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Specialty Stores

Blue: Market Capitalization (per store in millions)
Black: Sales — Past Four Quarters (per store in millions)

Physical Reality: Surveying Specialty Players’ Market Capitalization

Specialty fashion players have brick-and-mortar hearts in a digital world, but most get no love for it.

Men Own Their Personal Style, Ogilvy Study Says

A new men’s study by The Boutique @ Ogilvy finds that guys spend more per month on clothing and accessories than women.

A rendering of TurnStyle.

TurnStyle Plumbs Depths of Manhattan for Retail

Underground retail is experiencing a renaissance in Manhattan with Westfield World Trade Center, Fulton Center and TurnStyle, which is now almost fully leased.

Fabletics store

Fabletics Taps Mall of America for Next Store

The athletic brand, now with six stores, heads to Minnesota as it further refines its brick-and-mortar strategy.

A Soft Surroundings look for spring.

Soft Surroundings Accelerates Retail Rollout

A dividend recapitalization is allowing Soft Surroundings to ramp up its store openings.

Hancock Fabrics Files for Bankruptcy

Hancock Fabrics files for bankruptcy again.

Paul Blum

Paul Blum Joins Henri Bendel as CEO

The executive most recently was ceo of Fred Segal.

American Apparel

American Apparel Faced Rugged Q3

The firm continued to see sales slide in its results for the September quarter, filed with the SEC today.


American Apparel Rival Led by Dov Charney in Works

The Georgia-based investment firm that teamed with Charney last year is now cooking up another project with the ex-ceo that has a DNA structure very similar to his former company.