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Target Stages Kaleidoscopic Fashion Show

Target Stages Kaleidoscopic Fashion Show

New York—For once Target thought inside the box, and the and the result was a Kaleidoscopic Fashion Spectacular that impressed … [Read more...]

Ann Taylor Swing 2Q Profit, Improves Margins

Ann Taylor

New York--Ann Taylor Stores Corp. swung to a second-quarter profit, driven by demand for suits and dresses at its namesake chain. … [Read more...]

Rise in Sales Gives Gap 3% Profit Lift in 2Q

Gap Inc.

San Francisco--Gap Inc. has reaffirmed its full-year earnings guidance after higher sales at the Old Navy and Banana Republic … [Read more...]

Hot Topic Nearly Doubles Q2 Loss

Hot Topic storefront

Hot Topic Inc, the retailer of music-influenced apparel and accessories, nearly doubled its losses in the second quarter amid … [Read more...]

Teen, Back to School Season Sales Lagging This Year?

teens back to school shopping

Traditionally an early barometer of the key back-to-school selling season, teen retailers are being watched closely for first … [Read more...]

Public Scrambles for Tix to Fashion’s Night Out Runway Show

Public Scrambles for Tix to Fashion’s Night Out Runway Show

New York—Think you can’t sit next to top editors at one the hottest runway shows at Lincoln Center? You can try, but it’s gonna … [Read more...]

Limited Brands Lifts Outlooks as Profit Soars 140%

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Columbus,OH--Limited Brands, operator of the Victoria's Secret, Pink and La Senza chains, has raised its full-year earnings … [Read more...]

Bon-Ton Narrows 2Q Loss

The Bon Ton

York, PA--The Bon-Ton Stores Inc., the parent company of Carson Pirie Scott, Elder-Beerman, Herberger’s and Younkers and other … [Read more...]

Sears 2Q Loss Narrows, Kmart Margins Improve

Sears Kmart

Hoffman Estates, IL--Sears Holdings Corp. said today that its second-quarter loss narrowed and profit margins increased at its … [Read more...]

TJX Raises Outlook after Q2 Surge

TJX Companies

Framingham, MA--The TJX Companies recorded Wednesday a 16.4% increase in second quarter profit, fueled by a 7% sales rise and a 3% … [Read more...]

Jewelry to Benefit Gulf Oil Spill Relief

Sterling silver wildlife charms from Old World Chain

New York—While the BP oil well that spilled some five million gallons of crude oil into the Gulf of Mexico has finally been … [Read more...]

Target’s Q2 Earnings Rise 14% on Improved Cost, Credit Cards

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Minneapolis--Target Corp.'s (TGT) fiscal second-quarter earnings rose 14%, helped by cost cuts and strength in its credit card … [Read more...]