Political ethics campaigners lodged a formal complaint Thursday, October 23rd over the 150,000 dollars the Republican Party spent to dress vice presidential hopeful Sarah Palin in fashionable new clothes.
Children's clothing retailer Carter's Inc raised its full-year growth outlook and said earnings may not fall as much as expected, citing continuing strong birth rates, sending its shares up as much as 16 percent.
Avon Products Inc , the world's largest direct seller of cosmetics, said on Monday, October 20th it was investigating its China operations over allegations of certain improper travel, entertainment and other expenses.
Swiss watch exports grew 15.1 percent in September to 1.5 billion Swiss francs (983.6 million euros, 1.3 billion dollars), with Asian consumers leading the buying spree despite difficult economic conditions.
Two of the country's biggest clothing retailers reported lower annual profits and weaker recent trading on Tuesday as turbulence in financial markets adds to the pressure on shoppers from high food and fuel costs.
Shares in Switzerland's Richemont surged on Tuesday, October 21st as markets welcomed the group's first trading day as a pure luxury play following the spin off of its stake in British American Tobacco.
Luxury goods maker Salvatore Ferragamo is uncertain about its performance in the fourth quarter, its chief executive said on Tuesday, October 21st after a mainly positive first nine months of the year.
Two of Britain's biggest clothing retailers reported lower annual profits and weaker recent trading on Tuesday as turbulence in financial markets adds to the pressure on shoppers from high food and fuel costs.