The Nigerian government said it would abolish import bans on goods including textiles and furniture, a decision that could help attract retailers to one of the world's largest untapped consumer markets.
Nike’s former global design director, Keryn Francisco, has taken up the position as global product design director at Icebreaker, the New Zealand company that pioneered the outdoor merino wool apparel category.
Starched, rumpled, puffed-up or stretched down to the ankles: that most masculine of staples, a plain shirt, was the launchpad for the playful summer look unveiled Saturday by design duo Viktor and Rolf.
Italy's upmarket department store chain La Rinascente expects sales in 2010 to rise by at least 5 percent as it concentrates on opening and renewing stores in its home market, a top executive said on Wednesday.
From a low-slung oriental sofa striped with Jean-Paul Gaultier's trademark sailor motif, to Fendi's new sun lounger suite in cool white hues, fashion giants are sashaying into the world of home design.
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Actors Jessica Alba, Matthew McConaughey, model/presenter Heidi Klum plus other famous faces launch a line of school bags. Shown on Tuesday in New York they will be auctioned off online to raise funds for educational programs.