India welcomed on Wednesday an offer by the United States to limit its disputed farm subsidies as part of efforts to save a global trade deal but immediately came under pressure from Washington to make concessions itself.
French luxury group Hermes International on Tuesday posted a 12.8 percent rise in first-half sales, pulled by strong demand for its trademark silks, handbags and perfumes. The 171-year-old company generated revenues of 813.2 million euros.
Wal-Mart Stores Inc presented a colorful, casual line of youthful looks for kids and teens on Saturday at a fashion show that previewed the mass-market chain's new low-cost offerings for back to school.
Adidas expects at least 15 percent growth in 2008 net profit, the German sport goods maker's Chief Financial Officer, Robin Stalker, was quoted on Sunday as saying, reiterating the group's full-year forecast.
Weekly sales at John Lewis JLP.UL department stores surged 5.9 percent compared with the same period last year, reversing four weeks of falls as cash-strapped shoppers flocked to its summer clearance sale.
EBay Inc scored a major legal victory on Monday when a federal judge absolved it of taking more steps to police fake Tiffany jewellery sold on its website and held that brand owners are ultimately responsible for protecting their own trademarks.