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Spending Pulse: July Retail Sales Mixed

Spending Pulse

Purchase, NY--"It's growth, but it's pretty weak growth," said Kamalesh Rao, director of Economic Research for SpendingPulse about … [Read more...]

Gap Inc. Looks Online for International Expansion

Gap Inc.

San Francisco--Gap Inc. has announced recently that it is aiming to make online shopping available in up to 65 countries. Gap … [Read more...]

Marimekko Plans International Expansion

Marimekko

Helsinki--Textile and design company Marimekko is aiming to expand its international presence in markets including the United … [Read more...]

For Sale (Again): Jackie’s Pearls

Jackie Kennedy and her triple-strand faux pearl necklace

London—Some of the most iconic fashion jewelry pieces in the history of the United States are back up for sale: faux pearl jewelry … [Read more...]

Fortunoff to Return to Retail this Fall

Fortunoff to Return to Retail this Fall

New York—Fortunoff, once the “Source” for fine jewelry, watches, home furnishings and outdoor furniture in the New York tri-state … [Read more...]

Macy’s Q2 Profit Beats Estimates, Raises Full Year Forecast

Macy's Inc.

Cincinnati--Macy's Inc.'s net income surged in the second quarter due in large part to its My Macy’s localization plans and its … [Read more...]

American Apparel Hit by 2Q Decline, Legal Action

American Apparel

Los Angeles--American Apparel warned Tuesday that it will struggle to file its second quarter financial results on time, adding … [Read more...]

Fossil Q2 Profit Triples, Raises Full Year Forecast

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Richardson,TX--Fossil, Inc. (FOSL) reported today a profit for the second quarter that more than tripled from last year, helped by … [Read more...]

Von Mauer to Launch New Mall Specialty Chain

Von Mauer to Launch New Mall Specialty Chain

Davenport, IA--Von Maur Inc. recently announced plans to launch a chain of mall-based specialty stores that could compete with … [Read more...]

Liz Claiborne Arrives At JCPenney Stores

Liz Claiborne Arrives At JCPenney Stores

Plano, TX--JCPenney launches this week the Liz Claiborne in its stores in the United States and Puerto Rico, the culmination of … [Read more...]

Selena Gomez, Miley Cyrus Top Teen Choice Fashion Awards

Selena Gomez Teen Choice Awards 2010

Los Angeles—While teen Twilhards helped the stars of the Twilight film saga walk away with 12 2010 Teen Choice Awards Sunday … [Read more...]

Industry Associations Back Bill to Protect Fashion Design

CFDA/AAFA

New York--Amended legislation that will provide three years of copyright protection to "unique and original" fashion designs has … [Read more...]