Coach Inc, maker of luxury handbags, wallets and other accessories, could see its earnings recover from an earlier-year slump, helped by new product launches and store openings domestically and overseas.
Clothing retailer Esprit Holdings (0330.HK) said consumers are still very conservative and it will cut the number of new stores planned for the current fiscal year to 50 from an earlier target of 60-80.
The bankruptcy of General Growth Properties has created a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for suitors, but as they circle the No. 2 U.S. mall owner they are likely to find consummating a deal is not easy.
Seven & I Holdings said it aims to boost its revenue from China fivefold to about $4.5 billion over the next five years, as weak prospects in Japan prompt the country's retailers to seek growth in its fast growing Asian neighbour.