A shoe store so large it requires its own postal zip code opened in New York's upmarket Saks department store Friday, August 17th promising to satisfy even the needs of Manhattan's designer-hungry shoppers.
A strike by thousands of miners employed in South Africa by the world's biggest diamond producer De Beers was called off on Tuesday, July 31th after they accepted a new management pay offer, both sides said.
Finnish customs arrested five European and African citizens as they were trying to smuggle fake brand watches and mobile phone components destined to the Spanish and Polish markets, the Finnish authorities said on Wednesday, July 25th.
German fashion house Hugo Boss may soon be on the look-out for acquisitions to grow and wants to buy a second brand name, the group's chairman Bruno Saelzer said in a newspaper interview published on Tuesday, July 24th.
A notorious Beijing counterfeit-goods emporium has ousted 150 merchants in its latest anti-piracy sweep, state media said Friday, July 13th, but fake goods with foreign brand names remained openly available.
Italian fashion designer Valentino marked the 45th anniversary of his design house on Saturday, July 7th, breaking with tradition and unveiling his haute couture collections for women in Rome instead of Paris.