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January Comp Sales Rise, Easily Beating Forecasts

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New York—Whether it was the U.S. Congress finally averting the so-called fiscal cliff in early January, a spate of Arctic cold … [Read more...]

Good Tidings: December Comp Sales Better Than Expected

Even post-Christmas shopping helped some retailers beat sales forecasts. Others weren't so lucky.

New York—Despite unpredictable weather and politics in Washington, retailers managed to beat what had been lowered expectations … [Read more...]

Report: 10 Major Retailers Lost Nearly Half Their Shoppers Since 2007

Shopping Levels

Charleston, SC—2013 may be a tough year for 10 retailers who appear to have lost more nearly half their shoppers between holiday … [Read more...]

Retail Report Reveals “Best” and “Worst” Retailers of 2012 Season?

Best and Worst

Charleston, SC—How do you measure what makes a retailer the “best” or “worst” of 2012?Well, According to America’s Research … [Read more...]

Turnaround on Track: Gap Inc. Reports Q3 Profit Surge

From Gap's new holiday TV commercial

San Francisco—Gap Inc.’s efforts to improve its U.S. sales with more fashionable merchandise apparently are paying off. On … [Read more...]

Gap Inc. to Realign in New Global Structure

Gap Inc.

San Francisco—In a move that emphasizes its global expansion plans, Gap Inc. announced Tuesday it plans to realign its … [Read more...]

September Retail Comp Sales: Solid, not Stellar

Shopping

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

August Comp Sales Better than Expected

Lady Gaga made an appearance shopping in New York City for back to school.

New York--Nearly all U.S. retailers posted better-than-expected sales gains in August at comparable store sales as parents and … [Read more...]

Gap Inc. Rebounds, Posts Solid Q2

Fall merchandise arrives at Banana Republic

San Francisco—Gap Inc. appears to be rebounding from its 16% sales drop in 2011: the apparel specialty retailer reported Thursday … [Read more...]

A “Volatile” June Makes for Disappointing Sales Comps

Retail Sales

New York—A combination of bad weather mixed with “stagnant” macroeconomic pressures created a recipe for a disappointing June at … [Read more...]

Gap Inc. Q1 Meets Expectations, Raises Outlook

Banana Republic's "Mad Men" collection was a stand out during Gap Inc. first quarter

San Francisco--Gap Inc. has been trying to regain some of its fashion mojo and its first quarter report, the company met analysts’ … [Read more...]

New Executives at JCPenney, Old Navy, Limited Brands

Executive Moves

JC Penney appoints Hannah as CFO Plano, TX—JCPenney announced last week that it has appointed Ken Hannah as chief financial … [Read more...]