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

Retailers Ask Court to Overturn Credit Card Swipe Fee Settlement

Credit cards

Washington—Two of the top retail trade associations—The National Retail Federation and the Retail Industry Leaders … [Read more...]

Sycamore Partners Seeks Greater Stake in Express Inc.


Columbus, OH—Express, Inc. confirmed Thursday that it has received a letter from Sycamore Partners, which owns approximately 9.9% … [Read more...]

Lululemon Cuts Outlook as Q1 Profit Plummets


Vancouver--The founder and biggest shareholder in Lululemon Athletica has criticized the company’s board, just hours before the … [Read more...]

Costs Push Neiman Marcus into Q3 Profit Loss

DVF at Neiman Marcus stores

Dallas—Though its sales were up 6%, Neiman Marcus Group Ltd. today reported a swing into a third quarter loss mostly due to … [Read more...]

Despite Profit Decline, Inditex Still Beat Estimates


Madrid—Inditex, parent to Zara, saw its first quarter profit fall 7.3%, the biggest decline since 2009, but the apparel retail … [Read more...]

Christopher & Banks Q1 Profit Tops Estimates

Summer styles from Christopher & Banks

Minneapolis—Christopher & Banks Corp. today reported higher first quarter profits as expenses decreased and despite having … [Read more...]

Burlington Stores Swings into Q1 Profit, Sales Rise

Burlington Coat Factory

Burlington, NJ—Burlington Stores Inc. today swung into a first quarter profit as comparable store sales and gross margins … [Read more...]

Sycamore Partners to Give New Life to Defunct Coldwater Creek


Sycamore Partners to Give New Life to Defunct Coldwater Creek New York—Although recently filing bankruptcy and liquidation … [Read more...]

Shop for Indie Retailer Month 2014 and Boost the Economy

independent retailer month

Shop for Indie Month 2014 and Boost the Economy New York—Independent Retailer Month, a promotional campaign that dedicates July … [Read more...]

Hot Teen Retailer Five Below Storms Houston With 8 New Store Openings

five below

Houston—Teens and tweens—not to mention their parents—here are about to get a dose of the trend-right, value retail phenomenon of … [Read more...]

Fashion Misses Weigh on Gap’s Sales?

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Fashion Misses Weigh on Gap's Sales? San Francisco--One analyst predicts a lack of newness in women’s apparel at Gap’s namesake … [Read more...]

Discounts Help Boost May Comp Sales Ahead of Estimates

Only a handful of major retailers still release monthly sales results

Discounts Help Boost May Comp Sales Ahead of Estimates New York—May comparable store sales beat estimates as consumers shopped … [Read more...]

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