Pandora Launches Charming New Earring Concept

PANDORA JEWELRY NEW EARRINGS

Columbia, MD—Is there life after charm bracelets? Yes, says Danish-based Pandora, which has become the international leader in … [Read more...]

Under Armour Q1 Sales Jump 23%, Raises Full Year Sales Forecast

Under Armour's Ozzie Backpack

Baltimore, MD—While its first quarter profit slumped 47% due to a rise in expenses, Under Armour Inc. also reported today its … [Read more...]

KKR Takes Majority Stake in Fast-Growing French Fashion Brands

Spring style from Sandro, one of SMCP Group's biggest brands

Paris—SMCP Group, a fast-growing French “affordable luxury” ready-to-wear and accessories brands, just got a boost in its … [Read more...]

Gap Inc. Outlines Global Growth Plans, Including Old Navy Franchises

Old Navy

San Francisco—In its bid to move from being “America-centric” to “global-centric,” Gap Inc. plans to step up international … [Read more...]

JCPenney Rehires Ken Mangone to Head Product Development

JCPenney

Plano, TX—Myron “Mike” Ullman, JCPenney’s recently returned chief executive, isn’t the only top executive to do an encore at  the … [Read more...]

Burberry Surprises With Strong Q4 Sales

Spring looks from Burberry

London—In a quarterly performance that analysts say outdid its rivals, Burberry Group Plc today reported its fourth quarter sales … [Read more...]

Target Warns Its Q1 Earnings Will Be Lower

Target Logo

Minneapolis—Due to weaker-than-expected sales trends in early spring merchandise, Target said Tuesday that its first quarter … [Read more...]

Fashion, Leathergoods Sales at LVMH Slow to 2009 Levels

Louis Vuitton Alma bags

Paris—LVMH, the world’s largest luxurygoods conglomerate, reported Monday that its first quarter sales rose 6% in line with … [Read more...]

New Brands Lift Wolverine Q1 Sales as Profits Beat Estimates

Sperry Top-Sider goes a little overboard with the anchor theme this spring? The brand has been a stellar performance for Wolverine.

Rockford, MI—While one-time charges and expenses relating to its recent acquisitions shaved 5% off Wolverine Worldwide’s first … [Read more...]

U.S. Chefs Say Crocs Has Right Recipe for Comfort

Crocs @ Work

Niwot, CO–Mario Batali isn’t the only chef with a fondness for Crocs, the branded line of Croslite-made footwear. Chefs in America … [Read more...]

JCPenney to Draw $850 Million From Credit Line

JCPenney

Plano, TX—JCPenney revealed today that it has drawn $850 million from its $1.85 billion revolving credit facility to help buy … [Read more...]

Report: Affluents’ Spending Driving Up U.S. Economy

Luxury Spending

Stevens, PA—While the financial press is full is full of reports of rebounds in retail and consumer spending, this post-Great … [Read more...]