Thursday, February 11, 2016 at 1:18pm
New York’s e-commerce companies have banded together to create a digital pop-up shop for Valentine’s Day. The brands are joining up and collaborating on a Valentine’s shopping list to capitalize on the peak e-commerce shopping for the holiday. Twenty brands have put forward a... read more
Thursday, February 11, 2016 at 1:12pm
Weighed down by the negative impact of a strong dollar as well as a consumer shopping environment that is lackluster, Levi Strauss & Co. delivered lower quarterly and year-end sales — but profits jumped as the year-over-year comparison was more favorable. Net revenues fell... read more
Thursday, February 11, 2016 at 1:07pm
Not wasting a moment of fashion week enthusiasm, luxury e-tailer Mytheresa teamed with Aquazzura to host a cocktail party Wednesday night at Paul’s Cocktail Lounge in the Roxy Hotel. Edgardo Osorio, the brand’s creative director, and Justin O’Shea, creative and fashion director... read more
Thursday, February 11, 2016 at 1:00pm
FLORENCE — Boosted by a range of innovative product introductions and increased attention from foreign buyers, spinners showcasing their spring 2017 collections at Pitti Filati were upbeat. This season, 4,250 buyers attended the three-day fair that closed Jan. 29, 2 percent... read more
Thursday, February 11, 2016 at 12:25pm
Fashion outerwear company Hawke & Co. named Michael Fernandez group president, a newly created position. In his role, Fernandez reports to chief executive officer and creative director Michael Rosenberg. The company said Fernandez will “oversee operations for all three... read more
Thursday, February 11, 2016 at 11:30am
By now, retailers are well aware that their customers are increasingly turning to their phones to browse and shop. Still, the checkout process is often the sticking point that prevents the final “buy” moment. With a new product offering beginning beta testing today, PayPal... read more
Thursday, February 11, 2016 at 11:16am
A family man from a relatively small town in the U.S., he’s a bit of an outsider, although he means well – but is he capable of murder? No, we’re not talking about Steven Avery, the accused criminal from the Netflix documentary series Making a Murderer, whose innocence is yet... read more
Thursday, February 11, 2016 at 11:08am
PARIS — Christian Dior Couture has become a $2 billion baby. The French fashion house closed out 2015 with revenues of 1.87 billion euros, or $2.08 billion, reflecting a gain of 17.1 percent at actual exchange rates and 7 percent at constant rates. Operating profits for the... read more
Thursday, February 11, 2016 at 11:07am
The selloff in the European stock market bled over into the U.S. stock market, causing significant selling. Initial concern about the health of Italian banks has now expanded into worry about French and German banks. This dragged down the French CAC as it closed down 4 percent... read more
Thursday, February 11, 2016 at 10:58am
CALIFORNIA DREAMIN’: Los Angeles-based premium denim label J Brand and French contemporary brand Comptoir des Cotonniers are to launch a capsule collection. It will mark the first collaboration between the two labels of the Fast Retailing Co. Ltd. portfolio that also includes... read more