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Kohl’s Appoints COO, Who Will Be Competing for Future CEO Role

Sona Chawla

Menomonee Falls, WI—Kohl’s announced today that Sona Chawla, a former Walgreens executive, has been named its new chief operating … [Read more...]

Dillard’s Q3 Sales, Profit Miss Prompts Fall in Shares

Favorite Fall Look at Dillard's: UGG poncho, boots

Little Rock, AR—In the same disappointing as other retailers have been reporting during third quarter earnings week, Dillard’s … [Read more...]

JCPenney Has Better-Than-Expected Q3, Highest Comps in 9 Years


Plano, TX—JCPenney today posted better better-than-expected third quarter sales, helped by demand for home, footwear, handbags and … [Read more...]

Nordstrom Q3 Comps Disappoint, Lowers Forecast


Seattle--Nordstrom Inc. reported Thursday a smaller-than-expected comparable sales growth and a lowered forecast, sending its … [Read more...]

Bebe Narrows Q1 Loss but Sales Decline, Forecast Tepid


Brisbane, CA—bebe stores inc. reported today that its first quarter loss narrowed as total and comp sales declined. Its tepid … [Read more...]

Kohl’s Q3 Surprises, Beating Forecasts despite Profit Fall


Menomonee Falls—Kohl’s may have reported today that its third quarter profit fell 15% as a small sales increase was offset by … [Read more...]

Preliminary Q3: American Apparel’s Sales Plunge Nearly 20%

American Apparel

Los Angeles—Retailer in bankruptcy American Apparel Inc. reported Tuesday a narrowed loss in preliminary results for the third … [Read more...]

Macy’s Disappointing Q3 Sales, Forecast Sends Shivers to Retailers’ Shares


New York—Macy’s Inc. today lowered its full year forecast after reporting third quarter sales and comp stores sales below … [Read more...]

Warmer Weather Chills October Comp Store Sales


New York—October comparable store sales had only a modest 0.2% growth hindered analysts say by warmer weather that kept consumers … [Read more...]

Ross Stores Hires Stein Mart’s Brian Morrow to Head dd’s Discounts


Dublin, CA and Jacksonville, FL—Ross Stores, Inc. announced today that Brian Morrow will join as President and Chief Merchandising … [Read more...]

NYSE Threatens Aeropostale with De-Listing


New York—In another sign that business is still difficult for teen specialty retailers, Aeropostale, Inc. today disclosed that on … [Read more...]

New CEOs Announced at L.L. Bean, DSW

Executive Moves

First 'Outsider' to Serve as CEO at L. L. Bean Freeport, ME—For the first time in its 103-year-old history, L.L. Beach has hired … [Read more...]