After Selling Majority Stake, William Ackman Finally Departs JCPenney

William Ackman, hedge fund manager and the founder of Pershing Square Capital, JCPenney's largest shareholder

New York—After a controversial and often contentious tenure as JCPenney’s largest shareholder and member of its board of … [Read more...]

Tiffany Q2 Profit Up 16% Bolstered by Demand in China

Atlas open pendant in 18K white gold with diamonds

New York—Citing continued strong demand in China, Tiffany & Co. today reported that its second quarter profit rose 16%. Sales … [Read more...]

Movado Group Q2 Profit, Sales Jump

Movado Bold watch with diamond accents

Paramus, NJ—Movado Group, Inc. today reported that improved operating margins and a 17% increase in sales helped it achieve a 55% … [Read more...]

DSW Raises Full Year Forecast After Strong Q2 Increases

DSW

Columbus, OH—Helped by an upswing in sales and improved expense costs, DSW Inc. today posted a 15% increase in its second quarter … [Read more...]

Aeropostale’s Stock Value Drops 40% After Poor Q2 Report

Deconstructing the Aeropostale Look for Fall: The retailer introduced its “This is Aero” blog this month

New York—Analysts indicated today that the fall in Aeropostale’s stock price—some 40% since the beginning of August—has hit bottom … [Read more...]

Buckle Inc. Q2 Profit, Sales Up

Back to school at Buckle Inc.

Kearny, NE—The Buckle Inc. reported last week that its second quarter profit was in line with estimates as sales were up almost … [Read more...]

New York & Co. Narrows Q2 Loss

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New York—New York & Co. reported last week that it narrowed its second quarter loss on higher comparable store sales and … [Read more...]

No “Teen Slump” at Gap Inc., Profits Rise 25%

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San Francisco—Bucking the “teen slump” that plagued many of its competitors last quarter, Gap Inc. reported Thursday that its … [Read more...]

Ann Inc. Q2 Profit Up 16% in “Highly Challenging” Retail Environment

Fall look from Ann Taylor

New York—Helped by sales at its Loft brand exceeding those at Ann Taylor, Ann Inc. today reported a 16% increase in its second … [Read more...]

Abercrombie Loses Nearly $650 Million in Value After Q2 Profit Dive

A&F Stars on the Rise in the A&F Club Gallery

New Albany, OH—Shares of Abercrombie & Fitch dropped 17.7%--losing some $650 million in value—during trading Thursday after … [Read more...]

“Above-Plan” Sales Give Ross Stores a 17% Profit Hike

Ross

Pleasanton, CA—Ross Stores credited “above-plan sales and merchandise gross margin” in helping it book a 17% hike in its second … [Read more...]

Sears Q2 Loss Bigger Than Expected

Apparel sales, including those from its exclusive Kardashian Kollection, have been a bright spot for Sears.

Hoffman Estates, IL—Sears Holdings Corp. today reported a bigger-than-expected loss due to weaker sales, heavy discounting and … [Read more...]