Retailing


JCPenney Targets $23 Billion in Sales by 2014

JCPenney storefront

Plano, TX--JC Penney is aiming to add $5 billion in sales to hit a $23 billion target by 2014, the company has told investors and … [Read more...]

Footwear and Accessories Designers Do Their Part for Earth Day

The Earth Shoe

With Earth Day just around the corner on April 22, some accessories and footwear brands are doing their share with new releases to … [Read more...]

Ralph Lauren Gives Paris an American Taste

Ralph Lauren store in Paris

Paris--For the last week, it's all been about an "American in Paris" as designer Ralph Lauren received the French medal of honor … [Read more...]

J. Crew Execs Score Bonuses

J. Crew sign and logo

New York—It definitely appears to help when you have friends (read: first lady Michelle Obama) in high places with high … [Read more...]

Eco-Themed NY Pop Up Readies for Earth Day

Recycled sterling silver bangles with eco and inspirational symbols from Real Jewels, one of the accessories participants at the EcoLux pop up

New York--In conjunction with Earth Day’s 40th anniversary on April 22, the first The GreenShows EcoLux, a pop-up boutique … [Read more...]

Barneys Resumes CEO Search?

Barneys New York logo

New York--The New York Post and other media outlets reported today that Barneys, the New York-based upscale specialty retailer, is … [Read more...]

Pulse Report: Does Quality Spur Spending?

Luxury shopping bags

New York--During the recession, consumers traded down to less expensive brands--and discovered they liked them. Now that things … [Read more...]

LVMH Report Signals Luxury Rebound?

Louis Vuitton brand's 2010 Monogram Collection, one of the luxurygoods conglomerate's best performers

Paris--This week’s strong first quarter showing by LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton is fueling speculation that the “austerity … [Read more...]

Accessories Magazine Names Macy’s Retailer of the Year

Macy's

Macy's will be featured as Accessories Magazine's 2010 Retailer of the Year. A major feature section, to run in the June issue, … [Read more...]

U.S. Commerce on March: Retail Sales Rise Third Month in a R0w

Retail Sales

Washington—The U.S. Commerce Department today gave another “green light” today on the road to economic recovery. Retail sales rose … [Read more...]

Latest Zagats Shopping Guide Shows Shifting Shape of NYC Retail

Zagat's Shopping Guide

New York–The shape of fashion retailing in New York is ever-shifting, and Zagat’s 2010/11 New York City Shopping survey, released … [Read more...]

Revamped Talbots Posts Quarterly Profit

Talbots

Hingham, MA--Talbots, which had been fighting with sales drops for several quarters and a heavy debt load and is adjusting its … [Read more...]