Retailing


82% of Outlet Mall Shoppers Look for Fashion Accessories

Outlet Mall

Outlet Malls get no respect. They only reach 13% of shoppers, and most people (72%) have to go out of their way to visit one. In … [Read more...]

DSW Q2 Profit Triples, Beats Forecasts

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Columbus—Footwear and accessories retailer DSW Inc.'s fiscal second-quarter profit more than tripled as sales jumped and margins … [Read more...]

Hermes Half Year Profit Rises 55%

Gains in sales of scarves and other accessories helped boost second quarter sales

Paris--Hermès International SCA, the French maker of luxury handbags, silk scarves and other accessories, said today its … [Read more...]

Zara Turns Focus on E-Commerce

Zara online

Madrid--Spanish fast-fashion brand Zara opens Thursday its first e-commerce store for Spain, France, Germany, United Kingdom, … [Read more...]

J. Crew 2Q Income Rises but Outlook is Conservative

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New York—While J. Crew Group Inc., whose better-than-average performance has made it a darling of Wall Street, reported that its … [Read more...]

Tiffany 2Q Income Rises, Increases Full Year Forecast

Tiffany handbag

New York--Tiffany & Co. reported today that its second-quarter earnings climbed 19% aided by price increases and a resurgence … [Read more...]

Steven Madden Takes Stake in Bakers

Bakers Shoes

St. Louis—Bakers Footwear Group sold 20% of the company to Steven Madden Ltd. for $5 million in debt and equity financing and has … [Read more...]

Delia’s Swings to Profit in Q2

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Buford, GA--Direct retailer Delia's (styled as dELiA*s) has posted a rise in second quarter net income despite slower … [Read more...]

Gap Launches Canadian E-Commerce Site

Gap Inc.

Apparel retail group Gap has launched a dedicated e-commerce site aimed at Canadian consumers for its Gap, Banana Republic and Old … [Read more...]

Fasa Sets 2011 Market Dates; Replaces March with Feb

2011 calendar

New York—FASA together with Accessories Magazine have announced the New York Market Dates for 2011.Dates are as follows:• … [Read more...]

Aeropostale Posts 21% Profit Rise

Aeropostale

New York--Aeropostale saw its profits grow on the back of sales increases during the second quarter meeting expectations, but … [Read more...]

Barneys Taps Mark Lee as CEO

Mark Lee

New York—After nearly two years of on and off again searching, Barneys New York and its parent, Dubai-based Istithmar World … [Read more...]