Reports

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

Pandora Shares Leap to $2.1 Billion at IPO Debut

Pandora bracelet

Copenhagen--Danish jeweler Pandora made a debut worth up to $2.1 billion in one of Europe's largest market listings this year, as … [Read more...]

Plans for new Gottchalks Chain Postponed Until 2011

Gottschalks by Joe Levy

Fresno, CA—Fans of the recently defunct Gottschalks department store had hopes that their favorite retailer would be returning to … [Read more...]

NRF Predicts 2.3% Holiday Sales Increase

Holiday shopping mall

Washington–Following a ho-hum 2009 and a disastrous 2008 holiday seasons, retailers can expect to get more into the holiday spirit … [Read more...]

Talbots Outlines 3-Year Growth Plan

Talbot's

Hingham, MA--Talbots is to target top-line sales growth of 4% to 6% between 2010 and 2013, as part of a strategic review being … [Read more...]

Holiday Sales May Increase 2% to 2.5% Over Last Year

Holiday sales trends from Kantar.

Holiday sales are expecting to increase modestly this year—ranging from 2% to 2.5%--improving from last year but still far from … [Read more...]

August Spending Edged Up Ahead of Expectations

August Spending Edges Up

Washington—The U.S. Commerce Department reported today that American consumers spending and incomes rose in August exceeding … [Read more...]

Christopher & Banks Reports Weak Q2

Christopher Banks

Plymouth, MN--Losses at Christopher & Banks Corp. extended during the second quarter as sales remained largely flat over the … [Read more...]

Retailers vs Manufacturers Over China Currency Bill

China Currency

Washington—While The House of Representatives’ 348 to 79 vote Wednesday in favor of the Currency Reform for Fair Trade Act has … [Read more...]

Kohl’s Store Expansion May Create 3,000 Jobs

Kohl's

Menomonee Falls, WI--Kohl's Corp is to open 21 new stores across the US, which will create close to 3,000 jobs in 15 states. The … [Read more...]

Family Dollar to Open More Stores as Profits Surge 23%

Family Dollar

Charlotte--Family Dollar Stores Inc is to open more stores and expand its refurbishment programme after posting 23% surge in … [Read more...]

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...]