Xavier Rougeaux has returned to Smythson to become its new chief executive officer, and will work together with new creative director Luc Goidadin to take the 130-year old brand into its next stage of growth.
China’s industrial output grew 5.8 percent in September from a year earlier, missing expectations, while fixed-asset investment growth rose to 5.4 percent in the first nine months, above forecasts, data showed on Friday.
The Associated British Foods-owned fashion chain has emphasised its commitment to environmental standards and safer working conditions as it fights for market share in discount-loving Germany and other countries.
Strong e-commerce demand is fuelling Asia's air freight market, with the U.S.-China trade war having minimal negative impact so far and in some cases even boosting shipments, industry executives said on Friday.
The footwear company reported on Thursday that it achieved record sales of $1.176 billion in the third quarter of 2018, seeing particularly strong growth in its international retail and wholesale channels.