Retailing


Della Valle Becomes Saks Largest Shareholder

Diego Della Valle

Milan—Italian businessman Diego Della Valle, owner of footwear and accessories brand Tod’s, became the largest shareholder in Saks … [Read more...]

Sears Launches Knots of Love Charitable Jewelry Line

Knots of Love 14k ring with black and white diamonds

Hoffman Estates, IL—Sears announced this week the launch of the Knots of Love jewelry line, an exclusive new charitable jewelry … [Read more...]

CPSC Urges Voluntary Cadmium Limits

CPSC

Washington—The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) said Tuesday that jewelry manufacturers, consumer groups and other … [Read more...]

Bloomingdale’s Hosts Kooba Design Contest

Bloomingdale’s Hosts Kooba Design Contest

New York--Calling all Kooba fans and aspirational handbag designers!Submit a proposed Kooba handbag design sketch and you … [Read more...]

Holiday Shoe Survey: Women Wants Boots

Boots

Springfield, MA--What do women want for this holiday season? Shoes, apparently. And what kind? Boots!This just in from If The … [Read more...]

Bain: Luxurygoods Sales Recover This Year, Slow Down in 2011

Luxury Goods

Milan--The United States and Asia have been behind an unexpectedly strong recovery in luxury spending this year but sales are … [Read more...]

NRF: “Glimmers of Hope” Appear in Christmas Shoppers

NRF Logo

Washington–Though Americans are still operating with the recession in the back of their minds and many have fundamentally changed … [Read more...]

Della Valle Ups Stake in Saks Inc.

Diego Della Valle

Sant’elpidio A Mare, Italy—Italian businessman  Diego Della Valle, who owns Tod’s footwear and accessories, continued to build up … [Read more...]

JCPenney Enacts Poison Pill After Ackman Buy

William Ackman, hedge fund manager and the founder of Pershing Square Capital, JCPenney's largest shareholder

Plano, TX—JCPenney adopted today an anti-takeover defense, after hedge fund manager Bill Ackman and Vornado Realty Trust bought … [Read more...]

November 1 is “Fashion’s Night In”

November 1 is "Fashion's Night In"

Fashion's Night Out was a smashing success at cities around the world--and shoppers who participated in this ultimate shopping … [Read more...]

Shoppers Practice ‘Safe Spending’ says WSL’s Pulse Report

Shoppers Practice Safe Spending

Americans have always been known for their optimism, but this is no longer a given.According to a new Pulse Report by … [Read more...]

Swatch Group Likely to Hit Full Year Profit Goal

Swatch Group

Bienne—Swatch Group, the world's largest watchmaker, is likely to reach its sales target this year despite the negative impact of … [Read more...]