Adidas sees loss, Sui for Target, Zegna expands in Middle East, Kenneth Cole posts Q1 drop

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Adidas issues profit warning (Drapers)
“Pre-tax profits at the Adidas group sunk by 97% to just €5 million (£4.4m) in the first three months of 2009. Currency-neutral group sales fell 6% to €2.58 billion (£2.28bn), compared to €2.62bn (£2.32bn) in the first three months of 2009.”

The Sui Target (Vogue UK)
“ANNA SUI has become the second designer to participate in discount retailer Target’s Designer Collaboration series.”

Zegna expands business despite downturn (Gulf News)
“Paolo Zegna, spoke to Gulf News on the sidelines of the opening ceremony of his company’s first Global Concept Store in the Middle East designed by world renowned retail architect Peter Marino, at Dubai Mall, which was opened yesterday.”

Kenneth Cole Posts First-Qtr. Loss (WWD)
“Kenneth Cole Productions Inc. on Tuesday posted a first-quarter loss and a decline in revenues.For the three months ended March 31, the company lost $8.2 million.” (Subscription required)