A Happy Spring: Apparel Stars as Stores’ Profits Soar in Qtr.
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.
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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….