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H&M Q1 Sales Up 12%, Meeting Estimates

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Stockholm—H&M today reported that its total sales in February rose 11%, marking the end of its first quarter when sales were … [Read more...]

Ann Inc. Q4 Profit Nearly Doubles; Realignment to Cut 100 Jobs

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New York—Ann Inc. today reported its fourth quarter profit nearly doubled, helped by sales at its LOFT stores. Separately, the … [Read more...]

Aéropostale Reports Dismal Q4; Arranges $150 Million Lifeline

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New York—Aéropostale Inc. reported late Thursday its fifth straight quarterly loss as well as a 15% tumble in its comparable store … [Read more...]

Buckle Q4 Profit Slips on Lower Sales

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Kearney, NE—Buckle Inc. announced today that its fourth quarter profit declined 3.4% as total net sales and comp store sales … [Read more...]

Zumiez Q4 Profit Zips Up 17.3% Despite Pressures

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Everett, WA—One-off gains and higher sales helped action sportswear and footwear retailer Zumiez to report a 17.3% hike in … [Read more...]

Christopher & Banks Q4 Loss Narrows on Lowered Costs

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Minneapolis—Even though many of its stores are located in the Midwest, which has had a particularly frigid winter so far, … [Read more...]

Stein Mart Q4 Profit Falls But Beats Estimates

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Jacksonville, FL—Stein Mart Inc. today said its fourth quarter profit dropped due to lower sales and one-time charges but adjusted … [Read more...]

Genesco Manages Q4 Net Increase on Lower Charges

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Nashville, TN—Genesco Inc. today reported that even though its fourth quarter was down, its profit rose 8.7% helped by lower … [Read more...]

Express Q4 Profit Falls, Hit by Promotions

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Columbus, OH—Express Inc. today revealed a worse-than-expected 25% drop in its fourth quarter earnings along with a weak forecast … [Read more...]

Bon-Ton Q4 Profit Down; CEO to Depart

Brendan Hoffman becomes president/ceo at Bon-Ton Stores on Feb. 7

York, PA—Bon-Ton Stores today reported a 17.6% drop in its fourth quarter profit but narrowed its loss for 2013. The department … [Read more...]

AEO Q4 Profit Plummets 89%, Forecast Weak

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Pittsburgh—American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. today reported its fourth quarter profit plummeted 89% as it sales were hit by winter … [Read more...]

Ashley Stewart Files for Chapter 11

Ashley Stewart operates its plus-size stores in 24 states

Secaucus, NJ—Ashley Stewart, the 168-unit plus-size women’s retailer, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy on Monday and plans to … [Read more...]