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Tiffany Adds Jewel-Toned Cafe to Flagship Fifth Avenue Store

Yes, this now means breakfast at Tiffany’s


Tapestry wants to use its customer database of 120 million to drive growth

Tapestry, the newly rebranded Coach, Inc., wants to become America’s first luxury conglomerate. To do so, it’s uniting the global customers of the company’s three brands — Coach, Kate Spade and Stuart Weitzman — into a combined database to drive growth.


Inside Michael Kors’ plan to make Jimmy Choo a $1 billion brand

Michael Kors’ global luxury group, Michael Kors Holdings Limited, has a first major test: To turn Jimmy Choo into a billion-dollar brand, doubling the revenue of the first label it acquired.


Explaining Retail's 'Mid-Life Crisis': How Retailers Are Reforging The Customer Journey To Survive

The retail industry is currently going through a very visible existential crisis. On one end, there are long-time brands closing stores and refitting showrooms to become distribution centers. And on the other? Well, to casual observers it probably looks like the equivalent of a retail version of a mid-life crisis.


Holiday Forecasting Frenzy: How to Turn Those Fantasies inot a Retailer's Reality

Retailers need to ignore the forecasts of a strong holiday shopping season ahead and instead focus on what will actually turn those forecasts into a reality in their store.


Amazon's pushing its private-label brands for the holidays

Amazon is using big shopping events, including Cyber Monday and the upcoming holiday season, to boost its own private-label brands, heightening the fears that Amazon wants to mine its wholesale brands’ data for its own gain.



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