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American Eagle Bullish on Holiday as Q3 Profit Jump

AEO Holiday 2011

Pittsburgh—American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. reported today that its third quarter profit surged 59% thanks to an increase in … [Read more...]

Cool-Girl Marni Label Goes Mass with H&M Collaboration

Styling a Marni for H&M photo shoot

Stockholm--The dust has barely settled on H&M’s Versace collaboration and already the fast-fashion retailer is preparing for … [Read more...]

Cyber Monday Sales Jump 33% to Possible Record?

The iPad Effect Cyber Monday 2011

Armonk, NY–While the final tally of Cyber Monday sales are still to come, early indications appear that the online holiday … [Read more...]

Tiffany Q3 Profit Beats Estimates, But Outlook Disappoints

Tiffany cited its new Locks collection as being a bestseller in its third quarter.

New York--Tiffany & Co. reported today that its third quarter earnings beat forecasts, but shares of the luxury jeweler fell … [Read more...]

Poll Names Top 10 Retailers in Customer Service

Holiday featured at Land's End, one of the 10 top retailers cited for having the best customer service.

Washington—As the retail scramble is on to lure in shopper in store and online this holiday season, customer service is likely to … [Read more...]

Black Friday Sales Surge, But Will Spending Continue?

Shoppers began lining up outside Macy's Herald Square about 6 p.m. Thursday for a midnight Black Friday opening. (Photo: Stan Honda/AFP)

New York—First the good news: the hype around Black Friday apparently has paid off with shoppers out in record numbers—some … [Read more...]

Israel Launches Tel Aviv Fashion Week

Designer Alon Livne, who won Israel's version of "Project Runway," incorporates jewelyr into his designs

Tel Aviv--Pick up any newspaper and chances are the international headlines about Israel have precious little to do with fashion. … [Read more...]

Neiman Marcus Q1 Profit Jumps as Comp Sales Rise

The 2011 "Christmas Book" from Neiman Marcus

Dallas—Affluent shoppers evidently don’t need doorbuster deals to lure them into Neiman Marcus or Bergdorf Goodman. Today, Neiman … [Read more...]

eMarketer: Retail the Fastest Growing Mobile Category


New York—As smartphone and other handheld devices are adapted by the masses, there’s one function in particular that these gadgets … [Read more...]

Cyber Monday: A Tax-Free Sales Boon for E-Tailers?

Cyber Monday

Arlington, VA—Even with an estimated one in four adults shopping Black Friday sales today, a larger percent of shoppers say they … [Read more...]

Coach to Begin Hong Kong Listing

Coach's flagship store in Hong Kong

Hong Kong--Coach Inc. said today that it plans to begin its secondary listing on the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong (SEHK) on Dec. … [Read more...]

Move Over Black Friday, Get Ready for a Bigger Small Business Saturday

Small Business Saturday 2011

New York—The big box retailers may be garnering most of the Black Friday buzz, but come Saturday, Nov. 26, thousands of small, … [Read more...]