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How I did It! Crimzon Rose

Crimzon Rose’s Felix Porcaro

Felix Porcaro’s Crimzon Rose has expanded into an industry giant, servicing retailers’ growing private brand needs and adding … [Read more...]

200 Years of Hats, Bags, from Real NJ Housewives on Exhibition

1920s cloche hats

Morristown, NJ—While the next season of Bravo’s “Real Housewives of New Jersey” doesn’t start until May 3, the Morris Museum is … [Read more...]

Flash Sale Site Ideeli Secures $41 Million in Financing

Ideeli flash sale site

New York—The validity of flash sale websites—online merchants that specialize in brief, sharp discounts on brand and designer … [Read more...]

The Royal Wedding: The ‘Kate Effect’ on Fashion

The new Duchess of Cambridge

London—The newly betrothed Duke and Duchess of Cambridge had barely motored away from Buckingham Palace earlier today when fashion … [Read more...]

Q1 Reports: Jones Profit Falls, Claiborne’s Loss Widens

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Jones Group Q1 Profit Falls On Higher Costs and Weitzman AcquisitionNew York—Jones Group Inc.'s net income fell 34% in the … [Read more...]

Iconix Raises Full Year Forecast on Higher Sales, Ed Hardy Purchase

Ed Hardy

New York—Iconix Brand Group raised its full year forecast on Wednesday after a buoyant first quarter and its purchase of the … [Read more...]

New Execs at Viva, Deckers Outdoor, Express

Executive Moves

Viva International Apppoints Jan Cory as Senior Vice President, U.S. and Canada Sales Somerville, NJ–Jan Cory has been appointed … [Read more...]

NRF: Americans to Splurge on Mom This Year

Mother's Day

Washington–Moms may get a little more spoiled this year on Mother’s Day as jewelry and accessories top American's gifts lists, the … [Read more...]

PPR Q1 Earnings Beat Forecasts as U.S. Sales Rise

PPR

Paris—PPR, which owns Gucci, Bottega Veneta and Yves Saint Laurent, posted today a 9.1%  rise in its first-quarter sales, helped … [Read more...]

Mulberry Touts: Be Kate for a Day

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London—For those that didn’t make the cut for Prince William and Kate Middleton’s wedding this Friday, Mulberry is offering a … [Read more...]

Scarves.com Launches Just in Time for Mother’s Day

Scarves dot com

Los Angeles—Scarves.com,  which bills itself as “America’s largest scarf store,” launches this week---just in time for Mother’s … [Read more...]

American Apparel Secures $14.9 Million in New Funding

American Apparel's CEO Dov Charney

Los Angeles--Struggling retailer American Apparel Inc. has managed to stave off a potential bankruptcy filing after securing $14.9 … [Read more...]