Burberry Revenue Exceeds Estimates as Digital Push Drives Sales

Burberry Prorsum menswear SS15 | Source: Burberry

LONDON, United Kingdom — Burberry Group Plc, the U.K.’s largest luxury-goods maker, reported first-quarter revenue that beat estimates as digital marketing initiatives drove sales of apparel and accessories in Asia and the Americas.

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American Apparel’s Charney Loses Support of Some Factory Workers He Championed

American Apparel factory in downtown LA | Source: Reuters

LOS ANGELES, United States — Ousted American Apparel Inc head Dov Charney supported workers in the clothing industry with his stance in favor of immigration rights and determination to keep jobs in the United States, but some employees are not returning the favor.

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Nike CEO Expects Football Sales to Keep Soaring

Nike football kit for the Dutch national team | Source: Nike

BERLIN, Germany — U.S. sportswear maker Nike Inc, battling Adidas AG to be the world's biggest soccer brand, expects kit sales to keep growing fast after the World Cup, its chief executive was quoted as saying in a German newspaper.

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Shoppers Save Time, Money With Customisation

Shoppers in a traditional brick-and-mortar store | Source: Reuters

NEW YORK, United States — Technology may finally be solving the thorny problem of buying clothing online - that you cannot try things on. Through scanners and data mining, consumers are now able to get a custom fit, saving them time and money because they do not have to order multiple items and return what doesn't fit.

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Marks & Spencer Clothes Sales Drop Again as Gains Elude Bolland

Marks & Spencer's ladies campaign | Source: Marks & Spencer

LONDON, United Kingdom — Marks & Spencer Group Plc, the U.K.’s largest clothing retailer, reported a 12th straight quarterly drop in non-food sales as Chief Executive Officer Marc Bolland struggles to turn around the company’s fortunes.

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