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Kenneth Cole Q1 Posts Net Loss on High Costs

Kenneth Cole

New York—Citing one-time costs related to store closings and downsizing, Kenneth Cole Productions reported Wednesday that it had a … [Read more...]

The NPD Group Offers Insights into Handbag Market

NPD Group

New York—“Basics maintain volume but innovation drives growth.” Such was the main message underscoring a lively presentation of … [Read more...]

April Retail Sales Increase Better than Expected

Mall shopping photo

New York—While gas and food prices may be on the rise, a late Easter boosted retail sales results for April. Of the 25 … [Read more...]

CORIEE.COM: Website Dedicated to Scarves

Coriee

Irvine, CA—To knot or not? That’s the question that Coriee.com hopes to help shoppers decide with helpful tips on how to wear … [Read more...]

Belt Innovation Works for Shifting Silhouettes

The Belt Loopy

Austin, TX--Sometimes the style is to wear a belt on your hips (like a few seasons ago); sometimes the style is to wear it up at … [Read more...]

Amazon Launches its Own Flash Sale Site, MyHabit.com

My Habit.com

Seattle—Online giant Amazon just jumped into an increasingly crowded field of members-only “flash sale” websites. Called … [Read more...]

FIT Unveils Top Student Designs on Runway –and Live Streaming

The Future of Fashion Show

New York—The designers of tomorrow will be on display Wednesday both on the runway as well as live streamed on the Internet. As … [Read more...]

Express Adds Facebook Shopping

Express

New York—Social commerce—using social media as a means to not only reach consumers but also sell them merchandise—got a boost … [Read more...]

Sears Holdings Warns of Q1 Loss as Sales Lag

Sears logo

Hoffman Estates, IL—Shares of Sears Holdings Corp. fell in trading this morning after the company said Monday said it would post a … [Read more...]

Dressbarn to Hold Teacher Appreciation Event

Dress Barn storefront

Suffern, NY--With all those budget cuts, teachers need all the love and support they can get. Luckily, dressbarn is once again … [Read more...]

AccessoriesTheShow Opens Wednesday with 1,100 Accessories Lines

ATS Logo

New York–Looking for those “must haves” in your fall/winter assortments? Then make AccessoriesTheShow (ATS) Fall/Winter 2011, … [Read more...]

Study: Mobile Commerce to Hit $9 Billion this Year

Mobile Commerce

San Mateo, CA—With some 74 million American consumers already using their mobile phone for shopping, U.S. mobile shopping sales … [Read more...]