David Jaffe


Justice Drags Ascena’s Q2 Profit Down 14%

Gypsy Spirit: new boho style for Spring at Ascena's Justice stores

Suffern, NY—Ascena Retail Group said Monday that it would lower its full year earnings forecast after posting a 14% drop in its … [Read more...]

Ascena Q4 Profit Soars Past Expectations

Dressbarn touts accessories in a  fall 2013 promotion

Suffern, NY—Buoyed by online sales and improved gross margin, Ascena Retail Group reported Monday that its fourth quarter profit … [Read more...]

Ascena Q3 Profit Falls 37% Despite Sales Boost by Acquisitions

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Suffern, NY—Pointing to economic challenges its customers are suffering under as well as cooler weather and merchandise misses at … [Read more...]

Executive Changes: Viva International, Maurices, FX International

Executive Moves

Viva International Group Names Antonio Bortuzzo as PresidentSomerville, NJ–Viva International Group recently named Antonio … [Read more...]

Despite Markdown Pressure, Ascena Reports Better-Than-Expected Q2

A peek inside Lane Bryant's new flagship in Manhattan.

Suffern, NY—Ascena Retail Group, parent to dressbarn, Lane Bryant, Catherines and other specialty stores, reported Monday that its … [Read more...]

Executives Moves: Gap North America, Ascena Retail Group, Lacoste

Executive Moves

Gap North America Names New Executive VP San Francisco--Gap Inc. named Tom Sands as its new executive vice president of Gap North … [Read more...]

Acquisitions Help Ascena Q1 Profit, Sales Rise

Holiday at Lane Bryant

Suffern, NY—Helped by the contributions from its recent acquisitions of Lane Bryant and Catherines, Ascena Retail Group reported … [Read more...]

Ascena Q4 Profit Drops Due to Charming Shoppes’ Acquisition Costs

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Suffern, NY— net income of $1.6 million, or 1 cent a share, down from $28.2 million, or 18 cents a share, a year … [Read more...]

Ascena Hopes to Save 7,500 Jobs from Fashion Bug Closing

Fashion Bug fails to make the cut at larger Ascena Retail Group

Philadelphia—While Ascena Retail Group, which recently acquired Charming Shoppes, may be planning to shutter its Fashion Bug … [Read more...]

Ascena to Close Newly Acquired Fashion Bug

Fashion Bug fails to make the cut at larger Ascena Retail Group

Suffern, NY—Ascena Retail Group said Friday its had completed its Charming Shoppes takeover for about $900 million, an acquisition … [Read more...]

Ascena Q3 Profit Hit by Charming Shoppes Acquisition Costs

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Suffern, NY—Ascena Retail Group reported last week that despite increased sales its third quarter profit fell 4.8% mostly due to … [Read more...]

Ascena to Buy Charming Shoppes for $890 Million

Ascena will expand its reach into the plus size market with Charming Shoppes' Lane Bryant stores.

Suffern, NY—Ascena Retail Group, owners of dressbarn, maurices and Justice, announced today that it plans to buy Charming Shoppes, … [Read more...]

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