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K. Bell Donates 10,000 Pairs of Socks to Soles4Souls

K. Bell Socks

Los Angeles–K. Bell, Inc. has been doing some “sole” searching. This week donate the company, a leading supplier of branded and … [Read more...]

World Cup Timer Hublot Hosts Live Soccer Screenings

Hublot is the first luxury watch to ever become the official timekeeper of the FIFA World Cup

New York—The FIFA World Cup has thrown the world into soccer (ahem, football) fever, and watch company Hublot has been there every … [Read more...]

Broadway Puts Catwalk on Sidewalk

Rachel Roy's design for the Fashion Center's Sidewalk Catwalk.

New York—Not A-list enough to get into live fashion shows in New York? Fear not. The Fashion Center and 30 top fashion designers … [Read more...]

Madonna Revives ’80s Chic with New ‘Material Girl’ Line

adonna Revives ’80s Chic with New ‘Material Girl’ Line

You know that we are living in a material world, right? Just in case you forgot, Madonna’s bringing back her signature ‘80s flare … [Read more...]

Commerce Dept Reports Consumer Spending Increased in May

Mall shopping photo

Washington—Consumer spending—a key growth engine for the U.S. economy--edged up in May after being flat in April but still hitting … [Read more...]

Swatch Chairman Nicolas Hayek Dies

Nicolas Hayek, chairman, Swatch Group

Biel, Switzerland—Nicolas Hayek, aka “Mr. Swatch,” one of the leaders in turning around the Swiss watch industry in 1980s, died … [Read more...]

Fendi Receives $2.5 Million Settlement with Filene’s

Filene's Basement

New York--Fendi has reached a $2.5 million settlement last week that resolved its 2006 lawsuit claiming that Filene’s Basement … [Read more...]

Forever 21 Opens Giant Flagship in Times Square

Forever 21 Times Square

New York—Forever 21’s mammoth four-story, nearly 100,000-square foot flagship opened today in Time Square, making it the largest … [Read more...]

After Circling Earth, Amelia Earhart’s Scarf Returns Home

While mystery surrounds what happened to Amelia Earhart 75 years ago when she was flying around the world, her accessories, including the scarf below pictured with her lucky bracelet, made trips around the world on space missions

Oklahoma City—Famed aviatrix Amelia Earhart disappeared while attempting to fly around the world, but her scarf--which circled the … [Read more...]

American Apparel Buoyed by Investment

American Apparel

New York--Shares in Los Angeles-based American Apparel have risen after news of an amended credit agreement and that business … [Read more...]

Business Leaders Welcome Anti-Piracy Strategy

Vice President Joe Biden with Victoria Espinel, the Obama Administration's IP czar, at the announcement of a new government strategy to combat counterfeiting.

Washington--Retail associations and other business leaders have welcomed the U.S. government’s first-ever strategy announced this … [Read more...]

Gap to Make First Move into China with 4 Stores

Gap china

San Francisco--Gap Inc. has revealed details Wednesday of its long-awaited entry into China with plans to open four Gap brand … [Read more...]