The leather and footwear trade show SAPICA is an event which has catalysed the economic development of the leather footwear market in Mexico, galvanising an industry that thousands of people depend upon, said the president of the Chamber for the Guanajuato Leather Industry (CICEG).
General Growth Properties Inc is working on a plan to exit bankruptcy backed by some of its largest investors while trying to thwart a rival $10 billion takeover bid from Simon Property Group Inc, which may raise its offer.
As a leading fashion platform in Asia, Dongguan China Shoes & China Bags will deliver spring-summer 2011 global trends covering style, color and materials in the industry and showcase the latest products from about 500 suppliers.
Apparel brand Guess Inc posted an 81 percent rise in quarterly profit as margin improvements and cost controls helped the fashion house, and the company forecast first-quarter results mostly above estimates.
Chinese sportswear brand Li Ning Co Ltd said its same stores sales grew 6.5 percent in first two months of 2010 and it aims to achieve 10 percent growth for whole of 2010 as the sports goods industry continues to recover.
Italian clothing retailer Benetton Group SpA said its chief executive would leave after nearly three years at the helm and said it would distribute a lower dividend as it confirmed a drop in yearly net profit.
Aeon Co Ltd, Japan's second-largest retailer, said it is likely to post an operating profit of 128.8 billion yen for the year ended in February, beating market expectations thanks to a sharp recovery in the second half.