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Luxury accessories business Coach Inc has tapped the president of Neiman Marcus International and its Bergdorf Goodman division, Joshua Schulman, as CEO of its trademark brand.
Luxury accessories business Coach Inc appears to be back on track after earnings and revenue continued to rise in its second quarter, boosted by efforts to pull back its flagship Coach brand from wholesale and from channels like department stores.
British trench coat maker Burberry has declined to comment on reports it has rejected multiple takeover offers from US luxury accessories business Coach Inc.
Burberry could be a good fit for Coach's international distribution ambitions, analysts say, if the rumour mills are to be believed that the two luxury brands are in talks over a potential merger.
Stuart Weitzman is to step down from his eponymous label, making way for the appointment of Giovanni Morelli as the brand's creative director.
Luxury accessories firm Coach Inc has sold its headquarters in deal worth US$707m under a sale and lease-back agreement.
Luxury accessories firm Coach Inc has named Valentino executive Wendy Kahn as the new CEO and brand president of its Stuart Weitzman business.
Luxury accessories brand Coach Inc has announced its chief financial officer, Jane Hamilton Nielsen, will be leaving the company in August.
Luxury accessories business Coach Inc has maintained its full-year guidance as it revealed higher third-quarter earnings and sales boosted by a return to growth for the Coach brand.
Coach Inc "remains in transition", one analyst has said, after the luxury accessories business posted a rise in second-quarter sales thanks to its restructuring efforts and attempts to move away from excessive discounting – but profit declined.
Luxury accessories business Coach Inc has maintained its full-year outlook, despite recording a drop in first-quarter earnings and sales as a result of one-off costs.
A US analyst has described Coach's planned acquisition of shoe brand Stuart Weitzman as "a reasonable deal," but suggests the "timing is confusing."
Sycamore Partners, the owner of Stuart Weitzman Holdings, has declined to comment on reports it has been working on a deal for a sale of the company to footwear business Brown Shoe Company.
Thread specialist Coats Plc has appointed Rajiv Sharma, global CEO of Coats Industrial, as an executive director.
US footwear, handbags and accessories retailer Coach Inc has booked a drop in first-quarter net income, but remains optimistic that its brand transformation initiative with yield success.
Lew Frankfort, the executive chairman of US footwear, handbags and accessories retailer Coach Inc is to retire at the next stockholder meeting in November.
US footwear, handbags and accessories retailer Coach Inc has appointed Gebhard Rainer as its new president and COO.
US footwear, handbags and accessories retailer Coach Inc has recorded a drop in fourth-quarter earnings as a result of one-off charges.
The decision by Coach Inc. to close 70 stores in North America reflects the urgency of the need for the upscale leather retailer to stem market share loss and improve its top line.
Coach Inc saw both earnings and sales slide in its third-quarter as weakness in its North America accessories division offset strong growth in men's footwear and robust growth in Asia and Europe.
The latest listing of the best global brands show clothing performed well, with US department store retailer Macy's increasing its brand value by more than 25%, and H&M ranking as the top retailer in its region.
Upscale footwear, handbags and accessories retailer Coach Inc has booked a drop in second-quarter earnings and sales on the back of weakness in its North American business.
Upscale footwear, handbags and accessories retailer Coach Inc has today (22 October) reported a slight decline in first-quarter profit, hurt by weaker sales in North America.
Teen apparel retailer Delia's has tapped Coach Inc executive Whitney Randall as its new vice president and general merchandise manager.
With most holiday merchandise brought into the US early as retailers rushed to beat a possible shutdown of West Coast ports, it is perhaps not surprising that apparel imports fell in November.
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