Business

Stories on the business end of fashion.

Coach Marketing Strategy 2017

Coach Bet on Modern Sales Channels Report First Results

Coach big bet on modern sales channels provide confidence despite department store pull back. Department stores have taken a beating over the last year. Industry...
Banana Republic Store at New York

Banana Republic New Retail Model Aims to Stop Sales Drop

Banana Republic begins shake up; moving towards “See now, buy now” business model, opening pop up stores and falling out with President Andi Owen. Banana Republic...
Warby Parker Plans 25 Store Expansion

20/20 Vision for Business: Warby Parker Plans Expansion

Warby Parker (WP) is dreaming big with the ambitious company planning to open 25 brick and mortar stores this year. Warby Parker started in 2010 and...
Ascena Plus-Size Dept Chief Resigns

Ascena Slims Down: Plus-Size Division Chief Resigns

Ascena parent company of Ann Taylor and Loft stores has announced that Linda Heasley, who led the Ascena Group-owned plus-size apparel retailers Lane Bryant...
Trump ‘major’ border tax for overseas manufacturers

Trump Promises ‘Major’ Tax for Overseas Manufacturers

Trump echoes campaign rhetoric promising ‘major’ border tax for overseas manufacturers President Donald Trump called a meeting on Monday with business executives from various industries...
Adobe Retail Software

Adobe’s New Software: A Hope to Save the Retail World

Adobe's New Software hopes that Cross-Platform Fluidity will help save the retail world Adobe has extended its omnipresence in the fashion world by reaching beyond...
Luxottica and Essilor Merge in Optic Giant

Luxottica and Essilor Sign $48B Deal to Form Optic Giant

Wide eyed merger as Luxottica and Essilor join forces in a billionaire agreement to become world's most powerful optic brand. Luxottica and Essilor: a match...
Hugo Boss Commercial AIring on Fashion One 2016

Hugo Boss Shares Get a Boost from China & Brexit Tourism

Hugo Boss shares jumped as much as 10% this Monday morning once the company announced its 2016 operating profit would fall less than expected. Thanks...

Analysis: The Upcoming Challenges of High End Fashion Retail

The revolution will not be televised-it will be felt, eaten and digitized-the upcoming challenges of high end fashion retail. Luxury sales have fallen flat, sales...
Ascena Reports Poor Sales

Retail Woes Continue: ASCENA Also Reports Poor Sales

Ascena Retail Group, owner of Ann Taylor, Maurices, Dress Barn and Lane Bryant did not have happy holiday season as the retailer reported discouraging...

J. Crew Restructures for Survival Against a 2B debt

J. Crew continues to fight for survival facing major changes starting with a possible debt restructuring agreement. The US apparel company has continued to struggle...
Skai Jackson Boohoo

Boohoo Gains 260 Percent of Its Year End Value

The Boohoo brand sings rather than cires as it gains 260% of its year end value compared to 2015. Retail took a hit in 2016,...