Today's Digital Daily
Designers, including burkini creator Aheda Zanetti, are puzzled over the recent backlash.
• Ritu Upadhyay
The designer will showcase the fall Tommy x Gigi Collection designed in collaboration with supermodel Gigi Hadid.
• Lisa Lockwood
Visits by Japanese tourists in the first six months of the year fell 46.2 percent, Russians by 35 percent and Italians by 27.7 percent.
• Miles Socha
For cosmetics companies, beauty bloggers can mean big, big business.
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.
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.
Sales rose 3.8%.
July comps were positive.
Holiday sales for department store chain Karstadt helped reverse Arcandor Group’s recent losses in the first quarter.
If Black Friday weekend sales at brick-and-mortar stores were good, then online sales were even better.
Comps also fall in the quarter.
No-nonsense bons mots are legendary in the technology and operations halls at David Yurman, the luxury jewelry brand.
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…