Retailing


Richemont Half Year Sales Beat Forecast

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Geneva—Richemont, the luxurygoods giant behind 19 leading luxury brands including Cartier, Montblanc and Chloe, reported this week … [Read more...]

Carlisle Unveils its 2010 ‘Fabric of Hope’ Scarf

Carlisle 2010 'Fabric of Hope' Scarf

New York—What could be better than this? Donning a chic silk scarf that helps raise money for breast cancer research.The … [Read more...]

Consumer Union Urges Limits on Cadmium Levels in All Children’s Products

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Yonkers, NY—Following Consumer Reports’(CR) tests that found “worrisome levels of heavy metals” in a rhinestone hair barrette, a … [Read more...]

Reed Krakoff Opens NY Store; Launches E-Commerce Site

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New York--After launching his eponymous ready-to-wear and accessories line last year, Coach's president and creative director Reed … [Read more...]

‘Real Fake’ Art Exhibition Examines Counterfeit Culture

‘Real Fake’ Art Exhibition Examines Counterfeit Culture

New York--Counterfeit luxury items might be the bane of the fashion industry’s existence, but they provide inspiration for Chinese … [Read more...]

Cynthia Rowley Creates Fashion Band-Aids

Cynthia Rowley Creates Fashion Band-Aids

New York--Sometimes kissing a boo-boo just isn't enough.In what is hardly the last frontier for a designer collaboration, … [Read more...]

French Court Upholds eBay Liability in LVMH Case

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Paris--A French appeals court has ordered online auction site eBay to pay 5.7 million euros in damages for selling counterfeit … [Read more...]

Steve Madden Takes Over Betsey Johnson’s $48 Million Loan

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New York—A week after Steven Madden Inc. took a $5 million stake in financially strapped Bakers footwear chain, the footwear and … [Read more...]

Charming Shoppes Swings into Q2 Loss

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Charming Shoppes Inc. swung to a second quarter loss last week, blaming lower sales and heavy discounting to clear seasonal … [Read more...]

Lanvin Designs New H&M Collection

Lanvin Designs New H&M Collection

Stockholm—French brand Lavin is the latest luxury brand to collaborate with fast-fashion retailer H&M on a designer apparel … [Read more...]

August Sales Exceed Expectations

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While temperatures heated up much of the United States in August, retail sales warmed up a bit too, beating Wall Street estimates. … [Read more...]

Accessorize Retail Chain Aggressively Targets U.S.

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London--Despite 750 retail stores across 61 international markets, Accessorize--the UK-based chain of fast-fashion … [Read more...]