Dress Barn Inc
| 3 Jul 2009
While many specialty retailers have recently been shedding concepts, Dress Barn seems to think there’s something to be gained from adding struggling fashion chain Tween Brands to its portfolio. Leonie Barrie looks at the detail of last week’s merger deal - and asks what’s really in it for the two companies?
| 13 Jan 2015
Ascena Retail Group has cut its full-year earnings guidance, after lower-than-expected sales and elevated promotional activity at its Justice brand during the holiday period.
| 3 Dec 2014
Profits fell in the first quarter at Ascena Retail Group, with comparable store sales down at the company’s Justice chain in particular.
| 13 Nov 2014
Apparel design and manufacturing business Joe Benbasset Inc has selected the BlueCherry Enterprise Suite from CGS to replace its legacy systems and improve visibility and alignment of customer and production orders.
| 23 Sep 2014
Fashion business Ascena Retail Group recorded a much-reduced fourth quarter adjusted profit after suffering a slight sales decline in the three months to 26 July.
| 4 Jun 2014
An improved gross margin performance and higher sales helped boost earnings for US retailer Ascena Retail Group in its first-quarter.
| 23 May 2014
Garment workers toiling in “sweatshop” conditions in Manhattan have been awarded more than US$1.2m in damages for unpaid wages by a federal judge.
| 4 Mar 2014
Ascena Retail Group has lowered its full-year earnings forecast after a second quarter in which net profit fell 14% thanks to a poor performance from the company’s Justice stores.
| 11 Nov 2013
US women's wear retailer Ascena Retail Group has appointed Judith Langley as the executive vice president and chief merchandising officer of its Dressbarn brand.
| 24 Oct 2013
Not enough progress has been made on delivering compensation to families and workers affected by the Rana Plaza building collapse, according to a new report from the Clean Clothes Campaign and the International Labour Rights Forum.
| 25 Sep 2013
Fashion retail business Ascena posted a near-20% improvement in fourth quarter adjusted net profit, thanks to a strong sales performance from its Lane Bryant and Catherines brands.
| 7 Aug 2013
Fashion Avenue Sweater Knits, a leading importer of children's and women's apparel, has gone live on NGC's fashion PLM and Supply Chain Management (SCM) solution.
| 6 Jun 2013
Ascena Retail Group was forced to lower its full-year earnings guidance after net profit dropped by a third in the third quarter.
| 26 Mar 2013
US women's wear retailer Ascena Retail Group has appointed Erin Stern as its executive vice president and chief merchandising officer of the Maurices brand.
| 5 Mar 2013
Widespread promotions and markdowns reduced second quarter profit at Ascena Retail Group, despite a healthy boost to revenues from new acquisitions.
| 18 Feb 2013
Ascena Retail Group has named Ronnie Robinson president of its new global sourcing initiative, as the women's wear retailer looks to move to a central sourcing base.
| 11 Jan 2013
Women's wear retailer Ascena Retail Group has lowered its full-year earnings guidance on the back of lower-than-expected holiday sales.
| 19 Dec 2012
Women's wear retailer Ascena Retail Group is expanding its distribution centre in Ohio, in a move that will help to improve its speed to market.
| 6 Dec 2012
Women's wear retailer Ascena Retail Group has seen its first-quarter net profit decline 9.3% despite booking an increase in sales.
| 6 Jul 2012
Women's wear retailer Ascena Retail Group expects to save 7,500 jobs at its soon-to-be-shuttered Fashion Bug stores, according to reports.
| 14 Jun 2012
Women's wear retailer Ascena Retail Group has completed its tender offer for shares of Charming Shoppes Inc, and says plus-size apparel specialist, and says it expects complete its merger with the plus-size specialist "in the coming days."
| 1 Jun 2012
Ascena Retail Group saw third-quarter net income decline on the back of charges relating to its acquisition of Charming Shoppes.
| 2 Mar 2012
A buoyant second quarter of trading, with profits up 50%, prompted women’s wear retailer Ascena Retail Group to increase its full-year projected earnings.
| 8 Dec 2011
Ascena Retail Group Inc has promoted two executives as brand presidents for its Dressbarn And Maurices chains.
| 2 Dec 2011
Ascena Retail Group has recorded a 1% drop in first quarter profit as one-off costs offset higher sales during the period.
| 10 Nov 2011
Ascena Retail Group Inc, operator of the Dressbarn, Maurices and Justice stores, has named John Sullivan to the newly created position of executive vice president and chief operating officer.
| 15 Sep 2011
Ascena Retail Group Inc, operator of the Dressbarn, Maurices and Justice stores, says one-time charges and an accounting change that cut a week off its reporting calendar are to blame for a fall in fourth quarter profit.
| 26 May 2011
Teen apparel retailer Ascena Retail Group Inc has posted an 8% rise in third quarter profit thanks to solid gains across its Dressbarn, Maurices and Justice brands.
| 27 Apr 2011
The World Federation of the Sporting Goods Industry (WFSGI) has signed up to the Fair Factories Clearinghouse (FFC), an industry-wide initiative that aims to improve working conditions and compliance by providing an audit sharing platform.
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