Sri Lanka delivered its formal response to a European Union probe that found it in breach of international human rights laws and said it was hopeful of retaining a lucrative trade concession with the bloc.
Phillips-Van Heusen Corp, a clothing manufacturer that owns the Calvin Klein brand, said its Izod brand will sponsor the IndyCar Series, marking the open-wheel racing sport's first title sponsor since 2001.
Under Armour Inc signed a multiyear deal with a top mixed martial arts fighter to endorse its underwear and other products, moving the athletic clothing and shoe maker into one of the world's fastest growing sports.
U.S. shoe and clothing maker Kenneth Cole Productions Inc posted a surprise quarterly profit, helped by effective inventory controls and lower costs, but forecast fourth-quarter results below market expectations.
Updates from three of Britain's biggest clothing retailers should shed a little more light next week on whether consumers are starting to spend more freely ahead of the key Christmas trading period. Mid-market players Marks & Spencer (MKS).
Whilst Honduras has witnessed clashes between forces behind a coup and Presidential partisans, a lobby group for the American textile industry is putting pressure on Washington to step up efforts to bring calm and stability to the region.