Tale of Two Wal-Marts: Retailer’s Legacy, Future Collide in Transition Era
Will the real Wal-Mart please stand up? The world’s largest retailer sometimes seems like two different companies.
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The South Asian nations of India, Pakistan, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka – all vibrant textile and apparel traders – are plagued by high costs ranging from setting up a business to conducting cross-border trade and need to push ahead with more reforms, a…
Chrysalis Capital Partners, a private equity group operating through its newly formed Polartec subsidiary, has purchased the assets of Malden Mills out of bankruptcy for $44 million, marking the start of a new chapter for the performance fabric producer.
Representatives from the artisanal backbone of France”s luxury sector – food to fashion – gathered under the vaulted roof of the Grand Palais last week to mark a new government initiative: “Entreprises du Patrimoine Vivants” or “Businesses of National…