Must Read: Decoding Gucci's Merchandising Success, Fashion Businesses That Could Survive a Recession
Plus, the rise of Hugo Boss.
American Shoppers Are Really, Really Looking for Brand Honesty Right Now
As long as that honesty is combined with good value, of course.
Must Read: Nike Releases Inspiring New Short Film, Jane Keltner de Valle Exits 'Glamour' for 'Architectural Digest'
Plus, the Kardashians really need to learn how to tag their #spon posts.
Retail Stocks 101: Tips for Investing in Your Favorite Fashion and Beauty Brands
With Coty's IPO imminent, Michael Kors doing gangbusters on the stock market and Fifth & Pacific selling shares via Facebook, we've never been more compelled to personally invest in the fashion and beauty brands we love. But before you go nuts on an E-Trade, here's a little tutorial. I've consulted Hitha Prabakhar and Brian Sozzi—two analysts who know a lot about the stock market, but also a lot about fashion and retail—on how to invest in a smart way.