Fendi Resort 2018

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Neiman Marcus: A Belle at the Ball Still Waiting

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Streetwear Sizzles in Russia Amid a Tepid Men's Market

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Vicki M. Young

A Sears store front inside a mall.


Sears Holdings’ Adjusted Q1 Loss Bested Estimates by 90 Cents

Sears posted Q1 profits due to cost cutting, but ended up in the red after adjustments.

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A$AP Rocky Guess Club hats


Guess Narrows Q1 Loss

The Americas business remained soft in the quarter.

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The Abercrombie & Fitch store prototype in Columbus, Ohio.

Mergers and Acquisitions

Abercrombie Could Post a Q1 EPS Loss Greater Than Expected

The consensus estimate pegs Q1’s net loss at 70 cents a share, on sales of $651 million.

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Chico's Coconut Point storefront.


Shares of Chico’s Drop on Q1 Miss, Lackluster 2017 Outlook

Comps declined at Chico’s, White House|Black Market; up slightly at Soma.

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A Breitling preowned chronograph.


TrueFacet Partners With American Express for Rewards Program

A growing number of young, affluent consumers buy, resell and then trade up.

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A Sears store.


Sears Inks Deals to Reduce Debt and Pension Obligations

One of the agreements allows Sears the option to further extend the maturity of a loan to July 2018.

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Proposed entitlement cuts in the federal budget could impact sales trends at discounters and dollar stores.


Federal Entitlement Cuts Could Impact Discounters, Dollar Stores

The decline in food stamp participants has weighed on sales trends at some discounters and dollar stores.

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A key category for global retail expansion was apparel.


Retailers Slowed Their Pace of Entering New International Markets in 2016

After coffee shops and restaurants, specialty apparel and midrange fashion retailers were the key categories for new retail entrants.

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Fashion and accessories are key product categories in licensing.

Business Features

Fashion and Accessories Key Licensing Categories, Said LIMA

Overall global sales of licensed products for fashion was $31.1 billion in 2016.

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A.T. Kearney predicts more mega deals ahead.

Mergers and Acquisitions

Study Predicts More Megadeals; Rebound in Valuations Ahead

With organic growth slowing, companies will rely on acquisitions to grow their businesses.

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A carry-on from Away.


Luggage Company Away Secures $20M

The funding will enable the company to enter into new product categories and open stores.

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Fashion Scoops

Runway of Dreams Foundation to Host Second Annual Gala June 8

Manny Chirico, Tobie Hatfield and Kyle Maynard are the honorees.

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The Rhinelander Mansion houses Lauren's flagship.


Ralph Lauren’s Patrice Louvet to Focus on Consumer Component of Turnaround

While the company is making progress on turning around the business, some observers think a nine-month lead time is still too long given the changing retail backdrop and shifts in consumer shopping patterns.

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The Rhinelander Mansion houses Lauren's flagship.


Ralph Lauren Posts Q4 Loss, But Beats on EPS and Revenues

CFO Jane Nielsen said the company will continue work on the Way Forward Plan in Fiscal 2018 to bring demand back to the business.

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Bon-Ton Widens Q1 Loss

Q1 comps fell 8.8 percent.

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