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Retailers' January 2013 sales roundup

Katie Smith | 7 Feb 2013

The following is a general roundup of US apparel and shoe retailers' January 2013 sales results.


US retailers post mixed December sales

Petah Marian | 4 Jan 2013

Retailers posted mixed December sales results as many were forced to discount heavily to drive sales in the weekend prior to Christmas, in the hope of making up for weaker sales earlier in the month.


Retailers' December 2012 sales roundup

Katie Smith | 3 Jan 2013

The following is a general roundup of US apparel and shoe retailers' December 2012 sales results.


Retailers' November 2012 sales roundup

Katie Smith | 29 Nov 2012

The following is a general roundup of US apparel and shoe retailers' November 2012 sales results.

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US Q1: Finish Line, Cherokee, Urban Outfitters

Michelle Russell and Katie Smith | 26 Jun 2015

First-quarter revenue forecasts for US apparel retailers fared far worse than earnings expectations. The Finish Line said it got off to a "solid start" with double-digit profit growth, and Cherokee was pleased with a "strong" quarter, despite some headwinds. Elsewhere, Urban Outfitters revealed a mixed quarter, while Men's Wearhouse booked record sales but a decline in earnings.


Bon-Ton Stores records mixed Q4

Michelle Russell | 13 Mar 2015

US department store retailer The Bon-Ton Stores has booked mixed results in its fourth-quarter as sales and earnings grew but gross margin narrowed on increased promotional activity.


Bon-Ton lowers outlook and says CFO to retire

Katie Smith | 21 Jan 2015

US department store retailer The Bon-Ton Stores has lowered its full-year earnings guidance and announced the retirement of chief financial officer Keith Plowman.


Bon-Ton Stores lowers outlook as loss widens

Michelle Russell | 20 Nov 2014

US department store retailer The Bon-Ton Stores has lowered its full-year outlook as it posted a wider net loss in its third-quarter.


Bon-Ton Stores narrows Q2 loss

Michelle Russell | 21 Aug 2014

US department store retailer The Bon-Ton Stores has narrowed its net loss slightly in the second quarter.


Bon-Ton appoints Bufano to CEO role

Michelle Russell | 1 Aug 2014

US department store retailer The Bon-Ton Stores has appointed former Belk chief merchandising officer, Kathryn Bufano, as its CEO.


Christopher & Banks appoints merchandise chief

Michelle Russell | 31 Jul 2014

US women's wear retailer Christopher & Banks has appointed former National Stores executive, Lynn Derry as its senior vice president, general merchandise manager.


Poor weather hits Bon-Ton Stores' Q1

Michelle Russell | 22 May 2014

Prolonged adverse weather conditions resulted in a financial performance that came in below expectations for US department store retailer The Bon-Ton Stores in its first-quarter.


Bon-Ton CEO to step down as Q4 earnings fall

Michelle Russell | 11 Mar 2014

The CEO of The Bon-Ton Stores, Brendan Hoffman has announced his decision to step down next year as the US department store retailer revealed a drop in fourth-quarter earnings and sales.


Bon-Ton to open e-commerce fulfilment centre

Katie Smith | 6 Mar 2014

US department store retailer The Bon-Ton Stores plans to open a new e-commerce fulfilment centre in Ohio to support its growing multi-channel operations.


Bon-Ton Stores prepares for possible FY loss

Katie Smith | 13 Jan 2014

US department store retailer The Bon-Ton Stores has said it could swing to a full-year loss after unfavourable weather weighed on December comparable store sales.


Bon-Ton Stores narrows Q3 loss

Katie Smith | 22 Nov 2013

US department store operator The Bon-Ton Stores has narrowed its loss during the third quarter, after lower expenses offset a decline in sales.


Bon-Ton in Q2 net loss as comps fall

Richard Woodard | 22 Aug 2013

US department store operator The Bon-Ton Stores cut its second quarter net loss by nearly US$8m, but saw comparable store sales decline by 6.4% in the period.


Bon-Ton Stores Q1 loss narrows

Katie Smith | 23 May 2013

Department store retailer Bon-Ton Stores has seen its first-quarter losses narrow, boosted by higher sales and fewer markdowns.


Bon-Ton Stores Q1 sales rise

Katie Smith | 14 May 2013

Department store operator Bon-Ton Stores has reported a slight increase in first-quarter sales, despite unfavourable weather conditions and cooler temperatures.


Bon-Ton Stores Q4 profit drops, FY loss widens

Katie Smith | 12 Mar 2013

Department store operator Bon-Ton Stores has reported lower fourth quarter profits and a wider full-year loss after it was hit by a number of one-off costs.


Bon-Ton Q3 losses narrow on sales growth

Katie Smith | 16 Nov 2012

US department store operator Bon-Ton Stores has seen its third-quarter net losses narrow after efforts to improve merchandise helped lift sales.


Bon-Ton Stores dismisses COO Schrantz

Petah Marian | 3 Sep 2012

US department store operator Bon-Ton has eliminated the chief operating officer position and dismissed Barbara Schrantz, who currently holds the position.


Bon-Ton Stores sees Q2 losses deepen

Katie Smith | 16 Aug 2012

Department store retailer The Bon-Ton Stores saw its second-quarter net loss widen on the back of one-off costs and a severance charge.


Cherokee appoints Tworecke to board

Katie Smith | 19 Jul 2012

Brand management company Cherokee has appointed Frank Tworecke to its board of directors, replacing Dave Mullen, who has retired.


Bon-Ton Stores widens Q1 loss as sales slide

Leonie Barrie | 17 May 2012

Department store retailer The Bon-Ton Stores Inc has lowered its outlook for the year after first quarter losses widened after it resorted to "aggressive" markdowns in response to slower sales.


Bon-Ton merchandising chief Buccina to depart

Leonie Barrie | 1 May 2012

Department store retailer The Bon-Ton Stores Inc is searching for a new chief merchandising officer ahead of the retirement of Tony Buccina in February next year.


Weather impacts Bon-Ton Stores Q4 profit

Richard Woodard | 8 Mar 2012

Department store retailer The Bon-Ton Stores recorded a fall in fourth quarter profit after margins were hit by milder than expected weather.


Bon-Ton elects Bergren as chairman

Petah Marian | 1 Feb 2012

Bon-Ton Stores has elected Bud Bergren as chairman of the clothing retailer, following Tim Grumbacher's resignation.

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