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Report: September Sales Sluggish as Consumers Remain Cautious

February Retail Sales Up 1%

Washington—Concerns about the economy here and trouble abroad may have contributed to a decline in September retail sales, … [Read more...]

Spring 2015 Runway Wrap: Key Accessories from NY, London, Milan, Paris

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What were the key accessories on the NY, London, Milan & Paris Spring 2015 runways?Accessories Directions Trend … [Read more...]

NPD: More Holiday Shoppers Waiting for Thanksgiving Weekend Deals

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Port Washington, NY–It may be more than a month off, but Black Friday, Cyber Monday, even “Grey Thursday” or Thanksgiving, top … [Read more...]

Store Savvy: Chanel Builds Fashion Boxing Gym at Bergdorfs

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New York--Bet your gym isn't this chic.Chanel has riffed off its Fall/Winter 2014 "Coco Coach" ad campaign by recreating the … [Read more...]

Ann Inc. Enters into a Non-Disclosure Agreement with Golden Gate Capital

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New York—Shares of Ann Inc. have been on the rise since Tuesday when the women’s specialty retailer revealed it had entered into a … [Read more...]

Tory Burch’s Latest Endeavor: Book Author

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New York—Tory Burch has been revving up her business for some time. Between the new categories (such as watches) and the hiring of … [Read more...]

LVMH Sales Up Despite Weakness in Asia

What happens when Christian Louboutin designs for Louis Vuitton's Monogram Collection: a Shopping Trolley. Retail: $23,000

Paris—LVMH, “the world's biggest luxury group,” reported today that sales were up in its third quarter as business picked up in … [Read more...]

Marvin Ellison to Succeed Ullman at JCPenney

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Dallas--JCPenney has found a permanent CEO to replace Mike Ullman next year. Marvin Ellison, the EVP of stores at Home Depot and a … [Read more...]

Mulberry Issues Another Profit Warning

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Somerset, England—Shares of Mulberry sunk 14% today after the luxury handbag company told analysts that its full year profit would … [Read more...]

Burberry’s First Half Sales Rise, But Warns About Second Half

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London--Burberry Group Plc today blamed a deteriorating market for hurting will hurt profitability this year, the latest among … [Read more...]

“Something Borrowed” Bridal Campaign: $100K in Jewelry for a Lucky Bride

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Lighthouse Point, FL—Let’s see, a bride’s trousseau has something borrowed, something blue, something old and something new? What … [Read more...]

Kmart Offers Credit Monitoring to Customers After Security Breach

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Hoffman Estates, IL—As if Sears Holdings Corp. doesn’t have enough trouble recently. On Friday, the retailer announced that its … [Read more...]