Shares in Swiss clothing retailer Voegele jumped on Monday March 23 after the company's chairman and vice chairman said they were stepping down under pressure from shareholders, stirring break-up talk.
Italy's Safilo is laying off workers and cutting production facilities, worrying the government as unemployment soars, and extra cash is looking like an urgent priority for the maker of Gucci sunglasses.
His pouf skirts and fanciful designs have made him a fashion icon, but Christian Lacroix's true love is the arts, with a collection of ballet, opera and theater costumes debuting in Singapore this week.
Nike Inc said on Friday March 20 it is reorganizing its global business to create six new geographical groups, part of an ongoing restructuring to bring goods closer to market and reduce management overlap.
Online market place PriceMinister, France's second-ranked e-commerce site behind eBay, said it was expanding into the UK as free listings and its clampdown on fake goods attracted rising numbers of buyers.