Retailing


Giant Dior Handbag Conceals Remodeling

Giant Dior Handbag Conceals Remodeling

New York--Just when we thought handbags were getting smaller!Christian Dior's store on E. 57th Street found a clever way to … [Read more...]

Liz Claiborne Losses Widens in Q2

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New York--Liz Claiborne posted Thursday a second quarter loss amid sloping sales during the period. Net loss in the second quarter … [Read more...]

AccessoriesTheShow Attendance Up Again

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New York—Reporting a 4.2% percent increase in retailer attendance over 2009 at this week’s AccessoriesTheShow (ATS), show … [Read more...]

Prada Reports 29% Sales Gain in First Half

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Milan--Prada Group is the latest luxury goods company to report a rebound—an increase of 29% in its first half, largely due to … [Read more...]

Kenneth Cole Posts 2nd Quarter 15% Increase

Improved comp sales at its own stores and online helped Kenneth Cole increase revenues 15% in its second quarter

New York--Kenneth Cole Productions Inc (KCP.N) beat Wall Street expectations Wednesday posting a quarterly profit driven by … [Read more...]

Wall Street Calls July Retail Sales “Tepid”

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New York--While July sales reported by 30 retailers today were up 3% overall, they fell short of the 3.2% increase market analysts … [Read more...]

Polo Reports 57% Increase in 1st Quarter Profit

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New York--Polo Ralph Lauren Corp. reported a better-than-expected 57% increase in its first-quarter profit today, helped by … [Read more...]

Macy’s Flashes Back to the 80s with Material Girl Line

Macy’s Flashes Back to the 80s with Material Girl Line

New York—It was Madonna Mania at Macy’s on Tuesday, as more than 200 tweens and their moms lined up outside Macy’s Herald Square … [Read more...]

Coach 4Q Net Increases 34% as N America, China, Sales Rebound

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New York—Coach reported today that its fourth-quarter net income rose 34% due mostly to sales increases in North America and … [Read more...]

Frye to Open NY Store

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New York--The Frye Company, the country’s oldest continuously operating shoe company, announced today that it will open its first … [Read more...]

10 Minutes with… J.Crew

J.Crew Vice president of women’s design Marissa Webb

J.Crew Vice president of women’s design Marissa Webb talks about J. Crew’s evolution.J. Crew is like the cool kid in school … [Read more...]

The New Mobile Economy

Gucci updates fans with its iPhone app

As American consumers adopt hand-held shopping, are retailers all thumbs when it comes to “m-commerce?” Jeff Prine … [Read more...]