4 March 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 November 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 October 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 September 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.
18 September 2013
As the focus in Bangladesh shifts to compensation payments for the victims and survivors of recent garment factory tragedies, an intriguing issue is coming to the fore: who, exactly, is culpable? While the factory owners and their current customers are obvious targets, what about retailers and brands who might have sourced there in the past? asks Petah Marian.
7 August 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 June 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 March 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 March 2013
Widespread promotions and markdowns reduced second quarter profit at Ascena Retail Group, despite a healthy boost to revenues from new acquisitions.
18 February 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 January 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 December 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 December 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 July 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 June 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 June 2012
Ascena Retail Group saw third-quarter net income decline on the back of charges relating to its acquisition of Charming Shoppes.
2 March 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 December 2011
Ascena Retail Group Inc has promoted two executives as brand presidents for its Dressbarn And Maurices chains.
2 December 2011
Ascena Retail Group has recorded a 1% drop in first quarter profit as one-off costs offset higher sales during the period.
10 November 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 September 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 April 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.
3 March 2011
Ascena Retail Group Inc, formerly known as The Dress Barn, has raised its full-year earnings guidance after nearly doubling its second quarter profit.
11 January 2011
Stronger than expected sales and margins during the holiday season have prompted Ascena Retail Group Inc - formerly The Dress Barn - to raise its full year earnings guidance.
4 January 2011
Apparel retailer The Dress Barn, which operates the Dressbarn, Maurices and Justice brands, has completed the reorganisation of its holding company and will now be known as Ascena Retail Group.
19 November 2010
Better than expected results at its Maurices and Justice chains have helped women's wear retailer Dress Barn Inc to more than double its third quarter earnings
16 September 2010
Apparel retail group Dress Barn posted a strong increase in fourth quarter profit, aided by a healthy contribution from its recently acquired Justice chain.
24 August 2010
Dress Barn shareholders are to vote on the company's reorganisation in December, at its annual meeting.
5 August 2010
Career apparel chain Dress Barn has bolstered both Q4 and FY sales significantly and expects to report a profit for 2010.