Underwear maker Hanesbrands Inc said it will close nine North American plants as it looks to shift manufacturing to lower-cost regions -- a move that will affect about 8,100 employees, or 16 percent of its workforce.
Nearly 1,000 bra makers protested outside the German embassy in Bangkok on Tuesday in a labour dispute stemming from the vexed issue of whether Thais have the right not to stand up in honour of King Bhumibol Adulyadej.
Belgian luxury lingerie retailer Van de Velde said on Monday it had raised its stake in the world's largest bra maker, Top Form International , to 23.3 percent from 16.4 percent. The shares were purchased at an average of 0.
The blond hair, pert nose and twinkling eyes of the shapely doll were unmistakably Barbie, but what was she doing attached to a prehistoric bug? Welcome to San Francisco's annual "Altered Barbie" exhibition.
Manchester United were crowned kings of Europe for the third time on Wednesday when they beat Chelsea 6-5 on penalties after a breathless all-English Champions League final had finished 1-1 after extra time.
"Hannah Montana" star Miley Cyrus took a drubbing on Monday in the media and from some parents of her young fans who were angry over sexually provocative pictures of the 15-year-old superstar despite her apology one day earlier.
Japanese women with environmental concerns close to their hearts may one day be able to wear a bra unveiled Wednesday, November 7th that can be used to carry their own personal chopsticks to cut down on waste.