Retailing


Tous Taps JLO for Face of Jewelry Brand

Jennifer Lopez

Barcelona—Jennifer Lopez is adding another job to her growing list of accomplishments this year. The “American Idol” judge is the … [Read more...]

Brandina the Original to Open First U.S. Store

Brandina The Original

Charleston—The Low Country is about to get a dose of the Italian Riviera. Brandina The Original is opening its first store in the … [Read more...]

Earnings Reports: Neiman Marcus, Ann Taylor, Aeropostale, Zumiez

Neiman Marcus

Neiman Marcus Q2 Profits Surge Dallas--Neiman Marcus Inc. reported today a five-fold increase in second quarter profit as holiday … [Read more...]

Commerce Dept: February Retail Sales Up 1%

Retail Sales

Washington—In the eighth straight monthly advance—and the largest gain since last October—the U.S. Commerce Department reported … [Read more...]

Q4 Reports: Bon-Ton, Stein Mart, Coldwater Creek

Bon Ton

Bon-Ton Stores Q4 Profit Up 5.9% York, PA--The Bon-Ton Stores posted an increased fourth quarter profit after comparable store … [Read more...]

Neiman Marcus Launches Blog

Neiman Marcus logo

Dallas--A brick-and-mortar store? Yeah, so? An e-commerce site? Tell us something we don’t know. A Facebook and Twitter presence? … [Read more...]

Q4 Profit Rises at Stage Stores, American Eage Outfitters

Stage Stores Goody's

 Stage Stores Q4 Profits Rise 14.7% on Higher Sales Houston--Higher sales have helped Stage Stores, Inc. to a 14.7% jump … [Read more...]

Q4 Reports: Profits Down at Urban Outfitters, Hot Topic

Urban Outfitters

Urban Outfitters’ Q4 Profits Decline 3.1% on Weaker Margins Philadelphia--Urban Outfitters Inc. posted an unexpectedly 3.1% … [Read more...]

LVMH to Acquire Bulgari in $5.2 Billion Deal

LVMH to Acquire Bulgari

Paris—LVMH announced today that it took a 50.4% stake in Bulgari for 1.86 million euros (about $2.6 billion) giving the French … [Read more...]

February Retail Sales Beat Estimates

Retail Sales

New York—Despite rising gasoline prices and bad weather in much of the country, same store retail sales rose 4.3% in February, … [Read more...]

Hermes Reports Surge in Annual Profits

Hermes Birkin

Paris--Hermes International reported today a surge in its full year earnings with profits rising 44% to 668.2 million euros (about … [Read more...]

Family Dollar Rejects Trian Bid

Family Dollar CEO Howard Levine

Matthews, NC--The board of directors at Family Dollar Stores unanimously rejected last week a takeover bid from Trian Group, the … [Read more...]