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  • *Demand powered by Asia, North America "difficult". PARIS, April 16- L'Oreal is banking on a turnaround in the group's mass market division that makes Garnier shampoo and skincare treatments this year, despite pressures in the United States and slowing make-up sales, its CEO said on Tuesday. But efforts to lure clients back to those aisles in western Europe with new...

  • JOHANNESBURG, April 5- Woolworths Holdings has launched a limited edition makeup line in collaboration with Beyonce' s makeup artist Sir John on Thursday, seeking to strengthen its private label brand in its first international collaboration. The South African department chain has invested heavily, like its peers, in its beauty business by partnering luxury...

  • March 28- Apparel maker PVH Corp said on Thursday it would exit its high-end collection of Calvin Klein apparel and shut the label's flagship store on New York's Madison Avenue, as the fashion line failed to strike a chord with customers. However, the restructuring of Calvin Klein and the lack of a need for big promotions in its jeans business were likely to...

  • Chip Bergh, president and chief executive officer of Levis Strauss & Co., center, speaks with traders during the company's initial public offering (IPO) on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., on Thursday, March 21, 2019.

    Levi Strauss' initial public offering marks a new era for the 166-year-old denim company, Wall Street experts say.

  • This table shows counterfeit goods stopped at the JFK International Mail Facility.

    Shipments from China are including an ever-increasing number of counterfeit items, according to Frank Russo, the port director for Customs and Border Protection at John F. Kennedy International Airport.

  • Cramer's apparel stock review counts Ralph Lauren, Capri among winners

    Jim Cramer recaps recent earnings reports in the retail space to see who wins out among the apparel brands.

  • Ralph Lauren, Capri among apparel stock winners: Cramer

    Jim Cramer recaps recent earnings reports in the retail space to see who wins out among the apparel brands.

  • People walk by Ralph Lauren's Fifth Avenue Polo store in New York City.

    Jim Cramer recaps recent earnings reports in the retail space to see who wins out among the apparel brands.

  • *Asia and particularly China boosting revenues. Sales of L'Oreal's top-flight brands exceeded analyst expectations in the last three months of the year thanks to this market, despite cooling economic growth in China, and fears over a Washington- Beijing trade war. Some heavy-hitters in the luxury fashion industry, like LVMH's Louis Vuitton, have also reported...

  • PARIS, Feb 7- L'Oreal reported better-than-expected fourth quarter sales growth on Thursday, boosted by strong demand for its luxury skincare brands such as Lancome in Asia, and a slight improvement in its underperforming mass market division. The French maker of Maybelline and Urban Decay make-up has thrived like rivals on strong demand from Chinese...

  • Victor Luis, CEO of Tapestry

    Tapestry blamed falling tourist spending and a slowing global economy for a cut in its forecast for full-year adjusted profit on Thursday, as it reported disappointing holiday numbers and a fall in sales at Kate Spade handbags.

  • *Downturn in Asia in the final quarter of 2018. ZURICH, Jan 31- A downturn in Asia and France hit Swatch Group in the last three months of 2018, leading the Swiss watchmaker to post lower-than-expected results for the full year and sending its shares almost seven percent lower. RBC Capital Markets analyst Rogerio Fujimori said Swatch's negative performance in...

  • The company raised its full-year adjusted earnings forecast to $3.73 per share from a prior estimate of $3.65. VF also increased its full-year revenue forecast by $100 million to $13.8 billion. Net revenue, also boosted by growth at the company's North Face and Timberland brands, rose nearly 8 percent to $3.94 billion, beating Wall Street estimates of $3.87...

  • Shoppers walk past Burberry's Shanghai store

    The advertising images, in the style of a family portrait, have been criticized as being "creepy," by people on social media. "These people look like actors of horror movies. Sorry, no luck," one user wrote on microblogging platform Sina Weibo.

  • If tariffs go to 25% 'we have to raise prices,' says PVH CEO

    Jim Cramer and PVH chief Manny Chirico discuss how the Calvin Klein parent will be affected by higher tariffs and the state of retail worldwide.

  • 'We have to raise prices' if tariffs go to 25%, says CEO of Calvin Klein parent

    Jim Cramer and PVH chief Manny Chirico discuss how the Calvin Klein parent will be affected by higher tariffs and the state of retail worldwide.

  • Nov 29- Apparel maker PVH Corp reported quarterly revenue on Thursday that missed Wall Street estimates for the first time in at least two years, due to weakness in its Calvin Klein business, sending its shares down nearly 8 percent after-hours. Calvin Klein, PVH's second biggest segment in sales after Tommy Hilfiger, relaunched and rebranded its jeans...

  • Emanuel Chirico, CEO of PVH

    Jim Cramer and PVH chief Manny Chirico discuss how the Calvin Klein parent will be affected by higher tariffs and the state of retail worldwide.

  • Footwear sales are being driven by more fashionable products, says analyst

    Susquehanna Apparel analyst Sam Poser speaks with CNBC's "Power Lunch" on the strength of consumer spending on footwear.

  • Nov 14- Canada's main stock index rose on Wednesday, driven by gains in energy shares on the back of a rise in oil prices as OPEC and its allied producers discuss cutting supply. *Oil rallied towards $67 per barrel earlier in the session, after Reuters reported OPEC and its partners are discussing a proposal to cut output by up to 1.4 million barrels per day, a larger...