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Tuesday, May 5, 2015 at 1:14am
WALLDORF, Germany (Reuters) — German e-commerce company Rocket Internet on Tuesday reported that the loan portfolio value of its investments has risen by 2 billion euros since its initial public offering in October, due in part to its push into online takeaway delivery. Ahead... read more
Tuesday, May 5, 2015 at 12:22am
BERLIN — Symrise AG’s first-quarter net profits jumped 31 percent to 68 million euros, or $76.2 million, driven by high demand in both its fragrance and flavors divisions. The Holzminden, Germany-based supplier reported earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and... read more
Tuesday, May 5, 2015 at 12:12am
PARIS – Adidas rebounded in the first quarter, boosted by strong sales in Western Europe and Greater China along with robust growth in North America, where it has been lagging behind rivals Nike and Under Armour. The German activewear giant posted a net profit of 221 million... read more
Monday, May 4, 2015 at 9:05pm
LONDON — Solange Azagury-Partridge is the latest designer set to get paddles popping at Paddle8.com, curating an online auction of jewelry, design and art that starts today and runs until May 19. The sale features 55 works that together form a kaleidoscope of color and texture... read more
Monday, May 4, 2015 at 9:01pm
POWERFUL MOMS: The fashion and retail crowd make a strong showing on Working Mother’s annual list of “50 Most Powerful Moms of 2015.” Victoria Beckham, Tory Burch, J. Crew president and creative director Jenna Lyons, Spanx chief executive officer Sara Blakely, Gisel Ruiz,... read more
Monday, May 4, 2015 at 9:01pm
POWERFUL MOMS: The fashion and retail crowd make a strong showing on Working Mother’s annual list of “50 Most Powerful Moms of 2015.” Victoria Beckham, Tory Burch, J. Crew president and creative director Jenna Lyons, Spanx chief executive officer Sara Blakely, Gisel Ruiz,... read more
Monday, May 4, 2015 at 9:01pm
Nordstrom Inc. named Blake Nordstrom, Pete Nordstrom and Erik Nordstrom co-presidents of the corporation, in changes supporting its team approach to managing the business. “It’s a title change more than a promotion. Their roles and responsibilities as well as their compensation... read more
Monday, May 4, 2015 at 9:01pm
Instagram might be a favorite of the fashion flock, but the picture-sharing platform hasn’t made it easy for brands to monetize their followings. Jumping in to fill that gap is RewardStyle’s Like to Know It, which is expanding its service beyond influencers and bloggers to help... read more
Monday, May 4, 2015 at 9:01pm
Tel Aviv-based software brand Aimee Soft has become an affiliate member of The O Alliance, adding a service that helps brands identify products most likely to result in online transactions. Aimee Soft functions on multiple levels to establish and optimize a consumer’s potential... read more
Monday, May 4, 2015 at 6:59pm
FILLING THE GAP: Condé Nast Entertainment has tapped Joy Marcus as executive vice president and general manager. Marcus fills the spot left open by Fred Santarpia, who moved over to parent company Condé Nast in the newly created role of executive vice president and chief... read more

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