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Macy’s Inc. Outlines Omnichannel Strategies, Including Apple Pay

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Cincinnati—Macy's, Inc. today outlined its latest advancements in omnichannel strategy and technology as the company continues to … [Read more...]

Ann Inc. Again Defends Position as Investors Urge Sale

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New York—Ann Inc. has once again moved to defend its position after investors have again urged the women’s specialty retailer to … [Read more...]

H&M Q3 Sales Beat Forecast

Preview of Alexander Wang's collaboration with H&M coming this November

Stockholm--H&M today reported a 16% rise in its third quarter sales boosted by August revenue that exceeded estimates.In … [Read more...]

Coldweather Winner? PrimaLoft Develops High-Tech Down

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Latham, NY–PrimaLoft has developed a high-performance down blend that it says is the next generation of apparel and accessories … [Read more...]

Commerce Dept: Retail Sales Increase by Most in Four Months

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Washington--U.S. retail sales rose broadly in August and consumer sentiment hit a 14-month high in September, supporting … [Read more...]

ATS, Moda, Fame Open Sunday with 900 Lines

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New York—New York Fashion Week may be at an end but September New York market is just beginning. BJI Fashion Group brings … [Read more...]

Sales Surge Helps Hudson’s Bay Co. Narrow Q2 Loss

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Toronto—Canadians are jumping all over Hudson's Bay Co. discount brand Saks Fifth Avenue Off 5th. Saks Fifth Avenue Off 5th … [Read more...]

New Brands Boost Cherokee’s Q2 Profit

Insignia for Tony Hawk brand

Sherman Oaks, CA—New brands and international business expansion helped brand management company Cherokee Global Brands to book … [Read more...]

Week in Review: Top Online News Stories

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New York—Whew! New York Fashion Week is over and what a week it was. Our editors—not unlike that renowned watch brand—took a … [Read more...]

Lululemon Reports Better-Than-Expected Q2 Earnings

New fall looks at Lululemon

Vancouver—Lululemon Athletica apparently is getting back into shape. The yogawear retailer reported today higher-than-expected … [Read more...]

Wet Seal Q2 Loss Widens, Sales Decline

New fall fashions at Wet Seal stores

Foothill Ranch, CA—Wet Seal reported after hours Wednesday a bigger-than-expected second quarter loss. Still shares rose almost 9% … [Read more...]

Check Out Killer Heels Shoe Exhibit at Brooklyn Museum

Walter Steiger, "Unicorn Tayss," Spring 2013. Courtesy of Walter Steiger. Photo: Jay Zukerkorn

Brooklyn--Killer Heels will knock you off your feet.Featuring the most dizzying, gravity-defying, mind-bending shoes you have … [Read more...]