Chico's FAS Inc
| 4 Jun 2010
One of the biggest challenges for brands and retailers of all sizes is how to source products and where to source them from. And one of the best ways to formulate a sourcing strategy is to tap into insights from other firms. Niki Tait attended a special session at the recent SPESA Expo where Gap, JCPenney, VF Corp and Soma Intimates were all on hand to share their thoughts.
| 12 Jan 2009
Faced with slowing sales in Western markets, lingerie firms are increasingly focusing on emerging markets like Russia and Asia for growth. According to new research, both China and India are likely to see a double digit hike in lingerie sales over the next three years.
| 7 Aug 2008
The following is a general roundup of US apparel and shoe chains' July 2008 sales results. The list will be updated as new results become available.
| 8 Nov 2007
The following is a general roundup of apparel and shoe chains' October 2007 sales results. The list will be updated as new results become available.
| 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.
| 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.
| 21 May 2015
David Dyer, the president and chief executive of US women's wear retailer Chico's, has announced his intention to retire.
| 26 Feb 2015
US women's wear retailer Chico's has booked an increase in fourth-quarter earnings but outlined plans for a series of cost reduction initiatives that will result in 120 store closures and 250 job cuts.
| 25 Nov 2014
US women's wear retailer Chico's has has booked a drop in third-quarter earnings but remains optimistic progress is being made on its initiatives.
| 8 Oct 2014
US retailer Chico's has adopted Tyco's RFID-based Inventory Intelligence to help boost inventory accuracy and visibility challenges in 13 Soma Intimates pilot stores.
| 25 Sep 2014
Easy comparisons with last year, when consumer confidence and spending were hurt by uncertainty leading up to the US government shutdown, is one of a number of factors that could could bolster third-quarter results for US apparel retailers.
| 28 Aug 2014
Retailer Chico’s 31% reduction in second quarter net profit met with a mixed reception from analysts in the US, with margin pressures expected to continue into the third quarter.
| 20 Aug 2014
Sunrise Brands has selected Centric Software's product lifecycle management (PLM) software solution to support the growth of its private-label business.
| 30 Jun 2014
Women's wear retailer Chico's FAS has appointed Todd Vogensen as its new senior vice president, chief financial officer.
| 29 May 2014
Chico's has reported a double-digit decline in first-quarter profit, after adverse weather forced the women's wear retailer to be more promotional to move product.
| 14 May 2014
US President Barack Obama says a renewed White House report that aims to boost US exports will make it easier for companies to find opportunities, gain access to financing, and reach markets outside the US.
| 14 May 2014
US women's wear retailer Chico's plans to expand its namesake brand into Canada for the first time, by opening three stores there later this year.
| 27 Feb 2014
US women's wear retailer Chico's saw its earnings plummet in the fourth quarter hurt by lower traffic and increased promotional activity.
| 29 Jan 2014
US women's wear retailer Chico's is to launch its namesake brand in Mexico as part of a franchise deal with department store group El Puerto de Liverpool.
| 26 Nov 2013
US women's wear retailer Chico's has swung to a third-quarter loss after impairment charges related to its Boston Proper catalogue business offset growing sales.
| 15 Oct 2013
US-based women's wear retailer Chico's FAS Inc is expanding its White House Black Market's (WH|BM) chain internationally for the first time, with a store opening in Canada later this month and other locations set to follow.
| 28 Aug 2013
Women's wear retailer Chico's has reported an 18.4% decline in second quarter net profit, after increased promotional activity weighed on sales at stores open for at least a year.
| 30 May 2013
Women's wear retailer Chico's yesterday (29 May) posted a 4.2% decline in first-quarter profit after cool spring weather forced it to mark down seasonable merchandise.
| 28 Feb 2013
Women's wear retailer Chico's has seen its fourth-quarter net profit increase after the company sold more products at full-price and managed inventory levels.
| 26 Feb 2013
US value apparel retailer Body Central has announced a series of executive appointments across its merchandising and e-commerce departments.
| 21 Nov 2012
Strong sales and improved margins helped women's wear retailer Chico's post a 57.4% increase in third-quarter net profit.
| 22 Aug 2012
US women's wear retailer Chico's has booked a 23% rise in second-quarter net profit as consumers responded well to new merchandise, helping it to sell more products at full-price.
| 10 Apr 2012
Featured reports from just-style's research store this week include a look at the textile and clothing industry in Brazil, a company profile on Pumpkin Patch and a report about specialist apparel retailers in Finland.
| 23 Feb 2012
Women's wear retailer Chico's FAS Inc has booked a 21% jump in fourth quarter profit, thanks to higher sales across all its stores and the acquisition of online retailer Boston Proper in September.
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