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Collective Brands Inks Distribution Deals in 4 Markets

Collective Brands

Lexington, MA--Collective Brands Inc. today announced that it has signed new distribution agreements with partners to continue the … [Read more...]

Prada Half-Year Income Leaps 74% As China Sales Lift


Milan--Prada SpA reported Sunday that its fiscal first half income leaped 74% increase as demand on its leathergoods and other … [Read more...]

“Daphne Guinness” Opens at Museum at FIT

Daphne Guinness

New York--Designer Tom Ford called her “one of the—if not the—most stylish women living.” He might be biased, having co-authored … [Read more...]

New eBay Ad Campaign Targets Mobile Shoppers


San Jose, CA—Ebay’s latest advertising campaign is aimed at one of its fastest growing segments of shoppers: those who are using a … [Read more...]

British Leather Co. Muubaa Launches Handbags

Muubaa's Nerissa Merium Duffle in lamb leather

London--While the name Muubaa might make women think of the cows or lambs that provided their leather (moo, baa, get it?), that … [Read more...]

ATS Pavilion Opens Sunday at Javits Center


New York—New York Fashion Week may be over, but there’s still plenty of fashion action going on this weekend. On Sunday, … [Read more...]

The Sak Brand Group Expands Classifications

New hats and scarves by sakroots

San Francisco—What started with a simple crochet Tightweave handbag under The Sak brand is rapidly turning into a lifestyle … [Read more...]

Tiffany to Open 3rd NY Store in Soho

Tiffany blue box

New York—Just in time for its 175th anniversary, Tiffany & Co. plans to open its third Manhattan store, a 7,000 square foot … [Read more...]

“Gossip Girl” Inspired Collection Launches with TV Show’s Season Opener

The latest scenario: design from "Gossip Girl" inspired collection by Romeo & Juliet Couture

Los Angeles—If “Mad Men,” the Kardashians and other reality TV stars, have their own fashion lines, then it makes perfect sense … [Read more...]

Macy’s Inc. Adopts ‘Omnimedia’ Technologies to Engage Shoppers

Macy's and Bloomingdale's will be using tablet computers to help shoppers find merchandise in footwear and fine jewelry

Cincinnati,OH—Macy’s Inc. outlined this week the launch of several technology-related innovations that the department store … [Read more...]

Luxury Spending Forecast: Good News, Bad News?

Luxury goods

New York—A study of the nation’s affluent consumers released today found they are less likely to curtail—and even spend … [Read more...]

Hermès Family Shareholders Get OK to Form New Company


Paris—Hermès International’s family majority shareholders got a go ahead today to form a holding company that would thwart any … [Read more...]