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Tamara Mellon raises funding for brand's expansion

Jun 20, 2019 / United States
The co-founder of the Jimmy Choo brand has managed to secure funding to expand her namesake brand. Tamara Mellon raised 50 million US dollars for the expansion of the brand

Tapestry appoints new CFO

Jun 19, 2019 / United States
Joanne C. Crevoiserat was appointed as Chief Financial Officer of Tapestry, the New-York based luxury house

Facebook reveals its Libra cryptocurrency

Jun 19, 2019 / Innovation
Libra was announced as a low-volatility cryptocurrency, powered by a smart contract platform that’s designed to be secure, scalable, and reliable. The cryptocurrency is governed by non-profit Libra Association based in Geneva

India increases tariffs on US goods

Jun 18, 2019 / India
India has imposed higher customs duties on a range of goods coming from the US, effective from last Sunday. This comes as a response to similar measures taken by the US

Walmart has a new Chief Technology Officer

Jun 18, 2019 / United States
Suresh Kumar is a 25-year Tech Executive, who will bring deep experience in retail and e-commerce, advertising, cloud and machine learning

Shoe Carnival declares quarterly dividend

Jun 17, 2019 / United States
The company to pay quarterly cash dividend of 0.085 Us dollars per share, a 6% increase over the prior quarterly cash dividend

New Global Chief Digital Information Officer at Nike

Jun 17, 2019 / United States
Effective from today, Ratnakar Lavu will become the company’s first Global Chief Digital Information Officer. He will report to Eric Sprunk, Nike's Chief Operating Officer

Crocs to reduce sourcing from China

Jun 14, 2019 / United States
The footwear company known for the iconic clogs says the amount of US products sourced from China will be below 10% for 2020. Currently, Crocs imports 30% of its US product from China

Puma to invest 40 million US dollars in Indiana

Jun 14, 2019 / United States
Puma North America intends to invest 40 million US dollars in a new distribution center in Indiana. A 635 000-square-foot building and the hiring of 90 people should be the key elements of the new facility

Genesco names new CFO

Jun 13, 2019 / United States
The Tennessee-based company appointed Mel Tucker, Senior Vice President of Finance and Chief Financial Officer, effective from the 24th June 2019. Tucker succeeds Mimi E. Vaughn, who recently was promoted to Chief Operating Officer

Chanel invests in company focused on sustainable materials

Jun 13, 2019 / France
The French-based luxury brand has invested in a chemistry firm that's exploring ways silk could replace chemicals used in clothing manufacturing

Singapore: most competitive economy

Jun 12, 2019 / Singapore
Singapore has ranked as the world’s most competitive economy for the first time since 2010, according to the IMD World Competitiveness Rankings, as the United States slipped from the top spot and economic uncertainty took its toll on conditions in Europe

ABG acquires Sports Illustrated

Jun 12, 2019 / United States
The New-York based group acquired a media icon as part of its strategy to build a global platform converging sports, culture and entertainment

Neiman Marcus with significant loss

Jun 12, 2019 / United States
The Texas-headquartered department store group reported falling third quarter revenue. Net loss reached 31.2 million US dollars, a worse result than the 19.9 million US dollars net loss from the previous year

Dick's Sporting Goods consolidates sales

Jun 11, 2019 / United States
The Pittsburgh-based sporting goods retailer announced results for the first quarter ended on the 4th of May. Net sales for the first quarter of 2019 increased by roughly 1%
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