Supermodel Naomi Campbell failed to turn up as scheduled at a runway show in Brazil on Saturday June 21th, apparently after her plans were upset by a conviction the day before for assaulting police officers at Heathrow airport in April.
U.S. consumer spending may have slowed, but the gloom already being cast over the impending holidays is overdone, retailers and clothing makers ranging from Best Buy Co Inc to Toys "R" Us to Perry Ellis International Inc said this week.
As high gasoline prices and tighter credit lead people to curb their shopping, consumer products companies are renewing their focus on customer service but broadening the concept to try to engage buyers in new ways to win sales.
The U.S. military has had "very, very preliminary" discussions about what to do with its Guantanamo Bay naval base if and when it shuts the prison that has come to define the once-sleepy fuelling station, the base commander said on Wednesday.
LONDON (Reuters) -- Retail sales unexpectedly soared in May at their fastest monthly rate since the series began in 1986, driven by record sales of food and clothes, the Office for National Statistics said on Thursday.