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Gap Q2 Profit Plunges 19% Yet Still Beat Estimates

Gap Inc.

San Francisco—While Gap Inc. reported Thursday that its second quarter profit plunged 19%, the specialty retailer beats estimates … [Read more...]

Nordstrom’s Nonprofit Concept Store Opens in Soho

Accessories display at Treasure & Bond. Many fixtures were recycled from Nordstrom stores.

New York—Treasure & Bond sounds more like a trading firm on Wall Street than Nordstrom’s latest retail effort—especially one … [Read more...]

ATS Las Vegas Edition Begins Sunday

ATS Las Vegas

Las Vegas—AccessoriesTheShow (ATS) opens Sunday at the Venetian Hotel with even more accessories collections that ever before—some … [Read more...]

Classic Specs Help Those in Need See More Clearly

Classic Specs' Fab Five Collection

Williamsburg, Brooklyn--Forget the Fab Four, with this great philanthropic sunglass launch, it’s all about the Fab … [Read more...]

Macy’s Adds Jewelry to Private Brand Bar III

Bar III bow-tie pendant

New York--As department store private brands continue to up their style ante, Macy’s has expanded its contemporary apparel and … [Read more...]

Dollar Tree Q2 Profit Jumps 22%, But Forecasts Lower Than Expected

Dollar Tree Logo

Chesapeake, VA--Dollar Tree Inc. said Thursday that its second quarter earning jumped 22% but gave a third quarter forecast below … [Read more...]

Hot Topic Narrows Q2 Loss on Better Comp Store Sales, Margins

Hot Topic storefront

The City of Industry, CA—Hot Topic, the teen oriented specialty retailers, reported Wednesday that it’s second quarter loss … [Read more...]

Ross Stores Q2 Profit Rises 15% as Comp Sales, Margins Improve

Ross Stores

Pleasanton, CA--Ross Stores, Inc. reported today a 15 % increase in its second quarter profits helped along by a 5% increase in … [Read more...]

Limited Brands Q2 Profit Jumps 29% on Higher Sales

Limited Brand's Victoria's Secret

Columbus, OH--Limited Brands Inc., which operates Victoria's Secret, exceeded estimates for its second quarter profit and sales … [Read more...]

Sears Q2 Loss Widens on Weak Sales, Promotions

Sears Holdings

Hoffmann Estates, IL--Sears Holdings reported today that second quarter loss widened larger than expected as weak sales and … [Read more...]

Charles Albert Launches New Metal with Alchemia Collection

Charles Albert

Miami—What’s a sterling silver designer to do when the metal shoots up to almost $50 an ounce and gold is over $1,700? Consult the … [Read more...]

Target Q2 Profits Rise on Sales Increase

Shopping carts are stacked inside a Target store in Dallas

Minneapolis—Reporting that back to school sales have picked up—along with an increase in more affluent shoppers--Target Corp. … [Read more...]