Today's Digital Daily
The future of teen retailer Aeropostale is still unclear, as bidding at a court auction was continuing into the evening hours on Monday.
• Vicki M. Young
Raffaele Ilardo will head up creative development and design for the Carolina Herrera New York ready-to-wear and bridal collections.
• Rosemary Feitelberg
An analysis of online patterns by big data firm Edited shows the runway styles most likely to resonate with shoppers.
• Evan Clark
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.
July comps were positive.
Sales rose 3.8%.
Comps also fall in the quarter.
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.
Holiday sales for department store chain Karstadt helped reverse Arcandor Group’s recent losses in the first 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.”