Retailing


American Apparel Taps Ex-Blockbuster CFO

American Apparel

Los Angeles--American Apparel has hired former Blockbuster chief financial officer Tom Casey as its acting president, who will be … [Read more...]

Hedge Fund Manager Ackman Takes Stake in JCPenney

Bill Ackman

New York—William "Bill" Ackman, the hedge fund manager who had a bitter proxy battle with Target’s board of directors in 2009, … [Read more...]

Syms 2Q Losses Widen Despite Sales Rise

Syms

Losses at cut-price apparel retailer Syms widened in its second quarter despite a healthy sales rise prompted by the company’s … [Read more...]

Back to School Bolsters Sept. Sales

Back to School

As parents bought back to school merchandise closer once again, September retail sales showed solid gains besting Wall Street’s … [Read more...]

Shopbop Wins Social Media Popularity Contest

Shopbop Facebook page

If you're a fashion company on Facebook and Twitter, you probably monitor your number of fans and followers, respectively, so it's … [Read more...]

Pandora Shares Leap to $2.1 Billion at IPO Debut

Pandora bracelet

Copenhagen--Danish jeweler Pandora made a debut worth up to $2.1 billion in one of Europe's largest market listings this year, as … [Read more...]

Fashion App Solicits Friend Feedback

Love It or Lose It app

Austin, Texas--For those who need instant fashion feedback and don't trust sales associates for unbiased opinions, this app's for … [Read more...]

Plans for new Gottchalks Chain Postponed Until 2011

Gottschalks by Joe Levy

Fresno, CA—Fans of the recently defunct Gottschalks department store had hopes that their favorite retailer would be returning to … [Read more...]

NRF Predicts 2.3% Holiday Sales Increase

Holiday shopping mall

Washington–Following a ho-hum 2009 and a disastrous 2008 holiday seasons, retailers can expect to get more into the holiday spirit … [Read more...]

Women-Only Hat Website Launches

Womens-Hats.com

Stockton, CA--Women who want to buy hats from the best milliners in the world now have a site dedicated solely to them: … [Read more...]

Belk Launches Re-Branding, Marketing Campaign

Belk logo

Charlotte—Belk, Inc. has launched this week an updated corporate identity that projects the company's restated mission "to satisfy … [Read more...]

Talbots Outlines 3-Year Growth Plan

Talbot's

Hingham, MA--Talbots is to target top-line sales growth of 4% to 6% between 2010 and 2013, as part of a strategic review being … [Read more...]