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Report: Holiday Retail Sales Up, But Lagging Last Year’s Results

In an effort to capture last minute shoppers, Macy's now-misnamed “One Day Sale” will last from 7 a.m. on Friday, Dec. 21, until 7 a.m. on Sunday, Dec. 23. At that point, the sale will end, but Macy’s will remain open for the remainder of the day.

Chicago—First the good news: Super Saturday, Dec. 22, is expected to be one of the biggest shopping days of the year for retailers … [Read more...]

Last Sleigh Days: Source for Online Last Minute Shopping Deals

Last Sleigh Days

Billings, MT—For those holiday shopping procrastinators, who didn’t take advantage of Monday’s Free Shipping Day, no need to fear. … [Read more...]

Mary Katrantzou Receives a Nom for BFC/Vogue Designer Fashion Fund

Mary Katrantzou collaboration for Topshop, 2012

London--British designer and Princess of Prints Mary Katrantzou can certainly take lots of credit for the massive print trend that … [Read more...]

Ke$ha Goes for 2nd Hit with Baby-G

Ke$ha shows off her 2nd Baby-G watch collaboration

Dover, NJ—Pop star Ke$ha is moving into accessories territory. After her successful collaboration with Baby-G watches in 2011, she … [Read more...]

Item of the Day

Freida Rothman Ring

Nothing gets us more excited than a gorgeous piece of jewelry…except for well, a gorgeous piece of jewelry that doesn't break our … [Read more...]

New Louis Vuitton CEO Exits; Bulgari CEO to Replace Him

Bulgari CEO Michael Burke will become chief executive at Louis Vuitton starting Wednesday, LVMH announced today.

Paris—Barely a month after he officially took over the helm as chief executive officer at Louis Vuitton, Jordi Constans has left … [Read more...]

Go Home for Holidays at Story

STORY storefront

New York—Can’t get home for the holidays? Then head to Chelsea and check out retailer Story’s latest concept shop: Home for the … [Read more...]

Trade Groups Urge President Obama to Action on Potential East Coast Port Strike

strikewatch

Washington—In what promises to be yet another countdown to potential financial disaster facing the country, additional trade … [Read more...]

Oregon Eases the Way for Nike Expansion

Nike logo

Beaverton, OR—In a strong showing of bipartisan support, the Oregon Legislature approved last week a bill that could see Nike … [Read more...]

Item of the Day

Old Gringo boots

With flowers blooming all over accessories for Spring 2013, not to mention a definite push toward the Southwest, these floral … [Read more...]

More Consumers to Shop Free Shipping Day, Super Saturday

Super Saturday

Los Angeles—Expect to see several more spikes in shopping before Dec. 25. According to PriceGrabber.com’s fourth winter holiday … [Read more...]

Survey: Shoppers Eschew Retailers Who Charge for Return Shipping

Faster Shipping

Philadelphia–Today marks Free Shipping Day, when some 2,000 retailers offer free shipping by Christmas for online purchases. It’s … [Read more...]