• WWD Staff
• Jean E. Palmieri
• Jennifer Weil
For cosmetics companies, beauty bloggers can mean big, big business.
Comps also fall in the quarter.
The jobs front still presented a mixed picture in March: those who said jobs are “plentiful” rose, as did those who said jobs were “hard to get.”
Results were impacted by costs related to the brand’s March acquisition by TPG Capital and Leonard Green & Partners and merchandise issues.
If Black Friday weekend sales at brick-and-mortar stores were good, then online sales were even better.
July comps were positive.
Sales rose 3.8%.
The company said November comps rose 6 percent.
Strategic investment in product, marketing, digital content and infrastructure dented the bottom line over the past year.
No-nonsense bons mots are legendary in the technology and operations halls at David Yurman, the luxury jewelry brand.
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Holiday sales for department store chain Karstadt helped reverse Arcandor Group’s recent losses in the first quarter.
Ullman cites more ‘value’ for creditors.
NEW YORK — In the midst of a $240 million effort to buy Italy’s GFT SpA, first quarter earnings and sales at Plaid Clothing Group were down sharply.A report sent to Plaid bondholders and filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission, said…
Second-quarter profits at Parlux Fragrances Inc. fell 44.3 percent to $2 million, or 10 cents a diluted share, from $3.6 million, or 18 cents a share, in the prior year, which included earnings from discontinued operations related to the Perry Ellis…