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Groz-Beckert to Present Gauge Part System for the Production of Tufted Textiles as well as Artificial Turf.

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Albstadt, Germany – FSB Cologne is an international trade fair for amenity areas, sports and pool facilities and will be held from 22 to 25 October 2013. With about 600 exhibiting companies from 40 countries FSB offers a comprehensive overview of new technologies, designs and concepts. Groz-Beckert presents in hall 11.2,

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AWI Wool Market Weekly Report – Week Ended 30 August.

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Sydney, Australia – Australian wool auction markets rallied spectacularly this week, with substantive price gains being recorded across the entire selection. Amidst the prevailing gloomy conditions of the past few months, very few of the buying fraternity predicted such a sharp escalation in levels and the swiftness in the turnaround from the very bearish atmosphere […]

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UK: GFK Consumer Confidence Barometer Sees Further Rise in August.

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London, United Kingdom – Measures for personal financial situation over the last 12 months and over the next 12 months both stay the same this month.  Measures for general economic situation of the country over the last 12 months and over the next 12 months, and the major purchase index all see increases in August.

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bebe stores, inc. Reports Net Sales of $119.2 Million.

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California, United States – bebe stores, inc. announced unaudited financial results for the fourth quarter and fiscal year ended July 6, 2013. For the fourth quarter of fiscal 2013: Net sales were $119.2 million, a decrease of 9.4% from $131.5 million reported for the fourth quarter a year ago. As previously reported, comparable store sales […]

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Excellent Results for Salvatore Ferragamo Group with 625 Million Euros in Sales, An 11% Increase..

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Florence, Italy – The Board of Directors of Salvatore Ferragamo S.p.A., parent company of the Salvatore Ferragamo Group, one of the global leaders in the luxury sector, meeting under the chairmanship of Ferruccio Ferragamo, examined and approved the Consolidated Financial Statement as of 30 June 2013,

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University of Arizona Develops Applications to Aid Arizona Cotton Farmers.

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Washington, D.C., United States – Two apps – Mobile Cotton and Differentiating Diseases of Early Season Cotton – are helping Arizona cotton growers manage their crops from anywhere. Mobile and Web apps aren’t just for tweeting ones thoughts or posting status. The University of Arizona College of Agriculture and Life Sciences has created high-tech mobile and Web […]

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UHF Gen 2 – An RFID Laundry Tag Featuring High Sensitivity for Tough Laundry Conditions.

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Toronto, Canada – GAO RFID Inc. recommends its UHF Gen 2 RFID Laundry Tag specially designed for the tough conditions required in laundry applications. This UHF RFID tag can also be deployed for pallets, boxes and trays. The ultra high frequency Gen 2 RFID laundry tag, model 116429, features a compact size and light weight and provides high sensitivity.

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Spotlight on Ethiopian Talent and Textiles at U.S. African Growth and Opportunity Forum.

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Addis Ababa, Ethiopia – The Origin Africa Designer Showcase is a fashion show to express the innovation, resourcefulness and creativity of African designers. It aims to raise awareness of Africa as a place to do business and as a sourcing destination for international buyers. The Origin Africa Designer Showcase event is a collaborative partnership between the […]

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Brunello Cucinelli S.p.A. Reports Increase of More than 16.5% in Net Revenues.

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Solomeo, Italy – The Board of Directors of Brunello Cucinelli S.p.A. – an Italian maison operating in the luxury goods sector, listed on the Borsa Italiana Electronic Stock Exchange – reviewed and approved the 2013 half year financial report. Net revenues of Euro 157.6 million (+16.5% compared to 1H 2012 Net revenues); EBITDA of Euro […]

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Carrefour Reports Growth of 1.4% in Net Sales.

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Paris, France – In France, sales were up 1.0% ex calendar in the first half and broadly stable at -0.3% on a reported basis. Commercial margin was up as a result of action plans. SG&A costs were stable. Recurring operating income rose 75.4% to €482 million with good profitability in all formats. Key H1 2013 […]

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