BLM in Italian Fashion campaign shows early tangible results

MILAN (AP) — A digital runway show by five Italian fashion designers of African origin opens Milan Fashion Week on Wednesday, one tangible result of a campaign launched last summer by the only Black Italian designer belonging to the Milan fashion chamber.

After some initial resistance and a slow start, designer Stella Jean credits the Italian National Fashion Chamber with “a lot of goodwill” in pushing through an enhanced collaboration with five young designers, including financing and partnerships with Italian suppliers.

“When you want to do something, you can do them immediately,’’ said Jean, one of the founders of the

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Sally Beauty (NYSE:SBH) Releases Quarterly Earnings Results

Sally Beauty (NYSE:SBH) posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday. The specialty retailer reported $0.50 EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.47 by $0.03, MarketWatch Earnings reports. The business had revenue of $936.02 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $967.74 million. Sally Beauty had a negative return on equity of 535.36% and a net margin of 3.22%. The company’s quarterly revenue was down 4.5% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the firm earned $0.47 EPS.

Shares of NYSE:SBH traded down $0.16 on Thursday, reaching $15.80. 123,512 shares

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