Retailing


Accessory Artists Brings Unique Pieces to Consumers

Accessory Artists screen shot

New York—Every piece of artisan-made jewelry has a story—often a poignant, personal one—and AccessoryArtists.com helps bring that … [Read more...]

Jones Group Q3 Profits Disappoint

Jones Group

New York—While Jones Group Inc. reported today that its third quarter sales rose 19%, the company, which owns Nine West, Anne … [Read more...]

‘Made in’ Labeling Law Divides EU Members

European Union

Brussels--Despite split opinions within the European Union (EU), long-debated legislative proposals to introduce compulsory origin … [Read more...]

Neiman Marcus Unveils Last Call Studio Concept

Neiman Marcus Unveils Last Call Studio Concept

Dallas—Off-price retailing and timed “flash sales” for upscale brands is all the rage and Neiman Marcus wants a bigger … [Read more...]

Coach Reports 34% Surge in Q1 Profits

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New York—Coach reported today a 34% increase in first-quarter profit after luring more shoppers with collections that hit more … [Read more...]

Limited Brands Projects Biggest Growth Rate Overseas

Limited Brand's Victoria's Secret

Columbus, OH--Limited Brands sees its future and much of it is overseas. Limited Brands (LTD), which owns Victoria's Secret, … [Read more...]

Stocks Rise as LVMH Takes Stake in Hermes

Hermes

Paris—Stock prices for both LVMH and Hermès rose today after the surprise announcement this weekend that LVMH spent $2.2 billion … [Read more...]

HSN to Add Mobile Commerce Team

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New York—HSN reported last week that it plans to beef up its mobile commerce (or m-commerce) abilities to differentiate itself … [Read more...]

Zappos Launches iPad App

Zappos ipad

Online footwear retailer Zappos launched its first mobile shopping application for the popular iPad tablet computer. The company … [Read more...]

Burlington Coat to Pay $10 Million to Settle Fendi Suit

Burlington Coat

New York—Burlington Coat Factory’s wallet will be more than $10 million lighter due to settlement with Fendi, which sued the … [Read more...]

Macy’s Jumps into Fast-Fashion Arena

Sketch from Kinder Aggugini's upcoming collection for Macy's

New York--Macy's is definitely acting on "Impulse." The mega department store retailer is jumping on the designer collaboration … [Read more...]

Columbia Sportswear Q3 Profit up as Sales Surge

Columbia Sportswear

Portland, OR--Higher spending on marketing and new technologies helped contribute to Columbia Sportswear's 16% jump in third … [Read more...]