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Andrew Keith, President of Lane Crawford describes how the luxury firm is enjoying strong demand from Chinese customers.
*Marc Jacobs, Michael Kors not planning on going into skin care. PARIS, Nov 18- Burberry is the latest luxury brand to eye the 28- billion-euro global skin care market but despite potentially rich pickings in Asia it faces an uphill struggle to win customer trust in a crowded market.
Sara Blakely, Spanx founder & inventor, shares her story of how she founded her multi-billion dollar business.
Spanx founder and inventor Sara Blakely shares that she started her multibillion-dollar business by cutting the feet out of control-top pantyhose. She was selling fax machines when she came up with the idea for Spanx. Blakely is the reason you have to be bullish on America, says Warren Buffett.
*China's fast-growing cosmetics market seen as top target. PARIS, Oct 6- Neverfull- the name of Louis Vuitton's best-selling handbag- sums up well its parent LVMH: even if it snapped up all of the world's last remaining independent luxury brands, it would still have room for more.
It's not your imagination. That shirt you recently bought is wearing out faster than others you purchased years ago. It's all part of cost cutting.
Pastels, cutouts and florals ruled the runway as Fashion Week kicked off in New York, showcasing the latest looks for the spring 2014 season.
Toby Iles, Economist at The Economist Intelligence Unit says a boost in household income will drive growth in Asia's luxury market. Richard Martin, Managing Director at IMA Asia joins in the discussion.
Li & Fung has long been on the cutting edge of globalization, chasing cheap labor to garment factories first in China, then elsewhere in Asia, including Bangladesh.
Laneige, or "the snow", is one of about two dozen brands made by South Korea's biggest cosmetics company Amorepacific Corp which is using its Asian cachet and pocket-friendly prices to give global firms like L'Oreal SA, and Procter& Gamble Co a run for their money.
*Sees FY earnings per share at $6.15 to $6.35 vs est $6.17. Aug 6- Fashion accessory maker and retailer Fossil Group Inc reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit as it sold more watches and jewelry in Europe and Asia, sending its shares up as much as 22 percent.
Jake Bronstein says he's discovered a largely untapped vein of demand for premium, American-made men's underwear.
Jake Bronstein, CEO of Flint & Tinder, explains how his dismay with low-quality underwear led him to produce a high-end brand, which is made in America and becoming a multimillion-dollar business.
Allegra Perry, managing director at Cantor Fitzgerald, tells CNBC that Burberry are experiencing high quality growth and they could experience some small upgrades in the market.
*Italia Independent seeks to expand in Europe, U.S., Asia. COPENHAGEN/ MILAN, June 28- Shares in Danish beauty products retailer Matas and Italian sunglass retailer Italia Independent rose on their stock market debuts on Friday, underscoring investor demand for luxury goods stocks.
The company gets most of its revenue from perfume brands including Calvin Klein, Davidoff and Playboy as well as those it sells under the names of celebrities such as Beyonce Knowles, Lady Gaga and Jennifer Lopez. Coty's shares, which were priced at $17.50 on Wednesday, fell as much as 3.4 percent to $16.90 in morning trading on the New York Stock Exchange.
Kevin Plank, Under Armour chairman, president and CEO, and New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady discuss the company's newest endorsement deal and its strategy to expand its brand.
Paul Trible, Ledbury co-founder & CEO, and Paul Watson, Ledbury co-founder & COO, explain how they were able to build a profitable business launching luxury brands during a recession.
Rahul Sharma, managing director at Neev Capital, tells CNBC he is positively surprised by Burberry's results and says the market should stop focusing so much on the Chinese luxury consumption and look into emerging markets.
Julia Chatterley models the official Eurogroup poncho ahead of the European finance ministers' meeting in Dublin