Retailing


Dressbarn Honors Teachers with In-Store Events

Dressbarn Honors Teachers with In-Store Events

Suffern, NY--Teachers truly have the most important job, and retailer dressbarn is making sure they receive extra credit where … [Read more...]

Target to Try on New Size at Retail

Target to Try on New Size at Retail

Minneapolis—Bigger isn’t necessarily better when planning new store locations these days. Case in point: Target announced recently … [Read more...]

JCPenney Announces Stores Openings, Renovation Plans

JCPenney

Plano, TX—JCPenney announced plans to expand into "underserved" major markets as part of its long-range plan that also includes … [Read more...]

Maurices Kicks Off Nationwide Band Search

Maurices Kicks Off Nationwide Band Search

Duluth, MN—Maurices, a leading “small town” fashion specialty store, is doing its own version of “America’s Got Talent,” a … [Read more...]

2011 Accessories Market Dates Revised

2011 Calendar

New York—Following industry feedback from the recently released 2011 accessories market dates, Fashion Accessories Shippers … [Read more...]

Sears Partners with UK’s Next on Online Exclusive

NEXT apparel, accessories and footwear are available through Sears.com

Hoffman Estates, IL—The British are coming again—to Sears. Only a week after Sears announced its agreement with French Connection … [Read more...]

Material Girls: Madonna, Lourdes, Appear at Macy’s NYC

Material Girls: Madonna, Lourdes, Appear at Macy’s NYC

New York—While fashion news from across the pond this week circles around which A-lister went to Kate Moss’ party for her new … [Read more...]

Burlington Coat Posts Half Year 40% Income Surge

Burlington Coat Factory

Burlington, NJ—Burlington Coat Factory posted today a 40.2% increase in its net income for the first six months ending July … [Read more...]

NRF: After Spooky 2009, Halloween Spending to Rebound

Halloween costumes make up the largest portion of spending for the holiday.

Washington–There will be no shortage of ghosts or goblins this Halloween as 148 million Americans partake in some sort of holiday … [Read more...]

AMEX: Fashionistas Still Spend (But Feel Guilty)

Fashionistas

New York—Just because times may be tough for some American consumers, don’t think that all fashionistas aren’t still interested in … [Read more...]

Italian Eyewear Exports See Rebound

Italian Accessories

Milan—Italy might be known for its chic eyewear style and designer labels, but it's not immune to global downturns. However, … [Read more...]

Ashley Stewart, Urban Brands File for Bankruptcy

Designer Jill Scott at a personal appearance at Ashley Stewart, a popular plus-size retailer that has filed for Chapter 11.

New York--Urban Brands Inc., the owner of 210 Ashley Stewart stores, known as the “retailer for the plus-size urban woman,” filed … [Read more...]