Reports

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Lululemon Athletica Supply Chain Issues Improving

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Vancouver—Supply chain management issues at Lululemon Athletica appear to be being resolved, with analysts describing the findings … [Read more...]

Report: HSN CEO Turns Down Top Job at JCPenney

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New York—JCPenney has had a litany of problems the last few years. The latest evidently is finding a new chief executive officer … [Read more...]

Retail Comp Sales in June Once Again Beat Forecasts

Only a handful of major retailers still release monthly sales results

New York—Retailers sailed past estimates for their June comparable store sales results as better weather and lower unemployment … [Read more...]

American Apparel Agrees to $25M Cash from Shareholder, Charney to Return

Businessweek cover story this week on Dov Charney

Los Angeles—He’s back. Yes, Dov Charney the controversial and recently ousted chief executive at American Apparel, will return to … [Read more...]

Fast Retailing Cuts Forecast After More Losses

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Tokyo—Fast Retailing Co., parent of Uniqlo, plans to cut its annual forecast for the second time due to losses at its J. Brand … [Read more...]

Report: American Apparel in Talks to Pay Off Loan

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Los Angeles—In another twist in the American Apparel story, the Wall Street Journal reported Sunday that the retailer is in talks … [Read more...]

Round 2: JCPenney Appeals Loss in Macy’s, Martha Stewart Case

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New York—After being referred to as “childish” by a New York court, JCPenney has returned to the courtroom, appealing a New York … [Read more...]

Ex-CEO Dov Charney Ups Stake in American Apparel

Provacative advertising and photography have been popular under Charney's tenure

Los Angeles--Ousted American Apparel CEO Dov Charney has upped his stake in the company to 42.98% as his battle with the company … [Read more...]

“Poison Pill” Showdown Between American Apparel, Charney?

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Los Angeles--American Apparel has adopted a so-called “poison pill” stockholder rights plan aimed at warding off unwanted takeover … [Read more...]

Finish Line Scores a Strong Q1 Boost to Profit, Sales

Grand Opening at Finish Line's Buckhead Store

Indianapolis—Finish Line Inc. reported Friday that its fiscal first quarter profit more than doubled as sales and margins … [Read more...]

Bebe Stores to Exit 2b Concept, Cut Jobs

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Brisbane, CA--Bebe Stores Inc. said it would exit its unprofitable "2b bebe" business, under which it sells affordable apparel and … [Read more...]

Dov Charney to Fight Ousting from American Apparel

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Los Angeles--The battle between American Apparel’s ousted CEO and the retailer’s directors continues to intensify, with both sides … [Read more...]