Retailing


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...]

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...]

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...]

Pandora Targets $2.16 Billion in IPO

Pandora bracelet

Copenhagen—Pandora, one of the leaders in collectible bead jewelry, launched today up to $2.16 billion initial public offering of … [Read more...]

Forever 21 Opens in India

Women line up for the opening of Forever 21's first store in India

New Delhi--While Bollyhood movies often depict Indian women in traditional saris, the modern Indian consumer embraces the same … [Read more...]

Gold Hits Record High for Third Time This Week

Gold

Could the rising price of gold could just be a golden opportunity for less expensive metals? Gold prices climbed again today to … [Read more...]

Hermes Launches its First Chinese Luxury Brand

Hermes Launches its First Chinese Luxury Brand

Hong Kong—Hermès opened today its latest retail concept, Shang Xia, the first of what the French luxurygoods company hopes will be … [Read more...]

Hudson Hotel Launches Luxury Vending Machine

Hudson Hotel Launches Luxury Vending Machine

New York--Forget about M&M's and pretzels, this vending machine is all about looking and being fabulous! Semi-Automatic, … [Read more...]

G-III Apparel Group Signs Camuto Group Deal

Vince Camuto logo

New York--G-III Apparel Group has signed a joint venture deal with The Camuto Group that will open and operate footwear and … [Read more...]

Justice Boosts Dress Barn Q4 Profit

Justice

Suffern, NY--Dress Barn Inc.'s fiscal fourth-quarter profit jumped 64% as the women's apparel retailer benefited from the … [Read more...]