Avon Products Inc (AVP.N) said on Thursday that it expected to save more than it had previously anticipated from its original restructuring, and unveiled a new plan to improve profits and fund its growth.
Nike Inc will build a logistics centre in eastern China, the facility will become Nike's largest such centre in Asia when it is completed at the end of 2010, the company said in a statement seen on Wednesday.
Blue Nile Inc (NILE.O) posted a lower quarterly profit that missed expectations as sales fell, and said the economic downturn prevented it from giving a financial outlook, sending its shares down 9.7 percent.
Britain's Croda, which makes ingredients for cosmetics and personal care products, reported on Tuesday full-year pretax profits up 78.3 percent to 98.4 million pounds ($140.7 million) in a difficult environment.
Watchmaker Fossil Inc posted quarterly results in line with estimates, forecast a weak 2009 first-half and said it is in the process of making selective layoffs and other cost-cutting measures in 2009.
Fashion retailer Hennes & Mauritz AB posted a smaller-than-expected 1 percent year-on-year fall in January sales at established stores. The mean forecast in a Reuters poll of 12 analysts had been for sales to fall 2.
The following stocks were on the move at the BSE on Monday. At 12:56 p.m., the benchmark 30-share BSE index was down 3.18 percent at 9,328.58 points. The 50-share National Stock Exchange Index was down 3.1 percent at 2,856.9 points.