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Art to Wear Bracelets That Are Really By Artists

Morphix art to wear: here from photography by Maggie Taylor

Los Angeles—To paraphrase an old expression, “wear your art on your sleeve.” Or at least on your wrist.That’s the premise … [Read more...]

Stage Stores Q4 Profit Rises, but Misses Expectation

Stage Stores

Houston—Stage Stores Inc. today reported that its fourth quarter profit rose 2.3% but still missed expectations due to increased … [Read more...]

LVMH-backed Private Equity Firm on Buyout Mission?

Gant's flagship store in London. Gant is one of L Capital's investments.

Paris—Analysts were buzzing today across Europe and Asia on speculation about which brands or retailers L Capital Management, a … [Read more...]

Neiman Marcus Q2 Profit Leaps 91%

Neiman Marcus Spring 2012

Dallas—Neiman Marcus Group saw its second quarter profit leap 91% as luxurygoods sales continued to improve and expense from … [Read more...]

Genesco Predicts Strong Outlook on Q4 Profit Rise

Journeys Store

Nashville, TN—Thanks to double digit gains in its Lids Sports and Journeys stores, Genesco Inc. reported Friday that its fourth … [Read more...]

Feds Bust $325 Million Counterfeit Accessories Rings

FakeNikes

Newark, NJ—Federal officials in New Jersey reported today they arrested 29 people in connection with a $325 million counterfeit … [Read more...]

Ascena Q2 Profit Surges 50% on Higher Sales

Spring at dressbarn

Suffern, NY—Shares of Ascena Retail Group surged nearly 5% today after the company, parent of dressbarn, reported a 50% jump in … [Read more...]

February Comp Sales Surprise as Consumer Confidence Rises

Retail Sales

New York—Surprisingly strong comparable store sales results in February are being chalked up to a warmer, drier month that spurred … [Read more...]

Wholesale Gains Push Kenneth Cole into Q4 Profit

Kenneth Cole Handbags

New York—Thanks to a 47% jump in its wholesale revenue, Kenneth Cole Productions Inc. swung to a fourth-quarter profit … [Read more...]

Neiman Marcus Tests Personal Shopping Assistant App

The NM Service app is available for download through iTunes

Dallas–Neiman Marcus has a reputation for top notch customer service in its stores.Now the specialty retailer is testing a new … [Read more...]

New York & Co. Launches New York-Inspired Footwear

NEW YORK & COMPANY 58 AND LEX

New York—There are some leading fashion retailer associated with Lexington Avenue and 58th Street (Bloomindale’s, Levi’s, Zara, … [Read more...]

New Trade Enforcement Agency to Target China?

Trade with China

Washington—Following up his comments during his State of the Union address to Congress in January, President Obama signed Tuesday … [Read more...]