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Weak Retail Results for October Same-Store Sales

Weak Retail Results for October Same-Store Sales

NEW YORK—The major U.S. retail chains tracked by HFN posted lackluster results for October. Indicating how limp a month it was for the chains, both the TJX Cos. and Kohl’s—which have been logging consistently strong results over a long stretch—had a very forgettable October. TJX’s consolidated same-store sales were flat last month compared with OctoberMore »

Lifetime Brands Posts Income, Sales Gain in Q3

Lifetime Brands Posts Income, Sales Gain in Q3

GARDEN CITY, N.Y.–Lifetime Brands reported double-digit increases in earnings and sales for the third quarter ended Sept. 30, 2010. Consolidated net income grew by 35 percent to $6.6 million, compared to $4.9 million in the prior year quarter. Consolidated net sales were $124.9 million, an increase of 12 percent compared to consolidated net sales ofMore »

Ralph Lauren, Sferra Partner on Upper-End, Hospitality Line

Ralph Lauren, Sferra Partner on Upper-End, Hospitality Line

NEW YORK—Ralph Lauren Home has signed an exclusive license agreement with Sferra Bros. for a collection of bed and bath linens for upper-end retailers and upscale hospitality, resort and spa customers worldwide. The agreement marks the first time Ralph Lauren Home linens will be available to upper-end retailers and the hospitality trade. Included in theMore »

Hollander Inks Deal with Iconix for Waverly Basic-Bedding Line

Hollander Inks Deal with Iconix for Waverly Basic-Bedding Line

BOCA RATON, Fla.—Hollander Home Fashions has signed a license agreement with Iconix Brand Group for a collection of basic bedding branded under Iconix’s Waverly label. The collection will include bed pillows, comforters, mattress pads, blankets, feather beds and fiberbeds, all to be available in both natural and synthetic fills. The retail pricing will be inMore »