Retailing


Q1 Reports: Jones Profit Falls, Claiborne’s Loss Widens

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Jones Group Q1 Profit Falls On Higher Costs and Weitzman AcquisitionNew York—Jones Group Inc.'s net income fell 34% in the … [Read more...]

Iconix Raises Full Year Forecast on Higher Sales, Ed Hardy Purchase

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New York—Iconix Brand Group raised its full year forecast on Wednesday after a buoyant first quarter and its purchase of the … [Read more...]

NRF: Americans to Splurge on Mom This Year

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Washington–Moms may get a little more spoiled this year on Mother’s Day as jewelry and accessories top American's gifts lists, the … [Read more...]

Mulberry Touts: Be Kate for a Day

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London—For those that didn’t make the cut for Prince William and Kate Middleton’s wedding this Friday, Mulberry is offering a … [Read more...]

PPR Q1 Earnings Beat Forecasts as U.S. Sales Rise

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Paris—PPR, which owns Gucci, Bottega Veneta and Yves Saint Laurent, posted today a 9.1%  rise in its first-quarter sales, helped … [Read more...]

Scarves.com Launches Just in Time for Mother’s Day

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Los Angeles—Scarves.com,  which bills itself as “America’s largest scarf store,” launches this week---just in time for Mother’s … [Read more...]

American Apparel Secures $14.9 Million in New Funding

American Apparel's CEO Dov Charney

Los Angeles--Struggling retailer American Apparel Inc. has managed to stave off a potential bankruptcy filing after securing $14.9 … [Read more...]

Bidding Heats up Over Jimmy Choo Ownership

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London—Just as women line up to snag the latest Jimmy Choo high heels, a growing list of bidders are lining up making bids to … [Read more...]

Coach Q3 Profits Rise as U.S., China Sales Increase

Actress Gwyneth Paltrow, here on a recent New York appearence for her book "My Father's Daughter," is the new face of Coach

New York--Coach Inc. posted today a better-than-expected, 18% jump in fiscal third-quarter earnings as demand for its handbags and … [Read more...]

Luxury Market Q2 Forecast: Flatlined Spending?

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Stevens, PA—Although some major luxurygoods companies have been hailing a rebound in consumer demand, Unity Marketing’s latest … [Read more...]

Vince Camuto Adds First Branded Outlet Store in California

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Los Angeles—Citadel Outlets, Los Angeles’ premiere outlet shopping mall, just got another hot tenant.The first Vince Camuto … [Read more...]

E-Tailing Report Shows Further E-Commerce Investments

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Chicago--E-commerce is growing, and as a result, merchants will be investing “significantly more” in 2011 compared to 2010, … [Read more...]