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Skechers Q1 Profit Jumps on 21% Sales Increase

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Skechers USA has seen its first-quarter profit increase more than four-fold, on the back of double-digit sales growth and higher … [Read more...]

Bebe Warns Lower Q3 Profit on Sales Miss

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Brisbane, CA—Bebe Stores Inc. warned Tuesday that its third quarter profit will be lower than expected due to store closings, bad … [Read more...]

Ultimate Fashionista Barbie to Appear in Movie

Ready for the Red Carpet: Hollywood Premiere Barbie Doll

Culver City, CA—Move over Sarah Jessica Parker, Lupita Nyong'o and Angelina Jolie! There’s an even bigger fashionista coming to … [Read more...]

National Retail Federation Honored By Environmental Protection Agency

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Washington—On Tuesday, Earth Day, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) awarded the National Retail Federation (NRF) with its … [Read more...]

Item of the Day: John Hardy

The brand's signature bamboo design in a silver cuff

Item of the Day: John Hardy It’s Earth Day when we all should think about doing our part to protect and sustain the planet. Out … [Read more...]

NPD: Tights Trending as Sales Jump

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Port Washington, NY—Tights have increasingly become a must-include in women’s wardrobes with dollar sales increasing 33% in … [Read more...]

Study: Why Millennials are Avoiding Luxury Jewelry Purchases

Getting it right: Hearts on Fire

Stevens, PA—The way many retailers and brands market jewelry, especially fine jewelry, to a new generation of consumers may be … [Read more...]

Third Annual “Imports Work” Week Scheduled May 5-9

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Washington—For the third year in a row, Imports Work Week, scheduled for May 5 to 9, draws attention to the crucial role that … [Read more...]

Barneys Debuts New iPad Integrated Shopping App

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New York—What’s it like to shop inside Barneys New York, only online? It got a whole lot easier today when the luxury retailer … [Read more...]

Footwear Firms Face Conflict Minerals Confusion

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Washington—Confusion continues to reign over new rules on the use of “conflict minerals” sourced from central Africa by footwear … [Read more...]

Item of the Day: TI:ME

TI:ME Slippers Yoga Mat Cushioning

Item of the Day: TI:ME So you think these are just another cool pair of sneakers? Actually, they’re not. These are actually a … [Read more...]

China to Become Gap Inc.’s No.2 Market in 3 Years

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San Francisco—Gap Inc. is looking to become less dependent upon the (unpredictable) U.S. market, which accounts for about 84% of … [Read more...]