Anglo American's Chief Executive Cynthia Carroll has quit after more than five years in the job, under pressure from investors over the miner's lagging share price and continued dependence on troubled South Africa.
Wal-Mart Stores Inc has given global suppliers five years to comply with its environmental rules or risk being pushed off U.S. shelves at the world's largest retailer, expanding a sustainability campaign launched in 2009.
Wrangler jeans are getting a makeover in India and going up-market in the process as parent VF Corp customizes the all-American denims for the country's motorcycle-riding population and adds features to suit local needs.
Jones Group Inc, the apparel company behind such brands as Nine West and Jones New York, lowered its full-year sales forecast on Wednesday, saying it expects shoppers to continue to demand bargains during the holiday season.
British online fashion retailer ASOS posted an expected 40 percent rise in year profit, as strong trading in overseas markets, such as the United States and Australia, more than offset slower growth in its home market.