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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
Retailers can’t move on to spring fast enough. For the small sample of publicly held companies that still report monthly comparable sales as well as the broader U.S. retail market, numerous blasts of bitter winter weather severely limited sales in February, the second-lowest... 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
Thursday, March 5, 2015 at 4:00am
Sneakersnstuff are the latest collaborators on the Reebok Ventilator silhouette and in celebration of the model’s 25th anniversary, the Stockholm-based shop have turned their attention to the plight of honeybees. The “Bees & Honey” Ventilator is seen in a neutral black... read more
Thursday, March 5, 2015 at 3:20am
Le Feuillet presents a new way to carry your essentials, as the French leather goods brand here launches the lookbook for its new 2015 “Pantin” campaign. The premium leather accessories have been constructed from the finest materials, highlighted by a large clutch-type... read more

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