Rumors Swirling at Marc by Marc Jacobs

According to sources, the current collections are booking orders, and men’s will retain a place in the overall brand strategy.

– March 1, 2015


DOL Report Hits Honduras Labor Conditions

The U.S. Department of Labor released a report Friday that it said “raises serious concerns” about the Honduran government’s enforcement of labor laws.

– February 27, 2015

The Markets

Nicaragua Hopeful on TPL Extension

The country plans to introduce a renewable bill aimed at hastening U.S. free trade agreements with other countries.

– February 27, 2015


Mexico’s Ailing Suburbia Works to Boost Profits

The department store, hopes a major expansion of its store credit-card business and efforts to streamline inventory will boost fortunes this year.

– February 23, 2015


Walmex's Sales Disappoint; Looks to 'Double' Size

Walmex posted a 6% jump in 2014 operating income though same-store sales disappointed as Mexican consumers tightened their belts in a weakening economy

– February 19, 2015


Brazil Retail Sales Drop Sharply

December sales fell 2.6 percent, while full-year growth was slowest in 11 years.

– February 11, 2015

The Markets

Colombian Textiles Seen Growing

The country's textile and apparel industry is expected to grow despite sluggish exports.

– February 9, 2015

The Markets

Brazilian Textiles Facing Another Tough Year

Growth could be a mere 0.5 percent to a hair over $55 billion — mildly better than last year.

– January 30, 2015


Mexico's El Palacio in $300 Million Revamp of Polanco Store

The $300 million investment is the largest in the 125-year-old retailer’s history.

– January 29, 2015


Falabella to Spend $4.4 Billion to Operate 600 Stores

The South American retail group said that 53 percent of the capital expenditure will go to rolling out 140 new stores and 11 malls in six countries.

– January 9, 2015

The Markets

Brazil's Denim Blues

Brazil’s jeanswear market expects to see 5 percent growth to roughly $19 billion in 2015.

– January 2, 2015

The Markets

Brazil's Track & Field Turns Attention to U.S.

The company unveiled its second store and first location on the West Coast in Brentwood, Calif., earlier this month.

– December 29, 2014

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