France-based women's mags Elle and Marie-Claire, are continuing a push into the Arab market but say having to adapt content to local sensitivities without contradicting their own ideals is no piece of cake.
Water availability in key growing areas of Maharashtra, India's second biggest producer of cotton, soybean and the biggest producer sugar, remains grim, said Ajit Pawar, the state water resources minister.
Beauty specialist Coty Inc has signed a licensing agreement for the development and commercialisation of the next perfumes from Guess. At the same time they have also taken on the rights to distribute all the brand’s current perfumes, starting in January 2010.
Reality fashion show "Project Runway" returns to television on the 20th of August after 10-month hiatus, hoping to "make it work" on a new channel and in a new city, Los Angeles, that is ripe with red carpet opportunities.
The world may be slowly emerging out of recession, but the global financial crisis appears to have gone unnoticed to a whole swathe of people: teenagers. They are also snapping up high-end fashion, helping the whole sector grow by nearly two percent this financial year.
The credit quality of Indian textile companies weakened considerably since the beginning of the financial year 2009, spurring rating actions ranging from Outlook revisions to multiple-notch downgrades.
U.S. consumer prices were flat in July versus June, but fell over the past 12 months by the most since 1950, according to government data that suggested benign inflation pressure even amid signs the recession may be winding down.