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.
Uniqlo ‘+J’ is the name that the Japanese label has come up with for its collection which was produced in association with Jil Sander for autumn-winter 2009. The collection will be available in Uniqlo’s network of boutiques across the world.
Children's Place Retail Stores Inc said it agreed to buy back half the shares its former chairman and chief executive officer owns in the company, and he agreed to withdraw his slate of nominees to the board.
Gant and Jeep have teamed up for a collaboration that is sure to please fashion conscious petrol-heads. The car maker and Gant have created two exclusive car models: the Cherokee Gant and the Grand Cherokee Gant.
Shares in Randgold Resources shed 2.5 percent after the West Africa-focused gold miner posted "mixed" second-quarter results accompanied by a share offering, with Numis Securities cutting its rating to "sell from "reduce".