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Accessories magazine’s Annual Census Report; industry statistics; retail earnings

Overseas Markets Help Offset Walmart’s Lagging U.S. Stores

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Bentonville, AR--Walmart said Tuesday its second-quarter profit rose 3.6%, as demand in Mexico, Brazil and China helped offset a … [Read more...]

H&M July Sales Beat Forecast

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Stockholm—H & M beat expectations with a 10% rise in July sales and said it expects to continue its rapid expansion, the … [Read more...]

Dillard’s Swings 2Q Profit, Net Sales Down 2.7%

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Little Rock, AR--Dillard's Inc. posted  a second-quarter profit today citing improved margins and inventory control despite … [Read more...]

Nordstrom Q2 Profits and Sales Rise

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Seattle—While Nordstrom reported Thursday that its second-quarter profit jumped 39% and its revenue rose 13%, the company … [Read more...]

JCPenney 2Q Profits Increase, But Conservative on Full Year

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Plano, TX—JCPenney Co. reported today better-than-expected quarterly profits, helped by improved cost controls and its expansion … [Read more...]

Kohl’s Q2 Profit Rises 14%

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Menomonee Falls, WI—Kohl's has boosted second quarter and first-half profits after improving sales and inventory management, the … [Read more...]

Spending Pulse: July Retail Sales Mixed

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Purchase, NY--"It's growth, but it's pretty weak growth," said Kamalesh Rao, director of Economic Research for SpendingPulse about … [Read more...]

Gap Inc. Looks Online for International Expansion

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San Francisco--Gap Inc. has announced recently that it is aiming to make online shopping available in up to 65 countries.Gap … [Read more...]

Macy’s Q2 Profit Beats Estimates, Raises Full Year Forecast

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Cincinnati--Macy's Inc.'s net income surged in the second quarter due in large part to its My Macy’s localization plans and its … [Read more...]

American Apparel Hit by 2Q Decline, Legal Action

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Los Angeles--American Apparel warned Tuesday that it will struggle to file its second quarter financial results on time, adding … [Read more...]

Industry Associations Back Bill to Protect Fashion Design

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New York--Amended legislation that will provide three years of copyright protection to "unique and original" fashion designs has … [Read more...]

Liz Claiborne Losses Widens in Q2

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New York--Liz Claiborne posted Thursday a second quarter loss amid sloping sales during the period. Net loss in the second quarter … [Read more...]