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Bebe Warns of Higher Costs as Q1 Loss Narrows

Bebe

Brisbane, CA--Bebe Stores Inc. has narrowed its first quarter loss after lower markdowns helped offset falling sales, but says … [Read more...]

Gucci Brand Helps PPR’s 3Q Sales Rise 13%

Gucci 2011

Paris—PPR, the luxurygoods conglomerate that owns Gucci, Yves Saint Laurent and Bottega Veneta, reported Thursday that its third … [Read more...]

CPSC Urges Voluntary Cadmium Limits

CPSC

Washington—The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) said Tuesday that jewelry manufacturers, consumer groups and other … [Read more...]

Bain: Luxurygoods Sales Recover This Year, Slow Down in 2011

Luxury Goods

Milan--The United States and Asia have been behind an unexpectedly strong recovery in luxury spending this year but sales are … [Read more...]

Coach Reshuffles Asian Management

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New York--Coach has made a number of senior management changes in Asia as the brand seeks to drive expansion in the region. The … [Read more...]

Burberry Pushes into China as Half Year Sales Rise

Burberry

London—Burberry executives said today that the company will continue its push into China after the British luxury house posted a … [Read more...]

Retailers vs Manufacturers Over China Currency Bill

China Currency

Washington—While The House of Representatives’ 348 to 79 vote Wednesday in favor of the Currency Reform for Fair Trade Act has … [Read more...]

China Currency Bill Divides Textiles, Apparel Groups

China Currency

Washington--China currency legislation being considered by Congress has divided textile makers and apparel importers over its … [Read more...]

Hermes Launches its First Chinese Luxury Brand

Hermes Launches its First Chinese Luxury Brand

Hong Kong—Hermès opened today its latest retail concept, Shang Xia, the first of what the French luxurygoods company hopes will be … [Read more...]

Richemont Half Year Sales Beat Forecast

Richemont

Geneva—Richemont, the luxurygoods giant behind 19 leading luxury brands including Cartier, Montblanc and Chloe, reported this week … [Read more...]

Gap Launches Canadian E-Commerce Site

Gap Inc.

Apparel retail group Gap has launched a dedicated e-commerce site aimed at Canadian consumers for its Gap, Banana Republic and Old … [Read more...]

Gap Inc. Looks Online for International Expansion

Gap Inc.

San Francisco--Gap Inc. has announced recently that it is aiming to make online shopping available in up to 65 countries.Gap … [Read more...]