Airesis - the investment company that owns a 69% stake in Le coq Sportif - has posted revenue of 163 million euros, an increase of 17% on last year. Sales at Le Coq Sportif grew by 21% but operational profit remained stable.
High street jewelry chains Chow Sang Sang and Luk Fook are best placed among retailers in China to weather what promises to be another turbulent year after an uncertain economy sapped consumer confidence and cut earnings.
Agent Provocateur lays bare its ambitions for business growth with 15 to 20 openings this year, including one in Cannes in May. The edgy, sexy lingerie line is also launching Agent by Agent Provocateur this summer in collaboration with Monica and Penelope Cruz
Shares in Australian surfwear brand and takeover target Billabong tumbled more than 20 percent to an all-time low on Thursday amid concerns about the status of two rival $544 million bids for the company.