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Strong Growth in Asia Fuels Li & Fung

Net profit for the full year 2011 rose 24 percent, driven by acquisitions and synergies gained from its three-year growth plan.

Michael Kors Ups Q4 and Full-Year Guidance

The company also said comps for the 11 weeks ended March 17 rose 35.8 percent.

Italy's Pianoforte Eyes IPO

Italian bank Intesa Sanpaolo SpA has taken a 10 percent stake in the innerwear brand to fuel the firm’s expansion.

Salvatore Ferragamo Profits Rise 69.8% in Year

Except for Japan, revenues by geographical area rose globally close to or higher than 30 percent.

Higher Raw Materials Costs Hit Benetton

In 2011, revenues decreased 1 percent to 2.03 billion euros, or $2.82 billion.

European Troubles Weigh on Guess

Shares tumbled more than 10 percent in after-hours trading as the company provided forward guidance that fell far short of analysts' expectations.

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Hugo Boss Profits Soar in Year

After outpacing original sales and earnings forecasts in 2011, company said it expects to further improve its record results in 2012.

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Ann Inc. Moves to Fix Ann Taylor

Firm has a healthy outlook for 2012 with midsingle comp-store sales gains and widening gross margins in the forecast.

Maidenform in Red for Qtr.

Intimate apparel firm's 2012 outlook disappoints.

Adidas Net Income Climbs in Quarter, Year

The German sports equipment manufacturer’s organic growth rate in 2011 was the fastest since 2006.

S&P Upgrades Liz Claiborne

Rating agency shifts firm to "B" corporate credit rating.

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Asset Sales Boost Liz Claiborne Net

Sale of namesake brand boosted the firm's fourth-quarter bottom line and now the focus is on Juicy Couture's turnaround efforts.

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