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Barneys Resumes CEO Search?

Barneys New York logo

New York--The New York Post and other media outlets reported today that Barneys, the New York-based upscale specialty retailer, is … [Read more...]

Pulse Report: Does Quality Spur Spending?

Luxury shopping bags

New York--During the recession, consumers traded down to less expensive brands--and discovered they liked them. Now that things … [Read more...]

LVMH Report Signals Luxury Rebound?

Louis Vuitton brand's 2010 Monogram Collection, one of the luxurygoods conglomerate's best performers

Paris--This week’s strong first quarter showing by LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton is fueling speculation that the “austerity … [Read more...]

Cangles Benefit Save the Earth Org

Cangels

Palm Desert, CA--Save the Earth Foundation has signed a license agreement with Cangles, LLC, a family owned business making … [Read more...]

Africa Strives for Fashion and Sourcing Recognition

Traditional African fabrics

Nairobi--Cotton, textile and apparel manufacturers in 18 sub-Saharan African countries are backing a new initiative to boost … [Read more...]

Tsubo Relaunches Hip Comfort Shoes

Tsubo's Deba style

Alameda, CA--Tsubo literally translates to "pressure point" in Japanese, but the relaunch of the Tsubo footwear line translates to … [Read more...]

Accessories Magazine Names Macy’s Retailer of the Year

Macy's

Macy's will be featured as Accessories Magazine's 2010 Retailer of the Year. A major feature section, to run in the June issue, … [Read more...]

U.S. Commerce on March: Retail Sales Rise Third Month in a R0w

Retail Sales

Washington—The U.S. Commerce Department today gave another “green light” today on the road to economic recovery. Retail sales rose … [Read more...]

Revamped Talbots Posts Quarterly Profit

Talbots

Hingham, MA--Talbots, which had been fighting with sales drops for several quarters and a heavy debt load and is adjusting its … [Read more...]

QVC and Smithsonian Partner on Jewelry Line

QVC and Smithsonian Jewelry Line

Washington, DC--The Smithsonian Institution is offering QVC jewelry customers a little history lesson with their bling. The home … [Read more...]

Latest Zagats Shopping Guide Shows Shifting Shape of NYC Retail

Zagat's Shopping Guide

New York–The shape of fashion retailing in New York is ever-shifting, and Zagat’s 2010/11 New York City Shopping survey, released … [Read more...]

Dorfman Pacific Licenses Stetson

Dorfman Pacific Stetson

Stockton, CA—Headwear company Dorfman Pacific has reached a licensing deal with Stetson. The deal includes dress, cloth caps, … [Read more...]