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Comps Preview: Apparel Retailing Seen Struggling

Although consumer spending and income showed a slight gain in June, same-store sales for July are not looking good — especially for teen- and specialty-apparel retailers.

Uniqlo Set to Launch Disney Range of Products

The Japanese brand said the initiative, dubbed “Magic For All”, will “add a touch of Disney enchantment, Marvel action, Star Wars adventure and Pixar creativity” to Uniqlo’s LifeWear concept.

H&M Expands Cos and Eyes Growth for Other Brands

Cos is undertaking the biggest expansion in its history, opening 27 new stores by the end of the year.


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.

Ron Robinson’s IoT World to Enter Wearables With Exclusive Elemoon Launch

The wearable jewelry line is set to make its exclusive U.S. debut at Ron Robinson's Santa Monica store.

Report Finds Impact of Megatrends on Fashion Industry

A report by Sparks & Honey and Fashion Snoops identified 18 mega trends and looks at how they're influencing fashion.

Larry Garmany of Garmany in Red Bank, N.J., Dies at 62

He opened the Garmany specialty store in 1989.


B-t-s Spending Expected to Be Flat, According to Brand Keys

The biggest increases in the choice of where and how they shopped were specialty apparel retailers.

White House|Black Market

White House|Black Market Turns to West Coast as Brand Evolves

The retailer recently held its first-ever showing on the West Coast with its fall collection, which presents a more modern look for the brand.