Archives for July 2011

Executive Shuffle: Coach, Gap Inc., Tommy Hilfiger, Sears Canada


Coach Taps PepsiCo Executive as CFONew York--Coach named Jane Nielsen as its new executive vice president and chief financial … [Read more...]

PPR Half Year Profit Jumps as Gucci, YSL Demand Increases

Fall ad from Gucci, a stellar performance for PPR

Paris—Sales in its Gucci and Yves Saint Laurent helped PPR beat sales forecasts in its half year report. The luxurygoods group … [Read more...]

Liz Claiborne Q2 Loss Widens, But Sales Beat Forecasts

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New York--Liz Claiborne Inc. said Thursday that its second-quarter net loss widened as expenses rose, but sales, especially in its … [Read more...]

ATS Opens Sunday for Holiday/Resort Buying

ATS August 2011

New York—It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas…well as far as shopping for holiday and resort accessories that is. … [Read more...]

5 Key Trend Boards: Spring/Summer 2012

Spring/Summer 2012 Trend Board: Sweet Tart

We created inspiration boards for the key five trends of the season: Sweet Tart, Prairie Dust, Classic Ease, Tropical Traveler and … [Read more...]

Accessories on the Runways: Fall/Winter 2011-12

Barcelona Belts

BarcelonaBerlinLondonMilanNew YorkParisRio … [Read more...]

Item of the Day


Now that the ridiculous 100+ degree heat wave has broken, we can return to thinking about winter merchandise without feeling like … [Read more...]

Trend Board S/S 2012: Disco Diva

Spring/Summer 2012: Trend Boards Disco Diva

This club-loving dance queen is the attention desiring, glamorous superstar of the bunch—a throwback to the wild nights of Studio … [Read more...]

Trend Board S/S 2012: Tropical Traveler

Spring/Summer 2012: Trend Finder Tropical Traveler

As the season heats up so does she. This island hopping, nature loving, exotic girl draws influences from across the globe, … [Read more...]

Trend Board S/S 2012: Classic Ease

Spring/Summer 2012 Trend Board: Classic Ease

As tensions in our economy cause strain, fashion steps forward to create a much-needed release. A fresh breath of ease emerges as … [Read more...]

Trend Board S/S 2012: Prairie Dust

Spring/Summer 2012 Trend Board: Prairie Dust

Welcome to Pleasant Prairie, where free spirits run wild. Drawing inspirations from "Little House on the Prairie," ghost towns out … [Read more...]

Trend Board S/S 2012: Sweet Tart

Spring/Summer 2012 Trend Board: Sweet Tart

Ladylike classics–boxy Chanel-inspired jackets, preppy sweaters, cropped pants and feminine dresses–might keep this girl sweet, … [Read more...]