9 December 2013
Despite another challenging year for retailers in 2013, international expansion, support for workers in the clothing supply chain, and innovative merchandise were on the list of accomplishments for some. However, others were forced to enter administration amid increased competition.
5 December 2013
Struggling teen apparel retailer Aeropostale remains cautious in its outlook after swinging to a net loss during the third quarter, weighed down by lower sales.
4 December 2013
A combination of cold weather, promotions and price cuts saw millions of Americans shop for holiday gifts over the Thanksgiving weekend, kicking off the biggest selling period of the year. But while overall shopper numbers were up on last year, they're spending less, first figures suggest. Katie Smith looks at how the holiday season is likely to pan out.
29 November 2013
The most-read stories on just-style this week include plans set out by H&M to pay a fair living wage to workers in its clothing supply chain, an interview with John Cheh, vice chairman and CEO of Esquel Group, and rising Indian garment exports as orders divert from China and Bangladesh.
27 November 2013
Aeropostale has adopted a so-called 'poison pill' stockholder rights plan after one of the teen clothing retailer's shareholders urged the company to sell the business.
25 November 2013
Aeropostale shareholder Crescendo Partners has urged the board of the teen clothing retailer to consider a sale of the business, arguing that its turnaround efforts would be more successful as a private company.
20 November 2013
Teen apparel retailer Aéropostale has implemented product lifecycle management (PLM) software to help boost collaboration between its headquarters and global suppliers.
13 November 2013
It's not so long ago that teens were something of a sweet spot on the retail landscape, buoyed by a core customer who seemed immune to the recession. But today's teens are not spending money like they used to.
11 October 2013
US-based apparel manufacturer Hampshire Group has selected Centric Software's product lifecycle management (PLM) solution as a company-wide tool to help support the growth of its business.
16 September 2013
US clothing retailer Aeropostale is forecasting a third quarter net loss and has extended store closure plans after the group swung to a second quarter loss.
23 August 2013
Aeropostale has said the teen clothing retailer expects to post a third quarter loss and close more stores than originally forecast, after high promotional activity weighed on second quarter sales and deepened losses.
8 August 2013
US teen clothing retailer Aeropostale has lowered its second quarter expectations after worse than expected sales over the period.
2 July 2013
Teen apparel retailer Aeropostale is to open standalone and brand stores in Mexico through a licensing agreement with Distribuidora Liverpool.
24 May 2013
Teen apparel retailer Aeropostale has swung to a second-quarter loss, after it was forced to increase promotions to clear inventory due to unseasonably cool weather.
29 April 2013
Former Aeropostale executive vice president and chief merchandising officer Christopher Finazzo has been convicted of defrauding the company and taking more than US$25m in kickbacks from a key vendor.
27 March 2013
Aeropostale has failed in a bid to dismiss a lawsuit accusing the US retailer of defrauding shareholders in 2011 by hiding problems with excess inventory and weak sales, which hit its share price.
15 March 2013
Casual apparel retailer Aeropostale Inc has ended the year with "disappointing" fourth-quarter and full-year results, after being hit by impairment charges and falling same-store sales.
6 February 2013
Aeropostale president Michael Cunningham is to retire from the teen clothing retailer next month, the company has revealed.
18 January 2013
US teen fashion retailer Aeropostale is working to improve its fashion credentials after recording a "disappointing" holiday season.
8 January 2013
Singapore-based apparel company Ocean Sky is set to be acquired by Luen Thai Holdings for US$55m.
29 November 2012
US clothing retailer Aeropostale said third quarter earnings were slightly ahead of guidance as sales rose and margins improved.
26 November 2012
A record 247m shoppers visited US stores and websites over Black Friday weekend, up from 226m last year, according to the National Retail Federation (NRF).
23 November 2012
US retailers are pulling out all the stops to lure shoppers in-store and online this weekend, kicking off the holiday shopping season by opening their doors early on Black Friday - the day after Thanksgiving.
20 November 2012
A number of major clothing brands have been accused of "fuelling modern-day slavery" through their failure to address child and forced labour in their supply chains, according to a report released by the Not For Sale campaign.
14 November 2012
Teen clothing retailer Aeropostale has acquired online apparel and footwear business GoJane.com as it looks to drive e-commerce growth.
12 October 2012
Teen retailer The Wet Seal has appointed Lynda Davey as chairman following the resignation of Hal Kahn and three other directors.
25 September 2012
Teen fashion retailer The Wet Seal Inc is has urged its shareholders to reject efforts by dissident investor Clinton Group to replace experienced board members - and says it has taken "positive steps" to address their concerns.
30 August 2012
Analysts are forecasting a mixed bag of back-to-school sales this year, with the stagnant economy expected to weigh on demand for apparel and footwear, but falling cotton prices, promotions and tax holidays likely to provide some respite. As usual there will be winners and losers, but which retailers are likely to fare best in their second biggest selling season of the year? Katie Smith reports.
23 August 2012
Dissident stockholder Clinton Group is persisting in its calls for change at troubled teen fashion retailer The Wet Seal, proposing five new board members for the company.
23 August 2012
US teen clothing retailer Aeropostale has appointed former Bebe Stores president Emilia Fabricant as executive vice president.