Reports

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

Family Dollar Rejects Trian Bid

Family Dollar CEO Howard Levine

Matthews, NC--The board of directors at Family Dollar Stores unanimously rejected last week a takeover bid from Trian Group, the … [Read more...]

NRF: Consumers to ‘Save a Little, Spend a Little’ with Tax Refunds

Consumers to save a little, spend a little with tax refunds

Washington–More Americans plan to spend their tax refunds on “a big ticket item” this year than last. At least that’s one of the … [Read more...]

Report: U.S., E.U. Online Sales to Hit $279 Billion by 2015

Online Sales

Cambridge, MA--Online retail in both the United States and Western Europe will continue on a double-digit growth trajectory over … [Read more...]

Accessories Census 2010

Accessories Census Report: 2011 projected Sales

Statistics from the retail and consumer community are clear: the U.S. recovery may be inching up but the accessories industry is … [Read more...]

Silver Sales Hit Highs at Retail Jewelers

The SilverMark is an identifying and unifying mark to unify communications, ad and POS materials

New York—It seems that silver deserves a gold medal.With gold prices through the roof, 87% of fine retail jewelers noted a … [Read more...]

Shareholders Approve $3 Billion J. Crew Buyout

J. Crew sign and logo

New York--J. Crew stockholders agreed today to the controversial $3 billion private equity buyout that had has been the subject of … [Read more...]

Kenneth Cole Narrows Q4 Loss on Higher Sales

Kenneth Cole

New York--Kenneth Cole Productions Inc. has narrowed its fourth quarter loss thanks to higher sales and merchandise margins and … [Read more...]

Q4 Profits Up at Deckers, Crocs

Ugg

Strong Ugg sales lift Deckers Outdoor Q4 Goleta, CA--Deckers Outdoor Corporation says it expects earnings to rise by 10% in the … [Read more...]

Q4 Profit Updates: JCPenney Jumps, Gap Improves

JC Penny

JCPenney Posts 35% Q4 Profit Increase Plano, TX—JCPenney posted today a 36% increase in its fourth quarter profit as sales of … [Read more...]

Q4 Profits: Up at Target, Kohl’s, Limited; Down at Sears

Target Logo

Target Q4 Profit Rises 11% On Improved Sales, Credit Division Minneapolis—As Target reported today that its fiscal fourth-quarter … [Read more...]

Q4 Reports: Saks, Dillard’s Profit on Sales Increases

Saks Fifth Avenue flagship

More Full Priced Sales Push Saks Inc. into Q4 ProfitNew York—Saks Inc. reported today that sales of full-price … [Read more...]

TJX Q4 Profit Down Despite Sales Increase

TJ Maxx

Framingham, MA--TJX Cos. Inc. reported today that its fourth quarter profit fell 15% due to costs associated with closing its A.J. … [Read more...]