Reports

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

Holiday Wrap Up: Christmas Week Sales Rose 4%-8%

Holiday Wrap Up

New York—Holiday shoppers keep retailers busier than usual last week. The International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) and … [Read more...]

Report: Holiday E-Commerce Sales Hit $36 Billion

E-commerce

Purchase, NY—For a holiday selling season that is expected to hit an all time high, one channel continuing to show unprecedented … [Read more...]

Report: Super Saturday Sales Up 5%

Super Saturday Sales up 5%

Chicago–This year the Saturday before Christmas, traditionally one of the busiest days in retail, was truly super.According to … [Read more...]

Finish Line Q3 Profit Slips

Finish Line Store Front

Indianapolis--Third quarter profit at athletic footwear and apparel retailer The Finish Line Inc. slipped 38% after higher sales … [Read more...]

Holiday Sales End with Fantastic Friday

Holiday Sales

Port Washington, NY--U.S. retailers have been able to improve holiday sales without premature discounting, according to Marshal … [Read more...]

23 Million to Shop Christmas Eve

23 million to shop Christmas Eve

New York—Twas the night before Christmas and all through the stores, shoppers were scurrying for last minute deals—at  least … [Read more...]

Nike’s 22% Q2 Profit Hike Offset by Future Orders

Nike Swoosh

Beaverton, OR--Strong sales and clean inventories have helped sports brand giant Nike Inc. to a 22% hike in second quarter profit, … [Read more...]

LVMH Increases Stake in Hermes Again

LVMH-Hermes

Paris—In a brief statement released today, LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton (LVMH) announced that it has increased its stake in … [Read more...]

Loehmann’s Seals Restructuring Plan

Loehmann's

New York--Loehmann's reached an agreement with the official committee of creditors to proceed with its restructuring plan when it … [Read more...]

Holiday Sales Update: November Gains Continue

As Christmas Day approaches, sales continue the uptick that began in November

Purchase, NY—Gifts under Christmas trees this year are likely to have more apparel, accessories and jewelry inside than last … [Read more...]

Online Holiday Spending to Date 12% Increase

Holiday Shopping Online

Reston, VA–While “Free Shipping Day” (Dec. 17) showed at 61% increase over last year as more than 1,500 merchants offered free … [Read more...]

NRF: Proposed Debit Card Swipe Fee Regulations to Help Retailers

Debit Cards

Washington–New proposed limits on debit card swipe fees would result in lower costs for retailers and even discounted prices for … [Read more...]