Swiss watchmaker Swatch Group is still confident about growth in the second half of the year despite the global economic slowdown, the group's chairman Nicolas Hayek was quoted as saying on Tuesday, September 23th.
How do you take a 155-year-old raincoat maker with a staid image and transform it into a global luxury fashion and retail force? The answer, according Aquascutum President and CEO Kim Winser, is to market the heritage, modernise the clothes into objects of desire for sophisticated consumers, reach out to international markets and branch into accessories.
By Carolyn Giardina AMSTERDAM (Hollywood Reporter) - DreamWorks Animation CEO Jeffrey Katzenberg predicted on Sunday that all movies would be made in 3-D within "a reasonable period of time" and that 2-D films would be "a thing of the past.
IT Holding said it was in talks with a company represented by Billy Ngok, chairman of China's Hembly International Holdings Ltd , but contrary to media reports it had not been in contact with Hembly or its subsidiaries.
Swatch Group would consider buying a well managed retailer in Europe, the Chairman of the world's largest watchmaker was quoted as saying on Thursday, but he ruled out a takeover of Junghans or investing in Peace Mark.
Italian fashion brand Romeo Gigli has not decided on a successor to Gentucca Bini, who quit as designer on Wednesday little more than a week before womenswear shows, Chief Executive Pierluigi Mancinelli told Reuters.
Buyout firm Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co [KKR.UL] said on Monday, September 8th it was boosting its team in Japan by hiring the honorary chairman of Japanese cosmetics firm Shiseido Co Ltd as a senior adviser.
Levi Strauss & Co said on Friday its chief financial officer was leaving the privately held jeans maker to pursue other opportunities, and would be replaced on an interim basis by its corporate controller.