e-commerce


Vera Bradley Taps New E-Commerce Chief

From the laser cut collection

Fort Wayne, IN—Planned as one of the strategic growth channels for the brand, Vera Bradley Inc. this week announced a new vice … [Read more...]

Rue La La to Launch Themed Dressing Room Series

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Boston—While one usually doesn’t associate dressing rooms with online shopping, Rue La La (www.ruelala.com) hopes to change all … [Read more...]

Shoppers Willing to Share Personal Info—For a Price

Cybercrime

New York—Recent news about data breaches of card numbers and other personal information at Target and Neiman Marcus may make … [Read more...]

Charm & Chain Bows Colorful Collaborations with 5 Jewelry Designers

Dannijo X Charm & Chain's bib necklace

New York—Two designers collaborating on a collection can result in some beautiful, colorful creations, propelled by their dual … [Read more...]

China to Become Gap Inc.’s No.2 Market in 3 Years

Gap china

San Francisco—Gap Inc. is looking to become less dependent upon the (unpredictable) U.S. market, which accounts for about 84% of … [Read more...]

Steve Madden Launches New Socially Integrated Website

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Long Island City, NY—When Steve Madden, designer and marketer of fashion footwear and accessories for women, men and children, … [Read more...]

Belk 2013 Sales Up, But Costs Hit Profits

Belk also opened its first flagship store in Texas this week at Galleria Dallas

Charlotte, NC—Citing increased costs especially for its online strategy, Belk Inc. said Wednesday that its 2013 profit was down … [Read more...]

Hudson’s Bay Co. Q4 Profit Down on Costs, Sales Up 73.6%

Hudson's Bay

Toronto—Hudson’s Bay Company today reported that its fourth quarter profit plunged 67% as expenses rose, but net sales also rose … [Read more...]

H&M Q1 Profit Misses Due to Online Expenses

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Stockholm—H&M today missed its first quarter profit forecast as the world’s second largest fashion retailer spent more to … [Read more...]

Winter Weather, Promotions Hit Cato Q4 Profit, Sales

Welcome Springtime: the latest looks from Cato

Charlotte, NC—Cato Corp. today reported that winter storms and a challenging, highly competitive holiday season adversely affected … [Read more...]

Bon-Ton Q4 Profit Down; CEO to Depart

Brendan Hoffman becomes president/ceo at Bon-Ton Stores on Feb. 7

York, PA—Bon-Ton Stores today reported a 17.6% drop in its fourth quarter profit but narrowed its loss for 2013. The department … [Read more...]

Helping to Tie the Knot: A Bridal Accessories Site

Lula headband on White & Bold

New York—On the most important day of her life, a bride must be just so—head to toe. Finishing off a bride’s look with the lastest … [Read more...]