Retailing


Lululemon Rebounds with Strong Q4 Results

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Vancouver—After “pantsgate” and several other debacles took the shine off Lululemon Athletica last year, the yoga-oriented … [Read more...]

H&M Q1 Profit Misses Due to Online Expenses

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Stockholm—H&M today missed its first quarter profit forecast as the world’s second largest fashion retailer spent more to … [Read more...]

Kohl’s CMO Quits Amid Merchandising Shifts

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Menomonee Falls, WI—The resignation of Donald Brennan, chief merchandising officer at Kohl’s Corp., is seen by analysts as … [Read more...]

J. Crew Q4 Profit Falls Despite Sales Gain

Spring style at J. Crew: tile indigo top, LemLem Bara scarf and Collection Audrey suede pumps

New York—J. Crew Group Inc. posted a 42% drop in its fourth quarter profit on Monday, hit by higher costs that offset sales … [Read more...]

Cache Q4 Loss Narrows Despite Sales Decline

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New York—Cache Inc. said today its fourth quarter loss narrowed even as net and comparable store sales were down. CEO Jay Margolis … [Read more...]

Shoe Carnival Q4 Profit Sinks as Sales Slow

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Evansville, IN—Shoe Carnival Inc. reported last week that its fourth quarter profit fell 81% hit by a sales decrease and lower … [Read more...]

dELiA*s Narrows Q4 Loss Despite Sales Drop

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New York—dELiA*s Inc. reported last week a narrowed fourth quarter loss despite a drop in revenues. For the quarter ended Feb. … [Read more...]

Swatch Battle Cost Pushes Tiffany into Q4 Loss

Bestsellers from Tiffany's Enchant collection

New York—Tiffany & Co. faced a tough loss back in December when an arbitration court ruled the jewelry retailer would have to … [Read more...]

Golden Gate Takes Major Stake in Ann Inc.

Actress Kate Hudson, brand ambassador for Ann Inc.’s Ann Taylor stores, introduced this week a capsule LBD collection designed in partnership with Ann Taylor creative director Lisa Axelson

New York—Barely a week after reporting its fourth quarter profit nearly doubled and a strategic realignment in its business, Ann … [Read more...]

Wet Seal Q4 Loss Narrows Despite Sales Drop

Spring trends at Wet Seal stores

Foothill Ranch, CA—Wet Seal Inc. reported late Thursday afternoon that its fourth quarter loss narrowed as overhead expenses fell … [Read more...]

New York & Co. Q4 Profit Down But Beats Estimate

Eva Mendes, pictured here wearing the Maria dress, Charlotte Cabochons necklace, and Charlotte Cabochons bracelet, from her exclusive collection for New York & Co.

New York—New York & Co. reported late Thursday afternoon that its fourth quarter income dropped 34% since the specialty … [Read more...]

Winter Weather, Promotions Hit Cato Q4 Profit, Sales

Welcome Springtime: the latest looks from Cato

Charlotte, NC—Cato Corp. today reported that winter storms and a challenging, highly competitive holiday season adversely affected … [Read more...]