Bangladesh's exports surged 10.3 percent to $15.56 billion in the 2008/09 fiscal year that ended in June, the lowest growth in six years, reflecting falling demand as a result of the global economic slump.
General Growth Properties Inc, the large U.S. mall operator that filed for bankruptcy in April, reported a 2.1 percent decline in quarterly net operating income from its retail properties, citing weakness in the economy and falling occupancy rates.
Tweaking folds of black and gold silk, Zolaykha Sherzad frowns. Reinventing a country known for burqa-clad women as a source of high-end fashion means getting every stitch right and something is not perfect with a dress.
Premium jeans brand True Religion Apparel Inc's quarterly profit beat market expectations as margins improved helped by a segment-mix shift towards its higher-margin consumer direct business, and raised the full-year outlook.
A selection of Roberto Capucci's legendary 'fabric sculptures', exploring the fashion maestro's creations in his 60-year career, will soon grace the halls of the lakeside Odescalchi Castle at Bracciano, near Rome.