No April Showers:Consumers Upbeat But Pay Worries Loom
The Consumer Confidence Index jumped to 92.9 from 88.5 in March, reflecting an upbeat mood based on an improved jobs picture.
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KARL GOES MAINSTREAM: Shoppers at H&M can currently find $49.90 pink tweed jackets vaguely reminiscent of the $4,000 Chanel originals, but come November, they’ll be able to buy authentic merchandise designed by Karl Lagerfeld….
PARIS — French flavors and fragrances firm Robertet reported first-quarter 2004 sales of $61.4 million at current exchange rates, or 51.5 million euros, down 2.3 percent year-on-year. At constant exchange rates, sales would have grown 5.1…
REEBOK PLACING NEW DEBT: Reebok International Ltd. said it intends to raise up to $300 million through the private placement of new debt in the form of 2 percent convertible debentures maturing in May 2024. Initial purchasers of the debt will…