Chinese authorities detained a pair of labor activists who advised striking workers at a contract manufacturer for brands including Nike Inc. and Adidas AG in the country’s south, China Labor Watch said.
LG Household & Health Care Ltd., a South Korean cosmetics and beverages company, is considering a bid for fragrance maker Elizabeth Arden Inc. as it looks to expand locally and overseas by buying rivals.
WH Group Ltd., the world’s biggest pork supplier, is considering cutting the size of its planned $5.3 billion Hong Kong initial public offering by more than half as investors shun new equity, people with knowledge of the matter said.
Yue Yuen Industrial Holdings Ltd., the world’s largest branded shoemaker, fell most in almost a year in Hong Kong trading after the company said it plans to increase factory workers’ compensation in a bid to end a strike.
HAGL JSC, a real estate developer that’s transformed itself into Vietnam’s biggest listed farmer by acreage, is expanding overseas plantations and adding corn as it plans to list the agricultural unit in Singapore next year.