Paws ‘N Claws Eyewear Goes to the Dogs (and Cats)

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Pittsburgh—Here’s one fur-friendly eyewear line that doesn’t mind if its business goes to the dogs. Paws ‘N Claws, an eyewear … [Read more...]

Commerce Dept: June Sales Increase Less Than Expected

Sales of clothing and accessories had an uptick in June, providing one of the bright spots at retail.

Washington—Although June sales picked up in apparel, accessories and some other consumergoods categories, overall U.S. retail … [Read more...]

Michael Kors Alleges “Bait and Switch” in Costco Handbag Ad

Handbags from Michael Kors: NOT for sale at Costco?

New York—The Michael Kors brand has always been about jet setters: apparel and accessories that seem like the accoutrements of the … [Read more...]

Tyra Banks Invests in “Community” Online Shopping Site

Tyra Banks: supermodel and supermogul?

San Francisco—Tyra Banks is known as a supermodel, but she’s also become something of a super mogul, too. Her recently-formed … [Read more...]

A.T. Cross to Sell Cross Accessory Division for $60 Million

While its pens are iconic, Cross intends to expand its eyewear business

Lincoln, RI—The A.T. Cross Company said Monday that it plans to sign off on its writing instruments and accessories business by … [Read more...]

Fast Retailing Q3 Mixed Results, Plans U.S. Expansion

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Yamaguchi, Japan—Fast Retailing Co., which plans to open 20 Uniqlo stores a year in the United States, reported last week that its … [Read more...]

Swiss Regulator Permits Swatch to Cut Movement Sales

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Zurich—Swatch Group, the biggest watch and component maker in Switzerland, got a partial reprieve last week on regulations forcing … [Read more...]

June Retail Comps: Best Since January

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New York—While fewer than a dozen major retailers, accounting for some 6% of the $2.4 trillion in U. S. retail sales, still report … [Read more...]

Burberry Posts Boost in Q1 Retail Sales

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London—Thanks to sales of its more expensive merchandise in Asia and the Americas, Burberry Group Plc reported Wednesday that its … [Read more...]

Wolverine Q2 Profit Falls on Acquisition Costs

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Rockford, MI—Wolverine Worldwide reported Tuesday a 13% decline in its second quarter profits due to expenses relating to its … [Read more...]

Jones Group Hires Citigroup to Explore Sale

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New York—Jones Group, parent to Nine West and Anne Klein, saw its shares spike in price on Monday following a Reuters report that … [Read more...]

Van Gogh Couture: Jewelry Just Like “The Real Thing”

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New York—When Kamran Hekmati's wife wore pieces from his latest jewelry collection out to dinner, friends not only said they liked … [Read more...]