Reports

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

Cost Concerns Weigh on H&M Results

H&M

Stockholm--A 22.5% rise in third quarter profit booked today at H&M Hennes & Mauritz AB has been overshadowed by evidence … [Read more...]

Abercrombie & Fitch Fines $1 Million After Immigration Audit

abercrombie

Columbus, OH--Abercrombie & Fitch has been issued with a $1.05 million fine for failing to verify the employment eligibility … [Read more...]

China Currency Bill Divides Textiles, Apparel Groups

China Currency

Washington--China currency legislation being considered by Congress has divided textile makers and apparel importers over its … [Read more...]

2011 Accessories Market Dates Revised

2011 Calendar

New York—Following industry feedback from the recently released 2011 accessories market dates, Fashion Accessories Shippers … [Read more...]

Burlington Coat Posts Half Year 40% Income Surge

Burlington Coat Factory

Burlington, NJ—Burlington Coat Factory posted today a 40.2% increase in its net income for the first six months ending July … [Read more...]

NRF: After Spooky 2009, Halloween Spending to Rebound

Halloween costumes make up the largest portion of spending for the holiday.

Washington–There will be no shortage of ghosts or goblins this Halloween as 148 million Americans partake in some sort of holiday … [Read more...]

AMEX: Fashionistas Still Spend (But Feel Guilty)

Fashionistas

New York—Just because times may be tough for some American consumers, don’t think that all fashionistas aren’t still interested in … [Read more...]

Italian Eyewear Exports See Rebound

Italian Accessories

Milan—Italy might be known for its chic eyewear style and designer labels, but it's not immune to global downturns.However, … [Read more...]

Ashley Stewart, Urban Brands File for Bankruptcy

Designer Jill Scott at a personal appearance at Ashley Stewart, a popular plus-size retailer that has filed for Chapter 11.

New York--Urban Brands Inc., the owner of 210 Ashley Stewart stores, known as the “retailer for the plus-size urban woman,” filed … [Read more...]

Pandora Targets $2.16 Billion in IPO

Pandora bracelet

Copenhagen—Pandora, one of the leaders in collectible bead jewelry, launched today up to $2.16 billion initial public offering of … [Read more...]

Gold Hits Record High for Third Time This Week

Gold

Could the rising price of gold could just be a golden opportunity for less expensive metals? Gold prices climbed again today to … [Read more...]

Justice Boosts Dress Barn Q4 Profit

Justice

Suffern, NY--Dress Barn Inc.'s fiscal fourth-quarter profit jumped 64% as the women's apparel retailer benefited from the … [Read more...]