With casual sweaters and sharp suits in shades of black, white and grey, Ji Wenbo became the first Chinese designer to showcase a collection at Japan's Fashion Week in a bid to woo customers in fashion-savvy Tokyo.
Snowboarding gear retailer Zumiez Inc posted a surprise 0.2 percent rise in August sales at stores open at least a year, sending its shares up 6 percent in after-market trading. Six analysts, were on average, expecting same-store sales to fall 3.
Adidas AG , the world's number two sports goods maker, will keep battling those who misuse its three-stripe logo, it said on Wednesday, September 3rd after settling a infringement lawsuit against Wal-Mart .
The move to more sustainable, earth-friendly clothing, shoes and other consumer goods may be at a "tipping point" of mainstream acceptance, and major companies like Nike and eBay are recognizing their growing importance among global shoppers.
Japanese apparel maker Onward Holdings Co said on Monday it bought unlisted Violine, a holding firm that has Jil Sander luxury brand under its wing, for 167 million euros ($244 million) to boost its overseas presence.
Levi Strauss & Co said on Friday its chief financial officer was leaving the privately held jeans maker to pursue other opportunities, and would be replaced on an interim basis by its corporate controller.