MCM to Open Manhattan Flagship

The accessories brand, which had $600 million in gross revenue last year, plans to open stores in cities throughout the world.

– August 27, 2014


Edcon Adds Global Brands to Spur Growth

South African retailer plans to add Topshop, Lucky and other names to restore fortunes.

– August 26, 2014


Macy's Said Near Deal in China

Senior executives are said to have flown out to China last week, raising speculation that the department store chain is close to signing a deal there.

– August 25, 2014


WWD Postcard: Alexis Bittar

Tanzania is one of Bittar's favorite destinations to go to for a reprieve and inspiration.

– August 25, 2014


Decades Introduces Nora Al Shaikh Eveningwear to West Coast

The Saudi designer first met the store's co-owner Cameron Silver at the Dior runway show last year.

– August 12, 2014


Beauty by the Numbers: The Color of Money

The best-selling lipstick shades, by country, for 2013.

– August 8, 2014


Wal-Mart Gives $3M to Train African Farmers

The White House unveiled more commitments from corporations investing in the African continent on Wednesday.

– August 6, 2014


Prada Sales Up 1% in First Half

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

– August 6, 2014


Africa Summit Stresses Commercial Appeal

The time is ripe for investment in the African continent, and the White House assembled a U.S.-Africa business forum Tuesday to drive that point home.

– August 5, 2014


Growth Markets Quickly Adding Luxury Share

McKinsey report anticipates nearly a third of luxury apparel to be consumed in developing markets by 2025.

– August 4, 2014


Officials Urge Swift AGOA Renewal

The AAFA led the U.S. industry effort on Monday to press the Obama administration and Congress for early renewal of the African Growth & Opportunity Act.

– August 4, 2014


Obama Steps Up Drive to Boost Africa Trade

African textile and apparel producers are in Washington for a historic U.S.-Africa summit to fight to preserve a U.S. trade preference program.

– August 4, 2014

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