Apparel and home furnishings retailer Bon-Ton Stores Inc said it expects fiscal 2008 loss to be at the wider end of its outlook range, citing sales trends in the fall season and continued expectations for a soft holiday season.
UK retailer Philip Green has made billions by spotting bargains and putting his own money on the line. Now he is looking for a deal to take control of swathes of Icelandic investor Baugur's shopping empire.
Retailer Philip Green has made billions by spotting bargains and putting his own money on the line. Now he is looking for a deal to take control of swathes of Icelandic investor Baugur's shopping empire.
French luxury goods group LVMH said on Friday, October 10th that it saw no worrying trends in emerging markets in the third quarter and that Louis Vuitton brand sales rose sharply in the first week of October.
Japan's second-largest retailer, Aeon Co Ltd , posted a 13 percent fall in first-half operating profit on Wednesday as consumers rein in spending due to the slowing economy, but it stuck to its full-year outlook.
Top womenswear labels are bracing for the psychological impact of the global financial turmoil on consumers but hope to limit damage by shifting buying strategies and raising their profile, industry insiders told AFP.
U.S. shoppers worried by shrinking bank and retirement accounts tamped down spending across the board in September as the country's financial crisis worsened, MasterCard Advisors said in a report on Tuesday October 7th.