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New Executives, New Owner for Bluefly.com

Red Alert: A selection of designer accessories available for sale at Bluefly.com

New York—Bluefly, an Internet pioneer in discount designergoods retailing, is looking to a new lease on life. Founded in 1998, the … [Read more...]

Battle Lines Between JCPenney Board, William Ackman Growing

William Ackman, hedge fund manager and the founder of Pershing Square Capital, JCPenney's largest shareholder

Plano, TX—Ahead of JCPenney’s second quarter earnings report scheduled for next week, the latest news about the retailer centers … [Read more...]

Asia to Account for More Than 50% of Luxury Market in 10 Years

Luxury Logos

London—Although some earnings reports from major luxury conglomerates have indicated a slowing in sales of luxurygoods, Asian … [Read more...]

Moscot Collaborates with Rocker Myles Kennedy on Sunglasses

Myles Kennedy

New York—As lead vocalist and guitarist for Alter Bridge and Slash, Myles Kennedy is one of rock music’s international legends. … [Read more...]

Rabeanco Opens First of Three U.S. Stores This Year

rabeanco

Arcadia, CA—Rabeanco, the contemporary leathergoods brand based in Asia, recently opened the first of three stores in the United … [Read more...]

Hush Puppies Launches Limited Edition Shoe for National Breast Cancer Foundation

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Rockford, MI--Hush Puppies has partnered with the National Breast Cancer Foundation (NBCF) in their fight to promote breast cancer … [Read more...]

JCPenney’s Largest Shareholder and Board in a Public Spat

William Ackman, founder/ceo of Pershing Square Capital, the hedge fund that is JCPenney's largest shareholder.

Plano, TX—In fighting among JCPenney’s board of directors heated up today with William Ackman, whose Pershing Square Capital is … [Read more...]

July Retail Comps Miss—Concern for Back to School Sales?

Summer Clearance Sales

New York—American consumers continued to look for bargains and held off spending on fall and back-to-school purchases in … [Read more...]

Prada’s Half-Year Sales Slow Compared to 2012

Prada Fall 2013

Milan—Prada SpA reported Thursday its first half sales fell to about a third of last year’s as demand for luxurygoods waned in … [Read more...]

Week in Review: Top News to Know

One of the striking colored fur accessories resulting from the collaboration between Bryan Boy and Adrienne Landau

New York—Struggling JCPenney once again made headlines several times this week in what turned out to be a roller coaster of share … [Read more...]

JCPenney Steps Up Search for Permanent CEO?

JCPenney

Plano, TX—After seeing its shares plummet on Wednesday to their lowest in more than 12 years, JCPenney saw its shares jump nearly … [Read more...]

Bryan Boy X Adrienne Landau: Fur Goes Fur-tastic!

Blogger-turned-designer Bryan Grey Yambao, better known by the pen name Bryan Boy

New York--Bryan Grey Yambao aka Bryan Boy—fashion blogger extraordinaire, America’s Next Top Model judge and front row Fashion … [Read more...]