American Eagle Outfitters
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Slow store traffic and declining sales have become a common theme for US teen apparel retailers, resulting in brands closing stores and chan...
| 22 Sep 2015
More than 200 companies have now signed the Accord on Fire and Building Safety in Bangladesh following the collapse of the Rana Plaza factory building in Dhaka, which killed more than 1,100 people in 2013.
| 12 Feb 2015
As the threat of a US West Coast port shutdown looms, analysts already estimate the ongoing disruption could add an eye-watering US$36.9bn to costs over the next 24 months. As the congestion continues to cause headwinds for apparel businesses, retailers are being told they must investigate new supply chain options, including more near- and on-shoring.
| 5 Feb 2015
Transparency among apparel brands and retailers appears to be mixed when it comes to sourcing cotton from Uzbekistan. New research has revealed that while a number of companies have made improvements to address the issue of forced labour within the sector, many are reluctant to disclose the policies they are implementing or detail information about their suppliers.
| 17 Dec 2014
Macro factors, particularly in the US and Europe, have created a somewhat challenging environment for retailers in 2014. Many succumbed to heavy promotional activity in order to keep sales up. Subsequently, however, margins and earnings were hit. As a result, a large number of firms were forced to carry out strategic reviews on their business operations in order to turn their businesses around. Here are some of those that just-style has reported on this year.
| 31 Jul 2012
With apparel manufacturing operations bridging the Dominican Republic and neighbouring Haiti, Grupo M's co-production model is an exemplary example of trade preferences in action. Here company founder and president Fernando Capellán tells just-style about the opportunities that lie ahead.
| 25 Sep 2015
Second-quarter earnings for the retail sector as a whole are forecast to be lower than the prior month, despite easy year-on-year comparisons. The Finish Line posted a small drop in net income, Zumiez saw its profit more than halve, Cherokee Global Brands posted a double-digit decline in net earnings, while Christopher & Banks swung to a loss, and Hudson's Bay was back in the black.
| 2 Sep 2015
The US International Trade Commission has narrowed the scope of its ongoing patent infringement investigation of certain laser abraded denim garments by removing five respondents.
| 22 Jun 2015
American Eagle Outfitters has settled an investigation through the US International Trade Commission (ITC) over patent infringement regarding certain laser abraded denim garments.
| 21 May 2015
American Eagle Outfitters saw its earnings soar in the first quarter on the back of strong sales and margins.
| 26 Mar 2015
American Eagle Outfitters has revealed plans to expand its global retail presence through a series of licensed stores throughout Chile and Peru.
| 17 Mar 2015
American Eagle Outfitters and Abercrombie & Fitch have told just-style that recent audits found no evidence of sandblasting or sandblasting equipment at a factory in China where the deadly process is said to be used to make their jeans.
| 5 Mar 2015
Analysts have mixed views on American Eagle Outfitters' six-fold fourth-quarter profit increase, with one welcoming the performance, and another saying it still has more work to do.
| 8 Jan 2015
Teen apparel retailer American Eagle Outfitters has booked an increase in sales for the Christmas period and upped its EPS guidance for the fourth quarter.
| 5 Dec 2014
Teen apparel retailer American Eagle Outfitters has booked a decline in third-quarter earnings but saw gross margin increase, in what analyst have described as a "difficult environment".
| 13 Nov 2014
Teen apparel retailer American Eagle Outfitters has lifted its earnings guidance for the third quarter, thanks to reduced promotional activity and lower expenses.
| 31 Oct 2014
The most-read stories on just-style this week included toxic chemicals found in clothing and footwear sold by nine supermarkets and retailers, wearable technology forecast to be a key trend for 2015, and Topshop teams with Beyoncé for a new street wear line.
| 4 Sep 2014
Retailers and fashion businesses have joined forces to call on the US International Trade Commission (ITC) to abandon a patent investigation into laser-abraded jeans.
| 20 Aug 2014
American Eagle Outfitters has revealed what analysts believe is a "good report in a difficult environment".
| 20 Aug 2014
Lazer technology firm RevoLaze has filed a complaint with the US International Trade Commission (ITC) against 17 denim jean companies for patent infringement.
| 18 Jul 2014
The latest reports from just-style's research store include a case study of US fashion apparel retailer American Eagle Outfitters, a global review of denim and jeanswear, and a country report of Vietnam.
| 30 Jun 2014
American Eagle Outfitters has announced its entry into the UK with three store openings as the company looks to expand its global presence.
| 17 Jun 2014
American Eagle Outfitters has extended its partnership with closed-loop textile recycling firm I:Collect to roll out its garment and footwear recycle programme to all of its stores across the US and Canada.
| 21 May 2014
Visibility for the turnaround of American Eagle Outfitters is hazy, analysts have said, after the teen apparel retailer revealed an 89% decline in first-quarter earnings.
| 14 May 2014
Leading US travel goods companies, including Coach, VF Corp and Timberland, are continuing to call for legislation that would make US imports of items such as handbags, luggage and backpacks eligible for duty-free benefits.
| 11 Mar 2014
Teen apparel retailer American Eagle Outfitters has reported a "highly disappointing" fourth-quarter after earnings slumped and margins narrowed.
| 23 Jan 2014
Teen apparel retailer American Eagle Outfitters has said its chief executive, Robert Hanson, has left the company after less than two years in the role.
| 21 Jan 2014
Adidas, Esprit, and Gap Inc are among a coalition of 30 retailers and brands that have signed a new letter calling for an investigation into the recent violence in Cambodia's garment industry.
| 15 Jan 2014
Fast Retailing has made a number of appointments to the senior leadership team of its Uniqlo casual clothing chain.
| 3 Nov 2014
A number of retailers were last week forced to respond to allegations of "forced labour" among female textile workers in mills in southern India, with H&M blacklisting one of the five named.
| 27 Jan 2014
The troubled teen retail space saw more upheaval last week with the surprise departure of the chief executive of American Eagle Outfitters after less than two years in the role.
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