Putting a Fashion Foot, or Hand, Forward for Earth Day

2011 Earth Day Sprout Watch, eco-friendly styles constructed from sustainable materials including corn resin, bamboo, mineral crystal, organic cotton, conflict free diamonds and mother of pearl, from Armitron.

Bloomingdale’s SOHO Ecolux Designer Pop-up Shop New York--Spring Ecolux Designer Pop-Up Shop, showcasing 10 contemporary fashion … [Read more...]

Late Easter a Boom to April Sales?


New York--As Sunday approaches, there’s may be more than the Easter bunny jumping for joy. Retailers are likely see a surge in … [Read more...]

Pandora Raises Full Year Sales Expectations

Pandora ad

Copenhagen—Pandora A/S, the Danish jewelry company known for its build-a-charm bracelet concept, raised this week its 2011 sales … [Read more...]

Study Finds Half of Americans Shopping with Mobile Devices

Mobile shopping

Chicago--Whether it's comparing prices of TVs, ordering a morning latte or reading restaurant reviews, mobile shopping has become … [Read more...]

Neiman Marcus Group Announces New Refinance Plan

The Neiman Marcus Group

Dallas--Neiman Marcus Group Inc. has proposed refinancing some of its debt to lower interest costs.If lenders agree to the … [Read more...]

Claire’s Q4 Profit Rises as Sales Increase


Chicago--Claire's Stores, Inc. reported today that its fourth quarter net profit rose to $21.3 million from $19.5 million in … [Read more...]

Wolverine Q1 Profit Beating Estimates


Rockford, MI--Wolverine World Wide Inc., the maker of Merrell and Hush Puppies, reported Tuesday a rise in profits and revenues … [Read more...]

Gap Inc. Centralizes Global Operations Ahead of Overseas Push

A Gap store opened in Shanghai last year. Another 10 stores are planned for China.

San Francisco--Gap Inc. is consolidating its international operations into one unit based in London as part of a major push to … [Read more...]

European Stocks Rise as LVMH, Burberry Report Sales Gains


LVMH Q1 Sales Rise 17%, Strong Across All Categories Paris—LVMH, the world’s largest luxurygoods conglomerate, reported Monday … [Read more...]

Walmart to Buy Social Media Company Kosmix

Social Media graphic

Bentonville, AR--Walmart has agreed to buy Kosmix, a social media start-up focused on e-commerce, as it looks for new ways to tap … [Read more...]

QVC Bows Andy Warhol Jewelry by Robert Lee Morris

Silver and brass necklace from Andy Warhol by RLM for QVC

West Chester, PA—“Everyone will be famous for 15 minutes,” Andy Warhol, once said. And in this age of live streaming, You Tube and … [Read more...]

Merchandise Miss Leads Christopher & Banks to Q4 Loss

Christopher & Banks

Plymouth, MN--Christopher & Banks reported Thursday a fourth-quarter loss of $16.7 million, or 47 cents per share, which was … [Read more...]