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Kohl’s Q2 Profit Rises 14%

Kohl's

Menomonee Falls, WI—Kohl's has boosted second quarter and first-half profits after improving sales and inventory management, the … [Read more...]

Spending Pulse: July Retail Sales Mixed

Spending Pulse

Purchase, NY--"It's growth, but it's pretty weak growth," said Kamalesh Rao, director of Economic Research for SpendingPulse about … [Read more...]

Marimekko Plans International Expansion

Marimekko

Helsinki--Textile and design company Marimekko is aiming to expand its international presence in markets including the United … [Read more...]

Fortunoff to Return to Retail this Fall

Fortunoff to Return to Retail this Fall

New York—Fortunoff, once the “Source” for fine jewelry, watches, home furnishings and outdoor furniture in the New York tri-state … [Read more...]

Macy’s Q2 Profit Beats Estimates, Raises Full Year Forecast

Macy's Inc.

Cincinnati--Macy's Inc.'s net income surged in the second quarter due in large part to its My Macy’s localization plans and its … [Read more...]

American Apparel Hit by 2Q Decline, Legal Action

American Apparel

Los Angeles--American Apparel warned Tuesday that it will struggle to file its second quarter financial results on time, adding … [Read more...]

Von Mauer to Launch New Mall Specialty Chain

Von Mauer to Launch New Mall Specialty Chain

Davenport, IA--Von Maur Inc. recently announced plans to launch a chain of mall-based specialty stores that could compete with … [Read more...]

Fossil Q2 Profit Triples, Raises Full Year Forecast

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Richardson,TX--Fossil, Inc. (FOSL) reported today a profit for the second quarter that more than tripled from last year, helped by … [Read more...]

Liz Claiborne Arrives At JCPenney Stores

Liz Claiborne Arrives At JCPenney Stores

Plano, TX--JCPenney launches this week the Liz Claiborne in its stores in the United States and Puerto Rico, the culmination of … [Read more...]

Industry Associations Back Bill to Protect Fashion Design

CFDA/AAFA

New York--Amended legislation that will provide three years of copyright protection to "unique and original" fashion designs has … [Read more...]

Bluefly posts 2Q Loss Despite Increased Sales

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Despite a swing to an operating loss in its second quarter, online designer fashion retailer Bluefly Inc. has been buoyed by … [Read more...]

Giant Dior Handbag Conceals Remodeling

Giant Dior Handbag Conceals Remodeling

New York--Just when we thought handbags were getting smaller!Christian Dior's store on E. 57th Street found a clever way to … [Read more...]