Retailing


Bulgari to Introduce Serpenti Leathergoods

Bulgari's Serpenti handbag collection

Rome—While much of the news recently about Bulgari has centered on how crucial its jewelry and watch business will be to its new … [Read more...]

Commerce Dept: March Retail Rises on Fuel, Food Costs

Commerce Dept: March Retail Rises on Fuel and Food Costs

Washington—Retail sales rose again in March, marking the tenth consecutive month of increases; however, most of the increase could … [Read more...]

NPD: Specialty Stores Gain Market Share in Apparel

NPD SPECIALTY STORES

Port Washington—The return of women consumers who once again are shopping for newness has helped the specialty store retail … [Read more...]

Target Tops Harris Poll on Best Value Retail Brand

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New York—For the second year in a row, Target came out on top with the strongest brand equity among retail brands. While the … [Read more...]

Coach Mulls Listing in Hong Kong Stock Market?

Coach flagship store in Hong Kong

New York--Coach Inc. may be following in the footsteps of Prada Group, which soon plans to launch its initial public offering on … [Read more...]

NRF: Easter Sales Continue Climb to Pre-Recession Levels

Easter Basket

Washington–Although some retailers reported Thursday that their March sales dropped on account of a later Easter this year, … [Read more...]

March Sales Increase Modestly

Retail Sales

New York—While bad weather, rising gasoline prices and a later Easter lead retail analysts to forecast March retail sales would … [Read more...]

Uniqlo March Sales Rocked by Earthquake Disaster

Uniqlo

Tokyo--Fast Retailing saw total sales at its domestic Uniqlo stores fall 10.5% in March due to the effect of the devastating … [Read more...]

Cache Swings into Q4 Loss

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New York--Cache has reported sloping sales and a net loss for the fourth quarter, but remained optimistic for the year … [Read more...]

BaselWorld 2011 Marks End to Luxury Slump

Baselworld 2011

Basel, Switzerland—Despite a theft of several millions worth of gems in its final days, BaselWorld 2011 finished Thursday on a … [Read more...]

Bankruptcy Looms as American Apparel Reports Loss

American Apparel

Los Angeles—American Apparel reported Thursday a nearly $86 million loss in 2010 and suggested that unless financing could be … [Read more...]

Fashion Industry Holds Sample Sale to Aid Japan

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New York--We don’t usually plug sample sales but this one’s a must.Fashion Girls For Japan is a two-day sample sale featuring … [Read more...]