Nielsen Study: Support Existing Products for Long-Term Success

The study notes that 55 percent of new products begin to decline in sales in year two, while 69 percent have fallen by year three.

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The Markets

Burlington and Thread in Sustainable Fabric Deal

Burlington, a division of the International Textile Group, is partnering with Thread as the exclusive global woven manufacturer to develop socio- and eco-conscious fabrics.

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Burt's Bees, Roxanne Quimby


Burt’s Bees Cofounder Spotlighted in New Book Amid Park-Related Controversy

Burt's Bees cofounder Roxanne Quimby is examined in new book amidst park-related controversy.

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Wedding Techs Take Aim at Traditional Way of Saying ‘I Do’

Let’s call this weddings 3.0. Millennials have hit the refresh button on saying “I do,” turning to the wed-tech upstarts lining up to snag a slice of what IbisWorld Inc. said amounted to $8.5 billion in wedding apparel and accessories sales last year for a digital-age customer who prefers clicking through gowns, suits and weddings […]

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Photographer Gosta Peterson Finds Himself in the Spotlight

On Monday night, the New Yorker was the guest of honor at Masters magazine launch party for its limited edition print publication at Turn Gallery.

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TJX Ups Minimum Pay, But Target Hangs Back


Telsey Analysts Maintain Rating on TJX Following Acquisition

Following the acquisition of Australian retailer Trade Secrets earlier this week, TJX Cos. Inc. maintained a “market perform” rating and a $73 price target by Telsey Advisory Group.

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They Are Wearing: New York Men Dress for Heat Wave

As late-July temperatures in Manhattan topped 90 degrees, the city’s men turned to shorts, loose shapes and the always stylish fedora to maintain their sense of cool.

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Lucky Brand’s New Retail Concept: California Lifestyle, Artisans and Technology

Highlighting a lifestyle rather than simply items for sale, the denim brand aims to nearly double sales to $1 billion in five years.

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Avon Luck for Him and Luck for Her.


Avon Reports Net Profit Gains 51.6% for Q2

While net profit soared, total revenue for the three months declined 16.7 percent.

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Converse Chuck Party


Converse Chuck II: Fans React to New Design

We speak to Converse diehards at the brand's SoHo store party thrown in celebration of the new Chuck II sneaker.

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