The luxury chain has been battling the luxury malaise.
The city has not lost its sizzle, once again led by Prada and Gucci.
Fashion retailing was alive and well in the first quarter, with the likes of Wal-Mart, Target and Kohl’s posting solid earnings on robust apparel sales.
SEARS UPDATE: Sears, Roebuck & Co.’s apparel business suffered from inventory shortages, late deliveries and management changes last year, but it’s back on track, chief executive officer Alan Lacy said at the annual meeting Thursday…
SPECIAL TREATMENT: Catering to the luxury customer is becoming a competitive sport as stores seek more and more exclusives, host trunk shows and invite designers in for p.a.’s. Now Bergdorf Goodman is taking another tack to break away…
NEW YORK — The Healing Garden hopes to blossom in the lackluster mass market fragrance category.
Coty Beauty U.S. expects The Healing Garden’s new scent, In Bloom, to nourish its own sales, as well as to lift the overall category….
The three apparel and accessories store categories all posted a drop in retail sales in April, but showed some strength compared with a year ago.
STYLE GUYS: Fresh off its big win at the National Magazine Awards last week, Esquire held a party at Hotel Gansevoort Wednesday to welcome Nick Sullivan, its new fashion director. “It’s been kind of a chaotic…
NEW YORK — Stefano Tonchi darted around the basement of Housing Works’ East 23rd Street store Wednesday morning, dressing mannequins in Eighties attire and pausing occasionally to admire his finds.
“Look at this belt….
NEW YORK — Rea Lubar, a longtime fashion industry publicist, died Tuesday at her home in Manhattan. She was 84.
Her son, Nicholas Jacobs, cited congestive heart failure as the cause of death.
“She was running her business…