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See the 5 Big Trends for Spring/Summer ’16: Now on Video

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New York—In case you missed it, here’s the 5 Big Trends for Spring/Summer ’16 which were presented earlier this month at … [Read more...]

2015: A Small Leathergoods Success Story Says NPD

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Port Washington, NY— Approximately 20 million small personal accessories were sold in U.S. department store, national chain, and … [Read more...]

Etsy Shop Opens in Re-Designed Macy’s Herald Square Basement

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New York—It wasn’t so many years ago that traditional bricks and mortar retailers were worrying about the prospect that websites … [Read more...]

Under Armour Plans to Add 200 Stores

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Baltimore, MD—Despite fears over shuttered stores among majors, there are others planning to expand their retail foothold.Most … [Read more...]

NPD: More Than 1-in-5 Shoppers Used a Mobile Device During the Holiday Season

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Port Washington, NY– More than 1-in-5 consumers purchased or browsed for products online via a mobile device when holiday shopping … [Read more...]

Groupon Names the Top 10 Cities with the Friendliest Local Businesses

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Chicago—Retailers love to boast how nice and friendly they are—whether it’s true or not. But the folks in Providence, RI, home to … [Read more...]

Visionworks Focuses on Younger Generations with Project Runway Junior Sponsorship

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San Antonio, TX—The ever-popular “Project Runway” has had its share of sponsorship and tie ins with the fashion industry. Now, its … [Read more...]

Coach Q2 Sees Profit Decline, But Beats Estimates Helped by Stuart Weitzman

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New York—Coach Inc. today reported a decline in its second quarter profit, but sales rose and it managed to best estimated.For … [Read more...]

Belk Searches for Designers in 4th Annual Southern Designer Showcase

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Charlotte--Fashion designers who have a deep connection to the South and want to showcase Modern. Southern. Style. can have their … [Read more...]

Monkey Business at Bloomingdale’s for Lunar New Year

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New York--Bloomingdale’s will ring in the Year of the Monkey this Lunar New Year with special merchandise, events and cultural … [Read more...]

BaubleBar Gets Another $20M Round of Funding

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New York--BaubleBar has scored another $20 million in new funding, the e-tailer confirmed on Monday.The Series C round was led … [Read more...]

Judge Approved American Apparel’s Bankruptcy Plan; Charney Out for Good

Post Bankruptcy American Apparel: More Demure Advertising

Wilmington, DE—A federal bankruptcy judged today made it official: Dov Charney won’t be returning to American Apparel anytime … [Read more...]