Luxury


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...]

NY Fashion Week in Review: 10 Things to Recall

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New York Fashion Week—TGIF!…although we have to admit despite running around to runways to the point of exhaustion, there’s always … [Read more...]

Affluent Consumer Confidence Spikes Ahead of Holiday Season

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Stevens, PA—While recent second quarter earnings reports from many large retailers shows a slowdown in discretionary spending, … [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...]

“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

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

Even Wealthy Shoppers Like Reward Programs, Study Finds

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New York—As recent retail earnings reports show, consumers are being quite discerning about spending their dollars. Loyalty and … [Read more...]

Asia to Account for More Than 50% of Luxury Market in 10 Years

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London—Although some earnings reports from major luxury conglomerates have indicated a slowing in sales of luxurygoods, Asian … [Read more...]

Uptick in Spending by Affluents Seen Ahead

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Stevens, PA—The ultra affluents—those consumers who make up the top 20%--have picked up their spending rate, a trend that bodes … [Read more...]

Ralph Lauren Q1 Profit Falls on Slowed Sales

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New York—Ralph Lauren Corp. today reported a lackluster first quarter where earnings and sales results were hit by unfavorable … [Read more...]

Report: Neiman Marcus Hired Banks to Lead IPO

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Dallas—The owners of Neiman Marcus Group moved closed this week to launching a purported initial public offering of the luxury … [Read more...]

After Stronger-Than-Expected Q2, Hermés Headed to Another Record Year?

Hermes claimed victory this year in its long-running dispute with LVMH.

Paris—Buoyed by a 12% jump in its second quarter sales, Hermés said today that its full year revenue is well on its way achieving  … [Read more...]