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Deckers 2nd Quarter Up on Rising Sales

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Goleta, CA--Deckers Outdoor Corp. posted Thursday a second quarter profit of $8.9 million, boosted by above-plan sales rises for … [Read more...]

Back to School Study: Fewer Shoppers but More Spending

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Chicago—As the back-to-school season begins--the second most active retail season behind Christmas--ShopperTrak predicted Tuesday … [Read more...]

Liz Claiborne to Close 87 Outlet Stores

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New York--Liz Claiborne is to exit its 87 loss-making outlet stores in the United States and Puerto Rico early next year. Liz … [Read more...]

As Sales Surge 23% in First Half Hermes Doubles Annual Forecast

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Paris—Reporting nearly a 23% surge in first half sales, Hermes International today doubled its revenue forecast for the year—a … [Read more...]

Study: Footwear to become Fastest Growing Luxury Business

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London--Although consumers may be more cautious about spending on higher priced items, one classification is growing faster than … [Read more...]

Consumer Sentiment Drop ‘Disappointing’ Analysts Say

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Washington--U.S. consumer sentiment dropped in early July, hitting the lowest level since August 2009, according to survey results … [Read more...]

NRF Predicts Back to School Sales Increases

Back to School Sales

Washington—Parents will be doing more shopping for their children for back-to-school as they replenish outgrown shoes, shirts and … [Read more...]

H&M Books 9% Rise in June Comp Store Sales

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Stockholm--H&M  booked a 9% rise in same-store sales in June, reversing a decline in sales in both April and May at stores … [Read more...]

June Sales Slip but Dept Store, Apparel Sales Increase

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Washington—While the U. S. Commerce Department reported today that total retail sales fell for the second month straight in June, … [Read more...]

Burberry 1st Quarter Sales Up 24%

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LONDON--Burberry Group Plc got off to a strong start to its financial year. The 154-year-old luxury goods company--famous for its … [Read more...]

Tandy Leather Factory Reports 11% June Increase

Do-it-yourself leathercraft kits are staple bestsellers at Tandy Leather Factory's both for hobbyists and manufacturers

Fort Worth—The success of belts and other leathergoods in general is evident at Tandy Leather Factory Inc. which this week … [Read more...]

Mastercard Index Reports Modest June Sales

The SpendingPulse June report found luxurygoods sales fell 3.9% as stock market fluctuations caused affluent consumers to hold back on their spending

Purchase, NY—In its monthly report on consumer spending at retail, MasterCard Advisors’ SpendingPulse reports that sales increased … [Read more...]