Retailing


The New Mobile Economy

Gucci updates fans with its iPhone app

As American consumers adopt hand-held shopping, are retailers all thumbs when it comes to “m-commerce?” Jeff Prine … [Read more...]

Retail Groups Support Bill to Close Internet Tax Loophole

Federal-Internet-Tax

Washington--Retail and shopping center executives came together here Thursday to show support for the Main Street Fairness Act … [Read more...]

PPR Reports 1st Half Profit Surges 87%

Francois-Henri Pinault, chairman and chief executive of PPR, will assume control of the Gucci Group luxurygoods division next month.

Paris--PPR SA reported today a first-half profit surge of 87% as demand for apparel and accessories in Asia offset faltering … [Read more...]

Kohl’s 500th Store Earns Energy Star Rating

Kohl's

Menomonee Falls, WI--Kohl's Department Stores says its Menomonee Falls store is its 500th location to earn the Energy Star label … [Read more...]

Steve Madden Reports Highest 2nd Quarter Sales Ever

Steve Madden Logo

Long Island City, NY--Steve Madden reported today that its second quarter profit increased 63%, the highest quarterly sales and … [Read more...]

Luxurygoods Logo Study: Less is More

Luxurygoods Logo Study: Less is More

Los Angeles —The logo on designer handbags may say far more about a consumer’s social status and aspirations than the brand name … [Read more...]

366 Fifth Ave and Accessories Magazine Host Buyers Lounge

NY buyers lounge

New York–Need a "time out" during your hectic Market Week schedule? The New York Accessories Exchange, a key fashion … [Read more...]

LVMH’s 1st Half Income Rises 53%

LVMH

Paris--LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton, the world’s largest maker of luxury goods, reported today that its first-half profit that … [Read more...]

Sears Signs Lease Deal with Forever 21

Sears Signs Lease Deal with Forever 21

Hoffman Estates, IL--Sears Holdings has signed a long-term lease with Forever 21 to occupy approximately 43,000 square feet of its … [Read more...]

Christmas in July Gains Retail Traction

Christmas in July Gains Retail Traction

Stevens, PA—Searching for ways to boost summer sales? According to a recent Unity Marketing report, more retailers—from Sears to … [Read more...]

Target Launches New Disney Collection

Titled "D-Signed," the apparel and accessories are modeled after the personal style of the show's title character Sonny Munroe, played by 17-year old actress Demi Lovato

Minneapolis--Target has joined forces with Disney Consumer Products (DCP) to unveil a new line of apparel and accessories called … [Read more...]

Buy.com Bought by Rakuten

Buy.com logo

Rakuten, Japan’s leading internet retailer, has acquired U.S. rival Buy.com in an all-cash transaction for an undisclosed … [Read more...]