Luxury jeweler and watchmaker Harry Winston Diamond Corp's quarterly profit more than tripled as it sold more rough diamonds, and the company said it expects global demand for luxury jewelry and watches to rise.
Beauty products retailer Ulta Beauty posted first-quarter results that beat Wall Street estimates, boosted by strong sales and higher margins, and forecast a current quarter profit above analysts' estimates.
Zumiez Inc reported same-store sales that trumped estimates for the ninth straight month, helped by higher sales in its mens, kids and accessories segments, sending its shares up 4 percent in after-market trading.
Tiffany lowered its fiscal-year sales and profit forecasts on Thursday, citing slowing economic growth in many countries and weakness in its home market, and the upscale jeweler's shares fell 9 percent.
Ralph Lauren Corp reported a higher-than-expected quarterly profit on Tuesday, helped by soaring sales, but said it expected the pace of revenue growth to slow, in part because of Europe's economic problems.
Kazakh billionaire Goga Ashkenazi, best known for her opulent lifestyle and high-society friends, has agreed to buy a majority stake in fashion house Vionnet, the latest acquisition of a European luxury brand by new-money investors.
U.S. clothing maker Guess Inc reported a quarterly profit that beat market expectations, helped by fewer discounts at its North American retail business and higher sales in Asia, sending its shares up about 6 percent in after-market trade.
Ralph Lauren Corp said it expects lower wholesale sales this fiscal year, hurt by a slowdown in Europe and the closure of some China wholesale operations it will eventually replace with its own stores.
Urban Outfitters Inc reported a quarterly profit above market expectations as the clothing retailer managed to sell more women's apparel at regular prices, sending its shares up as much as 7 percent in after-market trading.