Bamboopink: The Latest Direct Sales Jewelry Model

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Irvine, CA—Hoping to capitalize on a growing direct sales market, a trio of Southern California entrepreneurs is premiering … [Read more...]

NRF: Consumers to ‘Save a Little, Spend a Little’ with Tax Refunds

Consumers to save a little, spend a little with tax refunds

Washington–More Americans plan to spend their tax refunds on “a big ticket item” this year than last. At least that’s one of the … [Read more...]

Report: U.S., E.U. Online Sales to Hit $279 Billion by 2015

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Cambridge, MA--Online retail in both the United States and Western Europe will continue on a double-digit growth trajectory over … [Read more...]

A Generation Gap?

Consumerology: the wheel of engagement for today's consumer

While accessories benefitted from a return to discretionary spending, Marshal Cohen of The NPD Group, Inc. cautions that future … [Read more...]

2011 Retail Rising Star: Charming Charlie

Charming Charlie

The all-accessories retailer has exploded on the scene, opening almost 100 stores since 2004 with 65 more planned this … [Read more...]

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Accessories Census Report: 2011 projected Sales

Statistics from the retail and consumer community are clear: the U.S. recovery may be inching up but the accessories industry is … [Read more...]

Silver Sales Hit Highs at Retail Jewelers

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New York—It seems that silver deserves a gold medal.With gold prices through the roof, 87% of fine retail jewelers noted a … [Read more...]

Shareholders Approve $3 Billion J. Crew Buyout

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New York--J. Crew stockholders agreed today to the controversial $3 billion private equity buyout that had has been the subject of … [Read more...]

Kenneth Cole Narrows Q4 Loss on Higher Sales

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New York--Kenneth Cole Productions Inc. has narrowed its fourth quarter loss thanks to higher sales and merchandise margins and … [Read more...]

Q4 Profits Up at Deckers, Crocs


Strong Ugg sales lift Deckers Outdoor Q4 Goleta, CA--Deckers Outdoor Corporation says it expects earnings to rise by 10% in the … [Read more...]

Nearly 83% of Sites Surveyed Engage in ‘F-Commerce’

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Chicago—Try to keep up…there’s yet another term for our growing vernacular: F-Commerce (F as in Facebook, although it also … [Read more...]

Q4 Profit Updates: JCPenney Jumps, Gap Improves

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JCPenney Posts 35% Q4 Profit Increase Plano, TX—JCPenney posted today a 36% increase in its fourth quarter profit as sales of … [Read more...]