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Brazilian Beat

For Corso Como, less is more.

– August 18, 2008

Retail

Japanese Department Store Sales Drop 2.5% in July

Department store sales in July shed 2.5 percent to 706.2 billion yen, or $6.61 billion.

– August 18, 2008

Business

Isetan Mitsukoshi Posts $73.5 Million Net for April-June

Isetan Mitsukoshi Holdings Ltd. issued its first set of quarterly earnings since Isetan Co. Ltd and Mitsukoshi Ltd merged in April.

– August 14, 2008

Accessories

Safilo to Relaunch Carrera

Iconic sunglasses brand to hit stores Friday.

– August 14, 2008

Business

Li & Fung Buys Van Zeeland For $330 Million

Hong Kong-based Li & Fung said Wednesday that it has bought U.S. accessories firm Van Zeeland Inc. for about $330 million.

– August 13, 2008

Business

Imports Fall in June

Apparel, textile imports slip 10 percent.

– August 12, 2008

Business

Beijing Sees Little Retail Lift From Olympics

Visa, security crackdowns hit business.

– August 12, 2008

The Markets

Australian Wool Industry Launches Campaign

Some 10 months after Australian Wool Innovation Ltd. acquired the 44-year-old Woolmark logo, AWI will unveil a more-than-$100 million marketing campaign today .

– August 12, 2008

Business

Chinese Growing Taller, Bigger

Fit study finds youth 1.5 inches taller.

– August 12, 2008

Globe

Taiwanese Entrepreneur Vivian Wu Yen Dead at 95

Vivian Wu Yen, chairwoman of Yulon Group and a major player in the world of Asian textiles, died Saturday.

– August 12, 2008

Media

Old Is New at Interview... United Benetton... Olympic Seams...

After a springtime of transition, Interview will unveil a thorough makeover in the September issue.

– August 11, 2008

The Markets

Japanese Designer Wins Triumph Prize

Lingerie brand picks winning bra design.

– August 11, 2008

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