American Eagle Outfitters Q4 Profit Jumps 85%

AEO is once again asking customers to enter Project Live Your Life by showing their personal style and interests. Then, share with their  friends for a chance to win.

Pittsburgh—American Eagle Outfitters Inc. (AEO) today reported that its fourth quarter earnings jumped 85% as sales increased in … [Read more...]

NRF: St. Patrick’s Day to Bring Green to Retailers This Year?

St. Patrick's Day

Washington–St. Patrick’s Day may not have the gift-giving attributes that Valentine’s Day and other holidays have, but the … [Read more...]

American Apparel Surprises with Q4 Swing into Profit

Display at American Apparel's Carnaby store in London.

Los Angeles—American Apparel, the made-in-USA fashion basic specialty chain, surprised Wall Street Monday afternoon with a bullish … [Read more...]

Despite Markdown Pressure, Ascena Reports Better-Than-Expected Q2

A peek inside Lane Bryant's new flagship in Manhattan.

Suffern, NY—Ascena Retail Group, parent to dressbarn, Lane Bryant, Catherines and other specialty stores, reported Monday that its … [Read more...]

Gucci-Parent PPR Considering a More “Luxurious” Name?

François-Henri Pinault, CEO/chairman of PPR, which may re-brand itself soon.

Paris—What’s in a name? Plenty if you are one of the largest luxury and sports brand conglomerates boasting Gucci, Yves Saint … [Read more...]

Comp Store Sales Gains in North America Boost Q4 Profit for Gap Inc.

Old Navy

San Francisco—Boasting its best holiday quarter in six years, Gap Inc. today reported increased fourth quarter earnings aided by … [Read more...]

Chico’s Q4 Profit Up 26% on Strong Sales

The So Slimming collection at Chico's stores has been a major hit with consumers.

Fort Myers, FL—Bolstered by strong sales across all its retail brands, Chico’s FAS reported Thursday that its fourth quarter … [Read more...]

JCPenney’s Q4 Results: The “Worst in Retail History?”

700 Joe Fresh shops are being rolled out in JCPenney stores this spring.

Plano, TX—The quarterly report due after market close on Wednesday was expected to be bad, but it was even worse than … [Read more...]

Sears Holdings Q4 Loss Narrows, But “Much Work to Be Done”

Sears

Hoffman Estates, IL—Sears Holdings Corp. reported today a narrowed fourth quarter loss, helped by lower expenses and sales … [Read more...]

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Target Q4 Profit Narrows 2% in “Highly Promotional” Environment

Apparel and accessories from Prabal Gurung for Target, available now in stores and online.

Minneapolis—Target Corp. today reported a 2% decline in its fourth quarter profit but projected 2013 profit increases ahead of … [Read more...]

Fashion’s Night Out Is Out

Fashion's Night Out

New York—Fashion’s Night Out, that September evening event aimed at luring consumers into retailers with special events and … [Read more...]