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Business

Delta Galil Promotes CFO, Sees Q2 Profit Drop

Yossi Hajaj named deputy chief executive officer; Jacob Heen to join firm to succeed him as chief financial officer.

– July 29, 2015

On the streets of Tel Aviv.

Fashion

They Are Wearing: Tel Aviv

In this sunny city on the Mediterranean, summer chic translated into neutral, comfortable — and, on occasion, creatively inked.

– July 28, 2015

Business

State Dept. Identifies Forced Labor in Garment, Cotton Sectors

New report on human trafficking details problems of forced labor in several countries and sectors.

– July 27, 2015

Korean designers and winner of the Asia region Wookmark Prize for womenswear, Jin Woo Choi (L) and Yeon Joo Koo (R) of the brand J Koo, pose with the model wearing their design.

Fashion

International Woolmark Prize Selects 12 Global Finalists

The men's wear finals take place in Florence in January and the women's wear finals are in New York in February.

– July 24, 2015

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Retail

Charming Charlie Ignites Global Expansion in Dubai

The Texas-based accessories retailer plans to open more than 50 stores in the region in the next five years.

– July 23, 2015

Business

Qatar’s Al Thani Invests $1.1B in Spain’s El Corte Inglés

Former Qatari prime minister spends $1.12 billion for 10 percent stake in retailer.

– July 14, 2015

Business

Cotton Made in Africa Posts Progress Report

Just 15 percent of the small farmers in some regions were storing the crop protection containers correctly in 2013, but that figure has now risen to more than 50 percent.

– July 7, 2015

Retail

Enrou.co Champions Conscious Consumption

After winning Forbes' inaugural Pressure Cooker award and the $400,000 grand prize, Enrou.co is en route toward making a dent in global poverty.

– July 7, 2015

Tehran, Iran, retail

Business

Western Brands Eyeing Iranian Consumers

In anticipation of the ending of sanctions, Western luxury and fashion brands are eyeing the Middle Eastern nation.

– July 6, 2015

Business

AGOA Extension to Fuel African Exports

AGOA was the focus of a three-day conference in Geneva on Aid for Trade hosted by the World Trade Organization.

– July 2, 2015