Mexican Exotic Leather Brand Cuadra Eyes Foreign Markets

The Mexican exotics and Western-style leather brand is hoping to take the leap into the U.S. retail market.

– March 30, 2015

Carlos Falchi


Accessories Designer Carlos Falchi Dies at Age 70

Brazilian handbag and accessories designer Carlos Falchi died Friday night at age 70 after a short illness.

– March 28, 2015

Lush's 200th Store


Lush To Open in Puerto Rico

The outpost will include a Fresh Face Mask bar and an area for one-on-one skin-care and hair-care consultations.

– March 19, 2015


Luxury Lab.MX to Take Place Outside of Mexico

Featured speakers will incude Carlos Jereissati Filho, Chris Blackwell, Fernanda Feitosa, Julia Chaplin, Liz Swig and more.

– March 16, 2015


Brazil’s January Retail Sales Rise Above All but Two Estimates

Brazil’s retail sales in January unexpectedly rose, as the central bank continues to raise rates in the world’s second-biggest emerging market.

– March 13, 2015


Shopping Mall Boom Fueling Brazilian Luxe

At least 35 luxury shopping malls are set to open in Brazil by 2019, enabling brands to reach a larger swath of the country’s booming millionaires.

– March 9, 2015


Vanity Fair Launches Mexico Edition

The edition launches in April, printing 90,000 copies in a project that cost over $1 million.

– March 3, 2015

The Markets

Mexico’s Vicky Form Details Expansion

Vicky Form, a fast-growing Mexican lingerie brand, plans to operate over 2,500 doors by 2016, a company insider told WWD.

– March 2, 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