Teen clothing retailer American Eagle Outfitters Inc said the spring quarter started on a strong note and its margins will benefit from lower markdowns and costs as the year progresses, sending its shares up 5 percent.
Retail sales look poised for a solid finish to the holiday season as warm weather and deep discounts encouraged shoppers to hit stores or go online to snap up last-minute gifts, according to data released on Wednesday.
Last Christmas, Fion Ng had an unusual request from a mainland Chinese customer at the high-end cosmetics store she manages in Hong Kong's Causeway Bay district, the most expensive place to rent a shop in Asia.
Discounts and mild weather are bringing out shoppers at a better-than-expected pace this holiday season, with department stores like Macy's Inc doing well and women's apparel retailers feeling pressure.
Shirtless men clad in red sweatpants have been lining up for days in Singapore's prime shopping district, part of an advertising gimmick revealing not just muscle but also a gradual unpeeling of the city state's purit...
A string of big-brand U.S. retailers may curb their UK and European expansion plans, deterred by the region's bleak consumer outlook and nervousness over the unfolding sovereign debt crisis in the euro zone.
The 9th edition of the Parisian denim trade show gathered 2,552 buyers of which 73% came from overseas. The 81 companies exhibiting at the fair spoke in particular about being more creative via the use of new technolo...