Walmart Inc was sued on Thursday by the US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the agency’s second lawsuit this week accusing the largest US retailer of discrimination against workers with disabilities.
In a shareholder proposal released Thursday, London-based Tulipshare requested a report from Nike on whether its policies effectively address its stated equity goals and human rights commitments.
Patek Philippe SA will soon introduce a new model line for the first time in nearly a quarter century, a fresh offering that the head of the family-owned Swiss watchmaker expects could one day compete with its most desirable timepieces.
Sergio Azzolari is joining Roberto Cavalli as its new CEO, effective April 2, the Italian brand said Thursday. The CEO of DSquared since 2017, Azzolari previously held roles at Tod’s, Luxottica, and Missoni.
Prada aims to hire more than 400 people in Italy by the end of the year to strengthen its production capacity and maintain growth, the Italian luxury group said on Thursday.
With sales of luxury goods widely expected to withstand the darkening economic outlook and Chinese demand enjoying a post-Covid reopening boost, the sector appears ripe for a mergers & acquisitions wave, according to an informal Bloomberg survey of 17 M&A desks, fund managers and analysts.
Operating profit in the Swedish group’s fiscal first quarter was 725 million Swedish crowns ($69.73 million) against a profit of 458 million crowns a year earlier and a mean forecast of 1.10 billion loss in a Refinitiv poll of analysts.
Group CEO Daniel Zhang said the company’s breakup into separate businesses will allow its units to become more agile and eventually launch their own initial public offerings (IPO).