Wednesday, May 27, 2015 at 10:21am
Chico’s FAS Inc. showed improvement in sales, margins and inventory control as its first-quarter profits fell on restructuring actions. In the three months ended May 2, the Fort Myers, Fla.-based owners of Chico’s, Soma and White House|Black Market posted net income of $32.5... read more
Wednesday, May 27, 2015 at 10:01am
A downgrade on Coach Inc. and investor reaction to a weaker earnings outlook from Michael Kors Holding Ltd. sent both stocks down 5 and 23 percent, respectively, at midday trading. Shares of Fossil, which has a licensing deal with Michael Kors, also fell 7 percent to $70.28.... read more
Wednesday, May 27, 2015 at 9:12am
Joy Venturini Bianchi has been involved with Helpers, a charity that aids the developmentally disabled, for 62 years, since she was 13 years old. In her long dedication to this organization, she has found that giving to this group of people has improved her own life. And... read more
Wednesday, May 27, 2015 at 8:30am
John Hooks has joined Miroglio Fashion as independent councilor. Highly regarded in the industry, Hooks started his career in 1979 at the GFT Group. In the 1995 to 2000 period, he worked at Jil Sander as worldwide commercial and retail director, followed by 11 years at the... read more
Wednesday, May 27, 2015 at 8:22am
Mad Max: Fury Road – a reboot of 1979’s Mad Max – has been lingering on our minds for a while now, sending us reminiscing back to the good old days when Mel Gibson was flitting around on a massive motorbike trying his best to look cool amidst the breakdown of society (glad he... read more
Wednesday, May 27, 2015 at 8:00am
Italian retailer LUISAVIAROMA’s Summer 2015 “My Mexico Motel” editorial takes its inspiration from Latin American telenovelas and their inclination for rich cultural traditions. As with most Spanish-language melodramas, the editorial displays vibrant emotions. Gaudy interiors... read more
Wednesday, May 27, 2015 at 7:58am
Sophia Amoruso — the mastermind behind Los Angeles-based Nasty Gal — describes Emily Weiss as “funny, weird and a real hustler.” Not the terms most would use to describe a business partner, but then Amoruso’s Nasty Gal and Weiss’ New York-based Glossier, born out of her Into... read more
Wednesday, May 27, 2015 at 7:35am
Following up on our investigation into the best Canadian brands, it only seems fitting to flip the script. Canada’s retail landscape is a key counterpoint to the flourishing variety of streetwear and menswear labels, and from coast-to-coast there are a number of top-tier... read more
Wednesday, May 27, 2015 at 7:20am
Andrés Stebelski Arquitecto decided that four courtyards are better than one for this particular Mexico City home. Located in the old area of Tacubaya, the current house was built after tearing down the original structure. In means of implementing these contemporary courtyards... read more
Wednesday, May 27, 2015 at 6:56am
Louis Vuitton is the world’s most valuable luxury brand, followed by Hermes and Gucci, according to a new study by Millward Brown and WPP. However, the study said the total value of high-end brands lost $7 billion as spending declined in key markets. The 10th annual BrandZ Top... read more