Hugo Boss sees 2010 as a challenging year in spite of the global luxury goods recovery as demand in Europe, where it makes the bulk of sales, remains subdued, the German fashion house said on Thursday.
The Puma brings out its claws. While the difficult market conditions have been slowing projects down until now, the feline brand announces its ambitions. The supplier will present in late October its plan: "Phase IV Revisited" for its activity 2011-2015.
Geox is panting half-way already. During the first semester this year, the italian brand had registered circa 435 million euros, thereby collecting a profit (before taxes and interest) of 59 million euros.
Alberto Culver Co posted a stronger-than-expected quarterly profit, as the maker of Alberto V05 and TRESemme shampoos saw double-digit sales growth across its beauty care brands, sending shares to an all-time high.