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SOUTH AFRICA

L'Occitane buys skincare brand Elemis for $900m

Global beauty products maker and retailer L'Occitane International S.A., has agreed to buy beauty and skincare brand Elemis for approximately $900 million...

23 Jan 2019

SOUTH AFRICA

China, Hong Kong top hubs for fake goods: Europol

China and Hong Kong are overwhelmingly the largest shipment centres for fake goods sold around the world, in a growing, complex battle against sophisticated counterfeiters...

23 Jun 2017

HONG KONG S.A.R.

Lancome faces growing anger and protests in Hong Kong

HONG KONG - Cosmetics giant Lancome closed some of its outlets in Hong Kong Wednesday as protesters gathered at a major mall after the company cancelled a concert featuring a local singer critical of China...

9 Jun 2016

HONG KONG S.A.R.

Malt whisky sells for record-breaking US$628,000

HONG KONG: A bottle of malt whisky has gone under the hammer in Hong Kong for the record-breaking sum of HK$4.9m (US$628,205), an auction house says.

21 Jan 2014

UNITED STATES

CNN launches The Boss

ATLANTA, US: CNN International is launching a new weekly series called The Boss. It will air across CNN International's business shows, including the flagship business program Quest Means Business, presented by Richard Quest at 2000 CET on Tuesdays.

15 Nov 2010