Business

Gucci Denies Ex-Employee's Allegations of Sexual Harassment

clock December 8, 2017Kali Hays

Fashion

CEO Talks: Donna Carpenter of Burton Snowboards

clock December 8, 2017Jean E. Palmieri

Business

Vince Makes Progress in Turnaround Bid

clock December 7, 2017David Moin

retail

A pop-up vending machine for Sole DXB 2017.

Retail

Sole DXB Sees Vending Machines as Viable Sales Channel for Fashion

The futuristic look at retail is a nod to Japanese street culture.

clock December 9, 2017Vicki M. Young

JC Penney

Marketing and Promotion

Kroger, Target and J.C. Penney Dominate ABX Ad Ratings for November

Kroger, Target and J.C. Penney garnered the “most effective” advertising ratings for November, according to the ABX Advertising Benchmark Index.

clock December 8, 2017Tracey Greenstein

Customers check out at a Target store on Black Friday in Alexandria, Virginia, USA, 24 November 2017. The day after Thanksgiving known as 'Black Friday' kicks off the holiday season of shopping. Thirty percent of annual retail sales occur between Black Friday and Christmas, according to the National Retail Federation.Black Friday shopping, Alexandria, USA - 24 Nov 2017

Government and Trade

Holiday Hiring Partially Stems Retail Job Losses

Apparel retailers as a whole still reduced employment, but by less than previous months.

clock December 8, 2017Kali Hays

Douglas store in Munich

Fragrance

E-commerce Drives Douglas Group in Full-Year 2016-17

The Douglas perfumery chains’ online business helped offset dampened sales in Germany.

clock December 7, 2017Jennifer Weil

The New York flagship on Fifth Ave. will close by the end of December.

Financial

More Debt Restructurings and Potential Bankruptcies in 2018

Charming Charlie — long on the watch list of distressed retailers — is closing stores, including its Fifth Avenue flagship.

clock December 7, 2017Vicki M. Young

A Sears store.

Financial

Sears Urged to Go Private by Swiss Investment Trust

The department store is allegedly suffering from an “alarming” rate of short-selling.

clock December 7, 2017Kali Hays

The Guiltless pop-up store which had been burgled earlier this week.

Business Features

As Pop-up Stores Grow, So Do Security Concerns

Temporary stores are popular with young brands, which are less likely to be savvy about burglar-proofing.

clock December 7, 2017Tiffany Ap

This, photo, shows a Lululemon Athletica logo outside a store on Newbury Street in Boston. Lululemon Athletica Inc. reports earnings, Thursday, Aug. 31, 2017Earns Lululemon Athletica, Boston, USA - 05 Jun 2017

Financial

Lululemon Sales Grow, While Ivivva Restructuring Eats Into Profits

Even with more restructuring costs on the horizon, the company upped its guidance.

clock December 6, 2017Kali Hays

AE Studio at Union Square.

Retail

American Eagle Execs Cite Innovation as Key to Comps Gains

The teen retailer posted 11 consecutive quarters of comparable-store sales gains.

clock December 6, 2017Vicki M. Young

Drew Barrymore Dear Drew

Financial

Amazon’s Apparel Sales Could More Than Double in Two Years

Fashion is set to become an increasingly lucrative category for the online giant.

clock December 6, 2017Kali Hays

Milan's Rinascente holiday windows.

Fashion Scoops

Milan’s Rinascente Reveals Holiday Windows

For the second year in a row, the windows celebrate the city’s La Scala theater retracing its history throughout 100 years of opening nights.

clock December 6, 2017Sandra Salibian

Human Resources

UPS Taps Wal-Mart Executive for ‘Transformation’ Role

Scott A. Price was named chief transformation officer, which is effective Dec. 11.

clock December 6, 2017Arthur Zaczkiewicz

AE Studio at Union Square.

Financial

American Eagle’s Q3 Misses Wall Street Estimates by a Penny

Inventories at the end of the quarter rose 8%, reflecting strong sales trends in bottoms, women’s tops and Aerie apparel.

clock December 6, 2017Vicki M. Young

Stylish attendance walking out of The Coterie Show

Markets

Fashion Trade Shows Anticipate Growth During Retail’s Shaky Climate

Firms are expanding due to demand and potential in new markets.

clock December 6, 2017Tracey Greenstein

Tanger Outlets Fort Worth

Real Estate

Steven B. Tanger on Outlets as Able Opposition to the Internet

The Tanger ceo says it’s about more than just price at his factory outlet centers.

clock December 6, 2017David Moin

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Diane von Furstenberg8th Annual DVF Awards, Show, New York, USA - 06 Apr 2017

Fashion

DVF Looks to Sell Equity Stake in Her Business

clock December 8, 2017Lisa Lockwood

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