Swiss watchmaker Swatch Group is still confident about growth in the second half of the year despite the global economic slowdown, the group's chairman Nicolas Hayek was quoted as saying on Tuesday, September 23th.
German fashion house Escada lowered its full-year outlook for the third time this year and reported on Tuesday, September 23th a steep drop in third-quarter core profit, citing difficult market conditions.
Women need no longer walk out of apparel stores seeking accessories to complete their ensembles. One-stop shops selling everything from clothes to scarves and jewelry are not a fad, but are here to stay. In a hard-hit U.S.
It's not usually seen conferring cachet in international fashion, but for up-and-coming Hong Kong designer Dorian Ho the "Made in China" label is an asset that he hopes will establish him as a global name.
Gold prices advanced Wednesday as the precious metal continued to garner support from ongoing turmoil on world financial markets, traders said.On the London Bullion Market, the price of gold rose to 834.02 dollars per ounce, from 779.