U.S. consumer spending may have slowed, but the gloom already being cast over the impending holidays is overdone, retailers and clothing makers ranging from Best Buy Co Inc to Toys "R" Us to Perry Ellis International Inc said this week.
British supermodel Naomi Campbell was ordered Friday June 20th to do 200 hours of community service for assaulting two police officers trying to eject her from a plane after a foul-mouthed tirade over lost luggage.
By Deepa Babington FLORENCE, Italy (Reuters Life!) - New York-based designer Diane von Furstenberg sent models traipsing down a lush garden runway in breezy chiffon dresses and ruffled headbands to mark her first fashion show in her native Europe.
LONDON (Reuters) -- Retail sales unexpectedly soared in May at their fastest monthly rate since the series began in 1986, driven by record sales of food and clothes, the Office for National Statistics said on Thursday.
The U.S. military has had "very, very preliminary" discussions about what to do with its Guantanamo Bay naval base if and when it shuts the prison that has come to define the once-sleepy fuelling station, the base commander said on Wednesday.
Swedish high-street clothing chain H&M reported a 13.6 percent rise in second quarter net profit Wednesday June 18th to 3.93 billion kronor (million dollars, 420 million euros), boosted by favourable exchange rates and strong sales in May.