Thursday, April 28, 2016 at 5:16pm
Helen of Troy Ltd.’s net beauty sales increased almost 1 percent for fiscal 2016, to $439.2 million. For the fourth quarter of the fiscal year, beauty sales decreased 0.3 percent, to $98.7 million from $99 million, impacted by about $2 million from foreign currency fluctuations... read more
Thursday, April 28, 2016 at 3:51pm
Amazon’s first-quarter profits totaled $513 million or $1.07 per diluted share, and compared with a net loss of $57 million, or 12 cents, a year ago. Net sales increased 28.2 percent to $29.1 billion, up from $22.7 billion a year earlier. The company is looking for second-... read more
Thursday, April 28, 2016 at 3:22pm
Direct-seller Nu Skin Enterprises Inc. had a drop in net income for the first quarter to $3.3 million, from $36.3 million in the prior-year period. The drop is due to a $32 million noncash charge, or 36 cents per share, related to the Tokyo District Court’s ruling in February... read more
Thursday, April 28, 2016 at 2:40pm
Hanesbrands Inc. may have just revealed one acquisition, but more may be on the way. Shares of Hanesbrands Inc. rose 6.3 percent on Thursday to close at $29.53 as investors appeared to cheer the group’s $800 million, all-cash deal to buy Australia’s Pacific Brands Ltd.... read more
Thursday, April 28, 2016 at 2:06pm
Columbia Sportswear Company delivered a record for its first-quarter sales and beat analyst’s earnings estimates. Net income for the quarter rose 20 percent to $31.8 million, or 45 cents a diluted share, up from $26.5 million, or 37 cents, a year ago. This easily beat the... read more
Thursday, April 28, 2016 at 1:26pm
SOCK STORY: The biannual luxury men’s magazine Hercules is celebrating its 10th anniversary by partnering with Falke, a heritage sock and hosiery brand, on a capsule collection of socks. The line includes a sports sock made from silk embroidered with “coming of age.” The socks... read more
Thursday, April 28, 2016 at 1:16pm
PALM BEACH — The traditional mass market beauty department is history. In the scramble to be first to market or offer something no one else has, retailers are augmenting rows of nationally supported pegged beauty brands with exclusive lines, limited-time offers or one-of-a-kind... read more
Thursday, April 28, 2016 at 1:13pm
FIT alumni Joe Zee and Ivy Ross will be the keynote speakers and receive honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degrees at the Fashion Institute of Technology’s commencement on May 19. Zee is editor in chief and executive creative director of Yahoo Style, and Ross is a jewelry... read more
Thursday, April 28, 2016 at 1:12pm
L’Oréal USA disclosed that the team from the University of Texas at Austin took honors as the U.S. winners at its 2016 international business case competition called Brandstorm last week. Brandstorm is a program challenging undergraduate and master’s students to develop and... read more
Thursday, April 28, 2016 at 1:00pm
Visit the original post to see all 8 images from this gallery. We stopped by Carpenters Workshop Gallery in midtown Manhattan this week to check out Maarten Baas’ unique collection of furniture made from a spot welded patchwork of metal. The Dutch designer dubbed the exhibit “... read more