Retailing


Walmart to Cut Spending, Focus on Smaller Stores

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Bentonville, AR--Walmart lowered the high end of its capital spending forecast for fiscal 2011 by $1 billion and says it will … [Read more...]

Gap’s Rebranding a Distrastrous Move?

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San Francisco--Just as BP's handling of the worst oil spill in U.S. history earlier this year is already a public-relations case … [Read more...]

Burberry Pushes into China as Half Year Sales Rise

Burberry

London—Burberry executives said today that the company will continue its push into China after the British luxury house posted a … [Read more...]

Coach Tops 2010 Luxury Digital IQ Index

Coach

New York — Coach, Ralph Lauren, Louis Vuitton and Burberry are among the luxury goods brands to make the top 10  in the second … [Read more...]

QVC/FANNY Team Up for Shoe Shopping to Kick Breast Cancer

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West Chester, PA--Get your credit cards ready, for this is dutiful shopping at its best. On Friday, October 15, from 7 p.m. to 10 … [Read more...]

FTC to Tighten Rules to Stop Misleading Eco Claims

FTC to Tighten Rules to Stop Misleading Eco Claims

Washington--In an effort to prevent "green washing"--misleading information about a product's environmental attributes--The … [Read more...]

Mulberry Sales Rise 57%, Lifts Full-Year Forecast

Mulberry's Alexa bag

Somerset, England--Shares in Mulberry hit a new highs last week after the British leathergoods brand reported record sales … [Read more...]

American Apparel Taps Ex-Blockbuster CFO

American Apparel

Los Angeles--American Apparel has hired former Blockbuster chief financial officer Tom Casey as its acting president, who will be … [Read more...]

Hedge Fund Manager Ackman Takes Stake in JCPenney

Bill Ackman

New York—William "Bill" Ackman, the hedge fund manager who had a bitter proxy battle with Target’s board of directors in 2009, … [Read more...]

Syms 2Q Losses Widen Despite Sales Rise

Syms

Losses at cut-price apparel retailer Syms widened in its second quarter despite a healthy sales rise prompted by the company’s … [Read more...]

Shopbop Wins Social Media Popularity Contest

Shopbop Facebook page

If you're a fashion company on Facebook and Twitter, you probably monitor your number of fans and followers, respectively, so it's … [Read more...]

Back to School Bolsters Sept. Sales

Back to School

As parents bought back to school merchandise closer once again, September retail sales showed solid gains besting Wall Street’s … [Read more...]