Retailing


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...]

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...]

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...]

Mango to Open 150 Stores this Year

Mango storefront

Barcelona--Spanish fashion chain Mango is putting a brave face on the global recession with plans to open 150 shops this year in … [Read more...]

More Retailers Turning Their Eyes to the Bride

Eyes to the Bride

Retailers are always looking to reach more customers, and as more non-bridal stores extend their reach to target brides (J. Crew … [Read more...]

Uniqlo Eyes 2nd NY Store

Uniqlo

New York—Uniqlo, a Japanese fast fashion chain that competes with H&M and Gap, may be opening a second store at 666 Fifth … [Read more...]

H&M Posts Strong 1st Quarter

H&M

Stockholm--H&M Hennes & Mauritz AB has kicked off its financial year with a 42% jump in first quarter profit, helped by … [Read more...]

Swarovski to Open 2 New Retail Concepts in NY

Crystal Forest, a new Swarovski retail concept, will open soon in Times Square and Penn Plaza in New York City

New York—Swarovski will soon feature its new retail design concept at two locations in Times Square and Penn Plaza in … [Read more...]

Early Easter Sales Boots March Store Comps

Shopping

New York--The early Easter holiday helped top U.S. retailers beat Wall Street's sales expectations as a pickup in consumer … [Read more...]

Richemont Buys Net-a-Porter in $530 Million Deal

Net-a-Porter-iPhone app

Geneva--Luxurygoods group Richemont, which had been tentative about exposure of its high-end luxury watch and jewelry brands into … [Read more...]