After years of pitching its shoes and clothing to hipsters in bars, bowling alleys and billiard halls, Puma SE is shifting its marketing focus to bona fide athletes.
Adidas AG rose the most in more than 10 months in Frankfurt trading on a report that hedge funds including Third Point LLC may take a stake and are pushing to remove Chief Executive Officer Herbert Hainer.
Zalando SE, Europe’s largest online shoe and fashion retailer, plans to sell as much as 11 percent of its shares in an initial public offering this year, marking a coming of age for a Berlin-based startup industry that has yet to produce a big sale or IPO.
Permira Advisers LLP is selling a stake valued at 846 million euros ($1.1 billion) in German fashion house Hugo Boss AG to institutional investors.
Zalando SE, Europe’s largest online shoe and fashion retailer, reported a second-quarter profit of 35 million euros ($46 million), giving investors more evidence the company is controlling costs ahead of a potential initial public offering.
Philipp Erler aims to convince the world that fashion retailer Zalando SE — a Samwer creation headed for an initial public offering as soon as next month — isn’t dismissed as just another copycat.
Zalando SE, Europe’s largest online shoe and fashion retailer, may announce its initial public offering as early as this week, according to sources.
Adidas AG, the world’s No. 2 sports gear maker, cut its profitability forecast for 2014 by 2 percentage points after first-half revenue in North America dropped 14 percent on slumping demand for golf equipment.
FRANKFURT, Germany — Hugo Boss AG, the German luxury clothing maker, reported second-quarter earnings that met analysts’ estimates as the company opened more of its own stores to showcase its goods and rely less on outside retailers.
FRANKFURT, Germany — Puma SE, Europe’s second-largest sporting-goods maker, reported a milder-than-anticipated drop in operating profit as the company debuted new products including a pink-and-blue football cleat to stoke sales.
FRANKFURT, Germany — The biggest event in soccer starts next month with the first kick at the World Cup. Puma SE won’t start its major promotional push until it’s all over.
FRANKFURT, Germany — Hennes & Mauritz (H&M), the world's second-biggest fashion retailer, supports higher wages for textile workers in Bangladesh, its chief executive said, but warned that higher costs could also prompt some companies to go elsewhere.
ITALY , Germany — Hugo Boss AG, the German luxury- clothing maker, forecast accelerated sales growth and rising earnings for this year as the company spends more to promote itself in Asia.