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Swarovski Launches 2 Valentine’s Day Apps

Swarovski Valentine's Day Mobile Site

New York—Valentine’s Day is rapidly approaching and Swarovski wants to help all those romantics out there.The crystal company … [Read more...]

Ralph Lauren Q3 Profit Exceeds Expectations as Sales Rise 17%

Pastel palette from Ralph Lauren's Spring 2012 runway

New York—Shares of Ralph Lauren Corp. surged 10% in early trading today after the company reported better-than-expected results … [Read more...]

Jones Group Narrows Q4 Loss Despite Highly Promotional Holiday

Summer looks from Kurt Geiger

New York—Jones Group reported today that its narrowed its fourth quarter loss narrowed despite lower-than-expected sales during … [Read more...]

App Turns iPad into a Catalog Spree

Catalog Spree iPad ad

San Francisco—Those who love to curl up in bed with a stack of fashion catalogs can now replicate that experience…and shop … [Read more...]

Mall Holding Valentine’s Day Billboard Contest

Valentine Billboard contest

Culver City, CA—Let Westfield Culver City play cupid this Valentine’s Day. The shopping mall is helping one lucky winner show his … [Read more...]

Costco: America’s Best Chain Store Shopping Experience?

Costco storefront and logo

Yonkers, NY—Even with its controversial increase in its member fees last November, Costco, the nation’s largest warehouse club, … [Read more...]

Strong Holiday Slipper Sales Step Up R.G. Barry Q2 Profit


Pickerington, OH--R.G. Barry Corp. today reported that its second quarter profit jumped 47.3% as demand for its Dearfoams slippers … [Read more...]

Christian Louboutin Celebrates 20 Years with Capsule Collection

Alta Dentelle, part of Christian Louboutin's 20th Anniversay Capsule Collection

Paris--How do you celebrate 20 years in business? With a capsule collection of 20 shoes, one for each year. Oh, and throw in six … [Read more...]

LF USA Opens New Operations Center in North Carolina


Greensboro, NC—Local officials hailed the opening of LF USA’s new operations center here which the company says will be expanding … [Read more...]

LVMH 2011 Profit Beats Forecasts, Optimistic for Future

Summer ad campaign for Louis Vuitton, LVMH's flagship brand

Paris—Saying it is “well equipped” to continue growth this year, LVMH said Friday that sales in Asia and demand for its Louis … [Read more...]

Payless to Add Franchises in Korea, Southeast Asia


Topeka, KA—As part of its franchise expansion plan calling for 700 additional stores in new and existing countries by 2014, … [Read more...]

Teens Show Spirit on Neon Day; Raise $$$ for Haiti

Hannah Kay and Matthew Weigel of Covenant Day during their high school's Neon Week

Charlotte, NC—One high school is really “socking it” to ‘em!The freshman class of Covenant Day in Charlotte developed a … [Read more...]