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Dorfman Pacific Hooks Greek Fisherman’s Brand, Aegean

Dorfman Pacific's latest catch: Greek fisherman's caps from Aegean International

Stockton, CA and New York—Dorfman Pacific, a leading headwear supplier, recently added to its already vast array of brands and … [Read more...]

Adidas Cuts Full Year Gross Margin Target

A sneak peek of the adidas Originals by Rita Ora collection modeled by the lady herself. Launches August 21.

Dusseldorf, Germany—Adidas’ share price fell this morning as it cut its full-year gross margin target just a week after lowering … [Read more...]

Ralph Lauren Beats Profit Estimates, Misses Sales Goal

Ralph Lauren Black Label Pre-Fall 2014 New Arrivals was inspired by rich shades of camel and showstopping leopard prints.

New York—Ralph Lauren Corp. today reported it beat profit estimates despite a 10% decline from last year as revenue growth failed … [Read more...]

Prada First Half Sales Slow as Leathergoods Sales Weaken

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Milan—After years of reporting stellar sales increases, Prada SpA today reported that sales in its first half slowed from previous … [Read more...]

Dollar General to Now Bid on Family Dollar Stores Too?

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Goodlettsville, TN—They may be known for their dollar merchandise, but there are big bucks at stake in more possible bids of … [Read more...]

Ascena Retail Group to Award $150K in Grant Money

Ascena Retail Group, Inc., first-ever Roslyn S. Jaffe Awards honors the lifelong contributions of Roslyn S. Jaffe, who co-founded the first dressbarn store in 1962.

Mahwah, NJ—Ascena Retail Group, Inc., parent to Lane Bryant, dressbarn and Justice among others, has launched the first-ever … [Read more...]

AAFA Lobbies to Protect First Sale Rule

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Arlington, VA--The American Apparel and Footwear Association (AAFA) is urging U.S. Customs not to proceed with proposed changes to … [Read more...]

Pinup Prom: Pinup Girl Clothing Celebrates 15 Years of Vintage Shopping

Left to Right: Assistant Designer Micheline Pitt, Boutique Store Manager Doris Mayday, CEO, Founder Laura Byrnes, Prom Queen winner, daughter Milena Byrnes-Flores and Spokesmodel Masuimi Max

Burbank, CA—The tulle was out, the heels were high, and there was celebration in the air. On July 25, 2014, Pinup Girl Boutique, … [Read more...]

Item of the Day: Black Lace

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Buried in one of Mary Ann Richman’s bureau drawers for more than 20 years was something she bought at Barneys. She paid $75 for it … [Read more...]

Coach: China Sales Offset Falling North America Sales

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New York—After four quarters of disappointing sales, Coach Inc. today managed to beat estimates in its fourth quarter earnings … [Read more...]

Target Lowers Q2 Guidance on Data Breach Charges

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Minneapolis—Target Corp. has lowered its second-quarter earnings guidance due to charges related to its data breach.Second … [Read more...]

NPD: Millennials Driving Growth in Women’s Footwear Market

Fall silhouettes from TOMS

Port Washington, NY– Although U.S. women’s footwear growth has been somewhat subdued during the past two years, there have been … [Read more...]