Retailing


Retail Ventures Sales Leap Drives Improvement

DSW Shoes Store Front

Columbus, Ohio--Retail Ventures, the parent company of DSW, reported rising sales and a move back into profit from continuing … [Read more...]

Gap and CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund Introduce Limited-Edition Collection

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SAN FRANCISCO--Yesterday Gap debuted its limited-edition collection of designs created exclusively for Gap by this year’s … [Read more...]

NY, Philly Boutiques Gear Up for Independent Retail Week

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New York— Nolcha’s Independent Retail Week returns, this time June 7 through June 13 (in New York) and June 14 through 20 (in … [Read more...]

World Cup Accessories Cheer on Teams

Go team! Havaianas, ToyWatch, Happy Socks and Try Change by Allison add to the team spirit

 Every year, millions of avid sport fans gather to watch the FIFA World Cup live, on TV or the Internet, cheering … [Read more...]

May Retail Comps Bode Caution

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New York--We’re not out of the woods yet. Retailers posted their May comps and it’s clear that a major turnaround is not yet here. … [Read more...]

HSN to Introduce Liza Minnelli Collection

Liza Minnelli at last week's premiere of "Sex and the City 2"

St. Petersburg, FL--Liza Minnelli, who has a cameo appearance in “Sex and the City 2”, will bow her own limited edition apparel … [Read more...]

World Cup Trophy to Travel in Style

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Paris—Like many well-heeled travelers flying to the World Cup soccer games in South Africa, the 2010 World Cup trophy will be … [Read more...]

Facing Luggage Fees, Americans are Traveling Lighter This Summer

Sales of smaller travel pieces such as garment bags and duffles are on the increase, NPD Group reports

As travelers face the prospect of airline baggage charges even for carry ons, Americans may be traveling lighter this … [Read more...]

Int’l Growth Boosts Collective Brand’s 1st Quarter

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Topeka, KS--Collective Brands posted today a 43% increase in first quarter profit, buoyed by international sales growth of 23.1% … [Read more...]

Consumer Reports Study Reveals Retail Favorites, Biggest Gripes

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Yonkers, NY—When Consumers Reports asked American consumers which national retailer they rated top notch, Costco topped the list. … [Read more...]

Richemont Posts 44% Drop in Full-Year Profit

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Geneva--Luxurygoods group Richemont SA says it continues to face “plenty of challenges” after posting a 44% drop in full-year … [Read more...]

Aquascutum to Build Accessories Biz

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London--Resurrected luxury fashion brand Aquascutum is to develop its own accessories business as part of plans to drive future … [Read more...]