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Movado Narrows 1st Quarter Loss, to Close Retail Division

By closing its retail divison, Movado is focusing more attention to its wholesale channels for Movado and its other watch brands

Paramus, NJ—Although Movado Group Inc. (MOV.N) posted a narrower-than-expected quarterly loss on Thursday, it will close its … [Read more...]

J. Crew Doubles Q1 Profit as Revenue Leaps

J. Crew sign and logo

New York--Revenue increases of 20% from its stores and catalog business helped retailer J. Crew Group double its first quarter … [Read more...]

Handbag 101 Finalists Announced

Handbag 101 Finalists

New York--Handbag Designer 101 and InStyle announced finalists for its Independent Handbag Designer Awards (IHDA) honoring … [Read more...]

Chinese Fashion Accessories Report Projects Export Growth

Chinese shoppers

Hong Kong--Global Sources (NASDAQ: GSOL) has just published its China Sourcing Report: Fashion Accessories covering belts, … [Read more...]

Bergdorf Features ‘Sex and the City 2′ Windows by Patricia Field

Bergdorf Features ‘Sex and the City 2′

New York--"Sex and the City 2" opens tomorrow (as if you hadn't heard) and there's a sense of giddiness among New York … [Read more...]

Tiffany’s Q1 Earnings Up 22%

Tiffany blue box

New York--Tiffany & Co.'s first-quarter earnings more than doubled further fueling indications that mainstream as well as … [Read more...]

American Eagle 1st Quarter Profit Drops

American Eagle Outfitters logo

Pittsburgh—Citing “margin pressure due to weaker business trends, American Eagle Outfitters Inc. reported today that its fiscal … [Read more...]

Prada Reports 1st Quarter Revenues Above Expectations

Prada logo

Milan—With virtually all its main markets reporting sales increases, Prada posted this week a 26% increase in its first quarter … [Read more...]

‘Modo for Jason Wu’ Fete at Ilori

Jason Wu and Becka Diamond at Ilori

New York—Designer Jason Wu and Filipa Fino recently hosted a cocktail party at ILORI Soho to celebrate the "Modo for Jason Wu" … [Read more...]

Burberry Upbeat On 23% Full-Year Hike

Burberry storefront

London--Burberry is planning further international expansion after posting a full-year pre-tax profit of $310 million, up 23% on … [Read more...]

Coach Sues Chicago Over Fake Handbag Sales

Fake Coach bag

Chicago—In its continuing crackdown over counterfeit copies of its handbags, Coach has sued the city of Chicago over sales of … [Read more...]

Carlos Falchi Signs Multimillion Dollar Deal with FAB/Starpoint

Carlos Falchi

New York—FAB/Starpoint, makers of handbags and backpacks featuring Hello Kitty, Hanna Montana and Spider-Man and other schoolkids’ … [Read more...]