Dubai Culture and Arts Authority said on Wednesday 10 June it was aiming to build a fashion and design district and change legislation to persuade foreign artists to take up residence in a new arts neighborhood.
The grand-daughter of Bulgaria's former communist dictator Todor Zhivkov, Socialist deputy Evgenia Zhivkova, announced Thursday 11 June that she was quitting politics to focus on her career in fashion.
Fewer party dresses, a return to the classics, lower price tags and emptier store shelves -- those are the strategies U.S. retailers have devised to try to successfully navigate this year's Christmas season.
Just as China's "world factory" of the Pearl River Delta sees its first signs the worst of the global crisis is over, it faces a fresh threat from a drive to upgrade its rusting, low-end industrial zones.
Lululemon Athletica, which makes trendy yoga and workout wear, reported lower quarterly earnings on Thursday 11 June and said it expects profit to be flat in the current quarter because of the troubled economy.