Reports

Accessories magazine’s Annual Census Report; industry statistics; retail earnings

American Apparel Names Paula Schneider as CEO, Terminates Dov Charney

Dov Charney, found and controversial leader at American Apparel

Los Angeles—It’s official, Dov Charney, founder/former president/ceo at American Apparel has been terminated “for cause in … [Read more...]

Survey Reveals Festive Findings on Holiday Gifting Plans This Season

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New York—Men are more likely to snoop around than women to find out what gifts they’ll be scoring during the holidays. According … [Read more...]

HBC Q3 Loss Narrows, Sales Double with Saks’ Help

One-of-a-kind creations by Michael Southgate featured in Saks Fifth Avenue flagship's Holiday Windows

Toronto—Its acquisition last year of Saks Inc. enabled Hudson Bay Co. to nearly double its retail sales and post a smaller third … [Read more...]

Controversial Abercrombie CEO Mike Jeffries Leaving the Company

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New Albany, OH--Abercrombie & Fitch’s controversial CEO Michael Jeffries is retiring, effective immediately. In his place, the … [Read more...]

Belk Q3 Profit Falls on Increased Expenses

From Belk's Wish Book

Charlotte, NC—Belk Inc. reported today that it swung into a third quarter loss due toexpenses from its new strategic … [Read more...]

Neiman Marcus Group Swings into Q1 Profit

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Dallas--Neiman Marcus Group swung to a first-quarter profit of $196,000, up from last year’s $13.1 million loss—the result of the … [Read more...]

Delia’s Chain Files Chapter 11

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New York--dELiA*s Inc., the young women’s retailer with about 95 stores and an increasingly outmoded catalog business, announced … [Read more...]

November Retail Sales Comps Beat Estimate

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New York—November comparable store may actually have not only beat economists’ estimates, but also surprised some retailers. In … [Read more...]

Ascena Earnings Increase Despite Lower Sales, Higher Costs

Burgundy for holiday parties at Lane Bryant, a division of Ascena

Suffern, NY--Ascena Retail Group Inc. Tuesday reported an increase in profit for the first quarter despite lower revenues and … [Read more...]

Loehmann’s, Reborn as Off-Price E-Commerce, Names Advisors

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New York--Off-price retailer Loehmann’s, which was recently resurrected as an online retailer after a hedge fund acquired its … [Read more...]

Brown Shoe Boasts 21% Profit Jump, Sales Increase

Fall Styles at Famous Footwear

St. Louis—Brown Shoe Co. Inc. reported Tuesday a 21% jump in its third quarter profit, reflecting improved operating margins and … [Read more...]

Tiffany Q3 Earnings, Sales Rise But Misses Estimate as Asia Sales Soften

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New York—Despite strong sales and positive comp sales, Tiffany & Co. reported today that while profit few they missed … [Read more...]