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GLOBAL

The most valuable global retail brands for 2019

The results of the second annual BrandZ Top 75 Most Valuable Global Retail Brands have been revealed. The research shows that the world's most valuable retail brands are worth $339 billion more...

14 May 2019

SOUTH AFRICA

Hugo Boss and Porsche sign multiyear Formula E deal

German fashion house Hugo Boss and German carmaker Porsche have entered into a multiyear cooperation that will see the apparel giant outfitting Porsche's Formula E racing team...

14 Nov 2018

SOUTH AFRICA

Key insights into the global pantyhose and tights market

The number of pantyhose imported worldwide totalled 1.3 million tonnes in 2016, remaining constant against the previous year's level...

18 Jun 2018

SOUTH AFRICA

Euro 2016 boots Adidas sales higher

BERLIN - A year of high-profile sports sponsorship has so far paid off for Adidas, with sales at its core brand up 25 percent thanks to events including the Euro 2016 football tournament...

5 Aug 2016

GERMANY

Adidas' new 'Mr Perfect' faces hurdles in race against Nike

FRANKFURT - Adidas' incoming chief Kaspar Rorsted faces major challenges when he takes over as the global sports brand's new CEO later this year as the company struggles to catch up with arch-rival Nike, analysts said...

20 Jan 2016

DENMARK

Fit for fashion

COPENHAGEN, DENMARK: It's been a while since we've featured a campaign that uses overtly sexual imagery to drive consumer engagement. It isn't big, and it isn't clever, but this online fitness studio that promotes the spring/summer collection from men's fashion brand Jack & Jones provides hours of entertainment.

10 Aug 2011

UNITED STATES

Hope for full global economic recovery in 2010 diminishes

NEW YORK, US: After an upbeat start to the year with two consecutive quarters of increases in optimism, global consumer confidence fell three points in September to an Index of 90 as consumers' hopes for a full economic recovery this year fades in most parts of the world, according to the latest edition of the Nielsen Global Consumer Confidence Index.

27 Oct 2010

GERMANY

Germans expect economic high

NUREMBERG, GERMANY: Economic expectations improve again in October from what was already a very good level. On the other hand, income expectations and propensity to buy did not quite confirm the positive figures from the previous month and posted declines. Overall, consumer sentiment was stable in October. After 4.9 points for October, the overall indicator also forecasts a figure of 4.9 points in November. These are the results of the current GfK Consumer Climate Survey for October 2010.

26 Oct 2010