Retailing


Movado Narrows 1st Quarter Loss, to Close Retail Division

By closing its retail divison, Movado is focusing more attention to its wholesale channels for Movado and its other watch brands

Paramus, NJ—Although Movado Group Inc. (MOV.N) posted a narrower-than-expected quarterly loss on Thursday, it will close its … [Read more...]

Vermonters Hold “Socks for Soldiers” Event

Darn Tough socks like these--great for hot or cold weather--are being donated to troops from the Vermont National Guard

Northfield, VT—A  Vermont-based retailer and a performance sock manufacturer have teamed up to help soldiers who are serving in … [Read more...]

J. Crew Doubles Q1 Profit as Revenue Leaps

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New York--Revenue increases of 20% from its stores and catalog business helped retailer J. Crew Group double its first quarter … [Read more...]

Bergdorf Features ‘Sex and the City 2′ Windows by Patricia Field

Bergdorf Features ‘Sex and the City 2′

New York--"Sex and the City 2" opens tomorrow (as if you hadn't heard) and there's a sense of giddiness among New York … [Read more...]

Chinese Fashion Accessories Report Projects Export Growth

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Hong Kong--Global Sources (NASDAQ: GSOL) has just published its China Sourcing Report: Fashion Accessories covering belts, … [Read more...]

Tiffany’s Q1 Earnings Up 22%

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New York--Tiffany & Co.'s first-quarter earnings more than doubled further fueling indications that mainstream as well as … [Read more...]

American Eagle 1st Quarter Profit Drops

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Pittsburgh—Citing “margin pressure due to weaker business trends, American Eagle Outfitters Inc. reported today that its fiscal … [Read more...]

Prada Reports 1st Quarter Revenues Above Expectations

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Milan—With virtually all its main markets reporting sales increases, Prada posted this week a 26% increase in its first quarter … [Read more...]

Burberry Upbeat On 23% Full-Year Hike

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London--Burberry is planning further international expansion after posting a full-year pre-tax profit of $310 million, up 23% on … [Read more...]

Limited Brands Sees 1st Quarter Profit Surge

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Columbus, OH--Limited Brands, which includes Victoria Secret, Henri Bendel, Bath & Body Works, has posted a surge in first … [Read more...]

Study: Luxury Consumers Seek Good Investment from Fashion Brands

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Stevens, PA—Fashion brands with merchandise that proves to be a "good investment" may have the upper hand in getting inside luxury … [Read more...]

NPD: Handbags Help Boost Q1 Accessories Sales

Sales of moderately priced handbags, like this colorful satchel from Rampage, helped boost first quarter handbag sales by 31%

Port Washington, NY—An upsurge in sales of moderately-priced handbags during the first quarter is helping to contribute an overall … [Read more...]