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Thursday, March 5, 2015 at 6:48am
An immigrants rights group said it is working with American Apparel workers to protect the company’s manufacturing jobs in the latest drama to unfold out of the Los Angeles-based firm. Hermandad Mexicana, based out of Santa Ana, Calif., said it helped establish American Apparel... read more
Thursday, March 5, 2015 at 6:45am
MILAN — Despite worldwide brand awareness, Borsalino is facing financial troubles. “We are evaluating various options to face our financial difficulties and to make the company able to continue operating,” said Borsalino chief executive officer Marco Moccia. “We haven’t taken... read more
Thursday, March 5, 2015 at 6:31am
BANGKOK (Reuters) — Thai mall operator Robinson Department Store PCL said on Thursday it aimed for 2015 sales growth of 15 percent and planned to spend 3.3 billion baht ($102 million), mostly to open four more branches in major cities this year. Robinson, which is majority-... read more
Thursday, March 5, 2015 at 6:27am
BEIJING — Economists are calling the Chinese government’s economic growth target for 2015 of “around 7 percent” predictable yet are raising questions over whether leaders have a clear plan for reforms needed to steer the world’s second largest economy away from its dependence... read more
Thursday, March 5, 2015 at 6:05am
Blasts of wintry weather late in the month contributed to a mediocre performance for retail sales in February. Among the small sample of publicly held retailers that continue to report monthly sales, the largest — Costco Wholesale Corp. and L Brands Inc. — exceeded analysts’... read more
Thursday, March 5, 2015 at 4:31am
MILLION-VIEW MAN: Oliver Rousteing did it. Balmain’s artistic director hit the one-million mark on Instagram, becoming the most followed French fashion designer on the social media platform. Rousteing, who famously posts videos of himself wishing his followers goodnight, says... read more
Thursday, March 5, 2015 at 4:31am
MILLION-VIEW MAN: Oliver Rousteing did it. Balmain’s artistic director hit the one-million mark on Instagram, becoming the most followed French fashion designer on the social media platform. Rousteing, who famously posts videos of himself wishing his followers goodnight, says... read more
Thursday, March 5, 2015 at 4:20am
German streetwear brand DJINN’S enters the Spring/Summer 2015 season with an accompanying lookbook shot in Berlin. Blending their classic combination of caps and sneakers, the brand’s latest collection refines their most popular silhouettes while adding a number of new... read more
Thursday, March 5, 2015 at 4:16am
LONDON — Judith Sprieser will step down from the board of Jimmy Choo plc with immediate effect, for personal reasons that are unrelated to the company, the brand said Thursday. Board member Bob Singer will take up the positions of chairman of the audit committee and chairman of... read more
Thursday, March 5, 2015 at 4:02am
PARIS – Puma is reshuffling its management team. The Herzogenaurach, Germany-based sporting goods maker has named Nina Graf-Vlachy as its new head of global strategy. The former project manager at the Boston Consulting Group with a PhD in chemistry is following in the footsteps... read more

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