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American Eagle 1st Quarter Profit Drops

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Pittsburgh—Citing “margin pressure due to weaker business trends, American Eagle Outfitters Inc. reported today that its fiscal … [Read more...]

Prada Reports 1st Quarter Revenues Above Expectations

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Milan—With virtually all its main markets reporting sales increases, Prada posted this week a 26% increase in its first quarter … [Read more...]

Burberry Upbeat On 23% Full-Year Hike

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London--Burberry is planning further international expansion after posting a full-year pre-tax profit of $310 million, up 23% on … [Read more...]

Limited Brands Sees 1st Quarter Profit Surge

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Columbus, OH--Limited Brands, which includes Victoria Secret, Henri Bendel, Bath & Body Works, has posted a surge in first … [Read more...]

Study: Luxury Consumers Seek Good Investment from Fashion Brands

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Stevens, PA—Fashion brands with merchandise that proves to be a "good investment" may have the upper hand in getting inside luxury … [Read more...]

NPD: Handbags Help Boost Q1 Accessories Sales

Sales of moderately priced handbags, like this colorful satchel from Rampage, helped boost first quarter handbag sales by 31%

Port Washington, NY—An upsurge in sales of moderately-priced handbags during the first quarter is helping to contribute an overall … [Read more...]

Ann Taylor Swings $22.8 Million 1st Quarter Profit

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New York--Ann Taylor Stores Corp. reports an "excellent" start to its financial year, after a double-digit rise in same-store … [Read more...]

Profits Slide 38% at Sears Due to Lower Margins

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Hoffman Estates, IL--Sears Holdings Corp. reported Thursday that its fiscal first-quarter profit fell 38% as margins in its Sears … [Read more...]

Gap Inc. Q1 Profit Jumps 40%

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San Francisco--Gap Inc. has raised its earnings guidance for the year ahead after posting a 40% jump in first quarter profit … [Read more...]

Chico’s Doubles Profit in 1st Quarter

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Fort Myers, FL--Chico's FAS has more than doubled its net income for the first quarter of the year, thanks in part to recovery of … [Read more...]

Target Gets Q1 Profit Boost as Consumers Spend on Non-Essentials

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Minneapolis--Target Corp. reported Wednesday that its first-quarter profit rose 29% beating Wall Street expectations an indicating … [Read more...]

Polo Ralph Lauren Eyes Growth as Quarter Surges 153%

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New York--Polo Ralph Lauren Corporation said Wednesday it is planning "aggressive" growth of its business both in international … [Read more...]