June Comp Sales Fail to Meet Estimates for Increases


New York—Neither Dads nor grads could help bolster June retail sales. Looking at a tally of the remaining 11 retailers who still … [Read more...]

Item of the Day: Mojo Backpacks


It’s been 40 years since Bruce was the biggest thing in Hollywood.Bruce you ask? That was the name of the great white shark … [Read more...]

Item of the Day: Christopher Raeburn X Wool and the Gang


Ferocious and bloodthirsty? Well if you're one of the millions of shark fanatics who watch Shark Week, you likely can’t get enough … [Read more...]

LVMH to Cut Back at Donna Karan International after Karan Departs

Donna Karan

New York—Following the departure last week of founder, designer and inspiration Donna Karan from Donna Karan International, LVMH, … [Read more...]

Item of the Day: K. Bell


Sharks have been in the news and not just because it’s Shark Week on the Discovery Channel this week. Eight people have been … [Read more...]

Item of the Day: Beq Pettina’s “Daily Diamonds”


Fireworks flare, glisten and twinkle in the sky as millions watch them Saturday on July 4. But we’d like more than a glisten, how … [Read more...]

Nike Scores a Big One: Q4 Profit Up 24%, Sales Up 13%


Beaverton, OR—Even after 51 years in business, Nike is still just doing it.In its fourth quarter earnings report Thursday, the … [Read more...]

Item of the Day: Pugster


The most important real estate on the body for jewelry has been the wrists where companies have sold millions of charm and … [Read more...]

Target CMO Kathee Tesija Removed to an “Advisory Role”

kathee Tesija

Minneapolis—In the continuing drama lead by Target CEO Brian Cornell as he leads a transformation of the mass merchant, Chief … [Read more...]

Finally: Senate Approves TPA to the Pleasure of the President, Retailers

U.S. Congress

Washington—In the words of NRF President/CEO Matthew Shay today, “it’s refreshing to see Congress finally put good policy ahead of … [Read more...]

After a Year, Alibaba Sells Off its 11 Main Online Marketplace


San Mateo, CA—Alibaba may boast itself as the largest online and mobile commerce company in the world in terms of gross … [Read more...]

Retailers, Trade Associations Applaud TPA Vote in the House


Washington—Retailers and industry trade associations today lauded the U.S. House of Representatives for passing a new Trade … [Read more...]