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08:00 GMT The Arab Fashion Council Announces the Opening of its Office in Riyadh and the Appointment of H.H. Princess Noura Bint Faisal Al Saud as Honorary President

The Arab Fashion Council, the world's largest non-profit fashion council representing the 22 Arabic countries members of the Arab League has...


07:30 GMT Financial Year 2017 Objectives Q4 Performance Lower Than Expected

Showroomprivé, a leading European online retailer specialising in fashion for the Digital Woman, provides today an update on its performance ahead...


00:01 GMT As Part of its Asian Expansion, Luxury Kitchen Maker Valcucine Opens its First Store in Japan

Fast-growing Italian luxury holding company ItalianCreationGroup is rapidly expanding across Asia, opening the first store of its luxury,...


00:01 GMT As Part of Its Asian Expansion, Luxury Kitchen Maker Valcucine Opens Its First Store in Japan

Fast-growing Italian luxury holding company ItalianCreationGroup is rapidly expanding across Asia, opening the first store of its luxury,...


15 Dec, 2017, 17:03 GMT Humane Society International Applauds Michael Kors Holdings' Fur-Free Policy Announcement

Humane Society International applauds company for becoming the latest to forego fur Michael Kors Holdings Limited - a global fashion...


15 Dec, 2017, 14:09 GMT ItalianCreationGroup Launches Rapid Expansion Drive Along the Silk Road

ItalianCreationGroup, a Milan-based company which owns various Italian luxury brands, is rapidly expanding its operations across Asia, with 12...


15 Dec, 2017, 14:01 GMT Luxury Kitchen Maker Valcucine Rapidly Expands in India, Opening Its Fourth Store in Mumbai

Fast-growing Italian luxury holding company ItalianCreationGroup is rapidly expanding in India, opening the fourth store of its luxury,...


15 Dec, 2017, 00:01 GMT ItalianCreationGroup Launches Rapid Expansion Drive Along The Silk Road

ItalianCreationGroup, a Milan-based company which owns various Italian luxury brands, is rapidly expanding its operations across Asia, with 12...


15 Dec, 2017, 00:00 GMT A.S. Watson Selects UST Global as one of its Development Partners for New Age Digital Solutions

Focuses on AI, Machine Learning and Automation A.S. Watson, world's largest international health and beauty retailer, has selected UST Global,...


14 Dec, 2017, 18:00 GMT European Duty-free Retailing Market Report 2017-2021

The "Duty-free Retailing Market in Europe 2017-2021" report has been added to Research and Markets' offering. The duty-free retailing market in...


14 Dec, 2017, 14:00 GMT New Hot Tech Innovators Report Identifies Innovative Startups and In-Store Technologies that Are Driving and Shaping the Future of Smart Retail

As e-commerce continues to dominate sales growth with an expected share of 25% in 2020, retailers are faced with having to improve customer...


14 Dec, 2017, 09:00 GMT Saveco CEO Achieves Two Top Spots in This Year's Business Worldwide Magazine Award

Saveco executives were celebrating this week after winning two prestigious titles in the 2017 Business Worldwide Magazine (BWM) Global Corporate...


14 Dec, 2017, 08:00 GMT Luxury Kitchen Maker Valcucine Rapidly Expands in India, Opening its Fourth Store in Mumbai

Fast-growing Italian luxury holding company ItalianCreationGroup is rapidly expanding in India, opening the fourth store of its luxury,...


14 Dec, 2017, 01:00 GMT Chinese Theme Park Visitors Will Spend Four Times More on Food and Drink If Technology Is Improved Finds Omnico

68% of Chinese theme park visitors will spend up to four times more than normal on food and drink if they can use mobile phone apps to order in...


13 Dec, 2017, 13:00 GMT SC Johnson Goes Above and Beyond Regulatory and Industry Standards with Skin Allergen Transparency

Company Fulfills Commitment to Disclose Skin Allergens by Product SC Johnson announced that it has fulfilled a commitment it made in May 2017...


13 Dec, 2017, 12:30 GMT Global Mobile Phone Accessories Packaging Market Expected to Reach US$ 5,571.3 Million by 2027 - Future Market Insights

The new report published by Future Market Insights titled "Mobile Phone Accessories Packaging Market: Global Industry Analysis (2012 - 2016) and...


13 Dec, 2017, 12:00 GMT Scandit Survey Suggests Retailers Missing In-Store Sales Opportunities

74% of shoppers feel positively toward brick-and-mortar retailers, but lack of digital engagement sends them elsewhere to buy Findings from a...


13 Dec, 2017, 10:00 GMT Record Revenue and Earnings: ZEISS Continues Growth Trajectory

Investments and innovations lead to best results in the company's more than 170-year history In the past 2016/17 fiscal year (ended 30 September...


13 Dec, 2017, 09:00 GMT iQFlow by Franke: Revolutionizing Coffee Making

At Franke, the focus has always been on using cutting-edge technology to deliver premium quality beverages. Now Franke is taking things one step...


13 Dec, 2017, 06:30 GMT Wirecard Gains the Booking Platform Travelstart as a Customer for Digital Payments

- Travelstart is the largest African online travel agent offering real-time access to thousands of flights in the emerging markets...


12 Dec, 2017, 17:49 GMT Tuft & Needle Calls For Dismissal Of Lawsuit Of Steinhoff Subsidiary Mattress Firm

As the latest move in the accelerating disruption of the traditional mattress industry, Tuft & Needle's litigation counsel, Charles "Chip"...


12 Dec, 2017, 16:49 GMT Dubai's First Ever 'Modest Fashion Week' Draws to a Spectacular Close

Following on from successful series in Istanbul and London, Dubai Modest Fashion Week saw global faces of modest fashion, award-winning designers...


12 Dec, 2017, 14:02 GMT Citycon Decided on a Quarterly Distribution

The Board of Directors of Citycon Oyj has today decided, on the basis of the authorisation by the Annual General Meeting 2017, that an equity...


12 Dec, 2017, 13:30 GMT Planning for the Future: PLM Success for Centric Software and YOOX NET-A-PORTER GROUP

Centric Software is delighted to announce the release of a success story about its customer, YOOX NET-A-PORTER GROUP (YNAP). For YNAP,...


12 Dec, 2017, 08:00 GMT Just-Style Opens Re:Source, a New Online Apparel Sourcing Tool

just-style, publisher and apparel consulting firm, is excited to announce the open beta of a new apparel sourcing tool, re:source, which hopes to...