Zimbabwe's gold mines are dusting themselves off after the unity government deregulated the industry, ending a two-decade state monopoly on buying the precious metal after years of plunging production.
U.S.-based Euro Pacific Growth Fund has emerged as one of the biggest shareholders in Germany's Adidas, the world's second-largest sports goods maker. Euro Pacific now holds 5.01 percent of the votes in Adidas.
You've "never had it so good," British Prime Minister Harold Macmillan told the first generation of mass-market consumers in 1957. "You may never have it so good again," appeared to be the message of many of executives and analysts at the Reuters luxury goods and retail summits.
Fashion accessory and jewelry retailer Claire's Stores Inc posted a narrower first-quarter loss on a 10 percent revenue decline on Thursday 11 June, and warned that sales are getting worse in the second quarter.