Reports

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

Industry Associations Back Bill to Protect Fashion Design

CFDA/AAFA

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

AccessoriesTheShow Attendance Up Again

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New York—Reporting a 4.2% percent increase in retailer attendance over 2009 at this week’s AccessoriesTheShow (ATS), show … [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...]

Prada Reports 29% Sales Gain in First Half

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Milan--Prada Group is the latest luxury goods company to report a rebound—an increase of 29% in its first half, largely due to … [Read more...]

Kenneth Cole Posts 2nd Quarter 15% Increase

Improved comp sales at its own stores and online helped Kenneth Cole increase revenues 15% in its second quarter

New York--Kenneth Cole Productions Inc (KCP.N) beat Wall Street expectations Wednesday posting a quarterly profit driven by … [Read more...]

Wall Street Calls July Retail Sales “Tepid”

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New York--While July sales reported by 30 retailers today were up 3% overall, they fell short of the 3.2% increase market analysts … [Read more...]

Polo Reports 57% Increase in 1st Quarter Profit

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New York--Polo Ralph Lauren Corp. reported a better-than-expected 57% increase in its first-quarter profit today, helped by … [Read more...]

Coach 4Q Net Increases 34% as N America, China, Sales Rebound

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New York—Coach reported today that its fourth-quarter net income rose 34% due mostly to sales increases in North America and … [Read more...]

Kohl’s 500th Store Earns Energy Star Rating

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Menomonee Falls, WI--Kohl's Department Stores says its Menomonee Falls store is its 500th location to earn the Energy Star label … [Read more...]

PPR Reports 1st Half Profit Surges 87%

Francois-Henri Pinault, chairman and chief executive of PPR, will assume control of the Gucci Group luxurygoods division next month.

Paris--PPR SA reported today a first-half profit surge of 87% as demand for apparel and accessories in Asia offset faltering … [Read more...]

Luxurygoods Logo Study: Less is More

Luxurygoods Logo Study: Less is More

Los Angeles —The logo on designer handbags may say far more about a consumer’s social status and aspirations than the brand name … [Read more...]

Steve Madden Reports Highest 2nd Quarter Sales Ever

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Long Island City, NY--Steve Madden reported today that its second quarter profit increased 63%, the highest quarterly sales and … [Read more...]