2 December 2013
A fire that gutted two buildings at one of the largest garment manufacturers in Bangladesh has been blamed on an arson attack - with apparel makers urging the government to catch the culprits within a week.
5 November 2013
Japanese retailer Fast Retailing has appointed Nancy Pedot as chief executive of the company's Comptoir des Cotonniers and Princesse tam.tam brands, and group executive officer.
13 September 2013
Higher sales and improved margins helped children's apparel retailer the Gymboree Corporation to narrower losses during the second quarter.
20 June 2013
Children's apparel retailer The Gymboree Corporation has appointed Levi Strauss & Co executive Joelle Maher as the company's new chief operating officer.
6 June 2013
Retail business The Gymboree Corporation slipped to a first quarter net loss after sales dipped 1.7% and comparable store sales fell 5%.
8 May 2013
Reports filed by companies including Gap Inc, Gymboree Corp, Nike Inc, H&M and Wal-Mart Stores to comply with a Washington State law are said to have shown "chemicals of high concern" in products made or marketed for children, research has discovered.
26 April 2013
Children's apparel retailer The Gymboree Corporation has narrowed its fourth quarter and full-year losses thanks to higher sales.
11 March 2013
US teen apparel retailer Hot Topic has announced the appointment of two executives - Don Hendricks as chief operating officer and George Wehlitz as chief financial officer.
21 January 2013
Japanese casual clothing retailer Uniqlo has appointed former Forever 21 executive vice president Lawrence Meyer as chief operating officer of its US division.
11 January 2013
US children's wear retailer The Gymboree Corp has poached a second executive from specialty clothing retailer Gap Inc in the space of a week, appointing Evan Price as its new chief financial officer.
9 January 2013
Specialty clothing retailer Gap Inc has appointed Tom Sands as its new executive vice president of Gap North America - replacing Mark Breitbard who has been named CEO of US children's wear retailer The Gymboree Corp.
9 January 2013
US children's wear retailer Gymboree has named Gap North America president Mark Breitbard as its new CEO.
6 December 2012
Children's apparel retailer The Gymboree Corporation has returned to profit during its third-quarter on the back of increasing sales.
12 October 2012
Teen retailer The Wet Seal has appointed Lynda Davey as chairman following the resignation of Hal Kahn and three other directors.
6 September 2012
Higher commodity prices and lower comparable store sales have pushed children's clothing retailer The Gymboree Corp to record a deeper second-quarter net loss.
7 June 2012
Children's apparel retailer The Gymboree Corp has swung to a first-quarter net profit on the back of higher sales.
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.
23 November 2011
Charges and adjustments offset revenue rises in Gymboree Corporation’s third quarter trading, sending the US retailer to a net loss for the three months to 29 October.
6 October 2011
Hot Topic Inc has hired Mark Mizicko as its senior vice president of planning and allocation, tasked with developing the youth fashion retailer's strategies in these areas.
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.
14 June 2011
Costs related to an acquisition and the knock-on impact on the company’s tax bill sent The Gymboree Corporation to a first quarter loss for the period ended 30 April.
24 November 2010
Private equity buyers have this week agreed to buy US apparel retailer J Crew, with the leadership skills of Millard 'Mickey' Drexler a major selling point of the US$3bn deal.
24 November 2010
No sooner was the ink dry on the yesterday's announcement of a $3bn takeover deal at apparel retailer J Crew, than a flurry of shareholders began to question whether enough efforts had been made to achieve the highest bid.
23 November 2010
US apparel retailer J Crew is to be to bought by private equity firms TPG Capital and Leonard Green & Partners for around US$3bn.
23 November 2010
The $1.8bn buyout of US children's wear retailer Gymboree Corporation by private equity firm Bain Capital will go ahead after the company failed to receive any competing offers.
16 November 2010
A slowdown in sales and transaction-related expenses have led to a 1% drop in third quarter profit at children's clothing retailer The Gymboree Corporation.
26 October 2010
Giraffe Acquisition Corporation, a corporation controlled by Bain Capital, has commenced a previously-announced tender offer for all of the outstanding shares of common stock of children's wear company Gymboree.
13 October 2010
This week it emerged that private equity firm Bain Capital has agreed to buy US children's wear retailer Gymboree in a deal worth US$1.8bn.
11 October 2010
Private equity firm Bain Capital has agreed to buy US children's wear retailer Gymboree in a deal worth US$1.8bn.
19 August 2010
Second quarter profit at children's apparel retailer The Gymboree Corporation has edged up by just 0.8%, the San Francisco based firm said yesterday (18 August).