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Week in Review: 10 Must-Remember Online Articles

Retail Fixer: Burberry CEO Angela Adrendts soon to head Apple's retail division

New York—“The epicenter of stupidity”…that’s how outspoken L Brands chairman Leslie Wexner referred to Washington, specifically … [Read more...]

NPD on Holiday: Consumers to Spend More But Seek Out Better Deals

Holiday Shopping

Port Washington, NY–While consumers say they plan to spend more this holiday compared to last year, their comparison shopping and … [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...]

Week in Review: 10 News Must-Reads

Miley Cyrus at the VMA Awards

New York—For many, the big M this week was all about Miley Cyrus, the ex-Disney-star-turned-twerking-vamp whose antics at the VMAs … [Read more...]

NPD: Most Millennials Spend in Brick-and-Mortar Retailers

Millennials

Port Washington, NY–Although they have grown up with the Internet as a crucial part of their entire lives, the Millennial … [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...]

NPD: Footwear Shoppers’ Priorities Change for 2013

Woman_Shoes

Port Washington, NY–Not only having is having the latest styles that women and their friends like to shop for still paramount in … [Read more...]

Week in Review: 10 Things to Know

Handbags from Michael Kors: NOT for sale at Costco?

New York—Shoes and handbags--which most women say they just can’t get enough of--were very much in the news this week.In a … [Read more...]

NPD: Hispanic Women Now Account for Nearly 20% of Footwear Sales

Musician Carlos Santana has built a brand in footwear and accessories by catering to the Hispanic market

Port Washington, NY–There’s a major consumer segment that are representing an increasingly important segment of consuming buying … [Read more...]

Week in Review: The News to Know

Swarovski

New York--There may be a midsummer's night heat in much of the nation, but plenty of retailers, designers and fashion companies … [Read more...]

NPD: Online Back-to-School Spending Expected to Rise

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Port Washington, NY–Back-to-school shoppers may delay their purchases this year but they plan to spend more money than they did … [Read more...]

Week in Review: Top Accessories, Retail Stories

stuartvevers

New York--Life has its ups and downs and this week had plenty of gains and losses.On the gain side, Saks Inc., parent to Saks … [Read more...]