NEW YORK — A quartet of specialty retailers Tuesday reported sizzling June sales, with some even boosting their second-quarter forecasts.
Chico’s FAS and Pacific Sunwear posted double-digit comparable-store sales gains for June, up 15 percent and 10.5 percent, respectively. Charming Shoppes saw June comps rise 5 percent. Citing brisk sales of full-priced merchandise, J. Jill Group said it estimates earnings to run well ahead of Wall Street’s forecasts.
A Stella McCartney sketch of a custom dress made from protein-based silk in partnership with biotech lab Bolt Threads. The dress will be displayed at The Museum of Modern Art's upcoming design exhibition, "Items: Is Fashion Modern?"