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LIM to Host Now & Then Fashion Conference, Preview of Met’s Costume Institute Records

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New York—The past, present, and future of fashion will be examined in an upcoming conference hosted by LIM College.Entitled … [Read more...]

Report: Sears Vendors May Be Getting Nervous

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Hoffman Estates, IL--Even after borrowing $400 million from CEO Edward Lampert  in September and selling shares of Sears Canada to … [Read more...]

Ghurka Resumes Women’s Handbags Collection

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New York—For the first time in 15 years, Ghurka has a women’s collection. Designed in the tradition of Ghurka’s iconic men’s and … [Read more...]

Athletic, Outdoor Footwear Sales Boost September

The LEBRON 12, engineered to the exact specifications of LeBron James

Port Washington, NY—Late trending back to school sales have seen had a kick, or rather kicks.For the 14 weeks ended Sept. 20, … [Read more...]

Top 10 Halloween Costumes This Year

Katniss Everdeen Costume

Los Angeles—Super heroes, lead characters from TV show and miniseries, even a pint-sized pop star lead the sales so far this year … [Read more...]

Prada Buys Top Tannery in France

From Prada's fall advertising campaign

Milan—Following the precedents set by its luxury rivals such as Hermes and Gucci, Prada said today it has purchases a French … [Read more...]

Another Optimistic Holiday Sales Forecast from NRF

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Washington–Despite the polar vortexes that stymied retail in the first quarter, causing many retailers to downgrade their annual … [Read more...]

Ann Inc. Heads South of the Border

Fall Jackets at LOFT

New York—Ann Inc. today announced the opening of its first LOFT store in Mexico. The store is located in the Antea Lifestyle … [Read more...]

Global Luxury Business to Hit $405 Billion in 5 Years

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London--Euromonitor International, a market research firm, predicts that the worldwide luxury business will grow 19 percent to … [Read more...]

Levi Strauss Profits Down on Restructuring Costs

Made from Italian natural leather, Levi's Made & Crafted's 'Nude' leather collection is made to age gracefully through wear. The collection consist of jackets for Men and Women, a Weekender and a Tote Bag.

Levi Strauss & Co. reported a small boost in sales but profits fell 11% in the third quarter. The jeans giant says that higher … [Read more...]

UPS Discourages Last-Minute Shipping Promises

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New York--UPS is reportedly telling online retailers to stop making unrealistic promises about the speed of shipping in the days … [Read more...]

Boot Barn Files for a $86 Million IPO

Shyanne Women's 12" Embroidered Clover Flower Western Boots

Irvine, CA--Boot Barn Holdings, a western apparel and footwear retailer with 155 stores, filed today with the SEC to raise up to … [Read more...]