The under-pressure Australian online surf retailer reported a narrower half-year profit loss on Tuesday, largely due to the impact of the near $17 million sale of Surf Hardware International in December.
The Australian apparel retailer on Tuesday said it is uncertain if the takeover offer received by Harrods' Middle Eastern investor Al Afia will go ahead, despite posting a 37% gain in first-half profits to $12 million.
Brands and buyers should come forward to help factory owners in Bangladesh overhaul their units, said Prime Minister of Bangladesh, Sheikh Hasina. The government will also offer its support, the PM said.
In the final phase of this season's fashion weeks, Paris now takes the stage, with 83 scheduled shows on the official calendar, starting Tuesday Feb. 28 with Paskal and ending next Tuesday March 6 with Paul & Joe.