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Saks to Open Store in Kazakhstan

Esentai Park

New York—Expansion by American retailers is going far beyond Western Europe, Greater China and Japan. A perfect example is Saks … [Read more...]

Lacoste Hosts Holiday Twitter Contest

"Sky Croc"

East Hampton, NY--Hanging out in the Hamptons this Independence Day weekend? Look skyward for the Lacoste croc logo, take a photo … [Read more...]

Burberry Uses Interactive Video for Sunglass Launch

Burburry sunglasses

London—Burberry is getting playful with its new Brights foldable sunglasses. To tout the collection, which retails starting at … [Read more...]

Payless Institutes New Military Discount Program


Topeka, KA--Officially launching this Independence Day weekend to honor and support the members of the U.S. Armed Forces and their … [Read more...]

Amazon Gains Significant Ground in 2011 top 100 Retailer Report

Amazon logo

Washington–The view from the top hasn’t changed much. The same retailers appear in the 2011 Top 100 Retailers compiled by Stores … [Read more...]

Muslim Woman Sues Abercrombie Over Head Scarf Policy

Umme-Hani Khan

San Francisco—A former stockroom employee filed suit in U.S. District Court, Northern California, this week against Abercrombie … [Read more...]

Juil’s “Positive Step” in Footwear

Juil Footwear

Milwaukee—The recently launched Juil footwear line purports to “restore our natural balance of energy by connecting us to the … [Read more...]

Tourneau Bows New Watch Retail Concept in NYC

Tourneau's New Madison Avenue concept store

New York—Tourneau opened the doors today not only to its latest store, situated on Madison Avenue at 53rd Street, but into what … [Read more...]

Montreal Art Museum Honors Jean Paul Gaultier with Exhibit

Jean-Paul Gaultier

Montreal--The average non-fashionista might be most familiar with Jean Paul Gaultier’s fashions from the cone-shaped bra costumes … [Read more...]

Elizabeth Taylor’s Jewelry to Tour World Prior to Auction

Elizabeth Taylor circa 1958

New York—What just may be one of the world’s most famous and expensive private jewelry and art collections, all once owned by the … [Read more...]

Beyond the Rack Named Fastest Growing Online Retailer

Beyond the Rack

Montreal--Beyond the Rack, one of the first private-sale sites in Canada that has attracted more than 2.5 million customers since … [Read more...]

The Latest in Jewelry: Cat Fur Necklaces?

Gaia wearing a cat fur ball necklace

San Francisco—Call it a “hair-brained” scheme or a “purr-fectly” reasonable idea, either way artist Flora Davis is selling online … [Read more...]