Reports

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

Business Leaders Welcome Anti-Piracy Strategy

Vice President Joe Biden with Victoria Espinel, the Obama Administration's IP czar, at the announcement of a new government strategy to combat counterfeiting.

Washington--Retail associations and other business leaders have welcomed the U.S. government’s first-ever strategy announced this … [Read more...]

Gap to Make First Move into China with 4 Stores

Gap china

San Francisco--Gap Inc. has revealed details Wednesday of its long-awaited entry into China with plans to open four Gap brand … [Read more...]

H&M Posts 30% Mid-Year Profit Growth

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Stockholm--H&M has boosted sales and profit during the first half of the year, and announced plans to move into three new … [Read more...]

Report: Mass Market to Lose Out as Buying Patterns Shift

Mass Market

Polarization within the fashion retail market will lead to a decline of the mass market sector by 2016, a new report by just-style … [Read more...]

NPD: Fashion Footwear Leads the Way to Recovery

Footwear

Port Washington, NY--Women's fashion footwear is outpacing other sectors of the market with a double-digit hike in U.S. sales in … [Read more...]

Burlington Coat Factory Swings to 1st Quarter Profit

Burlington Coat Factory

Burlington, NJ--Burlington Coat Factory is the latest discount retailer to show a strong rebound in sales. The store reported … [Read more...]

Limited Sells Stake in Namesake Chain for $32 Million

The Limited

Columbus,OH--Limited Brands has sold its remaining 25% stake in Limited Stores LLC, which operates The Limited retail locations … [Read more...]

Int’l Growth Boosts Mulberry Brand

Mulberry

Somerset, England--Luxury fashion and leathergoods company Mulberry Group continues to fly in the face of economic uncertainty … [Read more...]

Amazon Tops America’s Healthiest Retailer List

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New York—For the second year in a row, Amazon.com was ranked the healthiest retailers in America in the 2009-2010 Retailer Health … [Read more...]

Study: Gift-Givers Increasingly Shop Internet First

Gifts online

Stevens, PA—As many as one third of all gifters report that that the internet “makes gift shopping much easier than shopping in a … [Read more...]

Express Quadruples 1st Quarter Profits

Limited Express Sale

Columbus, OH--Express Inc. has more than quadrupled its first quarter earnings, helped by strong sales and higher … [Read more...]

May Sales Slip but Consumer Confidence Still Increases

Retail Sales

Washington--Despite the U.S. Commerce Department’s report today that May retail sales dropped for the first time since September … [Read more...]