BJI’s women’s wear trade shows to join Sao Paulo PRÊT-À-PORTER in 2013

Business Journals, Inc., the parent company of MR Magazine, and the MRket menswear trade show, has announced a deal to produce its women’s wear shows in Brazil.

Daffy’s chain to close all doors


Daffy’s, the troubled regional off-price chain, is closing all of its 19 doors.

Mister clean

Tommy Bahama sunglasses, Report Collection shirt, Tommy Hilfiger bow tie, Corbin pants.

John Jones: Sport shirts may be too simple for their own good.

The bolder the better

Colored denim

Elise Diamantini: Retailers build off the momentum of colored denim for 2013.

New study suggests online retail boom looming in China

Huge interest in technology among China’s emerging middle class consumers is poised to generate an online retail boom, according to a new study.

2014 Olympic uniforms to be made in the US

London Olympics 2012

Ralph Lauren Corp has pledged that uniforms worn by American athletes at the 2014 Winter Olympic Games will be made in the US.

Nordstrom adds Topshop and Topman brands to US stores


Nordstom has teamed up with UK retail group Arcadia to sell the Topshop and Topman brands in 14 of its US stores.

Ontario Teachers Pension Plan takes majority Helly Hansen stake

Helly Hansen

A Canadian pension group has bought a majority stake in Norwegian outdoor clothing brand Helly Hansen.

Hong Kong commands highest retail rents, New York second

Global property adviser CBRE released a report ranking the highest retail rents in the world.

Tommy Bahama to launch online store globally

Tommy Bahama

Tommy Bahama has launched a global online platform to expand its international reach to more than 100 countries.