Retailing


NRF Predicts 2.3% Holiday Sales Increase

Holiday shopping mall

Washington–Following a ho-hum 2009 and a disastrous 2008 holiday seasons, retailers can expect to get more into the holiday spirit … [Read more...]

Belk Launches Re-Branding, Marketing Campaign

Belk logo

Charlotte—Belk, Inc. has launched this week an updated corporate identity that projects the company's restated mission "to satisfy … [Read more...]

Women-Only Hat Website Launches

Womens-Hats.com

Stockton, CA--Women who want to buy hats from the best milliners in the world now have a site dedicated solely to them: … [Read more...]

Talbots Outlines 3-Year Growth Plan

Talbot's

Hingham, MA--Talbots is to target top-line sales growth of 4% to 6% between 2010 and 2013, as part of a strategic review being … [Read more...]

Holiday Sales May Increase 2% to 2.5% Over Last Year

Holiday sales trends from Kantar.

Holiday sales are expecting to increase modestly this year—ranging from 2% to 2.5%--improving from last year but still far from … [Read more...]

QVC Goes Live in Italy

QVC Italia logo

Ciao, QVC! American home shopping channel QVC continues to enter new international markets. QVC has just gone live in the … [Read more...]

Vera Bradley Looking for Its Next Top Model

Vera Bradley

Orlando--Handbag, travel, stationery and eyewear designer Vera Bradley is looking for its next model. Vera Bradley is looking … [Read more...]

August Spending Edged Up Ahead of Expectations

August Spending Edges Up

Washington—The U.S. Commerce Department reported today that American consumers spending and incomes rose in August exceeding … [Read more...]

Christopher & Banks Reports Weak Q2

Christopher Banks

Plymouth, MN--Losses at Christopher & Banks Corp. extended during the second quarter as sales remained largely flat over the … [Read more...]

Social Networks Spice Up E-Commerce

Social Commerce

The development of e-commerce is expected to result in a seismic shift in the retail of fashion products, with latest research … [Read more...]

Bluefly Launches Mobile Coupons in TV Ads

Bluefly mobile coupons

New York--Bluefly.com is incorporating mobile barcode technology into its latest television advertising campaign to give viewers … [Read more...]

Retailers vs Manufacturers Over China Currency Bill

China Currency

Washington—While The House of Representatives’ 348 to 79 vote Wednesday in favor of the Currency Reform for Fair Trade Act has … [Read more...]