15 May 2013
US department store retailer Macy's has today (15 May) booked a 19.9% increase in first-quarter profit on solid sales, despite the negative impact of unseasonably cool weather and weakened demand.
15 April 2013
Bloomingdale's has installed digital sizing stations from Me-Ality in five of its department stores to help women find the right sized jeans.
15 March 2013
Some 5,000 pairs of Stuart Weitzman-branded girls' Cha Cha boots, which were manufactured in China, have been recalled by footwear specialist Synclaire Brands for posing a fall hazard.
26 February 2013
US department store operator Macy's saw fourth quarter net profit fall on the back of debt related expenses, but offered an upbeat outlook for continued sales growth in 2013.
6 February 2013
Value apparel retailer Body Central has appointed Brian Woolf as its new chief executive officer, replacing Tom Stoltz who has served as interim CEO since August.
31 October 2012
As Hurricane Sandy swept along the US East Coast earlier this week, US retailers were forced to close up to 10% of their stores, according to latest figures. As retailers begin to reopen stores again, analysts are now weighing up the long-term impact of the storm on apparel and footwear sales.
3 September 2012
Major clothing retailers are benefiting in significant ways from the new data collection and management options offered by new technology in labels, especially regarding radio frequency identification (RFID) tags.
31 August 2012
Apparel maker Hampshire Group has inked a licensing agreement with OneAgency, which is part of The Trimera Group, to sell Scott James branded sportswear for men in Canada.
29 August 2012
Wedding dress retailer David's Bridal Inc is to be sold to private equity firm Clayton, Dubilier & Rice in a deal that values the company at $1.05bn and will see former Gap CEO Paul Pressler become its new chairman.
20 August 2012
US retailer Body Central has promoted executive vice president and CFO Tom Stoltz to the position of COO and interim CEO.
8 August 2012
US department store operator Macy's has lifted its full-year earnings forecast after its second-quarter net income surged on the back of strong revenue growth.
3 August 2012
Lured by warm weather and promotions to clear summer merchandise, US shoppers hit the stores in July giving an overall boost to many apparel retailers - but the results shed little light on back-to-school spending plans.
9 May 2012
US department store retailer Macy's share price dropped today (9 May), despite reporting a 38.2% increase in first-quarter net profit.
8 May 2012
Footwear firm Brown Shoe Co has promoted John Mazurk to the newly created role of president of the company's Healthy Living division, which includes Naturalizer, Dr Scholl's Shoes, LifeStride, Avia and Ryka brands.
26 March 2012
US department store retailer Macy's has appointed Paul Varga as director of the board.
21 February 2012
US department store retailer Macy's today (21 February) announced an 11.7% jump in fourth-quarter profit after recording a "terrific holiday selling season".
17 October 2011
Aurora Fashions has opened a revamped Oasis flagship store in London's West End.
6 October 2011
The following is a general roundup of US apparel and shoe chains' September 2011 sales results.
29 September 2011
Retailer Macy's Inc is stepping up the nationwide roll-out of RFID (radio frequency identification) technology after extensive testing proved its ability to manage item-level merchandise inventories in its Macy's and Bloomingdale's department stores.
8 August 2011
Lured by warm weather and deep discounts as stores cleared their summer merchandise, US shoppers hit the malls in July giving an overall boost to many apparel retailers - but the results shed little light on back-to-school spending plans.
4 August 2011
The following is a general roundup of US apparel and shoe chains' July 2011 sales results.
12 July 2011
Department store retailer Macy's Inc has been fined $750,000 for continuing to sell children's sweatshirts, sweaters and jackets with drawstrings at the neck after a recall had been issued on the products.
7 July 2011
The following is a general roundup of US apparel and shoe chains' June 2011 sales results. The list will be updated as new results become available.
28 June 2011
Department store retailer Macy's Inc is to begin shipping outside of the United States to 91 countries through its Bloomingdale's and Macy's stores.
12 May 2011
Department-store operator Macy's Inc has raised its full-year sales and earnings guidance after booking a five-fold hike in first quarter profit.
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.
6 January 2011
The following is a general roundup of US apparel and shoe chains' August 2010 sales results. The list will be updated as new results become available.
5 January 2011
Fashion firm Kellwood today (5 January) revealed it has bought the Rebecca Taylor contemporary sportswear brand, which will join a line-up that already includes labels like Vince, Adam, Phat Farm and Sag Harbor.
15 December 2010
Department store chain Macy's will build a major new fulfillment near Martinsburg in Berkeley County, West Virginia, to support continued growth of its online business.
27 October 2010
The boss of department store giant Bloomingdale’s has called for more "newness and excitement" in the US retail market.