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 5hMiles Socha and Peter Born and Joelle Diderich


New York Fashion Week Provides Much of What Retailers Ordered

American fashion capital set to soar.

clock 18hSharon Edelson


Gucci Enhances Diversity and Inclusion

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

clock 21hAlessandra Turra



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 22mPatty 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 46mRobert Williams


Europe’s Markets Make Small Gains in Midmorning

Retail, luxury stocks were uneven.

clock 22hSamantha Conti

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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 has arrested the 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


Following Acquisitions, IFF Posts Sales Gains

IFF closed a deal for fine fragrances player Fragrance Resources in January.

clock February 16, 2017Allison Collins


Nu Skin Enterprises Reports Sales Declines, Earnings Increase for 2016

The company’s figures were affected by $50 million in product launch revenue generated in the fourth quarter of 2015.

clock February 16, 2017Allison Collins


Groupe Bruxelles Lambert Reportedly Taking a Stake in Hugo Boss

News boosts Hugo Boss shares by 6.56 percent.

clock February 16, 2017Melissa Drier

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Avon Numbers Dip, Representatives Decline

Avon posted $260 million in debt reduction for 2016.

clock February 16, 2017Allison Collins


Europe’s Stock Markets Retreat in Mid-Morning Trading

Retail, luxury stocks were mostly down.

clock February 16, 2017Samantha Conti

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