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

The Buckle, Inc. Reports June 2015 Net Sales


The Buckle, Inc. (NYSE: BKE) announced that comparable store net sales, for stores open at least one year, for the 5-week period … [Read more...]

June Comp Sales Fail to Meet Estimates for Increases


New York—Neither Dads nor grads could help bolster June retail sales. Looking at a tally of the remaining 11 retailers who still … [Read more...]

NRF Study: Inventory Shrinkage Last Year Lowest Ever


Washington—In 2014, inventory shrink rose to $44 billion in losses for retailers, according to a recent study from the National … [Read more...]

American Apparel Announces Next Phase of its Strategic Turnaround Plan


Los Angeles--American Apparel, Inc. announced today the next phase of its strategic turnaround plan, including a redesigned fall … [Read more...]

Retail Bestsellers: What’s Hot Now at South Moon Under


Berlin, MD—July typically has been a month of summer doldrums, especially at retail. But that’s changing as special sales pick up … [Read more...]

Boot Barn Completes Purchase of Rival Sheplers

Fourth of July accessories at Boot Barn

Irvine, CA--Boot Barn Holdings, Inc. announced this week the completion of its previously announced acquisition of Sheplers, Inc. … [Read more...]

Target CMO Kathee Tesija Removed to an “Advisory Role”

kathee Tesija

Minneapolis—In the continuing drama lead by Target CEO Brian Cornell as he leads a transformation of the mass merchant, Chief … [Read more...]

Activist Shareholder Wages Proxy Battle at Christopher & Banks


Plymouth, MN—Activist shareholder Jonathan Duskin of Macellum Advisors has been pushing for a change at Christopher & Banks, … [Read more...]

Another Round of Job Cuts at Target


Minneapolis—Target Corp. has been undergoing what its chief executive and others call a transformation. That has included laying … [Read more...]

Neiman Marcus Q3 Swings into Profit as Sales Rise

Fendi mini monster shearling backpack at Neiman Marcus

Dallas—Neiman Marcus Group today reported that its luxury retail business swung into a third quarter profit aided by increased … [Read more...]

Shake Up at J. Crew: Designer Ousted, 175 Jobs Cut

From J. Crew's summer collection

New York—Faced with less-than-superlative sales results and merchandise misfires, J. Crew today announced it would be eliminating … [Read more...]

Despite Sales Increase, Hudson’s Bay Co. Posts $54 Million Q1 Loss on Costs

Hudson's Bay

Toronto--Hudson’s Bay Company reported Wednesday a $54 million swing into a first quarter loss due to administrative costs even as … [Read more...]