Shoemaker Wolverine World Wide Inc reported a solid first quarter, getting a boost from the strong performance of its Outdoor unit, but a lackluster outlook pulled its shares down as much as 5 percent.
Primark owner Associated British Foods said the global recovery was underway, prompting it to predict a "very good" rise in annual earnings after beating forecasts with half-year profits up 20 percent.
Cosmetics retailer L'Occitane International S.A. plans to raise up to $708 million in a Hong Kong initial public offering, a source close to the deal said, becoming the first French company to list in Hong Kong.
Cosmetics and perfume-dispenser maker AptarGroup Inc posted quarterly results that beat market expectations, helped by strong demand in the fragrance and personal care segments, and forecast second-quarter earnings above estimates.
Wealthy spenders are back in the shops and should help lift global luxury sales by more than 4 percent this year as the industry recovers from its worst slump ever, U.S. consultancy Bain & Co said in a study.