Saks Inc.’s Latest Suitor: Lord & Taylor Owner Hudson’s Bay Co.?

Saks Fifth Avenue's New York flagship, one of the prime retail locations in the world

Toronto—Neiman Marcus Inc.’s owners may have quashed the purported idea whereby Kohlberg Kravis Roberts would have taken a stake … [Read more...]

Neiman Marcus Files IPO to Raise $100 Million

Neiman Marcus

Dallas—Neiman Marcus is out to sell another top name in fashion—its own. Today, Neiman Marcus Inc., which operates 41 Neiman … [Read more...]

Grandoe Sells Assets to Totes-Isotoner

Ciré by Grandoe leather gloves

Gloversville, NY—Grandoe, the 100+-year-old glove and casual footwear supplier, has sold off much of its assets to … [Read more...]

Burlington Coat Factory Posts $11.1 Million Q1 Profit

Burlington Coat Factory wants to know: heels or wedges this summer?

Burlington, NJ—Burlington Coat Factory reported Tuesday a jump in its first quarter profit helped by a robust increase in total … [Read more...]

Designer Alex Woo to Hit a Homerun With MLB Jewelry Line?

Major League Baseball-themed jewelry by Alex Woo

New York—With all the hoopla surrounding the Stanley Cup and the NBA playoffs, you could almost forget we’re amid the season for … [Read more...]

H&M Q2 Profit Falters, Plans to Invest Online


Stockholm—Although H&M today reported a larger-than-expected drop in its second quarter profit, the specialty retailer said … [Read more...]

Kate Spade Wins Fight Over Its Saturday Trademark

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New York—A New York court ruled Tuesday that kate spade new york’s new diffusion brand, Kate Spade Saturday, doesn’t have a brand … [Read more...]

Dolce & Gabbana Charged with Tax Evasion

Designers Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana

Milan—If you think the IRS gives you problems: designers Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana of Dolce & Gabbana fame were found … [Read more...]

Baby-G Mixes It Up With Joyrich


Dover, NJ–The latest designer collaboration for Casio Baby-G watches promises to be a “wild ride” when the limited edition … [Read more...]

Chinese Invent “Anti-Pervert” Hairy Stockings?

Image from Sina Weibo supposedly showing "anti-pervert hairy stockings"

Shanghai—Here’s the latest in hosiery that seems better suited to “Ripley’s Believe It or Not” than most retail … [Read more...]

Item of the Day: Sacred Silks

Sacred Silks

Item of the Day: Sacred Silks We wear apparel and accessories that relate to our political parties, favorite movies and music and … [Read more...]

Commerce Dept: May Retail Sales Rise More Than Expected

May Retail Sales

Washington—Retail sales had their biggest increase in three months in May after a 0.1% gain in April, according to figures … [Read more...]