Reports

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

American Apparel Secures $14.9 Million in New Funding

American Apparel's CEO Dov Charney

Los Angeles--Struggling retailer American Apparel Inc. has managed to stave off a potential bankruptcy filing after securing $14.9 … [Read more...]

Bidding Heats up Over Jimmy Choo Ownership

From Jimmy Choo's Pre-Fall collection

London—Just as women line up to snag the latest Jimmy Choo high heels, a growing list of bidders are lining up making bids to … [Read more...]

Coach Q3 Profits Rise as U.S., China Sales Increase

Actress Gwyneth Paltrow, here on a recent New York appearence for her book "My Father's Daughter," is the new face of Coach

New York--Coach Inc. posted today a better-than-expected, 18% jump in fiscal third-quarter earnings as demand for its handbags and … [Read more...]

Luxury Market Q2 Forecast: Flatlined Spending?

Luxury Market

Stevens, PA—Although some major luxurygoods companies have been hailing a rebound in consumer demand, Unity Marketing’s latest … [Read more...]

Late Easter a Boom to April Sales?

Easter

New York--As Sunday approaches, there’s may be more than the Easter bunny jumping for joy. Retailers are likely see a surge in … [Read more...]

Pandora Raises Full Year Sales Expectations

Pandora ad

Copenhagen—Pandora A/S, the Danish jewelry company known for its build-a-charm bracelet concept, raised this week its 2011 sales … [Read more...]

Neiman Marcus Group Announces New Refinance Plan

The Neiman Marcus Group

Dallas--Neiman Marcus Group Inc. has proposed refinancing some of its debt to lower interest costs.If lenders agree to the … [Read more...]

Claire’s Q4 Profit Rises as Sales Increase

Claire's

Chicago--Claire's Stores, Inc. reported today that its fourth quarter net profit rose to $21.3 million from $19.5 million in … [Read more...]

Wolverine Q1 Profit Beating Estimates

Wolverine

Rockford, MI--Wolverine World Wide Inc., the maker of Merrell and Hush Puppies, reported Tuesday a rise in profits and revenues … [Read more...]

Gap Inc. Centralizes Global Operations Ahead of Overseas Push

A Gap store opened in Shanghai last year. Another 10 stores are planned for China.

San Francisco--Gap Inc. is consolidating its international operations into one unit based in London as part of a major push to … [Read more...]

European Stocks Rise as LVMH, Burberry Report Sales Gains

LVMH

LVMH Q1 Sales Rise 17%, Strong Across All Categories Paris—LVMH, the world’s largest luxurygoods conglomerate, reported Monday … [Read more...]

Merchandise Miss Leads Christopher & Banks to Q4 Loss

Christopher & Banks

Plymouth, MN--Christopher & Banks reported Thursday a fourth-quarter loss of $16.7 million, or 47 cents per share, which was … [Read more...]