JCPenney’s SEC Filing Reports 43,000 Fewer Employees?

JCPenney

Plano, TX—The required filings and statements that public companies must supply the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) are … [Read more...]

Ross Stores Q4 Profit Rises 23% on Strong Sales, Better Margins

New Ross Store in downtown Los Angeles (719 S Broadway).

Pleasanton, CA—Thanks to improved margins and continued strong sales, Ross Stores Inc. reported today that its fourth quarter … [Read more...]

Pacific Sunwear Narrows Q4 Loss on Improved Sales

Spring styles at Pacific Sunwear

Anaheim, CA—Pacific Sunwear of California, Inc. said Wednesday that its fourth quarter loss narrowed as the teen retailer posted … [Read more...]

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Ax+ Apple

The fascination with the Year of the Snake continues. At Ax+Apple the fascination has inspired an entire collection of … [Read more...]

Accessories Magazine/The NPD Group, Inc. Releases 2012 Census Report

2013 Projected Market Share by Classification

In a more competitive retail reality that faces the accessories industry, the latest industry statistics give insight and provide … [Read more...]

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

Zumiez glamour-kills-hoodies-600x360

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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Luxe Deluxe

“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...]