Retailing


Kohl’s Raises Annual Forecast as Q1 Sales Lift

Kohl's

Menomonee Falls, WI—Kohl’s Corporation raised its full-year earnings forecast on Thursday after posting a 6% rise in first quarter … [Read more...]

Mother’s Day Retail Sales Increase 5.8%

Mother's Day

Chicago--They did it for Mom.National retail sales were boosted the week before Mother’s Day as shoppers “cautiously” returned … [Read more...]

Nordstrom Q1 Profit Up, but Lowers Outlook on Takeover Costs

Nordstrom

Seattle—Although Nordstrom reported Thursday a 25% increase in its first quarter profit, the retailer also lowered its full-year … [Read more...]

Hermes Q1 Sales Jump on Increased Demand for Accessories

Hermes Birkin

Paris--Hermès International reported Wednesday that its first quarter sales jumped 25.5% on soaring demand for watches, scarves … [Read more...]

Commerce Dept: April Retail Sales Edge Up

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Washington—Retail sales in April edged up 0.5% overall, the smallest increase since July 2010, but still the 10th straight month … [Read more...]

Macy’s Inc. Q1 Profit Surges, Beating Expectations

Macy's Inc.

New York—Macy’s Inc. reported today that its first-quarter profit surged more than fivefold, helped by expense control and its My … [Read more...]

Higher Sales Help Bluefly Narrow Q1 Loss

Bluefly Bag

New York--Bluefly.com, the online retailer of designer apparel and accessories, reported Tuesday that it narroved its first … [Read more...]

American Apparel Narrows Q1 Losses

American Apparel

Los Angeles--American Apparel Inc. says it is "cautiously optimistic" after expanding margins helped offset lower sales to narrow … [Read more...]

Fossil Q1 Profit Jumps on Stronger Sales

Fossil

Richardson, TX--Fossil Inc. reported today that its first-quarter profits jumped 55% beating retail analysts forecasts as its … [Read more...]

Coach Confirms Listing on Hong Kong Stock Market

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New York—Ending weeks of speculation in the financial markets, Coach Inc., confirmed today that it intends to pursue a dual … [Read more...]

Shipping Report: U.S. Apparel, Footwear Imports Shifting Away from China

Shipping Report

Newark, NY--China's share of U.S. imports is declining in labor-intensive merchandise such as footwear and apparel, and sourcing … [Read more...]

FIT to Salute Belk at Benefit Gala

Belk

New York--Belk, a third-generation family-owned retailer and the nation’s largest privately owned department store group, is soon … [Read more...]