Ascena Q3 Profit Hit by Charming Shoppes Acquisition Costs


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...]

Dressbarn Offers Hope Bracelet in Support of American Cancer Society

The 2012 Hope Bracelet

Suffern, NY—Dressbarn is reminding all its shoppers and others to support the American Cancer Society’s (ACS) Relay for Life, the … [Read more...]

Ascena Q2 Profit Surges 50% on Higher Sales

Spring at dressbarn

Suffern, NY—Shares of Ascena Retail Group surged nearly 5% today after the company, parent of dressbarn, reported a 50% jump in … [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...]

Ascena Appoints Brand Presidents for Dressbarn, Maurices


Suffern, NY—The board of directors at Ascena Retail Group restructured management at its dressbarn and maurices stores this … [Read more...]

Ascena Q1 Profit Edges Down, But Sales Rise


Suffern, NY—Ascena Retail Group reported Thursday that its first quarter profit declined 1% despite increased sales due to … [Read more...]

Costs Push Ascena Q4 Profit Down, but Sales Rise

Ascena Retail Group's, Justice Store

Suffern, NY—Ascena Retail Group, Inc., whose stores include Dressbarn, maurices and Justice, reported Wednesday a decline in its … [Read more...]

Earnings Round Up: Delia’s, American Eagle, Ascena, Guess

Delia's logo

Delia's Posts Narrowed Q1 loss New York--Delia's narrowed its net loss for the first quarter of the year, despite a slight dip in … [Read more...]

Ascena Raises Full Year Earning Forecast

Ascena Retail Group's, Justice Store

Suffern, NY--Stronger than expected sales and margins during the holiday season have prompted Ascena Retail Group Inc. (formerly … [Read more...]

Quarterly Results: More Ups and Downs

Holiday ad from Cato, one of the stores boasting an increase in its Q3 profits.

Good news from Ann Taylor, Stein Mart, Ross Stores, Cato and Dress Barn—all retailers that reported profit increases last week. … [Read more...]

Maurices Kicks Off Nationwide Band Search

Maurices Kicks Off Nationwide Band Search

Duluth, MN—Maurices, a leading “small town” fashion specialty store, is doing its own version of “America’s Got Talent,” a … [Read more...]