Reports

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

‘Made in’ Labeling Law Divides EU Members

European Union

Brussels--Despite split opinions within the European Union (EU), long-debated legislative proposals to introduce compulsory origin … [Read more...]

Coach Reports 34% Surge in Q1 Profits

Coach Logo

New York—Coach reported today a 34% increase in first-quarter profit after luring more shoppers with collections that hit more … [Read more...]

Limited Brands Projects Biggest Growth Rate Overseas

Limited Brand's Victoria's Secret

Columbus, OH--Limited Brands sees its future and much of it is overseas.Limited Brands (LTD), which owns Victoria's Secret, … [Read more...]

Stocks Rise as LVMH Takes Stake in Hermes

Hermes

Paris—Stock prices for both LVMH and Hermès rose today after the surprise announcement this weekend that LVMH spent $2.2 billion … [Read more...]

Burlington Coat to Pay $10 Million to Settle Fendi Suit

Burlington Coat

New York—Burlington Coat Factory’s wallet will be more than $10 million lighter due to settlement with Fendi, which sued the … [Read more...]

Macy’s Jumps into Fast-Fashion Arena

Sketch from Kinder Aggugini's upcoming collection for Macy's

New York--Macy's is definitely acting on "Impulse."The mega department store retailer is jumping on the designer collaboration … [Read more...]

Columbia Sportswear Q3 Profit up as Sales Surge

Columbia Sportswear

Portland, OR--Higher spending on marketing and new technologies helped contribute to Columbia Sportswear's 16% jump in third … [Read more...]

Della Valle Becomes Saks Largest Shareholder

Diego Della Valle

Milan—Italian businessman Diego Della Valle, owner of footwear and accessories brand Tod’s, became the largest shareholder in Saks … [Read more...]

Sears Launches Knots of Love Charitable Jewelry Line

Knots of Love 14k ring with black and white diamonds

Hoffman Estates, IL—Sears announced this week the launch of the Knots of Love jewelry line, an exclusive new charitable jewelry … [Read more...]

Holiday Shoe Survey: Women Wants Boots

Boots

Springfield, MA--What do women want for this holiday season? Shoes, apparently. And what kind? Boots!This just in from If The … [Read more...]

CPSC Urges Voluntary Cadmium Limits

CPSC

Washington—The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) said Tuesday that jewelry manufacturers, consumer groups and other … [Read more...]

Bain: Luxurygoods Sales Recover This Year, Slow Down in 2011

Luxury Goods

Milan--The United States and Asia have been behind an unexpectedly strong recovery in luxury spending this year but sales are … [Read more...]