Retailing


Stage Stores Donates $55,000 from Breast Cancer Charm Bracelet

Breast Cancer Charm Bracelet

NEW YORK--As proof that a little can really add up to a lot, Stage Stores Inc. sold 5,500 units of a $15 gold-tone, chain-link … [Read more...]

Consumer Sentiment Drop ‘Disappointing’ Analysts Say

Consumer Confidence Index chart

Washington--U.S. consumer sentiment dropped in early July, hitting the lowest level since August 2009, according to survey results … [Read more...]

Designer Brings ‘Mad Men’ Look to QVC

The 60s-era styles of Betty, Peggy and Joan can be found a special collection for QVC designed by "Mad Men"'s costume designer

Janie Bryant, the costume designer behind the 1960s-era TV drama “Mad Men,” will be bringing a vintage themed collection of … [Read more...]

Tiffany Previews New Handbags Online

The new Tiffany & Co. leathergoods collection had its debut online prior to its September launch in store

New York—For the first time in about 20 years, Tiffany & Co. is back into handbags and small leathergoods. Well soon, that … [Read more...]

NRF Predicts Back to School Sales Increases

Back to School Sales

Washington—Parents will be doing more shopping for their children for back-to-school as they replenish outgrown shoes, shirts and … [Read more...]

Frederick’s of Hollywood Inks Accessories Licenses

The lingerie company hopes to spread its sexy image into accessories and other classifications

Hollywood--Famed lingerie house Frederick's of Hollywood Group Inc. has signed three separate multi-year licenses as part of its … [Read more...]

H&M Books 9% Rise in June Comp Store Sales

H&M Logo

Stockholm--H&M  booked a 9% rise in same-store sales in June, reversing a decline in sales in both April and May at stores … [Read more...]

June Sales Slip but Dept Store, Apparel Sales Increase

Retail Sales

Washington—While the U. S. Commerce Department reported today that total retail sales fell for the second month straight in June, … [Read more...]

Sears, Kmart Get Exclusive with Junior Brand Bongo

Audrina Patridge of "The Hills" fame will appear as the latest Bongo girl in national advertising for Sears and Kmart launch.

New York—Sears and Kmart are hoping juniors will go bonkers for Bongo. Iconix Brand Group announced Tuesday a long-term agreement … [Read more...]

J. Crew Promotes Jenna Lyons to President

Jenna Lyons of J. Crew

New York--J.Crew, which has been the darling of Wall Street not to mention many women's closets, just announced a restructuring at … [Read more...]

Macy’s to Offer Back to School Demos of New Xbox Interface

Macy's to Offer Back to School Demos of New Xbox Interface

New York—Gamers are fair game for retailers who are looking to increase traffic for back-to-school shopping. And Macy’s is giving … [Read more...]

Burberry 1st Quarter Sales Up 24%

Burberry storefront

LONDON--Burberry Group Plc got off to a strong start to its financial year. The 154-year-old luxury goods company--famous for its … [Read more...]