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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...]

Aéropostale to Close More Stores, Change Merchandise Mix

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New York-- Aéropostale Inc. reported last week that its fourth quarter loss narrowed while the teen retailer turned its first … [Read more...]

Zumiez Q4 Profit, Sales Beat Estimates

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Lynnwood, WA—Despite increased costs, Zumiez Inc. posted last week better-than-expected fourth quarter results in line with … [Read more...]

Buckle Inc. Q4 Profit and Sales Rise, Beating Forecasts

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Kearney, NE—The Buckle Inc. reported Friday that its holiday quarter profit edged up as comparable store sales improved. For … [Read more...]

Ann Inc. Surprises with Better-Than-Expected Q4 Results

"Geometry Lessons" this spring at Ann Inc.'s LOFT brand

New York—With holiday results that beat its own outlook, Ann Inc. today posted a surprise fourth quarter profit increase as sales … [Read more...]

Despite Q4 Sales Gain, Genesco’s Profit Squeezed by Margin Pressure

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Nashville, TN—Despite strong fourth quarter sales, Genesco Inc. said Thursday that its profit was hampered by “gross margin … [Read more...]

Stein Mart Q4 Profit Soars 65% on Strong Sales Gains

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Jacksonville, FL—Stein Mart Inc. ended its fiscal 2014 with a surge in profit and sales in its fourth quarter. For the quarter … [Read more...]

LL Bean Plans to Triple Store Count Over Next 5 Years

Christmas tree lighting last November at L.L. Bean's hometown store

Freeport, ME—L.L. Bean could triple its store count over the next five years, according to a report in the Associated Press. The … [Read more...]

Bon-Ton Q4 Profit Boosted by Insurance Gain

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York, PA—Bon-Ton Stores Inc. today reported a 17% rise in its fourth quarter profit that benefitted from a fire insurance … [Read more...]

Express Q4 Earnings Beat Expectations as Promotions Reduced

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Columbus, OH—Express Inc. reported today that a decline in its fourth quarter profit though it and its holiday sales beat … [Read more...]

Target Fires 1,700 Employees, Eliminates 1,400 Other Positions in Restructuring Plan

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Minneapolis—Target Corp. axed some 1,700 employees today and is eliminating another 1,400 “unfilled positions” as part of its … [Read more...]

Neiman Marcus Swings into Holiday Quarter Profit as Online Sales Rise

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Dallas--Neiman Marcus Group swung to a second quarter profit today, helped by its recent purchase of Munich-based MyTheresa.com, … [Read more...]