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Profit fall of 19.8pc for Belle International

Belle International had a 19.8 per cent profit fall for its latest six months, with its revenue edging up 0.9 per cent.

New brands join Changi Airport retail lineup

Several new Changi Airport retail outlets have opened in Singapore.

China drives Yue Yuen prosperity

Shoe giant Yue Yuen produced 165.7 million pairs of shoes in the first half of this year – 4.1 per cent more than during the same period last year.

Adidas China ‘most relevant’ brand

Sportswear giant Adidas China has become the “most relevant” brand on the mainland, a new survey shows.

Vietnam’s expanded Saigon Center reopens

After a two year revamp, Saigon Center has reopened to the public with the debut of its anchor, the Takashimaya department store.

Athleisure trend eats into Belle International sales

China shoe brand Belle International Holdings has a 38 per cent drop in profit as consumer preferences change.

Shoe-maker Yue Yuen profits on the rise

Shoe manufacturer Yue Yuen profits rose 5.8 per cent to US$95.3 million for the first quarter of this year.

Nike profits soar in Q2

Sportswear brand Nike says sales rose four per cent in the second quarter – but profit soared 20 per cent.

Future Group opens London design studio

Future Group subsidiary Lifestyle Fashions has opened a design studio in London.

Li Ning seeks more cash

China’s biggest sportswear brand Li Ning is planning to raise US$218 million to fund growth and restructuring. The company plans a share issue ata price representing a 21.92 per cent discount on the previous trading close, a move which saw its share value decline in subsequent trading. Li Ning is under relentless pressure from local rivals including ANTA Sports Products and international brands like Nike, adidas and Converse. While the company said the cash injection would “support …

8 ways to charm the snake in 2013

Jon Bird gives his top eight tips for retail in 2013.

Nike to divest Cole Haan, Umbro

Sports apparel giant Nike to sharpen focus on Nike and complementary sport brands.