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China Survey Cites Healthy Appetite for Designer Handbags

RBC Capital Markets upgraded Hermès International based on high purchasing proclivities, low price…

U.S. Stocks Bounce Back, Retail Segment Rises

Investors put concerns over China and a slowing economy on the back burner Wednesday.

Retail Stocks Sink as Dow Falls 470 Points

Stocks retreat on weak economic news, retail shares post sharp declines.

Luxury Firms React to China Economic Upheaval

Changing consumer tastes in China means firms must begin to alter their strategies, analysts say.

List: Global Apparel Sales by Region

It takes a lot of money to dress the globe. About $1.1 trillion to be exact.

Update: U.S. Stocks Close Week With Soft Landing

U.S. markets ended a volatile week with a gentle landing, which followed a similar close to the European…

Update: U.S. Markets Drag at Open, Europe Edges Down, Shanghai Recovers

Fashion stocks were largely in negative territory.

Chinese Consumers Still Flocking to Hermès

Chinese consumers remain a core customer for the brand — both in and outside of China.

Update: U.S. Market Rallies For Second Straight Day, Shows Big Gains

Wall Street sustained the morning's rally as comments from the New York Federal Reserve president William…

Update: U.S. Opens Strong as Asian, European Stock Markets Bounce Back

U.S. action in the wake of China's slowing economy helped calm volatile markets, though gloomy data remains.

Shanghai, European Markets Dip Despite Rate Cut

Analysts question if China can stimulate consumption via interest rate cuts.

Dow Falls for Third Straight Day but Retail Resists

After recouping nearly half of the losses of two consecutive days of severe bloodletting, investors in the…

Dow Rally Loses Steam, But Some Retail Stocks Close with Gains

The stock market did not have a lot of conviction in today's recovery.

Luen Thai to Launch Chaps in China

The licensing agreement also covers Hong Kong, Taiwan and other select Asian countries.

Europe’s Markets Shrug Off China Jitters

China's central bank said it would cut its main interest rate by 25 basis points to 4.6 percent.