26 November 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 October 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 August 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 February 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 February 2013
US value apparel retailer Body Central has announced a series of executive appointments across its merchandising and e-commerce departments.
21 November 2012
Strong sales and improved margins helped women's wear retailer Chico's post a 57.4% increase in third-quarter net profit.
22 August 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 April 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 February 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.
21 December 2011
Women's wear retailer Chico's FAS Inc is expanding its headquarters in Fort Myers, Florida, after securing $3.26m in financial incentives to support the move.
23 November 2011
US women's wear company Chico's FAS said that third-quarter profits were hit by higher discounting levels at Chico's and costs relating to its acquisition of Boston Proper.
21 September 2011
Women's wear retailer Chico's FAS Inc has completed the $205m deal to buy privately held catalogue and online clothing seller Boston Proper Inc.
1 September 2011
Hot Topic has announced the appointment of two executives - Don Hendricks as chief information officer and Jeff Allison as senior vice president of planning and allocation.
25 August 2011
Plus-sized clothing retailer J Jill has appointed Scott Edmonds, the former chairman and CEO of Chico's FAS, to its board of directors.
18 August 2011
The president and CEO of US women's wear retailer Chico's FAS Inc jas described its acquisition of catalogue and online clothing seller Boston Proper as a "great opportunity to grow market share".
17 August 2011
Women's wear retailer Chico's FAS Inc is to buy privately held catalogue and online clothing seller Boston Proper Inc in a $205m deal revealed today (17 August) as it booked a 42% hike in second quarter profit.
17 August 2011
Women's wear retailer Chico's FAS Inc has booked a 42% hike in second quarter profit thanks to strong sales of its namesake and Soma Intimates brands – and said it is buying catalogue and online clothing seller Boston Proper Inc for $205m.
23 June 2011
US retailer Chico's FAS has appointed Pamela Knous to the position of executive vice president - chief financial officer and chief accounting officer.
19 May 2011
Women’s wear retailer Chico's FAS Inc has booked a 29.7% jump in first quarter profit thanks to higher sales of full price goods.
17 March 2011
Women's wear retailer Chico's FAS has invested in Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) software to standardise operations across all of its categories, brands and departments and enhance its ability to be first to market with the latest fashion.
14 March 2011
US apparel retailer Chico's has named Celia Rao Visconti as senior vice president of marketing for Chico's, a division of Chico's FAS, effective today (14 March).
1 March 2011
Women’s wear retailer Chico's FAS Inc has named former Tory Burch executive Liz Edmiston as senior vice president, general merchandise manager for its White House|Black Market division.
23 February 2011
Women's wear retailer Chico's has appointed Kent A Kleeberger to the position of executive vice president – chief operating officer.
18 November 2010
Fashion retailer Chico's FAS Inc has posted a 27% hike in third quarter profit, helped by higher sales and gross margins.
19 August 2010
Women’s wear retailer Chico's FAS Inc has more than doubled its second quarter profit, boosted by higher sales and margins at its White House| Black Market stores.
8 July 2010
Women's wear retailer Cache Inc has refuted claims from rival retailer Chico's FAS Inc that it copied some of its designs.
4 June 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.
19 May 2010
Women's clothing retailer Chico's FAS has more than doubled its net income for the first quarter of the year, thanks in part to recovery of its Chico's and Soma Intimates brands' performances.
6 May 2010
Women's wear retailer Chico's FAS Inc has tapped JC Penney executive Laurie Van Brunt as the new president of its Soma Intimates brand.