Today's Digital Daily
• Alessandra Turra
• Anvar Sidorov
• Vicki M. Young
For cosmetics companies, beauty bloggers can mean big, big business.
Scott Friend, the co-founder and former president of ProfitLogic, which was acquired by Oracle this year, likes to tell a funny story about what retailing was like before the age of massive chains and mergers.
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…
Chargebacks are fees charged to a vendor by a retailer, and relate to everything from customer returns and advertising fees to mislabeled products and incomplete orders. Over the past decade, chargebacks have become a contentious issue between…
The luxury group predicts its performance will see an upturn for the rest of the year.
The company in 2014 reduced its carbon-dioxide emissions by 50 percent versus 2005.
The company also said it was decreasing promotional event to protect brand equity.
NEW YORK — Leading off the earnings season for specialty stores, youth-oriented Charlotte Russe Holdings and Bebe Inc. Thursday saw their profits go in opposite directions even as both warned that uncertainty in the retail environment,…
Strategic investment in product, marketing, digital content and infrastructure dented the bottom line over the past year.
The company said November comps rose 6 percent.
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.”
PARIS — The French Bourse responded favorably to L’Oréal’s first-half earnings results, which beat many analysts’ expectations more than twofold. The beauty giant’s stock closed Thursday at $74.01, up 5.8…
NEW YORK — Sales growth has decelerated for most specialty store chains since the second half of last year, but that didn’t stop most from logging profit increases in the first quarter.
Among seven midsize chains reporting earnings this…
NEW YORK — Two Pennsylvania-based Outfitters had drastically different second-quarter results as one fulfilled its fashion fantasies and the other owned up to merchandising miscues.
Philadelphia-based Urban Outfitters Inc. said…
NEW YORK — Pennsylvania’s two retail Outfitters traveled different paths during the first quarter, with Urban Outfitters excelling with differentiated looks for the post-teen and American Eagle Outfitters disappointing with what it deemed…