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Business

Wal-Mart Hits Back in Converse Case

Claims with ITC says Converse "extorting money" from industry.

– 9 minutes ago

Nicola Formichetti, Johnny Wujek, Diesel

The Markets

Nicola Formichetti Hits Hollywood for Latest Diesel Tribute

Twitter and Meerkat followers get to share party with him.

– 26 minutes ago

Retail

U.S. Consumer Spending Stays Weak

The latest government data confirm what apparel retailers have been experiencing since the beginning of January: Consumer spending remains soft.

– 33 minutes ago

Business

Paul Fossati Joins Sycamore Partners

The private equity firm has appointed Fossati as a managing director.

– 41 minute agos

Fashion

Desigual to Remember Employees Killed in Germanwings Tragedy

The Barcelona-based fashion company said the brand’s headquarters and distribution center will observe a moment of silence.

– 58 minutes ago

MARIMEKKO Autumn Winter 2015 Presentation

Fashion

Marimekko Holds Fall Presentations

With 145 stores worldwide, the company plans to open 10 to 20 stores this year, half of which are expected to be in Asia.

– 2:54 PM, EST

Retail

Hong Kong Retail Rents Drop as Chinese Shoppers Stop

A drop in Chinese tourist numbers is driving down shop rentals in Hong Kong, with vacancies increasing in the same prime areas that just three years ago pipped New York's Fifth Avenue to become the world's most expensive retail real estate.

– 2:51 PM, EST

Business

Allen Questrom Donates $50M to Boston University

The Questroms’ gift will endow 10 faculty chairs and enable planning to establish a new graduate program facility.

– 2:44 PM, EST

Harbaa Towers Tel Aviv.

Fashion

Giorgio Armani to Unveil Exhibition at Milan Design Week

Giorgio Armani is gearing up to unveil an exhibition dedicated to its interior design projects.

– 1:53 PM, EST

Business

Textile Sector Aims to Push Agenda

Lobbying efforts to build on industry revival.

– 1:44 PM, EST