Jones Apparel Group may be in play, but that doesn’t appear to be stopping the apparel giant from courting new deals.
In his many decades as Queen Elizabeth’s consort, Prince Philip has asked native Australians if they “still throw spears,” and he once warned British students they’d get “slitty eyes” if they remained too long in China.
A brief look at some of the day’s stories.
The Bush administration said textiles and apparel should receive “special consideration,” but stopped short of supporting a Turkish plan to hold separate negotiations for the sector in the World Trade Organization’s Doha trade liberalization talks.
Shiseido will launch two new brands in Japan for fall and the firm expects the businesses to generate sales of 30 billion yen, or $260 million at current exchange, by the close of the fiscal year next March.
Fashion is the focus of a new exhibition at the Nassau County Art Museum.