Reports

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

Takeover Rumors Boost dELiA*s Stock Prices

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New York—dELiA*s saw its shares jump more than 35% today after rumors surfaced that the teen mall clothing stores received several … [Read more...]

American Apparel Picks Outsider as Interim CEO

First for Fall at American Apparel:
Essential knits and minis. French employee Julie in the Knitted Classic Crop, Plaid Circle Skirt and Wool Beret.

Los Angeles--Struggling retailer American Apparel has hired turnaround specialist Scott Brubaker as its interim chief executive … [Read more...]

Finish Line Q2 Profit Edges Down, Misses Estimates

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Indianapolis—The Finish Line reported its second quarter profit edged down 1.3% as higher costs, expenses and write-downs failed … [Read more...]

H&M Q3 Profit Up 20%, But Margins Impacted

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Stockholm—H&M reported a decline in third quarter profitability and warned that higher garment costs will weigh on margins the … [Read more...]

Saks to Open Second NYC Store in Financial District

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Toronto and New York--Hudson’s Bay Company announced today that it has signed a lease with Brookfield Property Partners L.P. … [Read more...]

Ascena Retail Group Tanks On Q4 Miss, Weak Outlook

Isabel Toledo at the debut of her exclusive line for Lane Bryant

Suffern, NY—Shares of Ascena Retail Group fell in trading to a 52-week-low today after the owner of Lane Bryant and dressbarn … [Read more...]

Dollar General Committed, Despite Family Dollar’s Rejection

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Goodlettsville, TN—Dollar General has once again reaffirmed its commitment to acquiring Family Dollar Stores, which has advised … [Read more...]

Expenses Put Neiman Marcus into Q4 Loss, Sales Rise

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Dallas—Neiman Marcus Group reported today that it swung into a fourth quarter loss despite an increase in sales due to expenses … [Read more...]

Inditex Margins, Profits Hit in Overseas Markets

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Madrid—Inditex, owner of the Zara, delivered a strong set of first-half results as better cost control offset weaker gross margin … [Read more...]

Sears to Borrow $400 Million Following Ratings Downgrade

Chairman/CEO Edward Lampert

Hoffman Estates, IL—Sears Holdings is borrowing $400 million from an investment fund headed by the department store retailer’s … [Read more...]

Ann Inc. Again Defends Position as Investors Urge Sale

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New York—Ann Inc. has once again moved to defend its position after investors have again urged the women’s specialty retailer to … [Read more...]

H&M Q3 Sales Beat Forecast

Preview of Alexander Wang's collaboration with H&M coming this November

Stockholm--H&M today reported a 16% rise in its third quarter sales boosted by August revenue that exceeded estimates.In … [Read more...]