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Report: February Comp Sales Caught a Chill

February Retail Sales

New York—Despite a slight upsurge expected in Valentine’s Day spending, total February comparable store sales slowed due to bad … [Read more...]

Sycamore Partners Buys Hot Topic for $600 Million

Lucky Day for Hot Topic. A St. Patrick's Day promotion at Hot Topic stores.

City of Industry, CA—Hot Topic was truly a hot topic today on Wall Street. That’s because Sycamore Partners, the private equity … [Read more...]

“Fashion Star” Returns to TV Friday, March 8

Nicole Richie always brings interest hair accessories fashion to the table

New York--Reality TV fashion fans, get ready, because "Fashion Star" returns to NBC this Friday!And unlike “Project Runway,” … [Read more...]

Editor’s Blog: Wicked Stripes

wicked witch

If there's one thing that scared the bezeesus out of me as a child, it was that house dropped on the Wicked Witch of the West in … [Read more...]

Fashion Week Fall 2013 Breaking Trends: Feathers

From left: Jason Wu, Christopher Kane, Ralph Lauren

New York, London, Paris, Milan Fashion Weeks, Fall 2013--Birds of a feather have been definitely flocking together at the Fall … [Read more...]

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SWIMS

Though much of the Eastern seaboard is bracing for a snow-laden Nor’easter today, our thoughts are headed toward more pleasant … [Read more...]

American Eagle Outfitters Q4 Profit Jumps 85%

AEO is once again asking customers to enter Project Live Your Life by showing their personal style and interests. Then, share with their  friends for a chance to win.

Pittsburgh—American Eagle Outfitters Inc. (AEO) today reported that its fourth quarter earnings jumped 85% as sales increased in … [Read more...]

Neiman Marcus Launches Pinterest Contest

Art of Fashion 2013 images, photographed by Walter Chin

Dallas—Ages ago, consumers would tear out their favorite pages from the famous Neiman Marcus “The Book” catalog and create … [Read more...]

NRF: St. Patrick’s Day to Bring Green to Retailers This Year?

St. Patrick's Day

Washington–St. Patrick’s Day may not have the gift-giving attributes that Valentine’s Day and other holidays have, but the … [Read more...]

1,500 Fake Hermès Handbags Seized at Port of L.A.

Officers of the U.S.Customs and Border Protection with some of the fake Hermes handbags seized at the Port of Los Angeles.

Los Angeles—Imports of counterfeit luxury leathergoods are on the rise which is why the U.S. Customs and Border Protection made … [Read more...]

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BUCO

“He ain’t heavy” but our handbags sometimes are—especially for those of us who commute via rails or bus and wind up carrying the … [Read more...]

Fashion Week Breaking Trends Fall 2013: Punk Couture

From left: Saint Laurent, Chanel, Saint Laurent

PARIS FASHION WEEK, FALL 2013--With the Met's Costume Exhibit show "Punk: From Chaos to Couture" opening this May, designers have … [Read more...]