Streamlining: Gap to Close 175 of its Namesake Stores


San Francisco—Another retailer to make drastic changes to prevent a further slide in business: this time Gap Inc. said today to … [Read more...]

Neiman Marcus Q3 Swings into Profit as Sales Rise

Fendi mini monster shearling backpack at Neiman Marcus

Dallas—Neiman Marcus Group today reported that its luxury retail business swung into a third quarter profit aided by increased … [Read more...]

Item of the Day: Blumlux


So you lose in the NFL finals to New England earlier this year, leading to one of pro-footballs worse scandals (remember … [Read more...]

Shake Up at J. Crew: Designer Ousted, 175 Jobs Cut

From J. Crew's summer collection

New York—Faced with less-than-superlative sales results and merchandise misfires, J. Crew today announced it would be eliminating … [Read more...]

Despite Sales Increase, Hudson’s Bay Co. Posts $54 Million Q1 Loss on Costs

Hudson's Bay

Toronto--Hudson’s Bay Company reported Wednesday a $54 million swing into a first quarter loss due to administrative costs even as … [Read more...]

Item of the Day: SilverSport


As you take a sip of your ice-cold bottled designer water, remember your friends and colleagues in California are facing their … [Read more...]

Item of the Day: Tomas Brilliance


Iconic handbag styles such as the Hermes Birkin or the Chanel quilted have become instantly recognizable. But the French aren’t … [Read more...]

Stock Slides as Vera Bradley’s Forecast Disappoints


Fort Wayne, IN—Vera Bradley Inc. saw its shares slide after its updated its full year earnings, missing analysts’ forecast. On … [Read more...]

J. Crew Takes Write-Downs as Q1 Sales Decline


New York—Reporting today another quarter of decreased sales, J. Crew Group Inc. said it has taken more write-downs on its namesake … [Read more...]

Item of the Day: Les Petits Joueurs


You expect to hear about the latest leathergoods creations by brands like Prada, Gucci, Vuitton and Chloe, but it’s doubtful … [Read more...]

Ann Inc. Q1 Earnings Rise on LOFT Sales Gains

Beach looks at LOFT

New York—Ann Inc. said Friday its first quarter sales rose moderately as a sales gain at Loft stores made up for more sales … [Read more...]

Will Leather Goods Create Retail Shop in Train Boxcar


Eugene, OR—Here’s one train that reaches its destination without ever leaving the station.In its latest experiment in … [Read more...]