Vicki M. Young


Study on Amazon Fashion: Core Basics and Contemporary’s Gray Market

The study also found more apparel sales in men’s basics than in the women’s apparel categories.

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Hurricane Harvey: When the Rain Stops, the Hard Work Begins

Disaster will benefit the auto and building industries.

clock August 31, 2017Sharon Edelson

Fashion Scoops

New York Fashion Tech Lab Inks Accenture Deal for 2018 Partnership

New York Fashion Tech Lab conducts an annual 12-week program for women-led firms.

clock August 31, 2017Vicki M. Young

Looks from BCBG Max Azria, Hervé Léger and BCBGeneration.

Mergers and Acquisitions

Marquee Brands: Consumer Wants Key to BCBG Turnaround

Marquee plans on making more acquisitions for its brand portfolio.

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NPD says back-to-school season runs from July through September.


NPD: Mass Merchants are Winners in B-t-s Sales

NPD said the back-to-school selling season runs from July through September.

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Ruth Chapman and Tom Chapman

Retail Said Close to Agreeing Sale With Apax Partners

Apax could be nearing to close an 800 million pound deal with the retailer.

clock August 30, 2017Vicki M. Young and Natalie Theodosi

Chico's store


Chico’s Shares Down on Q2 Miss, Lowered Guidance

Soma will have a new president — Mary van Praag — beginning on Sept. 5.

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A man walks through floodwaters in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey in Houston, Texas, USA, 29 August 2017. Hurricane Harvey made landfall on the south coast of Texas as a major hurricane category 4. The last time a major hurricane of this size hit the United States was in 2005.Hurricane Harvey aftermath, Houston, USA - 29 Aug 2017


Hurricane Harvey: Economic Impact Estimated at $160B

The storm’s costs would be greater than that of Hurricanes Katrina and Sandy combined.

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No Break From Harvey’s Deluge for Texas or Louisiana

As a tropical storm moves from Texas to Louisiana, losses mount.

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Consumers are upbeat about current conditions.


Consumer Confidence Up Again in August

Consumers were more upbeat about current conditions, and only slightly up for the short-term outlook.

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A J. Jill store front.


J. Jill Posts Q2 Results; Shares Decline on Softer Guidance

The company expects Q3 comps to rise in the high-single digits.

clock August 29, 2017Vicki M. Young


Frank & Oak Adds Suiting Capsule for Women’s Line

The capsule has five items with price points from $69 to $149.

clock August 29, 2017Vicki M. Young

Flood evacuees Rescue boats fill a flooded street at flood victims are evacuated as floodwaters from Tropical Storm Harvey rise, in HoustonHarvey, Houston, USA - 28 Aug 2017


Retailers Shutter Stores Against Harvey’s Wrath

Scores of stores have closed in Texas and lost sales are already estimated at more than $1 billion.

clock August 28, 2017Sharon Edelson

Residents walk along the flooded roadway of Texas 249 as they evacuate their adjacent neighborhoods near T. C. Jester Blvd. in Houston, Texas, USA, 27 August 2017. The areas in and around Houston and south Texas are experiencing record floods after more than 24 inches of rain after Harvey made landfall in the south coast of Texas as a category 4 hurricane, the most powerful to affect the US since 2004. Harvey has weakened and been downgraded to a tropical storm and is expected to cause heavy rain for several days.Major flooding hits the city of Houston, Texas after Hurricane Harvey makes landfall as a tropical storm, USA - 27 Aug 2017


Hurricane Harvey Continues to Inflict Pain in Texas

Weather event is considered one of the strongest to hit the region in decades.

clock August 28, 2017Sharon Edelson and Vicki M. Young and Kali Hays

An in-store Estée Lauder display.


Estée Lauder Says It Is Not for Sale

There were rumblings last week about possible talks.

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Naomi Campbell, Claudia Schiffer, Cindy Crawford, Helena Christensen and Carla Bruni closed the Versace show as a tribute to Gianni


The Original Nineties Supermodels Close Versace Show as a Tribute to Gianni

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