Rising Costs Cut Into H&M


Stockholm—Citing the impact of increased raw materials costs, especially on cotton, H&M reported today that its fourth quarter … [Read more...]

Prada Confirms Going Public in Hong Kong


Milan—Ending months of delays and denials, Prada said in a statement today that its board voted to start the process of a public … [Read more...]

J. Crew Debuts its Made in Italy Film Series

J.Crew's president and creative director Jenna Lyons living la dolce vita in the company's film series on Italian craftsmanship

New York--We admit it: we're starting to get a bit jealous of certain people (ahem, Jenna) at J.Crew. Aside from the astounding … [Read more...]

U.S. Demand Bolsters Luxottica’s Outlook

Police by MARR International

Milan—Reporting a strong surge in demand from both the United States and Asia, Luxottica, the world’s biggest premium eyewear … [Read more...]

New Executives: QVC, Coldwater Creek, Bon Ton


QVC and Coldwater Creek both announced new chief executive officers among other positions. H. Stern added a new national sales … [Read more...]

Coach Q2 Beats Estimates, Profits Up 26%


New York—Similarly to recent earnings reports from European luxurygoods companies, Coach Inc. said today its second-quarter profit … [Read more...]

JCPenney Adds Ackman to Board, Exits Catalog Business

Bill Ackman

Plano, TX—While announcing plans to close under-performing stores and exit its catalog business, JCPenney said today it would be … [Read more...]

Henri Bendel Makes Changes to Grow Accessories

Henri Bendel

Columbus–Ed Bucciarelli is concentrating on his main love: accessories.Limited Brands, the parent company of Henri Bendel, … [Read more...]

Mulberry Raises Full Year Forecast Again

Mulberry's Alexa bag

Somerset, England—In a week that has seen companies such as Burberry, Richemont and Swatch Group report a rebound in their … [Read more...]

Fashion Boosts eBay Full Year Income


San Jose, CA--Fast-growing sales from its new fashion business helped online retailer and auction house eBay to post an 18% surge … [Read more...]

Timberland Official Footwear for Sundance 2011

Timberland Sundance

Stratham, NH—If you’re planning to premiere your latest indie flick at the 2011 Sundance Film Festival, you will probably be … [Read more...]

J. Crew Extends Buy out Period to Appease Shareholders

J. Crew

New York—Although apparently no other suitors have come forward to buy the retailer, J. Crew Group agreed to extend its “go-shop” … [Read more...]