Retailing


FIT to Salute Belk at Benefit Gala

Belk

New York--Belk, a third-generation family-owned retailer and the nation’s largest privately owned department store group, is soon … [Read more...]

Shipping Report: U.S. Apparel, Footwear Imports Shifting Away from China

Shipping Report

Newark, NY--China's share of U.S. imports is declining in labor-intensive merchandise such as footwear and apparel, and sourcing … [Read more...]

Footwear Q1: Steve Madden Profits Up, Timberland Tumbles

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 Steve Madden Books 16% Q1 Profit Hike Long Island City, NY--Steve Madden has got off to a strong start to the year after a surge … [Read more...]

Kenneth Cole Q1 Posts Net Loss on High Costs

Kenneth Cole

New York—Citing one-time costs related to store closings and downsizing, Kenneth Cole Productions reported Wednesday that it had a … [Read more...]

Accessories Magazine Honors 2011/First Merchants Hall of Fame Inductees Honored

Lori Milligan Cassidy of Stein Mart, pictured with her husband, accepts her 2011 Merchants Hall of Fame plaque at FABB. Below, Hall of Fame recipients line up to receive their plaques.

New York—As part of the festivities during the 22nd annual FABB (Fashion Accessories Benefit Ball), Accessories magazine honored … [Read more...]

The NPD Group Offers Insights into Handbag Market

NPD Group

New York—“Basics maintain volume but innovation drives growth.”Such was the main message underscoring a lively presentation of … [Read more...]

April Retail Sales Increase Better than Expected

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New York—While gas and food prices may be on the rise, a late Easter boosted retail sales results for April.Of the 25 … [Read more...]

Amazon Launches its Own Flash Sale Site, MyHabit.com

My Habit.com

Seattle—Online giant Amazon just jumped into an increasingly crowded field of members-only “flash sale” websites. Called … [Read more...]

CORIEE.COM: Website Dedicated to Scarves

Coriee

Irvine, CA—To knot or not? That’s the question that Coriee.com hopes to help shoppers decide with helpful tips on how to wear … [Read more...]

Sears Holdings Warns of Q1 Loss as Sales Lag

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Hoffman Estates, IL—Shares of Sears Holdings Corp. fell in trading this morning after the company said Monday said it would post a … [Read more...]

Express Adds Facebook Shopping

Express

New York—Social commerce—using social media as a means to not only reach consumers but also sell them merchandise—got a boost … [Read more...]

Study: Mobile Commerce to Hit $9 Billion this Year

Mobile Commerce

San Mateo, CA—With some 74 million American consumers already using their mobile phone for shopping, U.S. mobile shopping sales … [Read more...]