Retailing


November Retail Sales Better Than Expected

November "sales second" best ever

Washington—After the U.S. Department of Commerce reported today that November retail sales rose 0.8% to $378.7 billion, some … [Read more...]

Gap Opens Store in Milan Banana Republic Next

Gap

Milan--So much for Italian chic!Those ever-fashionable Italians are about to get a dose of casual Americana, as The Gap … [Read more...]

Supreme Court Deadlocked Over Costco Grey Market Case

Costco vs. Omega

Washington—Due a 4 to 4 split in the U.S. Supreme Court today on whether Costco Wholesale Corp. could be held liable for copyright … [Read more...]

Bakers Footwear Narrows Q3 Loss

Bakers Store Front

St Louis--Bakers Footwear Group has narrowed its third-quarter loss thanks to higher sales at its 236 stores.Net loss for the … [Read more...]

Pandora Builds Bracelet Apps

Pandora apps

Columbia, MD—Attention bead heads! Pandora is making it possible to shop for its collectible beads from your iPhone and Facebook … [Read more...]

New Fur Label Law Awaits Obama’s Signature

All accessories (except handbags) would have to be labeled if the Truth in Fur Label Act becomes law

Washington—In a rare instance of bipartisanship in a turbulent lame duck session of Congress, the U.S. Senate on Wednesday night … [Read more...]

Blake Lively Teams up with Chanel

Blake Lively and Karl Lagerfeld

When Gossip Girl’s very own Blake Lively was hanging out with Karl Lagerfeld back in July in Paris, the rumor mill speculated that … [Read more...]

Holiday Shopping Divide: Best Deals Online or in Store?

Black laptop Xmas

New York—With less than three weeks left in holiday shopping season, the third wave of StrategyOne's Annual Holiday Shopping … [Read more...]

EMU Kicks Back Over UGG Lawsuit

EMU vs UGG

South Geelong, Australia—EMU Australia, which Deckers Outdoor Corp. filed suit against on Tuesday for trademark infringement over … [Read more...]

Handbago.com Announces 2010 Handbag Award Winners

Handbago.com

 As any American Idol contestant knows, the popular vote is everything.And at handbag blog and marketplace … [Read more...]

Neiman Marcus Q1 Profit Triples

Neiman Marcus

Dallas—Mirroring increases that many European luxurygoods companies have been reporting recently, Neiman Marcus Inc. posted today … [Read more...]

Battle Over Boots: Deckers Sues EMU Over UGG Brand

EMU vs UGG

Goleta, CA--Alleging that Emu Australia mislead consumers into believing they are buying an UGG merchandise, Deckers Outdoor has … [Read more...]