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Macy’s 1st Quarter Profits Beat Estimates

Macy's

New York—Macy’s Inc. said today that had a better-than-expected first quarter profit of $23 million, rooted, company officials … [Read more...]

Fossil First Quarter Earnings Double

Fossil Logo

Richardson, TX—Fossil Inc.’s first-quarter earnings reported today more than doubled, exceeding expectations thanks to an increase … [Read more...]

R.G. Barry Quadruples 3rd Quarter Earnings

Dearfoams slippers

Pickerington, OH--R.G. Barry Corp., maker of Dearforms and other slippers, reported today increased net sales and net earnings for … [Read more...]

Hanesbrands Donates Hosiery to Help in Gulf Oil Spill Clean Up

HanesBrands Headquarters

Winston-Salem, NC--Hanesbrands Inc. recently donated 50,000 pairs of Hanes, L'eggs and Just My Size pantyhose to be used by … [Read more...]

Harrods Sold to Qatar Investment Group for $2.25 Billion

Harrod's

London--Legendary department store Harrods was sold over the weekend to investment group Qatar Holding for a reported $2.25 … [Read more...]

May Holidays to Affect Month’s Sales Totals?

Mother's Day

Columbus, OH--Retailers and market analysts will be keeping a close eye on Mother’s Day and Memorial Day holidays as reassurance … [Read more...]

New Gem Exhibit Sparkles in San Diego

The San Diego Natural History Museum’s exhibit All That Glitters, The Splendor and Science of Gems and Minerals

San Diego—The San Diego Natural History Museum’s exhibit All That Glitters: The Splendor and Science of Gems and Minerals, might … [Read more...]

Jones Apparel to Acquire Stuart Weitzman

Stuart Weitzman

New York--Jones Apparel Group, Inc. plans to acquire a 55% stake in Stuart Weitzman Holdings, LLC, a privately-held women’s … [Read more...]

Hanes Relaunches Smooth Illusions

Hanes Smooth Illusions

Winston-Salem, NC--Hanes Hosiery has relaunched its popular Hanes Smooth Illusions line of toning hosiery and shapewear with … [Read more...]

Nike Targets $27 Billion by 2015

Nike Swoosh

New York--Athletic footwear and activewear brand Nike is targeting revenues of $27 billion by the end of fiscal 2015, led by … [Read more...]

April Retail Sales Muted but Still Respectable

Shopping

As April retail sales results began spilling in today, many reported weaker-than-expected performances on same-store sales, often … [Read more...]

Grateful Dead Gets True Tribute

Grateful Dead

New York--Whether you’re a card-carrying Dead fan or not, there’s no denying that the Grateful Dead was (some would say still is) … [Read more...]

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