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  • newFashion Industry Reacts to Charlottesville Violence
    Industry leaders including Ralph Lauren, Tory Burch, Steven Kolb and Virgil Abloh denounce the violent racism of thousands of Nazi-saluting white supremacist marchers who descended on Charlottesville, Virginia last week.
    - 5 hours ago, 21 Aug 17, 1:27am -
  • newChina Accuses Luxury E-retailer of Smuggling
    The founder of xiu.com faces charges of smuggling goods worth $65.5 million into the country via travellers
    - 5 hours ago, 21 Aug 17, 1:01am -
  • newHaute Couture for the Modern Woman
    Filmed behind the scenes at the Christian Dior ateliers and Autumn/Winter 2018 Haute Couture show, Maria Grazia Chiuri tells BoF why haute couture continues to be relevant today.
    - 14 hours ago, 20 Aug 17, 4:00pm -
  • Latin America's Fashion Business Billionaires
    At least 30 percent of Latin American billionaires can thank the fashion business for part of their fortunes. But how did these fascinating characters get to the top?
    - 2 days ago, 19 Aug 17, 1:30am -
  • Millennial Spend and E-Commerce Drives Estée Lauder Boost
    Estée Lauder Companies announced annual revenues of $11.8 billion for the fiscal year ending June, an increase of 5 percent on 2016. The gain has been attributed to e-commerce, as well as acquisitions of Becca Cosmetics and Too Faced.
    - 3 days ago, 18 Aug 17, 4:08pm -
  • Wal-Mart's Amazon War Takes to Skies With Floating Warehouses
    Wal-Mart has applied for a patent for a blimp-style floating warehouse that could make deliveries via drones, which would bring products from the aircraft down to shoppers’ homes.
    - 3 days ago, 18 Aug 17, 2:56pm -
  • Dollar Stores Stand their Ground in Escalating Retail Price War
    Dollar Tree Inc and Dollar General Corp, which together operate more than 28,000 stores across the US, have said they don't need to keep cutting prices to stay competitive.
    - 3 days ago, 18 Aug 17, 1:36pm -
  • Foot Locker Dives as Investors Brace for 'Several Years of Pain'
    The footwear chain reported weaker-than-expected results by almost every benchmark — profit, sales and margins — and forecast continued sales declines over the rest of 2017.
    - 3 days ago, 18 Aug 17, 10:39am -
  • BoF’s Fantasy Fashion Draft Picks
    Where should fashion’s cohort of free agent designers land? BoF pairs the industry’s top creative talent with houses in need of a creative jolt.
    - 3 days ago, 18 Aug 17, 9:59am -
  • A New Chapter at the Cut
    With newly promoted editor-in-chief and president Stella Bugbee at the helm and a fresh site design, New York magazine’s women’s vertical cements its transformation from fashion blog to feminist media brand.
    - 3 days ago, 18 Aug 17, 1:30am -

Business Insider: Retail

Crain's New York: Retail

  • Overabundance of Starbucks locations is giving investors jitters

    Overabundance of Starbucks locations is giving investors jitters

    It’s only a joke that there’s a Starbucks on every corner.But the proliferation of the cafes is hindering the company’s growth, according to a recent report from BMO Capital...To view the full story, click the title link.
    - 10 days ago, 11 Aug 17, 2:20pm -
  • Hudson's Bay pushed to sell Saks Fifth Avenue

    Hudson's Bay pushed to sell Saks Fifth Avenue

    Activist Land & Buildings Investment Management said it may call for new directors at Hudson’s Bay Co. if the company ignores suggestions for unlocking value, including selling off Saks...To view the full story, click the title link.
    - 21 days ago, 31 Jul 17, 12:55pm -
  • Rent the Runway launches same-day couture delivery

    Rent the Runway launches same-day couture delivery

    The virtual closet is getting closer to the real one.On Thursday, Rent the Runway, an on-demand rental service for women's clothing, is launching same-day delivery in New York City. Orders made by...To view the full story, click the title link.
    - 25 days ago, 27 Jul 17, 10:00am -
  • Jewelry designer Kenneth Jay Lane dies at age 85

    Jewelry designer Kenneth Jay Lane dies at age 85

    Costume jewelry designer Kenneth Jay Lane, whose creations caught the fancy of high society and the QVC crowd alike, has died in New York. He was 85.The executive vice president of Lane's company,...To view the full story, click the title link.
    - 31 days ago, 21 Jul 17, 1:05pm -
  • J.Crew lenders file new lawsuit over trademark transfer

    J.Crew lenders file new lawsuit over trademark transfer

    J.Crew Group Inc.’s debt restructuring can’t go forward because not all lenders agreed to it, and it seals the deal on an improper shift of trademark assets to benefit the...To view the full story, click the title link.
    - 59 days ago, 22 Jun 17, 6:29pm -
  • Japanese retailer Muji expands corporate office

    Japanese retailer Muji expands corporate office

    Muji USA, the U.S. arm of the Japan-based home goods and apparel store, is growing its corporate office space in the city.The company just signed on for 6,250 square feet at 250 W. 39th St., more...To view the full story, click the title link.
    - 60 days ago, 22 Jun 17, 2:37pm -
  • Casper raises $170 million from Target and celebrities

    Casper raises $170 million from Target and celebrities

    Casper shook up the sleep industry when it launched three years ago with a direct-to-consumer e-commerce model. But since then, the online market for foam mattresses has become intensely competitive,...To view the full story, click the title link.
    - 63 days ago, 19 Jun 17, 4:37pm -
  • Walmart to buy online men's clothing retailer Bonobos

    Walmart to buy online men's clothing retailer Bonobos

    Walmart says it's buying online men's clothing retailer Bonobos for $310 million in cash, showing that its appetite for hip clothing brands shows no sign of abating as it looks for ways to gain on...To view the full story, click the title link.
    - 66 days ago, 16 Jun 17, 11:05am -
  • J.Crew lenders to rally opposition against debt swap

    J.Crew lenders to rally opposition against debt swap

    A move by J.Crew Group Inc. to tame its $2 billion debt load is already meeting resistance from creditors who’ve been battling the preppy clothing chain over control of its brand.Almost...To view the full story, click the title link.
    - 67 days ago, 15 Jun 17, 10:35am -
  • Goodwill to close five stores as it too feels the impact of online shopping

    Goodwill to close five stores as it too feels the impact of online shopping

    The rapidly changing retail market is forcing Goodwill Industries of Greater New York and Northern New Jersey, whose signature thrift stores help support its social-services mission, to streamline...To view the full story, click the title link.
    - 81 days ago, 1 Jun 17, 4:33pm -

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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

  • ‘It’s fashion without a capital F’ – Swedish stores step up high street invasion
    With H&M launching two new brands in central London – Weekday and Arket – what is it that has made British shoppers fall for Scandi style?It gave us woolly jumpers, cosy socks and bobble hats – now Scandinavia is tightening its grip on the hig…
    - 1 day ago, 19 Aug 17, 7:41pm -
  • Customers feeling pinch take comfort in old-fashioned puds and pies
    Demand for hot desserts, such as tarts and sponge puddings, up by 10% as shoppers stick to treats they know everyone will loveDemand for sweet pies, tarts and flans grew by almost 10% last year as shoppers filled their baskets with comfort foods. Sal…
    - 1 day ago, 19 Aug 17, 7:05pm -
  • UK retailers say government must be tougher on obesity
    British Retail Consortium says government must move beyond voluntary agreements if it wants to make a differenceBritish retailers have called for the government to take tougher action on tackling obesity and consider mandatory measures to ensure more…
    - 3 days ago, 18 Aug 17, 2:14pm -
  • Former burglars say barking dogs and CCTV are best deterrent
    Ex-criminals tell Co-op Insurance most thieves are opportunists who tend to avoid difficult break-insBurglars are most likely to be put off breaking into homes by CCTV cameras and barking dogs, according to a panel of former criminals.Nearly half of…
    - 3 days ago, 18 Aug 17, 1:01am -
  • Bunnings beware: the Homebase revolution is failing to shape up
    After the first full year of ownership by Australia’s Wesfarmers, the chain has lost £54m and the bullishness has goneThe strangest acquisition in the retailing sector in the past couple of years was the £340m purchase of Homebase by Wesfarmers o…
    - 4 days ago, 17 Aug 17, 2:45pm -
  • B&Q and Homebase sales hammered by bad weather
    Sales of seasonal goods such as barbecues and garden furniture fall in second quarterSummer has been a DIY disaster for the UK’s two biggest home improvement chains, which have reported falling sales as they struggle with wet weather and disruption…
    - 4 days ago, 17 Aug 17, 12:49pm -
  • Euro slides on ECB currency concerns - as it happened
    The European Central Bank fears the euro may be “overshooting”, posing a threat to crucial exports Euro slips amid ECB currency concernsUK retail sales volume rose 0.3% in JulyKingfisher and Rank figures disappointEurozone inflation steady at 1.3…
    - 4 days ago, 17 Aug 17, 8:44am -
  • Asda returns to sales growth thanks to price cuts and inflation
    Supermarket ends three-year slump but is still seeking to cut costs amid competition from Aldi and LidlAsda has reported its first quarterly rise in sales for three years as the UK’s third largest supermarket chain said customers were responding to…
    - 4 days ago, 17 Aug 17, 8:17am -
  • Rising inflation leads to sales falls in all UK retail sectors apart from food
    Clothing and footwear retailers particularly badly hit in July amid ‘volatile’ trends, says Office for National StatisticsBritain’s consumers are taking a more cautious approach to shopping as higher inflation above the level of earnings eats i…
    - 4 days ago, 17 Aug 17, 7:26am -
  • Toblerone shape not distinctive enough for trademark, Poundland claims
    Defending its right to launch Twin Peaks bar, budget chain cites Toblerone version with fewer chunks brought out last yearPoundland has claimed Toblerone’s shape is no longer distinctive enough to be a valid trademark, in legal documents defending…
    - 4 days ago, 17 Aug 17, 1:00am -

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