Retail Markets

Retailers and brands are heading into the key Black Friday to Cyber Monday selling period.

Financial

Fashion and Retail Shares Rise With Black Friday on Horizon

Companies are said to be heading into the holiday season with cleaner inventory levels.

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From Abercrombie's 2017 campaign, "This Is the Time."

Financial

Improvements at Abercrombie, but Wall Street Still Cautious on the Stock

As sales of graphic Ts increase, that has helped boost sales of logo merchandise.

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One of the newer Abercrombie & Fitch stores.

Financial

Abercrombie Shares Jump on Q3 Beat

The firm’s ceo said that Abercrombie is “beginning to show signs of stabilization.”

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Technology

AI Firm Forter Says It Can Prevent Account Takeovers

Forter’s expertise is in preventing online fraud.

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A garment factory in Cambodia.

Financial

Study: Pressures Growing on Fast-Fashion Firms

The report from Kurt Salmon said countering rising costs by turning to lower-cost providers is not the answer for fast-fashion firms.

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Retail

Stein Mart Widens Q3 Loss

Lower inventory levels has helped with better merchandise margins.

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Financial

Conference Board Predicts 3% Global GDP Growth in 2018

No U.S. recession is expected in 2018 as gross domestic product growth is expected at 2.6 percent from 2017’s 2.3 percent.

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Financial

B. Lane Inc. Files Voluntary Chapter 11 Petition

The company does business as Fashion to Figure.

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A holiday window from Lord & 
Taylor.

Marketing and Promotion

Lord & Taylor’s Holiday Windows, With Jessie James Decker

Unveiling the window displays coincided with a charitable holiday shopping event.

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Inside the Sears concept store in Camp HIll, Penn.

Financial

Sears Shares Continue Their Decline

The company’s operating loss for 2017 could be $1.8 billion, according to Moody’s.

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Fashion Scoops

Christopher Martinez Joins Olivela

Forty percent of proceeds from Olivela go to charity to help kids.

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Martha Stewart Unveils Merchandise for QVC

Financial

Sequential Shares Plummet After Q3 Miss

The company’s guaranteed minimum royalties for 2017 are about $120M.

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A Sears store.

Financial

Sears Preannounces Smaller Q3 Loss; Will Sell More Real Estate

Sears guided the loss to between $525 million and $595 million on revenues of $3.7 billion.

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The Coach Holiday campaign featuring Selena Gomez.

Financial

Tapestry Looks to Holiday; Coach Brand Posts Surprise Comp Drop

On the agenda are store refreshes for Kate Spade and Stuart Weitzman.

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The Coach Holiday campaign featuring Selena Gomez.

Financial

Tapestry Posts Q1 Loss; Adjusted EPS Beats Wall Street’s Estimate

Acquisition costs connected to its $2.4B deal for Kate Spade pushed Q1 into the red.

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