LONDON, July 28- Next, Britain's second-largest clothing retailer, nudged up its annual sales and profit forecasts after beating its own guidance for first-half sales growth, boosted by warm weather in June and July. Shares in the firm, which trades from more than 500 shops in Britain and Ireland, about 200 mainly franchised stores overseas and the Directory...» Read More
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Mark Henderson, chairman of Gieves and Hawkes, tells CNBC that it's a mistake for Abercrombie to open a kids store on Savile Row.
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Sales tax holidays will be offered in at least 17 states this year, but these events may not really benefit states or retailers.
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Kate Middleton's royal baby is nearing its arrival. Stacey Widlitz, S.W Retail Advisors, is in front of St. Mary's Hospital in London where Princess Kate was expected to deliver yesterday. How is her highness impacting retail? "This baby bump is going to be big business for retail," she says.
Best Buy will offer a weekend trade-in event that allows customers to exchange old, working iPads for a $200 gift certificate, All Things D reported on Friday.
Like it or not, it's time for back-to-school shopping. Retailers are pulling out all the stops to win your dollars for this very competitive-and important-shopping season.