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NEW YORK - Wednesday, August 3rd 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Calvin Klein, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of PVH Corp. (NYSE:PVH), today announced the appointment of Raf Simons as Chief Creative Officer of the brand, effective immediately.

Mr. Simons will lead the creative strategy of the Calvin Klein brand globally across the Calvin Klein Collection, Calvin Klein Platinum, Calvin Klein, Calvin Klein Jeans, Calvin Klein Underwear and Calvin Klein Home brands. As part of his role as Chief Creative Officer, Mr. Simons will oversee all aspects of Design, Global Marketing and Communications, and Visual Creative Services. Mr. Simons’ first collections will debut for the Fall 2017 season.

The appointment of Mr. Simons as Chief Creative Officer marks the implementation of Calvin Klein’s new global creative strategy, announced in April 2016, to unify all Calvin Klein brands under one creative vision. The strategy comes as part of a global evolut ... Read more »

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United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) strongly endorses Tryon bid to FEI. North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory and South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley both support initiative.

MILL SPRING, N.C. - Wednesday, August 3rd 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Mark Bellissimo, managing partner of Tryon Equestrian Partners (TEP), confirmed today that the Tryon International Equestrian Center (TIEC) in Mill Spring, N.C. is working with United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) to ensure that the 2018 FEI World Equestrian Games (WEG) remain in North America, and USEF has communicated its support of the initiative to the FEI for the 2018 WEG.

The WEG, which is administered by the Fédération Equestre Internationale (FEI), the worldwide governing body of equestrian sport, occurs every four years in the middle of the Olympic cycle and is the major international championship event for Jumping, Dressage and Para-Equestrian Dressage, Eventing, Driving, Endurance, Vaulti ... Read more »

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 Dubai, United Arab Emirates - Thursday, August 4th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

    Latest quarterly global survey from ACCA and IMA shows oil price rise boosts business confidence across GCC.
    Continued focus on diversification and closing budget deficits by governments across the region remain key.
    However Brexit shock likely to offset fragile recovery in global business confidence in Q2 16/17.

The latest Global Economic Conditions Survey (GECS) from ACCA and IMA, suggested positive signs for businesses in the GCC but a stark forewarning of how the shock of Brexit will hit a fragile recovery in global business confidence.

Responding to the findings, Lindsay Degouve de Nuncques, head of ACCA Middle East said,

“It is encouraging to see that our members’ business confidence has improved across the Middle East. Our most recent results showed that business confidence in the UAE incre ... Read more »

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Sharjah, United Arab Emirates - Wednesday, August 3rd 2016 [ME NewsWire]

In an official statement regarding an incident at Dubai International Airport earlier today, HE Ali Salim Al Midfa, Chairman of the Sharjah Airport Authority, confirmed: “A number of Emirates Airline flights were diverted to Sharjah International Airport and the airport is well prepared and equipped to handle extra arrivals to its daily quota. The airport is operating as normal, with all logistics in place and passengers being tended to and transported to Dubai by buses. We stand ready, in cooperation with the UAE General Civil Aviation Authority and the Sharjah Department of Civil Aviation, to support Dubai flight operations at this time and to aid the emirate’s authorities with any needs or requirements they may have.”


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ATLANTA - Tuesday, August 2nd 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)--Global management consultancy Kurt Salmon is pleased to announce that Ron Wilson has joined the firm as a partner in its Retail and Consumer Goods Group and as a leader in its data analytics practice.

Mr. Wilson has 20 years of experience driving disruptive digital transformation in the consumer packaged goods industry. He has helped some of world’s largest CPG companies and brands take a holistic approach to gathering, analyzing and acting on big data insights, sometimes in counterintuitive ways, to reduce costs in the supply chain and drive sales at the point of purchase. Both a strategist and a designer and implementer of technology hardware, software and services, he has several patents pending for CPG technologies and services, including an Agile Data-Driven Enterprise Platform and a Trade Promotion Intelligence platform as a service.

“As retailers and brands globalize and opti ... Read more »

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