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Last Chance to Shop the “Shop for Success: Accessories Edition”

Shop for Success: Accessories Edition

New York—You all know Dress for Success…but maybe this can be called Accessorize for Success?Shop for Success: Accessories … [Read more...]

Report: Amazon to Open Retail Location in Midtown Manhattan

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New York—Thanks to the Internet, everyone seemed abuzz today after a report surfaced that Amazon.com is planning a … [Read more...]

Bloomingdale’s Opens High-Tech Palo Alto Store

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Stanford, CA--Bloomingdale’s officially opens its redesigned Stanford Shopping Center store in Palo Alto, Calif. today, one of the … [Read more...]

Week in Review: Top 10 News Articles to Remember

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New York—It’s that time of the year again. (No, not Columbus Day Holiday). Now is the time that economists, analysts and online … [Read more...]

September Comp Sales Rise “Modestly”

Only a handful of major retailers still release monthly sales results

New York—With some last minute back to school/college sales to their credit, retailers today reported a modest increase in their … [Read more...]

Christopher & Banks Downgrades Q3 Sales Forecast

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Minneapolis—Following Christopher & Banks’ announcement on Tuesday that it lowered its third quarter, company executives fly … [Read more...]

Shopper Survey Finds Sharp Increase in Social Network Purchase Influence

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Petaluma, CA –A new online shopper survey about holiday sales found an increase in consumers who plan to use their mobile devices … [Read more...]

Fast Retailing Full Year Profit Falls 29% Despite Sales Rise

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Tokyo—Fast Retailing Co., parent to Uniqlo, reported today that its net profit for the year ended in August was down some 29% as … [Read more...]

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...]