Chanel Plots The Year of Gabrielle

A new handbag model, its first new fragrance pillar in 15 years and more are on the docket.

clock 16hMiles Socha and Peter Born and Joelle Diderich


New York Fashion Week Provides Much of What Retailers Ordered

American fashion capital set to soar.

clock February 20, 2017Sharon Edelson


Gucci Enhances Diversity and Inclusion

Gucci joined Parks, a nonprofit association helping companies to promote diversity and inclusion.

clock February 20, 2017Alessandra Turra


A Limited storefront.


Sycamore Partners Acquires Remaining Assets of The Limited

The private equity firm secured the bankrupt retailer’s remaining assets for $26.8 million through a court auction.

clock 28mKali Hays

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Levi Strauss Launches Private Notes Offering

The denim brand is offering 450 million euros in senior notes to institutional buyers to retrieve outstanding notes set to mature in five years.

clock 4hKali Hays


Dillard’s 2016 Net Income Drops, Sales Down

The department store continued to suffer over the year with net income dropping to $169 million from $269 million and sales on the decline.

clock 6hKali Hays

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Retailers Set to Pay the Piper, Weak Q4 Seen

Wal-Mart, Macy’s, TJX, Nordstrom and more will reveal their fourth-quarter results this week.

clock 10hEvan Clark


Europe’s Markets Edge Up in Mid-Morning Trading

Retail, luxury stocks were uneven.

clock 11hSamantha Conti


Australia’s Scentre Group Sees 10.4 Pct Uptick in 2016 Profit

The Australian operator of Westfield said it is seeing the results of jettisoning off-strategy malls to focus on a higher-quality offer.

clock 11hPatty Huntington

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Swiss Watch Exports Fall 6.2% in January

Losses in Hong Kong narrowed during the 19th consecutive month of falling sales worldwide.

clock 12hRobert Williams


Europe’s Markets Make Small Gains in Midmorning

Retail, luxury stocks were uneven.

clock February 20, 2017Samantha Conti

Unilever packaging


Unilever Slams Door on Kraft Heinz, Says Bid Undervalues Company

Food-to-skin-care giant has told shareholders not to make any moves.

clock February 18, 2017Samantha Conti

Brick and mortar retailers are expected to continue to draw in the majority of retail sales, even as e-commerce grows.


Berkshire Sells Shares, Market Ponders Wal-Mart’s Future

Analysts and vendors weigh in on impact of recent Wal-Mart transactions.

clock February 17, 2017Arthur Zaczkiewicz

Chinese both at home and abroad are seen boosting their spending at sites like Hong Kong's Time Square mall.


Chinese Seen Boosting Spending on Luxury, but Challenges Grow

BNP forecasts Chinese buyers will increase consumption on luxury goods 30 percent compared to the first half of 2016 while American shoppers are seen spending 23 percent more.

clock February 17, 2017Gordon Sorlini


European Stock Markets Retreat in Mid-Morning Trading

Luxury, retail stocks were mostly down.

clock February 17, 2017Natalie Theodosi



Man Charged With Plot to Bomb Target Stores and Force Stock Drop

The U.S. Justice Department announced the arrest of a Florida man, who paid an unnamed source to plant 10 self-made bombs in Target locations along the East Coast.

clock February 17, 2017Kali Hays

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Kraft Heinz Makes Offer for Unilever

Unilever has been building up its beauty portfolio through acquisitions.

clock February 17, 2017Allison Collins



VF Corp. Net Slips, Revenues Fall

The company’s fourth-quarter earnings per share met Wall Street’s expectations, but the revenue forecast disappointed.

clock February 17, 2017Vicki M. Young

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