Abercrombie & Fitch

ASOS hack allows shoppers to save money by switching to US prices

Savvy shoppers are crying “Eureka!” all around as the ultimate online shopping hack is revealed.<p>UK ASOS customers can switch their location from …

Couture

Retail Apocalypse: 20 big retailers closing stores in 2017

Some of the United States’ most prominent retailers are shuttering stores this year amid sagging sales in the troubled sector.<p>The rise of ecommerce outlets like Amazon has made it harder for traditional retailers to attract customers to their stores and forced companies to change their sales …

eCommerce

Toys R Us store closings expected after the holiday season

WOODLAND PARK, N.J. — With its bankruptcy filing late Monday, Toys R Us bought itself $3.1 billion in new financing that will allow it to stock and operate all of its stores through the crucial holiday season. But after the holidays are over, store closings are inevitable, bankruptcy experts …

Trends

'Expedition: Fashion From the Extreme' Review: Survival Couture

New York<p>Those familiar with the habitat dioramas at the American Museum of Natural History will feel a jolt of recognition at the entrance of “Expedition: Fashion From the Extreme,” the Museum at FIT’s gallant new show. There it is, the Serengeti Plain diorama—same gnarled tree, same golden …

Lifestyle

Report: Most retailers are missing the mark on personalization

It’s no secret that personalization is a vital strategy to luring consumers to shop. However, according to a recent report, most retailers aren’t …

eCommerce

Abercrombie & Fitch - Why A Long Makes Sense

Abercrombie & Fitch has faced many headwinds in the past few years, but has shown several quarters of improving fundamentals.<p>The Hollister division …

Markets

Aerosoles, the Latest Retail Apocalypse Casualty

The frumpy-cute shoe company just declared bankruptcy.<p>Another day, another retail bankruptcy — the bad news this time coming from Aerosoles.<p>The shoe company filed for Chapter 11 in a Delaware bankruptcy court today, with plans to restructure over the next four months. That means “significant” store …

Trends

68 Online Sales to Browse While You Recover From NYFW

New York Fashion Week is over! If you work in the industry and have been trucking all over the city for it, congrats: you made it to the other side. …

Shopping

Abercrombie & Fitch Adopts New Policy for Sourcing Wood-Based Fabrics to Fight Deforestation

The retailer has committed to tracing the sources of wood-based fabrics used in its clothing lines and to eliminate sources affiliated with the …

3 Dividend Stocks That Are Too Unsafe -- The Motley Fool

Guess, Abercrombie & Fitch, and Qualcomm face several risks in the near future.<p>Income investors are often drawn to high yields like moths to a flame. …

Stocks

25 Things on Sale You’ll Actually Want to Buy: From Adidas to Stutterheim

For this week’s deals roundup, we dug through the internet’s sales bins and found you a weekend tote, an elegant duvet cover, a (somewhat ridiculous) …

Shopping

Wall Street bets Amazon will doom department stores, retailers

It's obviously a terrible time to be a brick-and-mortar retailer. But Wall Street is betting that things will get even worse for department stores and retailers.<p>Investors are placing huge wagers that the one-two punch of Amazon (AMZN, Tech30) and fast fashion will knock out more and more stores in …

Trends

Statue of Liberty: Still America’s national icon?

A city's or country's icon immediately invokes the character of a place. America's is now cloaked in irony<p>I’m an art historian specializing in iconography—the study of symbols in art. That’s the real life version of what Dan Brown’s “Da Vinci Code” <i></i>protagonist, Robert Langdon, studies, which Brown …

Liberal View

37 Attention-Grabbing Little Black Dresses Your Closet Needs ASAP

They don't give a damn about their bad reputation.

Clothing

Luxury retailers sign up to shopping bag courier service

A number of retailers situated on Bond Street in the West End of London have signed up to a shopping bag courier service from Dropit.<p>Dropit provides …

eCommerce

Victoria’s Secret losing customers on price, and bralettes won’t bring them back: study

L Brands Inc.’s Victoria’s Secret is losing customers on price, according to a consumer study conducted by Wells Fargo, and even the brand’s efforts to stock popular items like bralettes won’t bring them back.<p>Wells Fargo’s study finds that 48% of customers polled had shopped at Victoria’s Secret …

Lingerie

Plus-size models bring retailers plus-size profits

Retailers using diverse models like Iskra Lawrence are beating out their competitors; Kmart is doubling down with a “Fabulously Sized” section<p>Big is …

Money

Jennifer Lawrence's Mom Broke the News That Her Horse Died During a Cheerleading Competition

Not great timing.<p>There's no good way to tell someone their beloved pet has died, but Jennifer Lawrence's mom may have picked arguably the most inopportune moment <i>ever</i> to relay the sad news: at a cheerleading competition.<p>Jennifer recently sat down with Jimmy Fallon on <i>The Tonight Show</i> to discuss her …

Jennifer Lawrence

Is Retail On The Rebound? Many Signs Point To An Upswing

We are finally seeing signs that retail is trending positively again, and with consumer confidence up, the outlook is looking less negative, and may even be slightly optimistic. Here, we look at some recent signals that indicate retail could be on the upswing.<p><b>In the Second Quarter, 76% of Retailers</b> …

Business

Dumpster Diving for Stocks Is a Viable Strategy

The biggest question when sorting through the bargain bin is how much bad news is priced in.<p>Buy low, sell high. Buy when there’s blood in the streets. Be fearful when others are greedy and greedy when others are fearful.<p>These investing aphorisms are all well-known, but today’s investing environment …

Stocks

How to Wear Floral Print in the Fall

<i>Model's top: Doneé Par Dieu Sofia Tube Top, $29.99</i><p><i>Model's bottoms: Selfie Leslie Kaya Floral Pants, Now $35.50</i><p><i>Model's shoes: Doneé Par Dieu Golden</i> …

Celebrity Style

Jaime King Says Ban On Thin Models Is 'Radically Unfair'

The 38-year-old former model has opened up about LVMH and Kering's new ban on models below a UK size 6.<p>With SS18 Fashion Month well and truly …

Celebrity News (UK)

Gap: Maybe They Should Just Call It Old Navy

<b>Gap</b> (GPS) wowed investors last week when it told investors that the company would be targeting $10 billion in sales for Old Navy, and finally …

Trends

Abercrombie & Fitch Looks To The East For Growth

Abercrombie & Fitch is expanding further in the Middle East in its search for growth. In late 2015 the brand announced the opening of its first store in the UAE, in one of Dubai’s luxury shopping centers. This was opened pursuant to a joint venture with Majid Al Futtaim Fashion, which works with a …

Trends

How to Wear Combat Boots, Without Looking Edgy (It's Possible!)

Preppy, classic, and glam girls can all wear this fall trend.<i>View the original article to see embedded media.</i><b>Combat boots</b> have long been considered a …

Clothing

32 Things on Sale You’ll Actually Want to Buy

This week, we got more comfortable with the fact that summer is indeed over, and began thinking about colder-weather things like jackets, tights, and …

Shopping

Another Top Designer Just Left J.Crew as Part of the Brand’s Sorely Needed Overhaul

J.Crew is parting ways with the designer behind the mammoth success of its Madewell brand as the company looks to get back on its feet.<p>The retailer's …

J.Crew

Branded by alt-right: What’s a designer to do when their clothes are worn by racists?

Today’s brands will do almost anything to score new fans. They’ll pay celebrities upwards of $500,000 to pose with their product on Instagram. …

Canadian News

The Second Coming of Abercrombie & Fitch

<b>The first time</b> Aaron Levine visited the Abercrombie & Fitch corporate campus, 20 miles outside Columbus, Ohio, it was spring. It’s easy to see why he …

Homosexuality

The Other News Round-Up: Rest in Pieces

Bell Pottinger has made history for all the wrong reasons. And yet they’re not alone in doing the opposite of their job: making reputations better, …

Bell Pottinger