Tous Taps JLO for Face of Jewelry Brand

Jennifer Lopez

Barcelona—Jennifer Lopez is adding another job to her growing list of accomplishments this year. The “American Idol” judge is the … [Read more...]

Brandina the Original to Open First U.S. Store

Brandina The Original

Charleston—The Low Country is about to get a dose of the Italian Riviera. Brandina The Original is opening its first store in the … [Read more...]

Earnings Reports: Neiman Marcus, Ann Taylor, Aeropostale, Zumiez

Neiman Marcus

Neiman Marcus Q2 Profits Surge Dallas--Neiman Marcus Inc. reported today a five-fold increase in second quarter profit as holiday … [Read more...]

Commerce Dept: February Retail Sales Up 1%

Retail Sales

Washington—In the eighth straight monthly advance—and the largest gain since last October—the U.S. Commerce Department reported … [Read more...]

Q4 Reports: Bon-Ton, Stein Mart, Coldwater Creek

Bon Ton

Bon-Ton Stores Q4 Profit Up 5.9% York, PA--The Bon-Ton Stores posted an increased fourth quarter profit after comparable store … [Read more...]

Neiman Marcus Launches Blog

Neiman Marcus logo

Dallas--A brick-and-mortar store? Yeah, so? An e-commerce site? Tell us something we don’t know. A Facebook and Twitter presence? … [Read more...]

Q4 Profit Rises at Stage Stores, American Eage Outfitters

Stage Stores Goody's

 Stage Stores Q4 Profits Rise 14.7% on Higher Sales Houston--Higher sales have helped Stage Stores, Inc. to a 14.7% jump … [Read more...]

Q4 Reports: Profits Down at Urban Outfitters, Hot Topic

Urban Outfitters

Urban Outfitters’ Q4 Profits Decline 3.1% on Weaker Margins Philadelphia--Urban Outfitters Inc. posted an unexpectedly 3.1% … [Read more...]

LVMH to Acquire Bulgari in $5.2 Billion Deal

LVMH to Acquire Bulgari

Paris—LVMH announced today that it took a 50.4% stake in Bulgari for 1.86 million euros (about $2.6 billion) giving the French … [Read more...]

February Retail Sales Beat Estimates

Retail Sales

New York—Despite rising gasoline prices and bad weather in much of the country, same store retail sales rose 4.3% in February, … [Read more...]

Hermes Reports Surge in Annual Profits

Hermes Birkin

Paris--Hermes International reported today a surge in its full year earnings with profits rising 44% to 668.2 million euros (about … [Read more...]

Family Dollar Rejects Trian Bid

Family Dollar CEO Howard Levine

Matthews, NC--The board of directors at Family Dollar Stores unanimously rejected last week a takeover bid from Trian Group, the … [Read more...]