New York - Alexander Wang may have just left Balenciaga, but the young and gifted designer still has his very successful namesake label to nurture and grow. According to several market sources, Wang may have found an investment partner to help him grow his increasingly popular luxury label that has […]

Los Angeles - Polyvore has become increasingly popular as an online e-commerce retail destination. Recently, Yahoo announced that it would be acquiring the favorable e-tailer. Polyvore is an engaging shoppable website that encompasses a community of makers, retailers, and buyers. Yahoo decided to acquire […]

In a call with analysts to discuss second-quarter and first-half results, LVMH said its Donna Karan and Marc Jacobs brands were being restructured under new management teams and that Marc Jacobs was suffering from wholesalers' "wait-and-see attitude". "We are in the eye of the hurricane," LVMH’s Finance […]

REPORT Columbia Sportswear Company said that its net sales for the quarter ended June 30, 2015 grew 17 percent or 21 percent on constant-dollar, to 380.2 million dollars, compared with net sales of 324.2 million dollars for the same period in 2014. Through the first six months, the company's net sales […]

REPORT In the second quarter of 2015, Puma’s consolidated sales improved by 7.6 percent currency adjusted to 772.7 million euros (844.8 million dollars). This positive development was primarily driven by the growth in footwear sales across all regions. In reported terms, consolidated sales rose by 18.5 […]

REPORT Mothercare, for the 15 week period to July 11, 2015 said that overall trading is in line with expectations with the UK making a good start to the year. UK continued to benefit from strategic initiatives with gains in gross margin, online sales growth of 24 percent and like-for-like sales growth […]

Quiksilver, Inc. (ZQK), announced that on July 10, 2015, the company was notified by the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) that their common stock is not in compliance with the NYSE’s continued listing standard that requires a minimum average closing price of 1.00 dollars per share over a period of 30 […]

ANALYSISAs broadly predicted, Burberry´s quarterly results have not been as strong as they once were, in part given the China's luxury market slowdown. The recent turmoil in China’s stock market is a symptom of the overheated growth that economy has seen in recent years, recalls IG senior analyst Chris […]

According to ‘Financial Review’, many companies within the local retail sector that have been marked down significantly in recent years could see better times ahead. This so much awaited improvement would respond to the rebound of the merger & acquisition (M&A) activity as well as the ever-growing interest […]

New York - Puma has a new partner, and that would be luxury fashion conglomerate Kering Eyewear. The German sportswear company will be partnering with Kering on their line of sunglasses and optical frames. Puma's current eyewear partner is Charmant, but, once that licensing agreement ends in January […]

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