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2nd Annual ICE Awards Competition with FIT Students Gets Underway

Tahseen Ali-Khan ICE Awards 2015

New York–Blizzard Juno might have stopped traffic in New York City, but this is one ice storm the industry is really looking … [Read more...]

Steven Madden to Buy Canadian Waterproof Footwear Brand Blondo

Blondo is a 100-year-old Canadian footwear brand

Long Island City, NY—Continuing its quest to expand its footwear and accessories portfolio, Steven Madden today announced it … [Read more...]

H&M Q4 Profit Rises, Plans 400 New Stores This Year

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Stockholm—Fast-fashion retailer H&M today reported that its fourth quarter earnings rose 17% as sales increased but the figure … [Read more...]

ShoeBuy.com Acquires Minority Stake in Boston Boot Company

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Boston— ShoeBuy, an online retailer of shoes and apparel, today announced it has acquired a minority stake in Boston Boot Company. … [Read more...]

Muted Northeast Blizzard a Relief for Retailers?

Even the normally bustling Times Square was eerily quiet Monday night as the storm hit

New York—There’s one retail segment that probably hopes for a few winter blizzards of the scope of Juno, the super snowstorm, that … [Read more...]

Retailers Reiterate Support for Federal Data Breach Notification Standard

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Washington—The effects of this morning’s blizzard may be chief on the minds of many retailers in the Northeast, but once again … [Read more...]

Stumbling Block in West Coast Port Talks Reportedly Solved

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Los Angeles—After six months of haggling and stalled negotiations, a new contact agreement for dockworkers at West Coast ports … [Read more...]

Memorial Service Scheduled for Vince Camuto on Feb. 5

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New York--A memorial service for designer Vince Camuto is scheduled for Thursday, February 5 at 10 a.m. at St. Ignatius of Loyola, … [Read more...]

Gap Inc. to Shutter its Piperlime Online Division

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San Francisco—Faced with the need to focus on its core brands such as Gap and Banana Republic, Gap Inc. said today it would be … [Read more...]

Valentine’s Day Survey: More Shoppers Plan to Buy Jewelry This Year

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Washington—Not only as U.S. consumers planning to spend more on their Valentine’s Day gifts this year, jewelry, which normally … [Read more...]

HanesBrands to Invest $1.5M to Expand U.S. Sheer Hosiery Factory

Hanes Silk Reflections Animal tights

Winston-Salem, NC—HanesBrands, makers of sheer hosiery and legwear under Hanes, L’eggs, Just My Size and other brands, announced … [Read more...]

Uniqlo to Expand into Canada

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Toronto—Just days after Target announced it would be pulling out of its Candian retail venture, another major—Uniqlo, Asia’s … [Read more...]