Retailing


Liz Claiborne to Close 87 Outlet Stores

Liz Claiborne Outlet store

New York--Liz Claiborne is to exit its 87 loss-making outlet stores in the United States and Puerto Rico early next year. Liz … [Read more...]

As Sales Surge 23% in First Half Hermes Doubles Annual Forecast

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Paris—Reporting nearly a 23% surge in first half sales, Hermes International today doubled its revenue forecast for the year—a … [Read more...]

Study: Footwear to become Fastest Growing Luxury Business

Luxury Footwear

London--Although consumers may be more cautious about spending on higher priced items, one classification is growing faster than … [Read more...]

Study: Luxury Brands Embrace E-Commerce but a Decade Late?

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Stevens, PA—While some luxury apparel and accessories brands have recently begun e-commerce initiatives for the first time, a new … [Read more...]

Ebay Offers Fashion Mobile App

Ebay Offers Fashion Mobile App

San Jose, CA--EBay has introduced a fashion application to promote its store on Apple iPhones. It comes as eBay invests heavily in … [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...]

Consumer Sentiment Drop ‘Disappointing’ Analysts Say

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

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...]

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...]

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

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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...]