Brazilian shoemaker Dass Nordeste on Monday announced plans to raise around 1 billion reais ($300 million) in an initial public offering, joining a handful of companies trying to bring back last year’s momentum.
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Clothing down. Footwear down. Health and beauty down. That was the picture of UK retail last month as ongoing bad weather meant interest in sarongs, sandals, sun cream and spring/summer fashion generally was at a low.
Known for its export potential, the Portuguese textile industry is currently seeking to balance its historical manufacturing models and raw materials with a young, sustainable fashion scene and its commercial ambitions.