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Nike Profits Gain 15.4%

Athletic firm well ahead of first-quarter earning projections.

Tommy Hilfiger Group in Deal for Interest in India Business

Firm to buyout Murjani Group’s license for the Hilfiger trademarks in India and acquire its stake in Arvind Murjani Brands.

Tommy Hilfiger, Calvin Klein Drive PVH Profits

Heritage Brands division sees weakness.

Buckle Inc. Profits Increase 13.5 Percent in Q2

Strong sales helped the retailer turn in a 13.5 percent increase in second-quarter profits, but it wasn’t enough to top analysts’ estimates.

apparel, sales, mens, womens

NPD: Men's Sales Rise, Women's Decline

Men’s apparel dollar volume increased 4.6 percent to $22.6 billion, while women’s apparel dollar volume declined 0.8 percent to $51 billion.

Maidenform Brands Posts Q2 Profit Decline, Hurt by Litigation Charge

Sales at department stores and national chains, as well as the mass merchant channel, saw gains in Q1.

Europe’s Markets Sink on Increasing Worries

Europe’s leading blue chip indices were already down in early afternoon trading on Thursday, and slipped further as the day dragged on.

Rising Costs Weigh on Benetton Net

Company was weakened by difficult economies in some of its main markets, such as Greece.

De Beers Workers Demand Pay Hike as Sales Increase

The first employees’ strike to hit the global diamond giant's South African operations entered its seventh day on Thursday.

Ferragamo Family Increases Stake of Ownership

Following the transaction, Ferragamo Finanziaria holds a 58.24 percent stake in the Florence-based firm.

Wesley Card, Kurt Geiger, Jones, sportswear, international, Richard Dickson, earnings

Lower Jones Net Tops Estimates

The company took a more upbeat view about prices and supply for the future.

Puma Profits Up Double Digits

Sporting goods firm says it is on track to meet target of 3 billion euros, or $4.31 billion, in sales in 2011.

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