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Costco Q4 Profit Jumps 27% on Higher Sales

Costco Membership

Issaquah, WA—Costco Wholesale Corporation today reported a 27% leap in its fourth quarter earnings buoyed by a double digit … [Read more...]

Wet Seal Chairman, 3 Directors Ousted in Shareholder Battle

Wet Seal

Foothill Ranch, CA—After weeks of battling between its board members and its third largest shareholder, Wet Seal’s board chairman … [Read more...]

Caché Predicts Widened Q3 Loss


New York—Ahead of its third quarter report, Caché Thursday said it now expects its third quarter loss to widen to 39 to 41 cents a … [Read more...]

September Retail Comp Sales: Solid, not Stellar


New York--With their back-to-school sales in their final month, and gearing up for fall and holiday merchandise, retailers … [Read more...]

Bakers Footwear Stumbles into Chapter 11

Bakers Store Front

St. Louis—After struggling the last few years to reverse losses and turnaround sales, Bakers Footwear Group Inc. Wednesday filed … [Read more...]

NRF: “Most Optimistic” Holiday Forecast Since Recession

2012 holiday sales

Washington—While President Obama and Republican challenger Mitt Romney duke it during their debate tonight over which one can best … [Read more...]

Clinton Group Has Short Lived Victory in Wet Seal Battle?

Wet Seal

Foothill Ranch, CA—After an apparent brief victory whereby Wet Seal board members agreed  to resign and be replaced by … [Read more...]

bebe stores Q1 Total Sales and Comp Sales Fall

Fall style from bebe stores

Brisbane, CA--bebe stores inc. today reported that its first quarter sales missed expectations as its comparable store sales fell … [Read more...]

Christopher & Banks Keeps CEO as Turnaround Moves Ahead

Christopher & Banks

Plymouth, MN—As its turnaround efforts appear to be moving faster than expected, Christopher & Banks reported to the … [Read more...]

Johnson: JCPenney to Reveal Holiday Plans on Nov. 1

Attention Getter: Ron Johnson, JCPenney's CEO

New York—In town to speak at a luncheon sponsored by The Robin Report, JCPenney CEO Ron Johnson told CNBC that the department … [Read more...]

Holiday Hires on the Increase at Macy’s Inc.Too

Holiday help at Macy's

New York—The nation’s stubbornly high unemployment rate may see some easing the next couple of months thanks to an increase in … [Read more...]

Wet Seal Board, Activist Investor Step Up War of Words


Foothill Ranch, CA—No resolution appears in sight in the proxy battle at Wet Seal that has pitted the young women’s retailer’s … [Read more...]