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Limited Brands Inc., Victoria’s Secret, Pink, Bath & Body Works, La Senza, Henri Bendel

Limited Brands Ups Full-Year View on Strong Q3

Strong sales and a tax benefit pushed net income at the company ahead to $94.3 million from $61.3 million in the year-ago period.

Inflation in Spotlight as Holiday Nears

Analysts say profits and pricing power could feel crunch.

Aeffe Profits Climb

Continued strong growth in both wholesale and retail sales and growing demand in all markets, bar the U.S., boosted the bottom line.

Maidenform Shares Drop on Earnings Report

The intimate apparel firm said third-quarter income fell 20.3 percent.

Profit Up at Ralph Lauren, Margins Weigh on Shares

Margin pressures are expected to normalize by fall 2012 and the firm’s growth plans for overseas and in the U.S. remain on track.

Warnaco Net Up 7.5% in Third Quarter

Continued progress in Asia and Latin America more than compensated for softness in U.S. and southern Europe.

VF Assumes Control of Indian Operations

Transaction ends five-year association with Arvind.

Under Armour, Columbia Sportswear Earnings Up

Both companies reported better-than-expected third-quarter earnings and raised their full-year sales guidance.

Puma Sales Rise 7.3 Percent in Quarter

Activewear firm sticks to earnings guidance for 2011.

Domestic Apparel Prices Up 0.7% in September

Overall, the U.S. Labor Department’s Producer Price Index was also up in the month.

Studies See Robust Luxe Sales Growth

Bain and Altagamma predict the luxury goods market will grow by 13 percent in 2011, driven by China as well as ongoing strength in developed markets.

Nike Profits Gain 15.4%

Athletic firm well ahead of first-quarter earning projections.

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