Falabella to Spend $4.4 Billion to Operate 600 Stores

The South American retail group said that 53 percent of the capital expenditure will go to rolling out 140 new stores and 11 malls in six countries.

– January 9, 2015

The Markets

Brazil's Denim Blues

Brazil’s jeanswear market expects to see 5 percent growth to roughly $19 billion in 2015.

– January 2, 2015

The Markets

Brazil's Track & Field Turns Attention to U.S.

The company unveiled its second store and first location on the West Coast in Brentwood, Calif., earlier this month.

– December 29, 2014


DOL Wards Grants to Improve Conditions in Peru, Philippines

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of International Labor Affairs said it was awarding two grants to help strengthen workers’ rights.

– December 22, 2014


Wal-Mart Expands Enriqué Ostale's Role to Mexico

Ostale has been assigned the additional role of running Wal-Mart de México y Centroamérica as president and ceo of the company.

– December 19, 2014


Fashion Moments of 2014

Looking back on the year.

– December 19, 2014


Brazilian Fashion Incubator Gains Steam

BtoBe aims to promote up-and-coming designers internationally as the country works to rev up its textile exports.

– December 16, 2014


Brazil October Retail Sales Rise More Than Analysts Forecast

Sales increased as consumers continued to shop in the face of higher interest rates.

– December 12, 2014

The Markets

Las Vegas Shows Going More Global

Organizers must contend with a schedule that conflicts with lunar New Year celebrations.

– December 10, 2014


Brazil Beauty Market Braces for Slowdown

The masstige and premium categories will bear the brunt of a prolonged slump in Latin America’s biggest economy.

– December 8, 2014


They Are Wearing: Art Basel, Miami Beach

As the annual Art Basel fair took over Miami Beach this week, south Florida temperatures dictated most fashion choices.

– December 5, 2014


Brazil's Riachuelo Sees Sales Boost From Versace Capsule

Flavio Rocha, the Brazilian department store chain's ceo, expects its fledgling Versace capsule collection to sharply boost sales.

– December 5, 2014

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