The official website for the Newport News clothing line is Spiegel.com. Newport News is a clothing brand under Spiegel, an American direct marketing retailer focused on ladies' fashion.
Newport News, a catalog company that specialized in affordable women's clothing, went by the name Avon Fashions prior to its purchase by Spiegel in August 1993. Spiegel was founded in 1865 by Joseph Spiegel, the son of a German rabbi. The company started out as a home furnishings store located on Wabash Avenue in the Chicago Loop. As of 2015, Spiegel is headquartered in the city of New York and is a Lynn Tilton company.