Three Retailers Settle with FTC Over Mislabeled “Faux Fur” Items

Revolve Clothing

Washington—Neiman Marcus and two other retailers agreed this week to settle charges brought by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) … [Read more...]

DSW’s 2013 Profit, Sales Outlook Disappoints Wall Street

DSW Trend Alert for Spring: Plenty of Pastels

Columbus, OH—DSW reported weaker-than-expected fourth quarter earnings today and said softer sales so far this year make it … [Read more...]

Christopher & Banks Narrows Q4 Loss as Sales Improve

Christopher & Banks expects its first quarter comparable store sales to increase in the low 20% range.

Plymouth, MN—Christopher & Banks Corp. saw its shares rise after reporting last week that its fourth quarter loss narrowed as … [Read more...]

Zumiez Q4 Profit Up 22%, But Q1 Forecast Disappoints

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Lynwood, WA—Zumiez reported last week that its fourth quarter profit jumped 22% ahead of Wall Street’s estimates. However, the … [Read more...]

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“There are only two kinds of people in the world, the Irish and those who wish they were."So says one of those famous Irish … [Read more...]

Aeropostale Posts “Disappointing” Q4 Loss, Forecasts Q1 Loss Too

Aeropostale, which has emphasized basics and graphics T-shirts  for younger teens, has been working to integrate more fashion into its product mix.
The company on Thursday said its reducing the core basics penetration by about 22% over the next two quarters and investing into fashion basics and fashion merchandise.

New York—Aeropostale Inc. reported Thursday what it called “disappointing results:” the teen retailer swung into a fourth quarter … [Read more...]

Brown Shoe Swings into Q4 Profit, But Gives Weak Forecast

Franco Sarto spring styles at Famous Footwear

St. Louis—Brown Shoe Co. said today it swung into a fourth quarter profit as the footwear company recorded fewer restructuring … [Read more...]

Coldwater Creek Q4 Loss Widens, But Less Than Expected

Coldwater Creek

Sandpoint, ID—Coldwater Creek Inc. reported a widened fourth quarter loss on Wednesday due to a leadership transition, lower sales … [Read more...]

CFDA Names 2013 Fashion Award Nominees, Honorees

CFDA Awards

New York—While they might not get the TV coverage that the Oscars or Emmys do, The Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA) … [Read more...]

Tod’s 2012 Profit Rises on International Sales

Tod's iconic D.D. bag

Milan—Tod’s SpA raised its dividend Wednesday after posting a 2012 net profit on strong sales of its footwear and leathergoods in … [Read more...]

Vera Bradley Q4 Profit, Sales Rise, But Sees “Headwinds” Ahead

Vera Bradley

Fort Wayne, IN—Vera Bradley Inc. Wednesday reported an increase in profit and sales surpassing analysts’ estimates. But shares in … [Read more...]

Hot Topic Q4 Profit Jumps 35% as Its Torrid Stores Improve

Spring styles at Torrid, Hot Topic's plus size specialty store

City of Industry, CA—Hot Topic, Inc. said Wednesday that its net income jumped 35% in its fourth quarter as sales increased 11% … [Read more...]