Eleven countries are expected to sign a landmark Asia-Pacific trade agreement in Santiago on Thursday, as an antidote to the increasingly protectionist bent of the United States, which last year pulled out of the pact.
With the relocation of its court hearing, Under Armour has gained a small advantage in a recent trademark dispute where the active brand was sued for copying a smaller label's "I Can" graphics for apparel lines.
The German logistics group said it expected a further increase in earnings after a 7.2% jump in 2017 profit, with online shopping driving demand for parcel deliveries and a turnaround at its freight unit taking hold.
Clothing, cosmetics and other products from the United States may be subject to European Union duties if U.S. President Donald Trump carries out his threat to impose global import duties on steel and aluminum.
The Trump administration on Monday said states should be able to require online retailers to collect sales taxes, backing an appeal at the U.S. Supreme Court that could mean billions in revenue for state coffers.
Italian eyewear group Luxottica said on Tuesday it had acquired a 67 percent stake in Fukui Megane, a family-owned Japanese manufacturer specialising in the production of titanium and solid gold spectacles.
From Jean Paul Gaultier to Elie Saab, designers attended the Elysee Palace for dinner on Monday, as Macron sought to further boost one of the country's most profitable sectors with an appeal to brands from far and wide.
According to a study from IDC, the American company elbowed out competitors Fitbit and Xiaomi to claim the top spot in the global wearables market in 2017, as growth in the sector slows but shows no sign of stopping.