Lululemon Shares Plunge on CEO’s Resignation

CEO Christine Day

Vancouver—Although Lululemon Athletica posted Monday first quarter results that beat analysts’ estimates, the sporting-wear … [Read more...]

Ever Expanding, Mango’s 2012 Profit Jumps 79%

Mango for Summer

Barcelona—Mango, the Spanish apparel and accessories brand, reported this week its full year net profit, which jumped by some … [Read more...]

Report: Marc Jacobs Heading to Coach?

Marc Jacobs

New York—While it’s really nothing more than speculation, rumors circulated in fashion circles today that March Jacobs, creative … [Read more...]

Emma Hill, Mulberry Creative Director, to Depart

Mulberry Creative Director Emma Hill, left, who was presented with Best Accessories Designer at the Glamour Women of the Year awards, by actress Hayden Panettiere.

London—While rumors abound that designer Marc Jacob may leave his 16-year stint at Louis Vuitton and his namesake collections to … [Read more...]

Item of the Day: Bottletop Foundation


Item of the Day: Bottletop Foundation Here’s a belt that not only holds your pants up, but lets you hold your head high, too. … [Read more...]

Margins, Expenses Put Squeeze on J. Crew’s Q1 Profits

J.Crew Summer

New York—Despite an increase in sales, J. Crew Group reported Thursday that its first quarter profit fell 4.5% due to weaker gross … [Read more...]

Inaugural Versace Watch Talent Contest Winner Named

Franca Sozzani, left, Conde Nast Italy; Adrien Nebel, student winner; and, Donatella Versace, right.

Milan—Never let it be said that Donatella Versace doesn’t think about the future. Why seeing her latest collections verify her … [Read more...]

Boasting Better Sales, Christopher & Banks Swings into Q1 Profit

Summer styles at Christopher & Banks

Plymouth, MN—Saying that its turnaround strategy seems to be working and customers are responding well, Christopher & Banks … [Read more...]

May Retail Comp Sales Better Than Expected

Warmer weather brought consumers out to shop in stores like Buckle in May.

New York—While many retailers have been reporting recently that their first quarter sales were stifled by unseasonable cold, their … [Read more...]

Cooler Weather Chills Ann Inc. Q1 Profit by 27%

Actress Kate Hudson modeling summerwear from her capsule collection with Ann Taylor

New York—Ann Inc. today blamed unseasonably cold weather that hurt sales—especially at its LOFT stores—for the promotions that … [Read more...]

Vera Bradley Q1 Profit Down 27%; CEO to Retire

Summer at Vera Bradley

Fort Wayne, IN—Vera Bradley Inc. reported Wednesday that its first quarter profit fell 27% squeezed by increased costs and lower … [Read more...]

Belk Q1 Profit Falls 30% Due to Costs, Sales Rise


Charlotte, NC—Belk Inc. reported Monday that its first quarter fell 30% due to lower margins caused from increased promotions as … [Read more...]