Retailing


Macy’s Jumps into Fast-Fashion Arena

Sketch from Kinder Aggugini's upcoming collection for Macy's

New York--Macy's is definitely acting on "Impulse." The mega department store retailer is jumping on the designer collaboration … [Read more...]

Columbia Sportswear Q3 Profit up as Sales Surge

Columbia Sportswear

Portland, OR--Higher spending on marketing and new technologies helped contribute to Columbia Sportswear's 16% jump in third … [Read more...]

Della Valle Becomes Saks Largest Shareholder

Diego Della Valle

Milan—Italian businessman Diego Della Valle, owner of footwear and accessories brand Tod’s, became the largest shareholder in Saks … [Read more...]

Sears Launches Knots of Love Charitable Jewelry Line

Knots of Love 14k ring with black and white diamonds

Hoffman Estates, IL—Sears announced this week the launch of the Knots of Love jewelry line, an exclusive new charitable jewelry … [Read more...]

Bloomingdale’s Hosts Kooba Design Contest

Bloomingdale’s Hosts Kooba Design Contest

New York--Calling all Kooba fans and aspirational handbag designers! Submit a proposed Kooba handbag design sketch and you … [Read more...]

Holiday Shoe Survey: Women Wants Boots

Boots

Springfield, MA--What do women want for this holiday season? Shoes, apparently. And what kind? Boots! This just in from If The … [Read more...]

CPSC Urges Voluntary Cadmium Limits

CPSC

Washington—The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) said Tuesday that jewelry manufacturers, consumer groups and other … [Read more...]

Bain: Luxurygoods Sales Recover This Year, Slow Down in 2011

Luxury Goods

Milan--The United States and Asia have been behind an unexpectedly strong recovery in luxury spending this year but sales are … [Read more...]

NRF: “Glimmers of Hope” Appear in Christmas Shoppers

NRF Logo

Washington–Though Americans are still operating with the recession in the back of their minds and many have fundamentally changed … [Read more...]

Della Valle Ups Stake in Saks Inc.

Diego Della Valle

Sant’elpidio A Mare, Italy—Italian businessman  Diego Della Valle, who owns Tod’s footwear and accessories, continued to build up … [Read more...]

JCPenney Enacts Poison Pill After Ackman Buy

William Ackman, hedge fund manager and the founder of Pershing Square Capital, JCPenney's largest shareholder

Plano, TX—JCPenney adopted today an anti-takeover defense, after hedge fund manager Bill Ackman and Vornado Realty Trust bought … [Read more...]

November 1 is “Fashion’s Night In”

November 1 is "Fashion's Night In"

Fashion's Night Out was a smashing success at cities around the world--and shoppers who participated in this ultimate shopping … [Read more...]