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Hurricane Joaquin’s Double-Edged Sword

Hurricane Joaquin inflicted pain on parts of the southeast, but in the northeast, the cold weather sent shoppers to stores in search of fall merchandise.

Post-holiday rush

Weekly Sales Slump With Holiday Challenges Ahead

Consumers pulled back on spending last week, and for fashion apparel sales September’s warmer weather may have delayed expenditures on fall items.

Ghost Economy Robs Retailers of Trillions

A report by IHL Group and DynamicAction sheds light on a shadow economy that’s siphoning trillions of dollars from retailers’ bottom lines.

Grayse boutique at Fashion Island in Newport Beach, Calif.

Kelly and Marie Gray on Grayse

Kelly Gray discusses new retail at Fashion Island and the Citadel for the two-year-old line she and her mother, Marie Gray, started.

The interior of the Alexander McQueen store

Paris Store Openings: Fall 2015 Retail Roundup

A look at five new fashion stores that recently opened in the City of Light.

Mackage’s leather backpack.

Mackage Expands on Two Fronts

Canadian outerwear brand Mackage is testing the U.S. retail waters with a pop-up shop on Madison Avenue and opening its first freestanding store in Canada.

YogaSmoga activewear

YogaSmoga on Expansion Tear

YogaSmoga is continuing its rapid growth with the announcement of five new high profile store locations.

A sketch of Vionnet's first Paris boutique.

Vionnet Opening First Paris Boutique Under Goga Ashkenazi

Vionnet is returning to its roots, with the opening of its first Paris boutique since Goga Ashkenazi took control of the historic label in 2012.

& Other Stories new 5th Ave location.

& Other Stories to Open Second NY Store

H&M’s sister brands COS and & Other Stories are taking root in the U.S. with new store openings planned.