Up 7.9% in H1

Improved profitability in Europe and Latin America made up for continued weakness in China.

– July 31, 2014

Fashion

Colombiamoda Marks 25th Anniversary

The event, which hosted 29 runway shows — including 16 new designers — generated $221 million in potential business opportunities.

– July 31, 2014

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.

– July 29, 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

Beauty

Enrique Iglesias Launching Men's Scent With Coty

The signer's first fragrance — called Adrenaline — will launch in August.

– July 25, 2014

Beauty

Brazil’s Beauty Industry 'Unfazed' by Economic Downturn

The country's beauty industry, the world’s third-largest, is expected to grow by 11.8 percent despite slowing consumption.

– July 24, 2014

Business

CAFTA Countries Fear TPP Prowess

Central American manufacturers are increasingly concerned over Vietnam’s participation in the Trans-Pacific Partnership.

– July 22, 2014

Business

VF's Q2 Sees 14% Profit Gain

Outdoor and action sports boosted revenue growth, as did international sales.

– July 20, 2014

Business

Brazil's Retail Sales Up 0.5% in May

Increase is strongest since November, agency says.

– July 16, 2014

The Markets

Brazil's Textile Exports Increase 24.3%

Exports of leather hides and skins increased to $246 million last month from $197.9 million a year earlier.

– July 15, 2014

Fashion

Monique Péan Names Global Sales Director

Katelyn Buckley Colas was previously in charge of wholesale for the Americas at Balenciaga.

– July 14, 2014

The Markets

Adidas 2 Nike 0 in World Cup Final

With Adidas sponsoring both teams in Sunday's World Cup final, the German sportswear brand has declared victory over U.S. rival Nike.

– July 10, 2014

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