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  • A man walks past a billboard outside a shopping mall housing luxury brands in Shanghai.

    Chinese shoppers have become a fixture of the luxury retail scene in the US and Europe, drawn by much cheaper prices than at home. But many upscale brands have yet to bond with China’s million millionaires. The Financial Times reports.

  • A BCBG model

    If people buy what designers are selling them, times are good.

  • Models walk the runway at the BCBG Max Azria Fall 2012 fashion show during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week.

    If hemlines are reliable predictors of economic or market trends, we may be headed for a slower economy and falling market.

  • Bloggers sit front row at the Rebecca Minkoff Show. From Left to Right: Aimee Song of Song of Style, Christina Cardona of Trop Rouge and Carolina Engman of Fashion Squad.

    Just as blogging platforms and social media gave voice to new tastemakers and opened a door for bloggers participate in collaborations with fashion designers and to sit in the coveted front row at fashion shows, Polyvore is exerting its own force on the industry, and evidence of this was very clear at this week's New York Fashion Week.

  • These mistakes could have been avoided if short-sellers followed Cramer’s advice.

  • The "Mad Money" host reveals his earnings expectations for both companies.

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    While Valentine's Day in the U.K. may not be as “in your face” as it is in the U.S., the British are catching on quickly to the American love affair with the commercialized holiday.

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    If retailers are looking for growth in clothing sales, they might want to focus on men. IBM projects that men’s apparel sales will rise nearly 8.3 percent in the first quarter, far outpacing other retail categories.

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    In an industry known for extravagance, simpler designs with a ladylike twist will blanket the Lincoln Center runway at Fashion Week for the Fall 2012 season, industry experts predict.

  • New York Fashion Week kicks off its fall runway shows Feb. 9, and the “Fast Money” traders highlight stocks with pizzazz.

  • Cramer's High End Retail Pick: COH or TIF?

    Mad Money's Cramer drills down to find the best high-end retail play, and finds Coach is the total winner now, but only on a pullback in the stock.

  • Find out what earnings and IPO are in the "Mad Money" host's game plan.

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    As China’s economy slows, Hong Kong-based luxury goods distributor Jebsen & Co. is seeing early signs of weaker consumer demand. CNBC’s Christine Tan spoke to Group Managing Director Helmuth Hennig about prospects in China, a country that is expected to surpass Japan as the world’s biggest luxury market this year.

  • Designer Jason Wu attends the Jason Wu For Target launch at Skylight SOHO.

    Sunday is a big day in America. Sure, it's Super Bowl Sunday — but for non-sports lovers, the Jason Wu collection launches in Target stores and online.

  • About 14 years ago, I met an entrepreneur who wanted to open up coffee shops around China. I never thought the coffee business would work in the country. The Chinese would not easily give up their tea drinking culture for a bitter, overpriced drink, I told him.

  • While Coach points to its male product line, and international market share as key sources of profits, senior retail analyst Laura Champine says the company shouldn't mess with its core market. 

  • Coach Surges After Q2 Earnings Beat

    Better than expected earnings from Coach is sending shares surging. Insight on why she changed her price target on the stock, with Laura Champine, Collins Stewart senior retail analyst.

  • Burberry: International Retailer of the Year

    Angela Ahrendts, Burberry Group CEO discusses how technology has changed her business; the company's record profits; and the outlook in luxury retail.

  • Emma Watson wearing a white one-shouldered custom-made Burberry dress with a central split.

    High street retailers have had a tough year in 2011, but Burberry is bucking the trend. A global slowdown and Europe’s still-unfolding sovereign debt crisis sets a dark cloud over the luxury market, but the British maker of trenchcoats and handbags turned in strong results earlier Tuesday.

  • Retail stocks dipped slightly midday, but the “Fast Money” pros still see bright spots away from ultra-luxury names.