Top Headlines: Wednesday, February 6, 2013


Affluent households dominate coupon use (MediaPost)

Five factors influencing how the future is forecast (Fast Company)

Pinterest seeking $2.5 billion valuation as user growth explodes (The Wall Street Journal)

Marc Jacobs named creative director of Diet Coke (Vogue UK)

Twitter acquires social TV startup Bluefin Labs (Forbes)

Top Headlines: Tuesday, February 5, 2013


Chris Burch sells 10% stake in C. Wonder to Fidelity for $35 M (Fortune)

The teams up with Oscar de la Renta for diffusion collection (Styleite)

ICSC/Goldman Sachs weekly stores sales up 2.4% on strong performance at specialty, dollar and apparel stores, wholesale clubs (NASDAQ)

Adam Lippes to show at NY Fashion Week after reacquiring ADAM label from Kellwood (WWD, sub req'd)

John Galliano wins small victory in case against Christian Dior (Telegraph)

Top Headlines: Monday, February 4, 2013


Global Kids Fashion Week to debut in London in March (Vogue UK)

Natalie Massenet, founder of Net-a-Porter, appointed British Fashion Council chairman (The New York Times) subs. req.

2013 Brand Keys Customer Loyalty Engagement Index reveals how challenging loyalty is (MediaPost)

Global consumer confidence declines (Reuters)

Changing demographics and lifestyles impacting UK car market (Euromonitor)


Top Headlines: Friday, February 1, 2013


Lena Dunham working on fashion-based comedy (Vogue UK)

Job gains improved in late 2012, but unemployment still edged up in January (The Washington Post)

Nearly two-thirds of Americans ages 45-60 delay retirement plans (The Wall Street Journal)

Google ranks as top media brand, a first for a digital media company (MediaPost)

U.S. manufacturing grows at fastest pace in nine months (Reuters)


Top Headlines: Thursday, January 31, 2013


Abercrombie plans shop in Beatles’ former London HQ (Bloomberg)

December income grew by largest amount in eight years, driven by dividend payments (Herald Tribune)

Victoria Beckham launching archive dress collection online (Vogue UK)

Physicians Formula introduces stackable nail polish trios (Fashionista)

First Tweet-sourced ad to debut Super Bowl Sunday (Fast Company)


Top Headlines: Wednesday, January 30, 2013


U.S. economy contracted unexpectedly for first time since 2009 (Washington Post)

Topshop taps Royal College of Art to re-design flagship Boutique shop (Vogue UK)

Dublin retail sales decline (Bloomberg)

Financial burdens on Boomers increase as they care for both parents and children (USA Today)

The private sector jobs picture improved in January according to ADP estimates (MarketWatch)


Top Headlines: Tuesday, January 29, 2013


Minju Kim named H&M 2013 Design Award winner (Vogue UK)

Retailers reluctant to tack on card swiping fees (MediaPost)

J.C. Penney reintroducing targeted discounts (Reuters)

Apple announces the 128GB iPad (Mashable)

KCD opens Digital Fashion Shows site to the public (NY Mag)


Top Headlines: Monday, January 28, 2012


Anne Hathaway wins big at SAG Awards (GMA)

Betsey Johnson to show during New York Fashion Week (Vogue UK)

Durable goods orders rise (CNBC)

Changing face of brand leadership (MediaPost)

Global brands opening stores in Australia (The Age)

Top Headlines: Friday, January 25, 2013


Women at Davos gaining influence through social media (KPMG)

Britain’s economy shrank more than anticipated in 2012 (Reuters)

Twitter’s new video app Twine evolving just 24 hours after launch (Mashable)

Chinese textile city Shishi crafts plan to become international fashion capital (China Daily)

New travel sites connecting with Millennials’ desire for hyper-local experiences (MediaPost)


Documentary filmmaker, Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy

Top Headlines: Thursday, January 24, 2013


Jobless claims hit five-year low (Reuters)

Kate Hudson expands role at Ann Taylor, collaborates on first clothing collection (Vogue UK)

Mobile marketing slated for increased retail investment according to Juniper Research (Mobile Commerce Daily)

Global manufacturing improves boosting hope in economic recovery (Bloomberg) ranked No. 1 for customer service in annual online study (Internet Retailer)


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