Reports

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

Tommy Hilfiger to Open Paris Flagship

Tommy Hilfiger logo

Amsterdam--The Tommy Hilfiger Group has announced plans today to open a large flagship store in Paris. Tommy Hilfiger, recently … [Read more...]

Bebe to Close PH8 Chain

Bebe's PH8 chain

Brisbane, CA--Less than a year after deciding to convert its Bebe Sport stores to a new retail format called PH8, Bebe Stores Inc. … [Read more...]

Filene’s Basement Helps Syms Narrow 1st Quarter Loss

Filene's Basement

Secaucus, NJ--Syms Corp. has narrowed its first quarter loss, helped by higher sales at the Filene's Basement chain which it … [Read more...]

Study: Fewer Luxury Shoppers but Spent More

Luxury Shoppers

Stevens, PA--Fewer affluent consumers bought luxury clothing, fashion accessories and jewelry last year, according to new … [Read more...]

Discounters, Dollar Stores Rise in Top 100 Retailers List

Dollar Store

Washington—Consumers looking for lower prices and bargains helped move up discounters and especially dollar stores in the latest … [Read more...]

Commerce Dept Reports Consumer Spending Increased in May

Mall shopping photo

Washington—Consumer spending—a key growth engine for the U.S. economy--edged up in May after being flat in April but still hitting … [Read more...]

Fendi Receives $2.5 Million Settlement with Filene’s

Filene's Basement

New York--Fendi has reached a $2.5 million settlement last week that resolved its 2006 lawsuit claiming that Filene’s Basement … [Read more...]

Forever 21 Opens Giant Flagship in Times Square

Forever 21 Times Square

New York—Forever 21’s mammoth four-story, nearly 100,000-square foot flagship opened today in Time Square, making it the largest … [Read more...]

American Apparel Buoyed by Investment

American Apparel

New York--Shares in Los Angeles-based American Apparel have risen after news of an amended credit agreement and that business … [Read more...]

Business Leaders Welcome Anti-Piracy Strategy

Vice President Joe Biden with Victoria Espinel, the Obama Administration's IP czar, at the announcement of a new government strategy to combat counterfeiting.

Washington--Retail associations and other business leaders have welcomed the U.S. government’s first-ever strategy announced this … [Read more...]

Gap to Make First Move into China with 4 Stores

Gap china

San Francisco--Gap Inc. has revealed details Wednesday of its long-awaited entry into China with plans to open four Gap brand … [Read more...]

H&M Posts 30% Mid-Year Profit Growth

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Stockholm--H&M has boosted sales and profit during the first half of the year, and announced plans to move into three new … [Read more...]