Reports

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

SEC Begins Formal Investigation into Ex-CEO Dov Charney

Dov Charney, found and controversial leader at American Apparel

Los Angeles--The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has launched a formal investigation into the conduct of Dov Charney, … [Read more...]

Christopher & Banks Q4 Shows Improvement Despite Earnings Miss

Spring Look at Christopher & Banks

Plymouth, MN—Despite a decline in its sales, Christopher & Banks Corp. reported Tuesday that it swung into a fourth quarter … [Read more...]

H&M Q1 Profits Jump, 400 New Stores to be Added This Year

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Stockholm—H&M, the world's second-biggest fashion retailer, reported today a better than expected first quarter pretax profit. … [Read more...]

Whistleblower Says JCPenney Overcharged Customers

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St. Petersburg, FL--Former JCPenney employee Robert Blatchford has filed a claim against the retailer under the State of Florida’s … [Read more...]

Tiffany Q4 Sales Fall for First Time in 5 Years

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New York—Tiffany & Co. today reported that its fourth quarter sales fell for the first time in five years. While the luxury … [Read more...]

Tourneau Opens Bryant Park Store

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New York—Right along with the watch news pouring out of BaselWorld in Switzerland, Tourneau, the largest U.S. watch retailer, … [Read more...]

Target’s Payout: $10 Million in Data Breach and Minimum Wage Increase

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Minneapolis—Target Corp. is paying out big time. The mass merchant agreed to pay $10 million to settle a class-action lawsuit over … [Read more...]

Versa Capital Wins Bid to Acquire Bankrupt Wet Seal Assets

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Philadelphia—Private equity firm Versa Capital Management got the go-ahead Wednesday from a Delaware bankruptcy judge to continue … [Read more...]

Inditex 2014 Profit, Sales Rise; Announces Employee Profit Sharing Plan

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Arteixo, Spain—Inditex, the world’s largest fashion retailer by sales, posted today a 5.2% increase in its 2014 profit driven by … [Read more...]

J. Crew Swings into Q4 Loss on Charges, Lower Sales at Flagship Brand

Winter Blues: the good kind. J. Crew’s Downing bucket bag in deep navy

New York---J. Crew Group Inc. today reported that it swung into a fourth quarter loss hurt by an impairment change and slower … [Read more...]

JCPenney’s Chief Marketing Officer Debra Berman Departs

Debra Berman, JCPenney's new senior vice president of marketing

Plano, TX—The Chief Marketing Officer for JCPenney, who helped CEO Mike Ullman restore the department store’s point of view after … [Read more...]

DSW Gains as Q4 Earnings, Sales Beat Forecasts

DSW Promo: Slip on the Converse Chuck Taylor All Star High-Top Floral and hit the gas

Columbus, OH—Reporting its strongest comparable store growth in several years, DSW today posted a 10% increase in profit and sales … [Read more...]