Retailing


Walmart Apparel Chief Resigns

Last month, Walmart executives say the retail giant would be pursuing a "back to basics" approach in its apparel, accessories divisions

Bentonville, AR--Walmart’s apparel and accessories chief Dottie Mattison resigned and left her position Thursday barely two months … [Read more...]

Deckers 2nd Quarter Up on Rising Sales

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Goleta, CA--Deckers Outdoor Corp. posted Thursday a second quarter profit of $8.9 million, boosted by above-plan sales rises for … [Read more...]

Luxottica Unveils Revolutionary Concept Store

Luxottica concept store

Melbourne, Australia—Want to jump on a treadmill and see if those Ray-Bans would stay on tight during your morning jog? Want to … [Read more...]

Target to Open in Manhattan

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East Harlem— New Yorkers will now have one less thing to complain about: Target is finally gracing Manhattan. With a new store … [Read more...]

Sotheby’s to Again Auction Duchess of Windsor Jewels

Sotheby’s to Again Auction Duchess of Windsor Jewels

London—Some 23 years after its record-setting $50.3 million auction of the Duchess of Windsor’s jewelry, Sotheby’s is once again … [Read more...]

Back to School Study: Fewer Shoppers but More Spending

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Chicago—As the back-to-school season begins--the second most active retail season behind Christmas--ShopperTrak predicted Tuesday … [Read more...]

Liz Claiborne to Close 87 Outlet Stores

Liz Claiborne Outlet store

New York--Liz Claiborne is to exit its 87 loss-making outlet stores in the United States and Puerto Rico early next year. Liz … [Read more...]

As Sales Surge 23% in First Half Hermes Doubles Annual Forecast

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Paris—Reporting nearly a 23% surge in first half sales, Hermes International today doubled its revenue forecast for the year—a … [Read more...]

Study: Footwear to become Fastest Growing Luxury Business

Luxury Footwear

London--Although consumers may be more cautious about spending on higher priced items, one classification is growing faster than … [Read more...]

Study: Luxury Brands Embrace E-Commerce but a Decade Late?

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Stevens, PA—While some luxury apparel and accessories brands have recently begun e-commerce initiatives for the first time, a new … [Read more...]

Ebay Offers Fashion Mobile App

Ebay Offers Fashion Mobile App

San Jose, CA--EBay has introduced a fashion application to promote its store on Apple iPhones. It comes as eBay invests heavily in … [Read more...]

Designer Brings ‘Mad Men’ Look to QVC

The 60s-era styles of Betty, Peggy and Joan can be found a special collection for QVC designed by "Mad Men"'s costume designer

Janie Bryant, the costume designer behind the 1960s-era TV drama “Mad Men,” will be bringing a vintage themed collection of … [Read more...]