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Liz Claiborne Q2 Loss Widens, But Sales Beat Forecasts

Liz Claiborne Logo

New York--Liz Claiborne Inc. said Thursday that its second-quarter net loss widened as expenses rose, but sales, especially in its … [Read more...]

ATS Opens Sunday for Holiday/Resort Buying

ATS August 2011

New York—It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas…well as far as shopping for holiday and resort accessories that is. … [Read more...]

Echapeau Lets Wearers Link Up Their Hats and Scarves

Shearling Lewa Échapeau

Amsterdam—Sometimes the whole really is greater than the sum of the parts!We were pleasantly surprised--and intrigued--when we … [Read more...]

Swatch Group Hits Half Year Record Sales, Profits

Swatch Group

Bienne, Switzerland--Swatch Group, the world’s biggest watchmaker, reported today that its first half income rose 24% percent and … [Read more...]

Jones Group Q2 Plunges on Acquistions, Costs

Jones Group Logo

New York—While Jones Group Inc. reported Wednesday that its sales increased, the owner of Nine West, Anne Klein and Stuart … [Read more...]

Piero Guidi Opens NY Store

Piero Guidi Grand Shopper

New York--Renowned Italian handbag manufacturer Piero Guidi is making its retail debut in America with a store down in … [Read more...]

LVMH Half Year Results Beat Forcasts


Paris—LVMH reported Tuesday that its first half sales jumped 13% as demand for its luxurygoods surged especially in Asia.For … [Read more...]

American Apparel Teams Up with eBay for Online Shop

American Apparel

Los Angeles—American Apparel which has been besieged with sagging sales and other financial troubles, hopes to catch a break in a … [Read more...]

Michael Kors Launches Jewelry

Michael Kors Tortoise and Chain Link Necklace

New York--As the opinionated judge on “Project Runway,” Michael Kors has continues to build his presence and fan base, but his … [Read more...]

Bracelets Feature Scannable ‘Socialprint’

Scanz bracelets capture your "socialprint"

New York--Fingerprints are so last generation; now it’s all about your “socialprint.”Just when you think gadgets can’t get any … [Read more...]

Holly Caldwell Launches Handbags

Holly Caldwell handbag

Boston—Designer Holly Caldwell is one structured woman. Her newly launched eponymous handbag line is all about structure—be it … [Read more...]

Swarovski to Bow First Mobile App for Hello Kitty Launch

Swarovski's Hello Kitty Collection

New York—As part of its first ever collaboration with Sanrio’s Hello Kitty, Swarovski is launching an interactive social media … [Read more...]