Apparel


Multiple Uses Drive Sales Surge in Athletic Apparel, Footwear

adidas by Stella McCartney Spring/Summer '14 Presentation during London Fashion Week

Port Washington, NY–Whether it’s on a board or on a court, or in the classroom or office, sports-oriented apparel and footwear is … [Read more...]

Nike Q1 Profit Leaps 38% on Better Sales, Gross Margin

Tennis star and Nike brand ambassador Serena Williams layers the Black Nike Tech Fleece Windrunner.

Beaverton, OR—Nike reported Thursday a 38% leap in its first quarter profit helped by improved gross margins and sales increases … [Read more...]

NPD: Tailored Is Back and Driving Growth in Apparel Sales

Merino sweater jacket from J. Crew

Port Washington, NY—Although economists have been warnings that recovery-weary consumers are holding back on non-essential, … [Read more...]

Economy Improving? “Hemline Index” Confirms It

Copy of From left Victoria Beckham, Jeremy Laing, Brandon Sun

Bloomfield Hills, MI—Leading economic indicators, such as the S&P 500 and the Consumer Price Index, are widely viewed as … [Read more...]

Krakoff, Investors Take Control of Reed Krakoff Collection

Reed Krakoff Spring 2014 collection at New York Fashion Week

New York—Reed Krakoff, former Coach president and creative director, held his Spring 2014 runway show for his eponymous collection … [Read more...]

Robert Graham to Open First NYC Store on Bleecker Street

Robert Graham's Eclectic American styles for fall

New York—The “American Eclectic” style that defines the Robert Graham Collection will soon be available in Manhattan as the … [Read more...]

Edit: A New Trade Show Concept to Debut in Early 2014

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New York—Shopping the premium women’s wear market is about to become a whole lot easier, more focused and targeted with Edit, an … [Read more...]

Fashion Extravaganza Sunday at Strange Loop Gallery

Photo self portrait by Ryan Burke

New York Fashion Week—To kick off the fall season and as part of the Lower East Side Gallery Night (where more than 40 gallery and … [Read more...]

“Hunger Games” Sequel Inspires Fashion Collection at Net-a-Porter

Oscar-winner Jennifer Lawrence stars as Katniss in "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire" opening in November

New York/Santa Monica, CA—One of this fall’s most highly anticipated movie sequels, “The Hunger Fames: Catching Fire” will have … [Read more...]

Hermès First Half Profit Up 14.9%, Beating Forecasts

Hermes Handbag and accessories

Paris—Bolstered by sales increases of its luxurygoods across the world, Hermès International today reported its first half profit … [Read more...]

Foot Locker Q2 Earnings Slightly Miss, Sales Rise

New apparel and accessories from Nike's latest KD VI Collection at Foot Locker stores.

New York—Foot Locker revealed Friday lower-than-expected second quarter earnings but still reiterated its full year … [Read more...]

Week in Review: Must-Know News

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New York—Some Wall Street analysts referred to it as a “frat boy fight” this week when William Ackman, the hedge fund founder and … [Read more...]