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Kohl’s Q2 Profit Rises, Lifts Outlook

JLo previews her collection for Kohl's in O magazine

Menomonee Falls, WI—Stating that its bottom line benefited from “prudent expense management,” Kohl's Corp raised today its … [Read more...]

Adrienne Vittadini Launches Handbags Under License with Franchi

Adrienne Vittadini Spring 2012 tote

New York—Adrienne Vittadini is expanding its accessories with the launch of handbags, licensed to Franchi and set to hit stores … [Read more...]

Macy’s Q2 Profit Beats Estimates, Raises Forecast


New York--Macy’s Inc., which operates Macy’s and Bloomingdale’s, reported today that its second quarter profits rose 64% as sales … [Read more...]

Court Rejects Louboutin’s Soleful Claims

Christian Louboutin glitter shoe with the brand's signature red sole

New York—In a first round loss in its trademark battle over its red-soled footwear, Christian Louboutin SA lost out on an … [Read more...]

Polo Ralph Lauren Posts Q1 Profit Surge on Sales Jump

Ralph Lauren Fall 2011 ad campaign

New York--Polo Ralph Lauren Corp. posted today a first quarter profit 52% higher than last year, as sales climbed 32% boosted by … [Read more...]

Spanx Launches First In-Store Boutique: at Bloomingdale’s

Spanx boutique at Bloomingdales

New York--Want to really get sucked in? Step into Spanx’s first in-store shop: on the fourth floor of the Bloomingdale’s New York … [Read more...]

Report: Q2 Online Spending Jumps 14%

Online Sales

Reston, VA—While overall consumer spending may be stalled, online retail sales continue to increase, rising 14% in the second … [Read more...]

Fossil Q2 Profit Falls but Beats Forecast, Cautious on Outlook

Fossil's Fall Magalog

Richardson, TX—Shares of Fossil Inc. plunged the most in more than five years in trading earlier today after the watch and … [Read more...]

American Apparel Q2 Loss Narrows on Steadier Sales

American Apparel clothing and accessories on ASOS, a European website

Los Angeles--American Apparel reported Monday that it narrowed its second quarter as loss its sales have been “steadily improving” … [Read more...]

Dallas Market Center Seeks Most Charitable Retailer

The Next Big Give Award honors retailers who give back in various ways

Dallas--We know that retailers who “give back” aren’t doing it for the recognition, but it’s still nice to give credit where it’s … [Read more...]

Walmart’s Reign as Low Price Over?

Walmart Logo

New York—Walmart has been scrambling to reassure Wall Street that its turnaround strategy for its U.S. division, which has had … [Read more...]

Tod’s Half Year Profit Rises 27% on Double-Digit Sales Growth

Tod's Fall 2011 ad campaign

Milan—Driven by double digit sales growth across all categories and countries, Tod's SpA said Friday its net profit rose 27% in … [Read more...]