Rajiv Prasad, chief information officer at Xpandretail powered by Sávant Data System LLC, discusses.
Leopard prints lent an exotic brio to all manner of accessories for resort.
Mergers and acquisitions will remain a top priority at VF Corp. even after the planned tax-free spin-off is completed.
Clean beauty retailer Follain has moved to ban the ingredient from its shelves.
The privately held Boston-based brand is growing at 10 percent a year and is especially popular in Asia.
Bags That Work is a collection of five roomy styles with lots of zips and pockets.
A stumbling block for Randa has always been the perception that inbound apparel licensees would not approve a change to an accessories licensor.
Fashion wearables are getting more powerful.
TOURNEAU’S NEW SIBLING: Bucherer USA, which acquired Tourneau in January, has completed its acquisition of Baron & Leeds, a luxury retailer of fine watches and jewelry. Baron & Leeds, founded in 2002, operates two Rolex boutiques at South Coast Plaza and the International Market Place in Honolulu. It also operates two Baron & Leeds stores in Maui at Whalers Village in Lahaina and at The Shops at Wailea. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Guido Zumbühl, chief executive officer of the Bucherer Group, said, “We take great pride in partnering with companies who complement and align with our quest for perfection, warm hospitality and constantly aspire to delight customers with fascinating brands and products.” He said Baron & Leeds met all of “these criteria.” The ceo of Tourneau, Ira Melnitsky, said the acquisition of Baron & Leeds “represents an important step forward in the continued growth of Tourneau. We are proud to be able to expand our customer relationships in both California and Hawaii.” Tourneau, established in 1900, is the largest luxury watch retailer in the U.S. and has 24 locations across 10 states. Bucherer, a Swiss-family owned business in operation since 1888, has 35 stores in Europe. In addition to its CarlRead More...
Department store supports group that's schooling bullies on better behavior.
LAS VEGAS — Liberty Fairs and Agenda are shaking up the status quo in Las Vegas. In February, the two shows will leave their longtime home at the Sands Convention Center and relocate downtown to an undisclosed location “adjacent to the up-and-coming Arts District.” Although the show operators said they have secured a site, they are “not ready to announce the location yet. But it will not be a traditional convention hall,” said Sharifa Murdock, co-owner of Liberty. “Our brands are really looking forward to the freedom and flexibility” of a new location, she added, saying that the new space will allow for “standout events, unique activations, and an overall elevated experience.” Murdock said the change was necessitated by a shift in the next show dates by Project, which will hold its fall edition Feb. 5-7, 2019. As a result, the Sands could not accommodate both Liberty and Agenda within its convention space and they were forced to move. “We wanted to stay with Agenda,” she said, “so we decided to move both shows,” Murdock said. She said it is possible that the shows could return to the Sands in August, although that has not been determined. “It’s definitely an option,” she said. But for February,Read More...
The fall line is currently being shipped to some 400 to 500 specialty stores around the country.
The Kansas City-founded brand relocated to Los Angeles and underwent a sophisticated transformation in a bid to woo back majors, boutiques.
The retailer has inked deals with operators to bring the Los Angeles brand to Taipei, Kuala Lumpur, Zurich and Bern.
While bullish on the sales outlook, the trade organization believes tariffs could have a chilling effect on consumer spending.
The tax-free transaction will also see the core VF trimmed down and based in Denver.
Jayma Cardoso, the owner of the Montauk-based party destination Surf Lodge, highlights the key moments from this summer — from a rainy fiasco with Jessie J to the time the Secret Service visited.
After two years, the New York dining institution is reopening in its new location.
She conceived some of Chanel’s most iconic beauty products and worked with photographers like Guy Bourdin.
With four freestanding stores in Colorado, Odd Molly aims to broaden its reach in the U.S. with speciality store and major department store accounts.