Paul Smith picked an unlikely venue for his first international collection in 1976: an unglamorous ground-floor hotel room in Paris’s Latin Quarter.
French manufacturing and services contracted for a second month in June, highlighting the euro area’s struggle to sustain its economic recovery.
Point72 Asset Management LP, Steven A. Cohen’s family office, hired Goldman Sachs Group Inc. prime broker Seiji Onoe to head its Japan operations, said a person with knowledge of the matter.
Paul Smith, an environmental lawyer and litigator, was elected chairman of Eversheds LLP for a four- year term beginning May 1. He succeeds John Heaps, who didn’t stand for re-election.
When a cash register rings on sales of a Paul Smith suit, a bunch of Dole bananas or a pair of Marks & Spencer pajamas, it’s money in the bank for Masahiro Okafuji.
Paul Smith moved from London to Hong Kong to work in Asia’s hedge-fund industry almost 17 years ago, and he rode the boom to its peak. Last year, like other industry veterans, he quit.
Paul Smith Ltd., the British fashion label, plans to open 25 outlets in China in the next five years as it re-enters the world’s second-largest economy to tap wealthy customers for growth.
Stocks climbed for a second day after Russia called for fresh talks to resolve the crisis in Ukraine and the ruble’s decline stoked bets on a higher dividend for preferred shares of oil producer OAO Surgutneftegaz.
The Markit Economics preliminary index of U.S. manufacturing increased to 56.2 in May from 55.4 a month earlier as output accelerated, the London-based group said today.
"There remained little sign of any turnaround in the performance of France' s economy at the end of the second quarter."
- Paul Smith on Jun 23, 2014
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