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Bankrupt Coldwater Creek Plans Liquidation Sales by Mother’s Day

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Sandpoint, ID—In a move that didn’t surprise anyone, Coldwater Creek Inc. today filed for bankruptcy protection, planning to start … [Read more...]

Gap Inc.’s March Sales Disappoint

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San Francisco--Shares of Gap Inc. were down in trading earlier today following the retailer’s disappointing March comp sales … [Read more...]

American Apparel Reports 5% Decline in March Comps

Limited edition prints from American Apparel's Natalie Du Pasquier collection

Los Angeles—In what will be its last monthly sales report, American Apparel Inc. reported late Thursday that it posted a 5% … [Read more...]

March Comps Softer Thanks to Easter Shift to April

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New York—With the harshest of winter subsiding last month, it still look a flurry of discount promotions to lure shoppers into … [Read more...]

Belk 2013 Sales Up, But Costs Hit Profits

Belk also opened its first flagship store in Texas this week at Galleria Dallas

Charlotte, NC—Citing increased costs especially for its online strategy, Belk Inc. said Wednesday that its 2013 profit was down … [Read more...]

Fast Retailing Lowers Annual Profit Forecast as Costs Mount

"Tee Time" at Fast Retailing's Uniqlo stores

Tokyo—Fast Retailing Co., billed as Asia’s biggest fashion retailer, today lowered its annual profit forecast, citing increasing … [Read more...]

Coldwater Creek Also Headed for Liquidation?

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Sandpoint, ID—A week after reports that it would presently be filing for bankruptcy, Coldwater Creek reportedly has plans to … [Read more...]

Lands’ End Starts a New Chapter Without Sears

Lands' End Kicks Off Spring as an Independent Company

Dodgeville, WI—It’s official: Lands’ End is back on the board at NASDAQ trading under the “LE” now a separate entity from Sears … [Read more...]

Urban Outfitters Cautious Ahead on Q1 Outlook

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Philadelphia—Weakness at Urban Outfitters’ namesake brand is likely to continue into the first quarter for the lifestyle retailer, … [Read more...]

Hudson’s Bay Co. Q4 Profit Down on Costs, Sales Up 73.6%

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Toronto—Hudson’s Bay Company today reported that its fourth quarter profit plunged 67% as expenses rose, but net sales also rose … [Read more...]

Clearlake Capital Makes Bid for Ashley Stewart

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Secaucus, NJ—Clearlake Capital Group, a Los Angeles-based private equity firm, has emerged as the stalking horse bidder at the … [Read more...]

Coldwater Creek Next to File for Bankruptcy?

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Sandpoint, ID—After failing to strike up a strategic alternative for its future—and now facing possible bankruptcy, Coldwater … [Read more...]