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Polo Ralph Lauren Q3

INSIGHT: Polo Ralph Lauren commits cash to Asian growth
US fashion company Polo Ralph Lauren is continuing a double-pronged effort to control brand operations in Japan and South East Asia, it said during a second quarter earnings call this week.

Anti-dumping threat

ANALYSIS: China's shoe makers brace for EU dumping duties
As the European Union considers extending anti-dumping duties on Chinese leather shoes, China's shoe manufacturers are bracing for a further hit to exports. Many have already shifted business away from Europe, while others are turning towards the domestic market, as Dominique Patton reports.

M&S in China

UK: M&S in China for the long-term, says boss
UK retailer Marks and Spencer (M&S) plans to open more stores in China despite the teething problems it faced after launching a first outlet in Shanghai last year.

Liz Claiborne battles on

INSIGHT: Storms still battering Liz Claiborne
In its recent past, Liz Claiborne has resembled nothing so much as a large and rather unwieldy oil tanker: battered and lashed by stormy seas, and not nimble enough to escape to safe harbour.

K-Swiss Q3 loss

US: K-Swiss swings to Q3 loss
Athletic footwear maker K-Swiss Inc has swung to a third quarter loss on lower sales, but said the results were in line with expectations.