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G-III Q4 Profit Jumps Nearly 60%

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New York—G-III Apparel Group reported today that its fourth quarter profit jumped 58% and an 8.8% rise in sales. While the profit … [Read more...]

Glamour, History of Italian Fashion Industry on Display at Frist Center

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Nashville, TN--The Frist Center for the Visual Arts presents Italian Style: Fashion Since 1945, an elegant exhibition that … [Read more...]

CFDA Partners With POPSUGAR For Must Have Box

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San Francisco--POPSUGAR (www.POPSUGAR.com), announced today the first collaborative effort with the Council of Fashion Designers … [Read more...]

Consumers on the Hunt for Candy, New Apparel This Easter: NRF Survey

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Washington–With three straight months of declines in U.S. retail sales blamed on the weather, economists are hoping that Easter, … [Read more...]

Consumers Demand More, Better App Experiences: Survey

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New York—Retailers are finding out that consumers are just as concerned about the quality of their mobile app experience as they … [Read more...]

Whistleblower Says JCPenney Overcharged Customers

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St. Petersburg, FL--Former JCPenney employee Robert Blatchford has filed a claim against the retailer under the State of Florida’s … [Read more...]

JTV Launches “Rock Star” Designer Search Competition

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Knoxville, TN—While it may not be the LVMH Young Designer Prize, there’s still hope of finding the next big thing (person) in … [Read more...]

Keds Unveils All-New Collaboration with Skincare Brand eos

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Lexington, MA—So what’s the relationship between American footwear brand Keds and eos, those Easter egg-like lip balm? Plenty … [Read more...]

Tiffany Q4 Sales Fall for First Time in 5 Years

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New York—Tiffany & Co. today reported that its fourth quarter sales fell for the first time in five years. While the luxury … [Read more...]

Report: Consumer Demand Increases for High-End Timepieces, Smartwatches

Swiss Smartwatch: Breitling's B55 Connected, the brand’s first connected chronograph. Since the main assets of a smartphone are its screen and its ergonomic interface, owners of the B55 Connected can use their phone to perform certain adjustments (time-setting, time zones, alarms, display and operating parameters, night mode, etc.). At the same time, the user may also upload the results of various measurements (flight times, etc.) from the chronograph to the smartphone so as to be able to read them more easily, store them or pass them on via wireless connectivity.

Basel and Geneva, Switzerland—BaselWorld, the annual trade show for watches, opened Thursday with a showcase of 1,500 brands that … [Read more...]

Ingenium Launches the First Fashion Industry Social Network

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Los Angeles—Not that there’s a dearth of social media sites, but the latest one debuted this week. Called Ingenium, it's a new … [Read more...]

Union & Fifth: Second Hand Fashion for Second Chances

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San Francisco–Buy a Valentino bag from Union & Fifth, and the proceeds will help someone in need —simple, yet profound premise … [Read more...]