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Klein Business Drives PVH

The Calvin Klein business was the fourth-quarter superstar at Phillips-Van Heusen Corp., which managed to drive net income up 13.4 percent despite weakness...

Diamond Industry Braces For Challenging Times

The diamond world is in the middle of a significant shift, industry executives said at the Plumb Club Forum here.

Via Spiga's Back and Wathne's Got It

Via Spiga wants its customers to feel modern, urban and edgy in its shoes — and now they can carry that attitude around.

As Designer Sales Lag, Retailers Fret Fashion In Need of Some Fixing

Another season of shows ended earlier this month, during which retailers and editors had the chance to see thousands of looks come down the runways.

Dsquared2 in Eyewear Deal

In another addition to their blossoming lifestyle brand, Dsquared2 designers Dean and Dan Caten have signed a five-year license with Marcolin Group SpA for...

Hermès Reports 7.3% Profit Gain

Aided by disposals and accelerating sales in the second half of 2007, full-year net profits at Hermes International rose 7.3 percent to 288 million euros,...

Meeting the Challenge

The economy, the credit markets and the courts may all be hurdles, but it appears nothing, including a tornado, can stop development in Atlanta.

Guess Does It Again: Brand's Profits Soar, Retail Rollout Ahead

Turmoil in the financial markets, the weak dollar, rising unemployment, soaring gas prices and sagging consumer confidence aside, there are a few brands out...

Benetton Sets Share-Repurchase Plan

Benetton Group SpA said Wednesday it would propose to buy back up to 10 percent of its share capital at its annual meeting next month.

NexCen Taking Time With Blass

A year after buying Bill Blass, NexCen Brands Inc. is exercising patience.

A Painful Period: Write-downs Drive Liz Claiborne to $435M Loss

Fourth-quarter loss hits $435.7 million on goodwill write-downs; new DKNY men's collection set for the fall.

Economy a Talking Point At Zegna Flagship Fete

Industry executives celebrating the opening of Ermenegildo Zegna's new flagship at 663 Fifth Avenue Tuesday night needed little prompting, even with Tom...

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