Holiday Sales End with Fantastic Friday

Holiday Sales

Port Washington, NY--U.S. retailers have been able to improve holiday sales without premature discounting, according to Marshal … [Read more...]

23 Million to Shop Christmas Eve

23 million to shop Christmas Eve

New York—Twas the night before Christmas and all through the stores, shoppers were scurrying for last minute deals—at  least … [Read more...]

Ruia Women’s Shoe Boutique Tempts with TV

Ruia Boutique

New York—Maybe it’s subliminal marketing. After all, this shoe store definitely makes you want to slip your shoes off and put your … [Read more...]

Retail Doctor’s RX For Holiday Woes

Holiday shopping mall

Coxsackie, NY—After such a strong showing for holiday retail so far this year—and the estimates that shoppers will be seeking … [Read more...]

Nike’s 22% Q2 Profit Hike Offset by Future Orders

Nike Swoosh

Beaverton, OR--Strong sales and clean inventories have helped sports brand giant Nike Inc. to a 22% hike in second quarter profit, … [Read more...]

eBay to Buy German Website for $200 Million

Brands4Friends screen shot

Berlin--The battle for growth in the online apparel market took another turn today as e-commerce giant eBay revealed plans to buy … [Read more...]

Holiday Sales Update: November Gains Continue

As Christmas Day approaches, sales continue the uptick that began in November

Purchase, NY—Gifts under Christmas trees this year are likely to have more apparel, accessories and jewelry inside than last … [Read more...]

LVMH Increases Stake in Hermes Again


Paris—In a brief statement released today, LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton (LVMH) announced that it has increased its stake in … [Read more...]

Loehmann’s Seals Restructuring Plan


New York--Loehmann's reached an agreement with the official committee of creditors to proceed with its restructuring plan when it … [Read more...]

Online Holiday Spending to Date 12% Increase

Holiday Shopping Online

Reston, VA–While “Free Shipping Day” (Dec. 17) showed at 61% increase over last year as more than 1,500 merchants offered free … [Read more...]

Gap’s ‘Made in USA” Feed Bags Made in China

Gap's Made in USA FEED bag

San Francisco--The Gap can’t catch a public relations break. After the retailer's recently attempted rebranding debacle, which … [Read more...]

NRF: Proposed Debit Card Swipe Fee Regulations to Help Retailers

Debit Cards

Washington–New proposed limits on debit card swipe fees would result in lower costs for retailers and even discounted prices for … [Read more...]