Few brands are as exposed to European tourism as Louis Vuitton. Given the recent slew of terrorist outbursts on the continent, which have made wealthy Asians and Americans more reluctant to travel there, parent group LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton is showing surprising resilience.
Federal Reserve officials are virtually certain to leave interest rates unchanged at their meeting that wraps up Wednesday, but their policy statement will be scrutinized for any clues to whether a September rate increase is in play.
Puma’s biggest star, the sprinter Usain Bolt, is parrying rumors he could retire as soon as the end of this summer’s Olympic Games in Brazil. For Mr. Bolt, retiring is a career issue. For Puma, it is a challenge faced by every company that taps athletes for endorsements.