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Swatch Group’s 2013 Profit Beats Expectations

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Zurich—Continued sales growth in China and elsewhere helped Swatch Group AG today report better-than-expected 2013 earnings as … [Read more...]

Ferragamo Posts 9% Sales Increase for 2013

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Milan— Salvatore Ferragamo SpA said Thursday its 2013 sales rose 9% compared with the previous year as all categories except … [Read more...]

Tod’s 2013 Sales Inch Up, But Miss Estimate

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Ancona, Italy—Although revenue in its home country of Italy took a hit amid its worst post-war recession, Tod's SpA reported today … [Read more...]

Coach Posts Q2 Fall in Profit as U.S. Sales Continue to Falter

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New York—Shares of Coach Inc. slumped more than 7% in trading today after the handbag and luxurygoods brand reported a 16% drop in … [Read more...]

AAFA Releases ApparelStats, ShoeStats 2013 Reports

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Arlington, VA—The American Apparel & Footwear Association (AAFA) today released its ApparelStats 2013 and ShoeStats 2013 … [Read more...]

Columbia Sportswear Venture Poised for Growth

Trekking through the Colorado snow, wearing Columbia Sportswear head to toe

Portland, OR—Columbia Sportswear has begun its new joint venture with Swire Resources, which is designed to act as a springboard … [Read more...]

Inditex’ Profit Slows Despite Continued Global Expansion

Holiday picks at Zara

Arteixo, Spain—Inditex SA, owner of Zara Massimo Dutti and often billed as the "world’s largest clothing retailer," today reported … [Read more...]

Kering Posts Q3 Fall in Sales as Gucci Falters

Status Look: Gucci rethinks the little black dress for fall

Paris—Much like its rival LVMH reported earlier this month, Kering SA today reported a slowdown in its third quarter sales due to … [Read more...]

HUE Opens First of 500 Stores in China

One of HUE's first stores in Dong Men MOI Shopping Mall in Shenzhen, China

Shanghai—HUE, the hosiery brand that bills itself as the No. 1 women’s legwear and intimates brand in U.S. department stores, 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...]

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...]

Ferragamo First Half Profit Jumps 81%

From Ferragamo's fall ad campaign

Florence, Italy—Salvatore Ferragamo reported today that its first half profit jumped 81% thanks to improved sales and its … [Read more...]