Costs Hit Genesco’s Q4 Profit Despite Sales Rise

Step into Spring: Women's Shi by Journeys Treasure Boot

Nashville--Genesco Inc. reported Friday a 7% decline in its fourth quarter profit as the footwear, apparel and accessories company … [Read more...]

Richline Group to Create Marie Claire Brand Jewelry

Actress Olivia Wilde appears in a cover shoot in Marie Claire's April issue.

New York—Nina Garcia, fashion director at Marie Claire and judge on “Project Runway,” isn’t the only “glitterati” associated with … [Read more...]

American Shoppers Reveal: Nordstrom, The No. 1 Fashion Favorite

Nordstrom

Boulder, CO—The results are in and American shoppers have named their new favorite fashion retailer: Nordstrom.In its annual … [Read more...]

Ann Inc. Q4 Profit Up 8.7%, But Sales Miss Estimate

A print statement for Spring at Ann Taylor

New York—Ann Inc. ended its fiscal 2012 year with a strong fourth quarter showing today. The women’s specialty retailer reported … [Read more...]

PPR Close to Deal to Buy Pomellato?

Pomellato's Nudo rings in 18K rose gold with amethyst, Madeira quartz and London blue topaz.

Milan—Perhaps propelled on by rivals Swatch Group’s $1 billion purchase of Harry Winston and LVMH’s purchase of Bulgari, PPR, the … [Read more...]

Report: February Comp Sales Caught a Chill

February Retail Sales

New York—Despite a slight upsurge expected in Valentine’s Day spending, total February comparable store sales slowed due to bad … [Read more...]

Sycamore Partners Buys Hot Topic for $600 Million

Lucky Day for Hot Topic. A St. Patrick's Day promotion at Hot Topic stores.

City of Industry, CA—Hot Topic was truly a hot topic today on Wall Street. That’s because Sycamore Partners, the private equity … [Read more...]

American Eagle Outfitters Q4 Profit Jumps 85%

AEO is once again asking customers to enter Project Live Your Life by showing their personal style and interests. Then, share with their  friends for a chance to win.

Pittsburgh—American Eagle Outfitters Inc. (AEO) today reported that its fourth quarter earnings jumped 85% as sales increased in … [Read more...]

NRF: St. Patrick’s Day to Bring Green to Retailers This Year?

St. Patrick's Day

Washington–St. Patrick’s Day may not have the gift-giving attributes that Valentine’s Day and other holidays have, but the … [Read more...]

American Apparel Surprises with Q4 Swing into Profit

Display at American Apparel's Carnaby store in London.

Los Angeles—American Apparel, the made-in-USA fashion basic specialty chain, surprised Wall Street Monday afternoon with a bullish … [Read more...]

Despite Markdown Pressure, Ascena Reports Better-Than-Expected Q2

A peek inside Lane Bryant's new flagship in Manhattan.

Suffern, NY—Ascena Retail Group, parent to dressbarn, Lane Bryant, Catherines and other specialty stores, reported Monday that its … [Read more...]

Gucci-Parent PPR Considering a More “Luxurious” Name?

François-Henri Pinault, CEO/chairman of PPR, which may re-brand itself soon.

Paris—What’s in a name? Plenty if you are one of the largest luxury and sports brand conglomerates boasting Gucci, Yves Saint … [Read more...]