Polo Ralph Lauren Q3 Income Soars 52%

Ralph Lauren 2011 Spring-Summer Ad Campaign

New York--Polo Ralph Lauren raised its full-year profit outlook Wednesday after third-quarter profit rose by more than half, … [Read more...]

On Eve of IPO, Prada Posts 31% Gain in 2010


Milan—As Prada prepares to go public in the Hong Kong market, the luxury brand reported today that its 2010 sales jumped 31% to … [Read more...]

NPD Group: 2010 Footwear Sales Up 7.2%


Port Washington, NY–One of the retail categories getting a kick up thanks to consumers’ frugal fatigue is footwear. According to … [Read more...]

Arnault: LVMH a “Pacifist” Shareholder in Hermes

LVMH and Hermes

Paris—Bernard Arnault, chairman of LVMH, struck a conciliatory tone late last week about his company’s stake in Hermès, which has … [Read more...]

Janurary Retail Sales Show Surprising Increase

January Retail Sales

New York—While the post-Christmas blizzard may have hampered December results, January’s ice, snow and sleet didn’t seem to keep … [Read more...]

Faith Connexion to Retire Famed Trucker Hats

Keeping the Faith: Madonna, left, and Ashley Tisdale, right, sporting their Faith trucker hats

Los Angeles—When the likes of Madonna, Kim Kardashian, Eva Longario Vanessa Hudgens, Ashley Tisdale and Paris Hilton want to dash … [Read more...]

Gap Names Art Peck New President

Art Peck, president of the Gap

San Francisco--Gap Inc named Art Peck as president of Gap North America replacing Marka Hansen, and the retailer said it would … [Read more...]

“I Believe Bracelet” Assists Urban League Scholarship Program

Payless storefront

Topeka, KA--In celebration of Black History Month during February, Payless ShoeSource is continuing its successful Payless … [Read more...]

Valentine’s Spending Projected Up 10% this Year

Be My Valentine

New York--"Love may still conquer all. It's just that this year it's being facilitated with a slightly increased budget.”This … [Read more...]

Shareholder Settlement Over J.Crew Buyout Falls Apart

J. Crew

New York—A recent $10 million settlement deal with shareholders who had sued J. Crew over its $3 billion buyout offer has … [Read more...]

Tod’s to Foot Bill for Coliseum Renovation

Rome Coliseum

Rome—The Coliseum, one of the most iconic ancient sites in the world, is getting face lift underwritten by Italian footwear brand, … [Read more...]

“Modern Family”‘s Sofia Vergara to Be Next Kmart Brand

Sofia Vergara at ELLE Magazine's Women in Television Celebration

Troy, MI—Sofia Vergara, one of the stars of ABC’s Emmy-award winning TV series, “Modern Family,” is joining Kmart’s growing family … [Read more...]