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Preliminary Q3: American Apparel’s Sales Plunge Nearly 20%

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Los Angeles—Retailer in bankruptcy American Apparel Inc. reported Tuesday a narrowed loss in preliminary results for the third … [Read more...]

Pendleton Bows Pop Up Boutique Inside Wolverine NY Flagship

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New York—It’s sort of like two old friends helping each other out during the holidays.Pendleton, the wool specialist, opened a … [Read more...]

Macy’s Disappointing Q3 Sales, Forecast Sends Shivers to Retailers’ Shares


New York—Macy’s Inc. today lowered its full year forecast after reporting third quarter sales and comp stores sales below … [Read more...]

Final Chance: Fall/Winter 16/17 Trend Webinar on Thursday

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New York—The final webinars for Accessories Directions’ Fall/Winter 16/17 trends are scheduled to air again on Thursday, Nov. 12, … [Read more...]

Book: If These Jewels Could Talk: The Legends Behind Celebrity Gems

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New York—If these jewelry could talk, boy the stories they’d tell. Author Beth Bernstein provides such an inside look at the … [Read more...]

Single’s Day (11.11) Sales to Reach Record Levels as US Retailers Participate


Shanghai and Dallas—It’s off to an audacious start. November 11—known as Single’s Day in China—is slated to be the biggest single … [Read more...]

American Made Matters Day: A Call-to-Action for Consumers


Adamstown, PA--American Made Matters, an organization dedicated to educating consumers on the importance of buying American-made … [Read more...]

Bebe Plans to Rock the Vote for 2016 Presidential Election


Washington—Fashion and politics do mesh. For instance, Rock the Vote, the largest non-profit and non-partisan organization in the … [Read more...]

Ports See “Dramatic Difference” From Last Year as Holiday Merchandise Arrives


Washington–What a difference a year makes. At this time last year when import cargo reached its holiday heights, concerns over a … [Read more...]

Surveys: Wearables Boom Ahead (Thanks to Boomers?)

TAG Heuer (no 9 on Wearables "Cool List") today introduced
a connected watch, engineered with Intel technology and benefiting from "everything the Android Wear universe has to offer."

New York—Two recent surveys found Americans are increasingly fond of smart wearables, such as smartwatches. In fact, the wearable … [Read more...]

Robert Redford’s Sundance Opens New Store in Dallas

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Salt Lake City—Known for its founder actor Robert Redford and his Sundance film festival, Sundance, a retailer of women's and … [Read more...]

Fashion Week Returns to West Palm Beach

Designer St. Frimpong is one of the participants in this year's Fashion Week West Palm Bach

West Palm Beach, FL—The snowbirds may still be flying down to sunny South Florida, but the fashionistas are flocking to the 2nd … [Read more...]