Private equity buyers have this week agreed to buy US apparel retailer J Crew, with the leadership skills of Millard 'Mickey' Drexler a majo...
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....
| 24 Nov 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.
| 30 Jun 2008
From cotton to shops, Latin America to Asia, Crystal SA is not only one of the largest knitwear companies in Colombia but also has ambitious expansion plans, as Niki Tait reports.
| 12 Apr 2007
The following is a general roundup of apparel and shoe chains' March 2007 sales results. The list will be updated as new results become available.
| 3 Aug 2006
The following is a general roundup of apparel and shoe chains' July 2006 sales results. The list will be updated as new results become available.
| 26 Jun 2015
First-quarter revenue forecasts for US apparel retailers fared far worse than earnings expectations. The Finish Line said it got off to a "solid start" with double-digit profit growth, and Cherokee was pleased with a "strong" quarter, despite some headwinds. Elsewhere, Urban Outfitters revealed a mixed quarter, while Men's Wearhouse booked record sales but a decline in earnings.
| 24 Apr 2015
US children's apparel retailer Gymboree Corporation said it is pleased with the progress it made in the fourth quarter as it reduced its net losses and booked increases in both sales and gross margins.
| 12 Dec 2014
US children's apparel retailer Gymboree Corporation has widened its net loss in the third quarter, but the company says it is making progress with sales up nearly 23%.
| 17 Sep 2014
Fast Retailing group executive director Nancy Pedot has stepped down after less than a year in the role to pursue career opportunities outside of the Japanese retailer.
| 11 Sep 2014
US children's apparel retailer Gymboree Corporation has seen its second-quarter loss more than triple as sales fell 10%.
| 13 Jun 2014
US children's apparel retailer The Gymboree Corporation has said it plans to open 50 new stores in fiscal 2014, despite posting a wider year-on-year first-quarter loss.
| 1 May 2014
Retailer The Gymboree Corporation posted a fourth quarter net loss of nearly US$170m, with revenues, comparable store sales and gross profit margins all down.
| 24 Jan 2014
Denim giant Levi Strauss & Co has appointed Craig Nomura as its new president of retail to support growth.
| 13 Dec 2013
Tax impacts and acquisition adjustments pushed The Gymboree Corporation to a net loss in the third quarter, while sales declined.
| 2 Dec 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 Nov 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 Sep 2013
Higher sales and improved margins helped children's apparel retailer the Gymboree Corporation to narrower losses during the second quarter.
| 20 Jun 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 Jun 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 Apr 2013
Children's apparel retailer The Gymboree Corporation has narrowed its fourth quarter and full-year losses thanks to higher sales.
| 11 Mar 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 Jan 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 Jan 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 Jan 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 Jan 2013
US children's wear retailer Gymboree has named Gap North America president Mark Breitbard as its new CEO.
| 6 Dec 2012
Children's apparel retailer The Gymboree Corporation has returned to profit during its third-quarter on the back of increasing sales.
| 12 Oct 2012
Teen retailer The Wet Seal has appointed Lynda Davey as chairman following the resignation of Hal Kahn and three other directors.
| 6 Sep 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.
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