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V.F. Posts 4Q Profit, Sales Increase, But Misses Estimate

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Greensboro, NC—VF Corp., parent to North Face, Timberland and Wrangler etc., reported today improved sales and profits in its … [Read more...]

Nordstrom Brand Treasure&Bond Donates $185,000 to Girls Inc.

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Seattle—It’s only been a little more than six months since Nordstrom launched its Treasure&Bond private label brand, the ones … [Read more...]

Heiress Nicky Hilton Partners on Handbag Collection with Linea Pelle

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Los Angeles—She’s described as the “other Hilton,” socialite/celebutante, fashion model and, of course, heiress to her the Hilton … [Read more...]

Healthy Growth in 2015: NRF Forecasts Retail Sales to Increase 4.1% Over Last Year

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Washington—Will the stronger sales most retailers experienced for holiday continue this year? With the U.S. economy gaining … [Read more...]

Currency Impacts to Slow Hermès’ Growth in 2015

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Paris-Although one of the best performing public luxurygoods companies, Hermès International SCA today said it expects its 2015 … [Read more...]

NY Mayor De Blasio Launches $15 Million Fashion Program for City

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New York--Mayor Bill de Blasio announced during New York Fashion Week that the City would triple its investment in the fashion … [Read more...]

West Coast Ports to Close for 4 Days Amid New Calls for Obama to Intercede in Talks

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Los Angeles and Washington—As the crucial West Coast ports—which handle more than $1 trillion of imported goods each year—prepare … [Read more...]

Accessories Honors Inductees into the 2015 Merchants Hall of Fame

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 New York—Accessories magazine is proud to announce the 5th round of inductees into its annual Merchants Hall of Fame. The … [Read more...]

Imports to East Coast Rise as Threat of West Coast Ports Shutdown Looms

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Washington–Import cargo volume at the nation’s major retail container ports is expected to rise 10.1% percent this month over the … [Read more...]

Sycamore Partners to Buy Chico’s FAS?

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New York and Fort Meyers, FL—Sycamore Partners, the private equity firm, is purportedly in advanced talks to add Chico’s FAS to … [Read more...]

Retailers Tell Congress of Supply Chain Challenges at U.S. Ports

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Washington—With Valentine’s Day only days away, there’s no love letters being sent to President Obama, negotiators in the West … [Read more...]

Disney Enlists 9 Shoe Designers to Reimagine Cinderella’s Glass Slipper

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Glendale, CA—If there’s one rags-to-riches heroine who deserves the latest in transparent social occasion heels, it’s Cinderella. … [Read more...]