Consumer Discretionary Consumer Durables and Apparel

  • MONACO— Sponsor Adidas is ending its commercial agreement with the governing body of athletics three years early, despite the IAAF's plans to broadly reform itself in the wake of doping and corruption scandals. That was under former IAAF president Lamine Diack, who is facing corruption allegations in France after revelations of doping cover-ups involving...

  • NEW YORK _ G-III Apparel Group Ltd. on Thursday reported fiscal third-quarter earnings of $70.6 million. G-III Apparel expects full-year earnings in the range of $1.61 to $1.71 per share, with revenue expected to be $2.43 billion. G-III Apparel shares have fallen 39 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • MONROE, Mich. _ La-Z-Boy Inc. on Wednesday reported fiscal second-quarter earnings of $20.8 million. The average estimate of three analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 38 cents per share. La-Z-Boy shares have climbed 9.5 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • Pedestrians walk past an Under Armour Inc. store in Shanghai, China, on Monday, Dec. 21, 2015.

    The spike follows Under Armour's announcement that it will change the ticker symbols of its Class A (UA) and Class C (UA.C) common stocks.

  • HIGH POINT, N.C.— Fewer people are attending a world-renowned furniture market in North Carolina, where state law defines which bathrooms people can use and limits legal protections for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people. High Point Market Authority CEO Tom Conley didn't respond Monday when asked how much calls to boycott events in North Carolina...

  • PETRITSI, Bulgaria Nov 23- Greek businessman Prokopis Makris believes moving to Bulgaria three years ago was the best decision he ever made. The accountant shut his failing furniture company in Greece and opened a business helping other entrepreneurs move to Bulgaria to escape a 29 percent tax rate, which has jumped since Athens adopted austerity as part of an...

  • PETRITSI, Bulgaria Nov 23- Greek businessman Prokopis Makris believes moving to Bulgaria three years ago was the best decision he ever made. The accountant shut his failing furniture company in Greece and opened a business helping other entrepreneurs move to Bulgaria to escape a 29 percent tax rate, which has jumped since Athens adopted austerity as part of an...

  • PETRITSI, Bulgaria Nov 23- Greek businessman Prokopis Makris believes moving to Bulgaria three years ago was the best decision he ever made. The accountant shut his failing furniture company in Greece and opened a business helping other entrepreneurs move to Bulgaria to escape a 29 percent tax rate, which has jumped since Athens adopted austerity as part of an...

  • PETRITSI, Bulgaria Nov 23- Greek businessman Prokopis Makris believes moving to Bulgaria three years ago was the best decision he ever made. The accountant shut his failing furniture company in Greece and opened a business helping other entrepreneurs move to Bulgaria to escape a 29 percent tax rate, which has jumped since Athens adopted austerity as part of an...

  • PETRITSI, Bulgaria Nov 23- Greek businessman Prokopis Makris believes moving to Bulgaria three years ago was the best decision he ever made. The accountant shut his failing furniture company in Greece and opened a business helping other entrepreneurs move to Bulgaria to escape a 29 percent tax rate, which has jumped since Athens adopted austerity as part of an...

  • MILAN, Nov 22- Italy's biggest utility Enel has committed to upgrade its networks to prepare for a digital era when home appliances will be hooked up to the Internet, in a move that will drive fatter shareholder returns. In the presentation of its 2017-2019 strategy plan, Enel forecast ordinary net profit will grow at an average of around 14 percent per year in the...

  • *Signals share buyback of up to 2 bln euros. MILAN, Nov 22- Italy's biggest utility, Enel, signaled higher dividends and a share buyback of up to 2 billion euros on Tuesday, and unveiled plans to upgrade its networks for an era when home appliances will be hooked up to the Internet. Enel, Europe's biggest utility in terms of customers, said in its strategy plan for...

  • LONDON, Nov 22- British internet retailer AO World said it was set up well for the rest of the year after a strong first half in which it delivered group earnings of 1.5 million pounds against a 4.5 million pound loss a year ago. Revenue for the group, which sells home appliance and electronic goods, rose 22.9 percent to 324.7 million pounds for the six months to...

  • *Lists assets and liabilities in $100- $500 mln range. NEW YORK, Nov 14- American Apparel LLC filed for its second bankruptcy protection in just over a year on Monday, weighed down by intense competitive pressures facing U.S. teen retailers and a rocky relationship with its founder. American Apparel, known as much for its sexually charged advertising, listed assets...

  • NEW YORK, Nov 14- American Apparel LLC filed its second bankruptcy in just over a year on Monday, weighed down by intense competitive pressures facing U.S. teen retailers and a rocky relationship with its founder. American Apparel listed assets and liabilities in the range of $100 million to $500 million, according to a Delaware court filing....

  • *Jan-Sept net profit at 4.1 mln euros. LJUBLJANA, Nov 10- Household appliances maker Gorenje said on Thursday that Panasonic, which looked at making a bid for the Slovenian company earlier this year, had decided against a takeover deal. It also said it expected to end 2016 with a group net profit of 7.6 million euros, up from a profit of 4.1 million euros in the first...

  • CHARLOTTE, North Carolina, Nov 10- Donald Trump's promise to revive small town America faces a tough challenge in an economy that for decades has been wired to direct income and opportunities towards urban hubs and the better educated. During President Barack Obama's eight years in office incomes for the best off continued to diverge, despite nearly 10 million...

  • CHARLOTTE, North Carolina, Nov 10- Donald Trump's promise to revive small town America faces a tough challenge in an economy that for decades has been wired to direct income and opportunities towards urban hubs and the better educated. During President Barack Obama's eight years in office incomes for the best off continued to diverge, despite nearly 10 million...

  • CHARLOTTE, North Carolina, Nov 10- Donald Trump's promise to revive small town America faces a tough challenge in an economy that for decades has been wired to direct income and opportunities towards urban hubs and the better educated. During President Barack Obama's eight years in office incomes for the best off continued to diverge, despite nearly 10 million...

  • Tommy Hilfiger and the business of fashion

    Fashion mogul Tommy Hilfiger visits the NYSE to discuss his life in fashion and the apparel retail sector.