Hollywood's biggest and most beautiful stars donned their finest to strut down the red carpet at the Golden Globes on Sunday with strapless gowns, chandelier earrings, bold colours and black the top choices.
Shoppers spent more in the opening days of France's winter sales than last year as retailers offered bigger discounts to shift stock after a lacklustre Christmas period, retail associations said on Monday.
Searle Blatt & Co Ltd, which makes and sells women's ready-to-wear apparel, has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in a New York court. It sought bankruptcy protection last week along with an affiliate, Tom Jones Inc, court documents show.
Swatch Group (UHR.VX), the world's largest watchmaker, sees sales picking up in the second half of 2009 after dipping in the first half, its chairman said in an interview for the weekend edition of Swiss paper Finanz und Wirtschaft.
KP Fashion Co, which is owned by Kira Plastinina, the 16-year-old fashion designer and daughter of Russian businessman Sergei Plastinin, has filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy in a U.S. court. The Los Angeles-based company listed $9.
Fashion designer Ted Lapidus, whose career soared in the 1960s and 1970s with the unisex and safari look, died Monday at age 79 in a hospital in Cannes on the French Rivera, his family said."He died at 2:30 pm.
Russian state diamond miner Alrosa has secured a 44.2 billion rouble ($1.59 billion) loan from state-controlled bank VTB (VTBR.MM) which will allow it to redeem its short-term debt this year, VTB said on Friday.