PARIS — Carrefour SA said sales rose 2.1 percent in the third quarter, driven by emerging economies, although Southern Europe continued to struggle as austerity measures prompted consumers to tighten their purse strings.
Carrefour, the world’s second-largest retailer behind Wal-Mart Stores Inc., posted sales of 22.63 billion euros, or $28.3 billion, in the three months ended Sept. 30. Dollar figures have been converted at average exchange rates for the periods to which they refer.
A Stella McCartney sketch of a custom dress made from protein-based silk in partnership with biotech lab Bolt Threads. The dress will be displayed at The Museum of Modern Art's upcoming design exhibition, "Items: Is Fashion Modern?"