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Prada Sales Up 1% in First Half

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

– August 6, 2014

Business

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

Business

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

Business

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

Business

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

Business

Addis Ababa Doubling in Size Gives Africa Another Hub: Cities

Planners predict the population of Addis Ababa and five satellite towns will more than double by 2040 to 8.1 million.

– August 1, 2014

Business

President Obama to Host U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit

A delegation of international apparel and textile companies and industry trade associations plan to participate.

– July 31, 2014

Men's

Gieves & Hawkes Expands Wholesale

The Savile Row brand will begin selling exclusively at Bergdorf Goodman in mid-August and Isetan in Tokyo in September.

– July 31, 2014

Business

Delta Galil's Q2 Profits Up 10.6%

Isaac Dabah, chief executive officer, said the strong results were “sustained by organic growth across nearly all of our business segments.”

– July 29, 2014

Business

USTR Calls for Expansion of AGOA

The Obama administration is in consultation with Congress over renewing and updating the African Growth & Opportunity Act.

– July 29, 2014

Fashion

Crowdfunding Web Sites Take Aim at Fashion Industry

Noteworthy upstarts include Zaozao, Mimoona, Carnet de la Mode, I Am La Mode and Musestyle.

– July 28, 2014

Retail

Topshop Looks Toward Global Expansion

The fall ad campaign featuring Cara Delevingne is just the beginning of what could well be a pivotal year for the brand.

– July 28, 2014

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