Retailing


Charming Shoppes Swings into Q2 Loss

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Charming Shoppes Inc. swung to a second quarter loss last week, blaming lower sales and heavy discounting to clear seasonal … [Read more...]

Lanvin Designs New H&M Collection

Lanvin Designs New H&M Collection

Stockholm—French brand Lavin is the latest luxury brand to collaborate with fast-fashion retailer H&M on a designer apparel … [Read more...]

August Sales Exceed Expectations

Shopping Bags

While temperatures heated up much of the United States in August, retail sales warmed up a bit too, beating Wall Street estimates. … [Read more...]

Accessorize Retail Chain Aggressively Targets U.S.

Accessorize Storefront

London--Despite 750 retail stores across 61 international markets, Accessorize--the UK-based chain of fast-fashion … [Read more...]

Betsey Johnson Launches Fashion Tattoos

Betsey Johnson Launches Fashion Tattoos

New York--Want to wear your (jeweled) heart on your sleeve? Go right ahead with Betsey Johnson's line of temporary tattoos, that … [Read more...]

Amazon, Walmart, eBay Top Favorite Online Retailer List

Amazon

Washington–Brand loyalty proves to be quite strong in the latest Stores Media Favorite 50 Online Retailers survey, conducted by … [Read more...]

Dept Stores Gain Share in Teen Footwear

Teen Footwear

Port Washington, NY—As department store ramp up teen-oriented brands for back to school this year, The NPD Group, Inc., a leading … [Read more...]

Venice Bans ‘Risque’ Handbag Billboard

Venice Bans ‘Risque’ Handbag Billboard

Venice—While famous paintings of nude women hang in Venice’s Academia museum, Venice's mayor isn’t pleased with a planned Bulgari … [Read more...]

Wearing Designer Knockoffs Leads to Lying, Cheating

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Could wearing designer fakes have a moral cost—sending one down the path of future dishonesty? Scientists say yes. Three … [Read more...]

Macy’s, Claire’s Sing Out to “Gleeks” This Fall

Sue Sylvester played by Jane Lynch

Century City, CA—Macy’s and Claire’s Stores are hoping to tune into the demand for all things “Gleek” this fall as the retailers … [Read more...]

DSW Q2 Profit Triples, Beats Forecasts

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Columbus—Footwear and accessories retailer DSW Inc.'s fiscal second-quarter profit more than tripled as sales jumped and margins … [Read more...]

Hermes Half Year Profit Rises 55%

Gains in sales of scarves and other accessories helped boost second quarter sales

Paris--Hermès International SCA, the French maker of luxury handbags, silk scarves and other accessories, said today its … [Read more...]