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

Accessories Council’s Garden Party Raises $$ for Charities

At the Accessories Council Garden party, a Lilly Pulitzer picnic basket benefits the Urban Arts Partnership

New York—Who doesn't love a fashionable picnic for a good cause? Feeling the spirit of summer, the Accessories Council hosted a … [Read more...]

Ann Taylor Swing 2Q Profit, Improves Margins

Ann Taylor

New York--Ann Taylor Stores Corp. swung to a second-quarter profit, driven by demand for suits and dresses at its namesake chain. … [Read more...]

Rise in Sales Gives Gap 3% Profit Lift in 2Q

Gap Inc.

San Francisco--Gap Inc. has reaffirmed its full-year earnings guidance after higher sales at the Old Navy and Banana Republic … [Read more...]

Hot Topic Nearly Doubles Q2 Loss

Hot Topic storefront

Hot Topic Inc, the retailer of music-influenced apparel and accessories, nearly doubled its losses in the second quarter amid … [Read more...]

Limited Brands Lifts Outlooks as Profit Soars 140%

Limited Brands logos

Columbus,OH--Limited Brands, operator of the Victoria's Secret, Pink and La Senza chains, has raised its full-year earnings … [Read more...]

Bon-Ton Narrows 2Q Loss

The Bon Ton

York, PA--The Bon-Ton Stores Inc., the parent company of Carson Pirie Scott, Elder-Beerman, Herberger’s and Younkers and other … [Read more...]

Sears 2Q Loss Narrows, Kmart Margins Improve

Sears Kmart

Hoffman Estates, IL--Sears Holdings Corp. said today that its second-quarter loss narrowed and profit margins increased at its … [Read more...]

Teen, Back to School Season Sales Lagging This Year?

teens back to school shopping

Traditionally an early barometer of the key back-to-school selling season, teen retailers are being watched closely for first … [Read more...]

TJX Raises Outlook after Q2 Surge

TJX Companies

Framingham, MA--The TJX Companies recorded Wednesday a 16.4% increase in second quarter profit, fueled by a 7% sales rise and a 3% … [Read more...]

Target’s Q2 Earnings Rise 14% on Improved Cost, Credit Cards

Target Logo

Minneapolis--Target Corp.'s (TGT) fiscal second-quarter earnings rose 14%, helped by cost cuts and strength in its credit card … [Read more...]

American Apparel Future in Doubt as Losses Mount

American Apparel

Los Angeles--American Apparel admitted Tuesday it might go out of business within a year following an expected second quarter loss … [Read more...]

Abercrombie to Close 60 Stoes Despite 2Q Sales Rise

Abercrombie & Fitch

New Albany, OH--Abercrombie & Fitch Co is to shutter 60 stores this year after steep discounting in the second quarter ate … [Read more...]