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Bergdorf Goodman Announces Window Contest Winner

CJF Designs' winning virtual window display

New York—Now that’s what we call holiday spirit! More than 2,800 people entered Bergdorf Goodman’s holiday Polyvore challenge, … [Read more...]

Echo Adds Swimwear to its Beach Division

Echo's Swimwear

New York—Echo Design has already hit the beach; now it’s jumping in the water! Known for its beautiful and coordinating prints … [Read more...]

Gap Reaffirms Full Year Estimate Despite Q3 Profit Fall

Gap Inc.

San Francisco--The cost of expanding its business overseas has dragged on Gap Inc's third quarter, after the specialty clothing … [Read more...]

New Yoga Flats Offer Form and Function

Blake Brody Yoga Flats

New York--While ballet flats might be all the rage outside the studio, Blake Brody has created a line of functional yoga/pilates … [Read more...]

Black Friday Forecast Cooler Drier Weather to Help Sales

Black Friday Forecast

Berwyn, PA—All those shoppers lining up before 5 a.m.—or even earlier—for doors to open on Black Friday can expect cooler … [Read more...]

M-Commerce App World Gears Up for Black Friday

m-commerce black friday

Black Friday might be one of the busiest shopping days of the year, but mobile commerce app developers have been busy too--rolling … [Read more...]

Limited Brands, Chico’s Q3 Profits Increase

Chico's Somos brand

Tight inventory controls, improved gross margins and higher sales helped specialty retailers Limited Brands and Chico’s post third … [Read more...]

Sears Q3 Losses Widen Kmart Loss Narrows

Sears Kmart

Hoffman Estates, IL—Sears Holdings reported today a third quarter loss wider than expected, mostly due to lower sales in apparel … [Read more...]

Holiday Sales Consumers to Use More Debit Card Cash

Debit Cards

Washington–While American consumers may need to do some research and plan ahead for their Black Friday shopping strategies, one … [Read more...]

Safilo Launches Tommy Hilfiger EyeWear

Tommy Hilfiger sunglasses by Safilo

Parsippany, NJ—What do Tommy Hilfiger, Jimmy Choo, Kate Spade, Balenciaga, Dior and a host of other designer brands all have in … [Read more...]

TJX, BJ’s Wholesale Q3 Profits Exceed Estimates

T.J.Maxx

Off price retail operator TJX Companies and BJ’S Wholesale both report their third quarter income rose higher than retail analysts … [Read more...]

Target Q3 Profit Rises 23% as Credit Card Businesses Improves

Target

Minneapolis—Target’s third-quarter earnings showed strong growth on a jump in revenue and significant improvement in the company's … [Read more...]