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Currency Pressures Seen Easing in Late 2014

Luxury and fashion brands have been battling currency headwinds for the last year — but balmier days could be ahead.

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Kate Spade Stock Drops on Margin Concerns

Shares plummeted 25.4 percent on Tuesday, even though the company posted a substantial narrowing of its second-quarter loss from a year ago.

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Bogner Said Seeking Buyer

The company will be marketed to private equity groups with a penchant for consumer and retail assets.

Kering-Alibaba Latest Fakes Case

The firms have moved their e-commerce counterfeiting dispute from the courtroom to the conference room.

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Roberto Cavalli Nears Deal With VTB Capital

The designer is said to be close to signing a deal to sell 60 percent of his namesake company for 500 million euros, or $667.5 million.

WWD Global Stock Tracker Off 2.5% in First Month

Perry Ellis International Inc. advanced the most of the 100 international fashion, luxury, retail and beauty firms monitored on the tracker.

Lululemon Founder Chip Wilson Selling 20.1M Shares to Advent

The $845 million deal gives the private equity firm control of 13.9 percent of activewear company and two board seats.

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Tod's Joins Luxe Pack Seeing Profits Fall

The company said net profits in the first half of the year dropped 26 percent as sales slowed as a result of a challenging environment in China.

Adidas to Cut Jobs, Boost Marketing Spend

The Germany-based sporting goods firm is taking action following a weaker-than-expected first half of the year.

Ralph Lauren Net Hit by Retail Investments

While first quarter results were better than expected, profits still slid 10.5 percent for the period.

Moncler Profits Jump in First Half

The company said that net profits for the six months ended June 30 reached 18.1 million euros, or $24.8 million.

Prada Sales Up 1% in First Half

Sales were dampened by currency headwinds and a negative economic environment in Europe.

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