Beauty

Angelina Jolie Fronts Guerlain's Most Lavish Launch

Jolie has known the brand since childhood, as her mother used its iris-and-violet-scented powder.

clock 6hJennifer Weil

Fashion

Clash of the Titans: Karl and Meryl

The versions of the "canceled dress" story told by Meryl Streep's publicist and by Karl Lagerfeld are both believable — and consistent.

clock 22hBridget Foley

Fashion

Giorgio Armani to Restructure Brands

The designer will cease the Armani Collezioni and Armani Jeans brands.

clock 23hLuisa Zargani

Financial

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Financial

Fitch Rates Walgreens Loans as BBB

Walgreens has extended the time for the proposed Rite Aid merger through July.

clock 10hAllison Collins

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Financial

Retail’s Debt Woes Nearing Recession Level

The number of distressed apparel retailers, including Claire’s and Rue 21, is approaching 14 percent of Moody’s portfolio, a level not seen since the Great Recession.

clock 10hKali Hays

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Financial

J. Jill Estimates Up to $215M Will Come From IPO

The women’s apparel and accessories chain estimates more than 11 million shares will go for between $14 and $16.

clock 12hKali Hays

Financial

European Markets Mostly Rise

Retail and luxury stocks were uneven during morning trading on Monday.

clock 18hLorelei Marfil

Can brands come back from bankruptcy?

Financial

Life After Death

Can brands find redemption and reinvent themselves after bankruptcy?

clock February 24, 2017Kari Hamanaka

A Limited storefront.

Financial

Sycamore Capital Plans to ‘Reintroduce’ The Limited

The private equity firm skimped on the details, but confirmed it intends to bring back the specialty brand in some form, someday.

clock February 24, 2017Kali Hays

Financial

European Stock Markets Decline

Retail and luxury stocks put on an uneven show in mid-morning trading on Friday.

clock February 24, 2017Lorelei Marfil

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Financial

Billabong Widens H1 Loss

The surf wear company’s profits soared in the Americas, but results were weighed down by challenges in Asia Pacific and Europe.

clock February 23, 2017Patty Huntington

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Financial

HBC Looking to Cut Overhead After Sales Dip

Hudson’s Bay said it will be hit with a $30 million severance charge as part of plan to reduce corporate overhead by $75 million.

clock February 23, 2017Kali Hays

gap

Financial

Gap Steadies; Art Peck Looks to Future

The specialty chain saw sales and profit increases last quarter and the ceo sees “significant market share opportunity.”

clock February 23, 2017Evan Clark

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Financial

Kohl’s Betting on E-commerce and Under Armour Boost

The retailer is looking for the activewear addition and investments in online shopping to improve traffic and lift sales.

clock February 23, 2017Kali Hays

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Financial

Wall Street Worries Over Victoria’s Secret Weakness

Shares of the company fell sharply after the retailer’s outlook disappointed and weakness persisted.

clock February 23, 2017Evan Clark

Financial

Carter’s Acquires Skip Hop Holdings for $140M

The cash deal includes an earnout for up to $10M provided certain targets are met.

clock February 23, 2017Vicki M. Young

american apparel store

Financial

Gildan’s Plans to Grow American Apparel at Home and Abroad

Gildan executives said American Apparel can make good on their $88 million investment in the brand.

clock February 23, 2017Kali Hays

kohl's holiday seasonal employees workers

Financial

Kohl’s Profits and Sales Slip

The retailer saw income drop 15 percent to $252 million as sales declined.

clock February 23, 2017Kali Hays

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Louboutin & the Law: Switzerland Turns Down Red Soles Trademark Request

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