Week in Review: 10 Must-Read Articles

Tiffany & Co.

New York—It’s the day that retailers and bargain hunters have been waiting for: Black Friday. Early reports indicate that traffic … [Read more...]

Aéropostale Adopts “Poison Pill” Rights Plan


New York—Aéropostale has adopted a so-called "poison pill" stockholder rights plan after one of the teen clothing retailer's … [Read more...]

JCPenney Dropped from S&P 500 Index


New York—In its latest fall from grace, JCPenney has been removed from the Standard & Poor’s 500 index after loosing more than … [Read more...]

Sycamore Takes 8% Stake in Aeropostale


New York—Last month, Aeropostale Inc. saw its stock take a hit after reporting that it swung into a second quarter loss and sales … [Read more...]

Week in Review: 10 News Must-Reads

Miley Cyrus at the VMA Awards

New York—For many, the big M this week was all about Miley Cyrus, the ex-Disney-star-turned-twerking-vamp whose antics at the VMAs … [Read more...]

Aeropostale’s Stock Value Drops 40% After Poor Q2 Report

Deconstructing the Aeropostale Look for Fall: The retailer introduced its “This is Aero” blog this month

New York—Analysts indicated today that the fall in Aeropostale’s stock price—some 40% since the beginning of August—has hit bottom … [Read more...]

Aeropostale Posts “Disappointing” Q4 Loss, Forecasts Q1 Loss Too

Aeropostale, which has emphasized basics and graphics T-shirts  for younger teens, has been working to integrate more fashion into its product mix.
The company on Thursday said its reducing the core basics penetration by about 22% over the next two quarters and investing into fashion basics and fashion merchandise.

New York—Aeropostale Inc. reported Thursday what it called “disappointing results:” the teen retailer swung into a fourth quarter … [Read more...]

Aéropostale Q3 Profit, Sales Exceed Expectations

Aeropostale Holiday

New York—Aéropostale posted Thursday third quarter sales and earnings better-than-analysts expected.For the quarter ended Oct. … [Read more...]

Teen Film Star Becomes New Brand Ambassador at Aéropostale

Chloe Grace Moretz

New York— “Meet Chloë. She's a movie star, fashionista, and our new best friend!”That’s the way Aéropostale, the mall-based … [Read more...]

Despite Sales Rise, Aeropostale Q1 Profit Hit by Costs

aeropostale spring

New York—Despite a sales increase, Aeropostale’s first quarter earnings dropped 35% on weaker margins and higher costs.For the … [Read more...]

December Comp Sales Rise 3.3% on Mixed Holiday Results

Blizzard Tarnish December Retail Sales

New York—“Sales were decent but not great.”That’s how Ken Perkins, president of Retail Metrics, summed up today’s December … [Read more...]

Aeropostale Q3 Profit Plummets as Teen Retail Turns More Promotional


New York—An increased level of markdowns, lower comparable store sales and pressured margins took a toll on Aeropostale, which … [Read more...]