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  • newOnline Luxury's Biggest Players Are Struggling, Too
    The retail reckoning isn’t just about department stores. MatchesFashion is going through a tumultuous stretch, while Farfetch is trying to get out from under steep losses. What's behind the market shakeout?
    - 9 hours ago, 15 Nov 19, 12:16pm -
  • newThe BoF Podcast: Sandy Liang Takes Risks
    The New York-based designer discusses the highs and lows of launching a label straight out of fashion school with BoF's Lauren Sherman.
    - 11 hours ago, 15 Nov 19, 10:28am -
  • newHow Beauty’s Cultiest Cult Brand Plans to Grow Without Selling Out
    Biologique Recherche’s growth trajectory has been remarkable and demand for the brand and the uber-popular P50 has never been higher. But it won’t leave the niche professional spa channel for wider distribution, despite landing new investors.
    - 13 hours ago, 15 Nov 19, 8:55am -
  • newChina's JD.Com Beats Quarterly Revenue Estimates
    The e-commerce giant's strong sales were attributed to growth in lower-tier cities.
    - 15 hours ago, 15 Nov 19, 6:40am -
  • newJo Malone Founder Is Teaming Up With Zara on New Fragrance Line
    The perfume heavyweight has created a collection of eight unisex scents for the fashion giant as part of a new, long term partnership.
    - 21 hours ago, 15 Nov 19, 12:30am -
  • newAnyone Can Now 'Invest' In a Rolex or Birkin. But Should They?
    Apps like Rally and Otis have formed with similar missions of 'democratising' the art world through co-ownership and investment. Offering users the chance to invest in 'cultural artefacts,' however, may be risky.
    - 21 hours ago, 15 Nov 19, 12:30am -
  • newIs This the End of Gendered Media?
    Seeing readers as demographics defined primarily by gender is no longer a sustainable business model. Appealing to readers’ shared interests and values is the future. 
    - 21 hours ago, 15 Nov 19, 12:20am -
  • Farfetch Sees Path to Profitability — in 2021
    The online luxury marketplace’s sales soared and losses narrowed, easing investors’ concerns about the company’s business model.
    - 1 day ago, 14 Nov 19, 6:49pm -
  • Burberry’s China Conundrum
    Burberry is writing down the value of its Hong Kong stores as clashes between police and pro-democracy protestors devastate the city's retail sector. Chief Executive Mario Gobbetti told BoF he sees little chance of a rebound in the near future.
    - 1 day ago, 14 Nov 19, 12:49pm -
  • Inside the Student Experience at Thomas Jefferson University
    BoF sits down with three current fashion students at the almost 200-year-old American university to hear how the school’s innovative trans-disciplinary approach is preparing them for a career in today’s industry.
    - 1 day ago, 14 Nov 19, 12:00pm -

Business Insider: Retail

Crain's New York: Retail

  • newPort Authority hails Via to escape LaGuardia congestion

    Port Authority hails Via to escape LaGuardia congestion

    The Port Authority is teaming up with .The agency and Via plan to launch LGA Connect, a $15 flat-rate shared ride service from LaGuardia to Manhattan, Brooklyn and other parts of Queens.Shuttles...To view the full story, click the title link.
    - 7 hours ago, 15 Nov 19, 2:35pm -
  • newBronx vendors get go-ahead to sell Yankees merch after Nike drops exclusive deal

    Bronx vendors get go-ahead to sell Yankees merch after Nike drops exclusive deal

    Bronx politicians applauded what they saw as a smart Yankees trade on Friday—crediting the Bombers for inking a new contract with Nike that allows stores near the stadium to continue selling the...To view the full story, click the title link.
    - 7 hours ago, 15 Nov 19, 2:21pm -
  • newDeveloper cleared to build 2,000 affordable apartments in Queens

    Developer cleared to build 2,000 affordable apartments in Queens

    The City Council has given the OK for a Queens development that will mark the largest private construction of affordable housing under the .Arker Cos.—the developer—plans to start construction next...To view the full story, click the title lin…
    - 8 hours ago, 15 Nov 19, 1:23pm -
  • newNew York is cashing in on another organic trend: natural wine

    New York is cashing in on another organic trend: natural wine

    When Frenchette opened in Tribeca in April 2018, wine director Jorge Riera, who for two decades had championed varietals made from organically grown grapes at restaurants and wine bars across...To view the full story, click the title link.
    - 10 hours ago, 15 Nov 19, 12:00pm -
  • newSuccessful CIOs bring business and technology leadership

    Successful CIOs bring business and technology leadership

    As technology has transformed virtually every industry and business around the world, the role of the chief information officer has undergone its own transformation. Instead of leading a support...To view the full story, click the title link.
    - 10 hours ago, 15 Nov 19, 11:24am -
  • newCIOs as communicators and drivers of change

    CIOs as communicators and drivers of change

    One of the biggest challenges that chief information officers face today is not just rolling out new technologies—everything from AI to augmented reality—but getting employees to accept the changes...To view the full story, click the title link.
    - 10 hours ago, 15 Nov 19, 11:19am -
  • new20 Years of CIO Success

    20 Years of CIO Success

    In 1998, when the first CIO of the Year® ORBIE® Award was presented, it was the products, not the people, that were at the center of attention.  Laptop of the Year, Printer of the Year and PC...To view the full story, click the title link.
    - 10 hours ago, 15 Nov 19, 11:12am -
  • newBloomberg pouring $100M into anti-Trump ad campaign

    Bloomberg pouring $100M into anti-Trump ad campaign

    New York billionaire Michael Bloomberg, who is deciding whether to launch a Democratic presidential bid, is pouring $100 million into an online advertising campaign attacking President Donald...To view the full story, click the title link.
    - 11 hours ago, 15 Nov 19, 10:44am -
  • newWhite House seeks disclosure of actual health care prices

    White House seeks disclosure of actual health care prices

    New rules from the Trump administration would require insurers and hospitals to disclose upfront the actual prices for common tests and procedures.Officials say the rules are an effort to spotlight...To view the full story, click the title link.
    - 11 hours ago, 15 Nov 19, 10:25am -
  • newGiuliani faces U.S. probe on campaign finance, lobbying breaches

    Giuliani faces U.S. probe on campaign finance, lobbying breaches

    Rudy Giuliani, President Donald Trump’s personal lawyer, is being investigated by federal prosecutors for possible campaign finance violations and a failure to register as a foreign agent as part of...To view the full story, click the title link.
    - 12 hours ago, 15 Nov 19, 10:02am -

Financial Times: Luxury 360

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IBT: Retail & Consumer Goods

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Mornginstar: Retail Sales

  • Hong Kong May retail sales fall 0.1 pct yr/yr
    June 29 (Reuters) - May retail sales data (percent change from a year earlier): ________________2015_______________ ___2014____ May Apr Mar Feb Jan Dec Nov Value: -0.1 -2.1^ -2.9 14.8 -14.5 -4.0 4.2 Volume: 4.6 2.5^ 0.8 18.1 -13.8 -1.4 7.6 ^ Revised…
    - 29 Jun 15, 4:47am -
  • Wall Street climbs after retail sales data; healthcare up
    (Reuters) - U.S. stocks climbed on Thursday as retail sales data lifted the outlook for consumer spending and as healthcare shares gained.
    - 11 Jun 15, 5:15pm -
  • Stocks, dollar gain on strong U.S. retail sales
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Global equity markets rose on Thursday on optimism over still testy Greek debt talks and on strong U.S. retail sales, which lifted the U.S. dollar and bolstered expectations the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates this year…
    - 11 Jun 15, 3:24pm -
  • WRAPUP 3-Strong U.S. retail sales boost growth outlook
    WASHINGTON, June 11 (Reuters) - U.S. retail sales surged in May as households boosted purchases of automobiles and a range of other goods even as they paid a bit more for gasoline, the latest sign economic growth is finally gathering steam.
    - 11 Jun 15, 1:01pm -
  • WRAPUP 1-U.S. retail sales jump in May, brighten growth outlook
    WASHINGTON, June 11 (Reuters) - U.S. retail sales surged in May as households boosted purchases of automobiles and a range of other goods even as they paid a bit more for gasoline, the latest sign economic growth is finally gathering steam.
    - 11 Jun 15, 9:11am -
  • U.S. retail sales jump in May, brighten growth outlook
    WASHINGTON, June 11 (Reuters) - U.S. retail sales surged in May as households boosted purchases of automobiles and a range of other goods even as they paid a bit more for gasoline, the latest sign economic growth is finally gathering steam.
    - 11 Jun 15, 8:36am -
  • U.S. retail sales jump in May, brighten growth outlook
    WASHINGTON, June 11 (Reuters) - U.S. retail sales surged in May as households boosted purchases of automobiles and a range of other goods even as they paid a bit more for gasoline, the latest sign economic growth is finally gathering steam.
    - 11 Jun 15, 8:30am -
  • Indonesia's April retail sales grow 22.4 pct y/y - cbank survey
    JAKARTA, June 9 (Reuters) - Indonesia's annual retail sales in April grew at a faster pace of 22.4 percent, bolstered by information and communication equipment as well as food, beverages and tobacco, a Bank Indonesia survey showed on Tuesday.
    - 9 Jun 15, 4:20am -
  • Morningstar Minute: How to Interpret Retail Sales
    The retail sales report can be an early-warning sign for recessions, but we are still waiting to see if the current slowdown is related to weather or a true dip in demand, says Morningstar's Bob Johnson.[0:00:03] ... our analyst team. Bob Johnson: We…
    - 4 Mar 14, 10:00am -
  • Tele-Surveying China Retail Sales
    We are concentrating on providing services for investment corporations who are seeking opportunities to invest  in China.  We research public companies that have significant market share in China.   Professional Retail Sales Tele-Surveying  1:…
    - 23 Jun 13, 2:28am -

The Guardian: Retail

  • newCarpetright agrees £15m sale to main investor Meditor
    Hedge fund, which owns 30% of shares and £40m debt, to take full control of stricken retailerCarpetright has agreed a cut-price £15m sale to its biggest shareholder, saying its new owner would help it complete a turnaround plan in a “very challen…
    - 10 hours ago, 15 Nov 19, 12:01pm -
  • newNoel parking: Tesco van appears on roof to start Christmas ad blitz
    Supermarket launches festive campaign with truck supplying parties through the agesTesco has parked one of its delivery vans on top of a thatched house in Tatton Park, near Knutsford in Cheshire, to promote the launch of its Christmas ad this weekend…
    - 11 hours ago, 15 Nov 19, 10:54am -
  • Sleepy G4S misses warning signs as top shareholder publicly shuns firm
    Norwegian wealth fund’s decision to dump G4S on ethical grounds gets limp corporate responseIs anybody awake in G4S’s boardroom? You would struggle to believe so when you read the limp corporate response to the news from Norway, where the local $…
    - 1 day ago, 14 Nov 19, 2:13pm -
  • Burberry and Cathay Pacific profits dented by Hong Kong protests
    Retailer and airline report disappointing figures as anti-government rallies take tollTwo companies with substantial interests in Hong Kong have announced figures that underline the damage being inflicted on the economy by the continuing anti-governm…
    - 1 day ago, 14 Nov 19, 9:43am -
  • UK retail sales hit by surprise downturn despite big discounting
    Drop of 0.1% blamed on pre-Brexit concerns and declines in employment and wages growthBritain’s shops were hit by a surprise downturn in sales in the run-up to Christmas after official figures showed a 0.1% drop in October.City analysts had expecte…
    - 2 days ago, 14 Nov 19, 7:27am -
  • UK retail crisis slashes 10% off British Land property values
    Shopping centre owner writes down portfolio value by £600m and reports £400m lossBritish Land, which owns shopping centres including Sheffield’s Meadowhall and Drake Circus in Plymouth, has had nearly £600m wiped off the value of its retail empi…
    - 2 days ago, 14 Nov 19, 5:10am -
  • John Lewis Christmas ad features excitable dragon Edgar
    Retailer hopes first festive collaboration with Waitrose will breathe life into salesJohn Lewis is counting on an excitable baby dragon called Edgar to put some heat under sales this Christmas in its first joint festive ad with its sister chain Waitr…
    - 2 days ago, 13 Nov 19, 7:01pm -
  • Mulberry reports £11m losses despite efforts to win younger customers
    UK sales fall after department store discounts, but brand says growth in Asia has acceleratedLosses at the luxury British brand Mulberry have increased by a third after widespread discounting hit sales in the UK.The handbag maker said pretax losses w…
    - 2 days ago, 13 Nov 19, 10:51am -
  • Is carbon neutrality the silver bullet fashion has been hoping for?
    The industry’s carbon footprint is under increasing scrutiny, but critics argue that offsetting lessens guilt rather than reducing harmTiny clutch bags, conceptual knitwear and carbon neutrality – the ideas that fashion chooses to embrace each se…
    - 3 days ago, 12 Nov 19, 1:25pm -
  • Cautious UK shoppers dent profits at shopping centres owner
    Store closures, shift to online shopping and political uncertainty fuel £147m loss at LandsecLandsec, which owns shopping centres including Trinity Leeds, Westgate Oxford and Bluewater in Kent, has slumped to a first-half loss after being hit by sto…
    - 3 days ago, 12 Nov 19, 10:15am -

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