German Online Retailer Zalando Turns Profit Before IPO

Fashion retailer Zalando | Source: Zalando

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.

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Hugo Boss Q2 Earnings Up 8 Percent, Meets Expectations

Hugo by Hugo Boss autumn/winter 2014 | Source: Hugo Boss

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.

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H&M CEO Warns Rising Bangladeshi Wages May Spook Some Firms

Karl-Johan Persson | Source: Reuters

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.

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Hugo Boss Forecasts Rising Full-Year Revenue on Retail Business

Joan Smalls and Anja Rubik for Hugo Boss Autumn/Winter 2013/4 | Source: Hugo Boss

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.

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