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Nordstrom Q3 Comps Disappoint, Lowers Forecast

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Seattle--Nordstrom Inc. reported Thursday a smaller-than-expected comparable sales growth and a lowered forecast, sending its … [Read more...]

Bebe Narrows Q1 Loss but Sales Decline, Forecast Tepid

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Brisbane, CA—bebe stores inc. reported today that its first quarter loss narrowed as total and comp sales declined. Its tepid … [Read more...]

Kohl’s Q3 Surprises, Beating Forecasts despite Profit Fall

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Menomonee Falls—Kohl’s may have reported today that its third quarter profit fell 15% as a small sales increase was offset by … [Read more...]

Preliminary Q3: American Apparel’s Sales Plunge Nearly 20%

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Los Angeles—Retailer in bankruptcy American Apparel Inc. reported Tuesday a narrowed loss in preliminary results for the third … [Read more...]

Macy’s Disappointing Q3 Sales, Forecast Sends Shivers to Retailers’ Shares

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New York—Macy’s Inc. today lowered its full year forecast after reporting third quarter sales and comp stores sales below … [Read more...]

Warmer Weather Chills October Comp Store Sales

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New York—October comparable store sales had only a modest 0.2% growth hindered analysts say by warmer weather that kept consumers … [Read more...]

Ross Stores Hires Stein Mart’s Brian Morrow to Head dd’s Discounts

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Dublin, CA and Jacksonville, FL—Ross Stores, Inc. announced today that Brian Morrow will join as President and Chief Merchandising … [Read more...]

NYSE Threatens Aeropostale with De-Listing

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New York—In another sign that business is still difficult for teen specialty retailers, Aeropostale, Inc. today disclosed that on … [Read more...]

New CEOs Announced at L.L. Bean, DSW

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First 'Outsider' to Serve as CEO at L. L. Bean Freeport, ME—For the first time in its 103-year-old history, L.L. Beach has hired … [Read more...]

Stockholders Agree to Merger Agreement Between Belk, Sycamore Partners

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Charlotte, NC--Belk, Inc., announced today that its stockholders voted to approve the adoption of the previously announced merger … [Read more...]

Retail CMOs Predict 4.2% Increase in Total Holiday Store Sales

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Chicago—A skittish market and diminished back-to-school sales have U.S. retailers feeling cautiously optimistic for the upcoming … [Read more...]

Genesco to Acquire Little Burgundy Chain From Aldo Group

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Nashville, TN--Genesco Inc.announced today that its Canadian subsidiary has entered into an agreement with the Aldo Group Inc. to … [Read more...]