Hot Topic Inc
Jones Group shares jumped nearly 5% in late trading yesterday (19 December) on the long anticipated news the struggling US clothing and foot...
Lured by warm weather and deep discounts as stores cleared their summer merchandise, US shoppers hit the malls in July giving an overall boo...
| 4 Nov 2011
Growth in US same-store sales appeared to cool in October as weather and economic malaise weighed on retailers, putting extra pressure on businesses as they transition into the crucial holiday season.
| 4 Aug 2011
The following is a general roundup of US apparel and shoe chains' July 2011 sales results.
| 8 Jul 2011
While cold weather, storms and flooding dampened demand for spring and summer merchandise in May, US apparel retailers rebounded with a better than expected performance in June after a combination of lower gas prices, sunshine and deep discounting encouraged shoppers to hit the stores.
| 7 Jul 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.
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| 18 Jun 2014
Improvements in sourcing initiatives and productivity helped teen apparel retailer Hot Topic record an earnings increase in its first-quarter.
| 9 Jun 2014
Troubled women's wear retailer Coldwater Creek will be relaunched as an independent company as part of a deal with private equity firm Sycamore Partners, which has acquired the brand and other intellectual property.
| 20 Dec 2013
US clothing and footwear company The Jones Group is to be bought by private equity firm Sycamore Partners in a deal worth US$2.2bn.
| 13 Jun 2013
Private equity firm Sycamore Partners has completed its US$600m buyout of teen apparel retailer Hot Topic.
| 14 Mar 2013
Teen apparel retailer Hot Topic has reported a 34.4% increase in its fourth-quarter profit, driven by 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.
| 7 Mar 2013
Teen apparel retailer Hot Topic is set to be acquired by private equity firm Sycamore Partners for around US$600m.
| 22 Jan 2013
Hot Topic chief financial officer Jim McGinty is to step down from the apparel and accessories retailer.
| 3 Jan 2013
US teen apparel retailer Hot Topic today (3 January) revealed that it expects 2013 earnings to rise 30-35% over fiscal 2012 as it works to open new stores.
| 15 Nov 2012
Teen apparel retailer Hot Topic has booked a 38% rise in third-quarter net profit on the back of higher sales of new fashion-forward merchandise.
| 5 Nov 2012
Teen apparel retailer Hot Topic is testing the lingerie market with the launch of five mall-based stores ahead of the holiday season under the Blackheart banner.
| 1 Nov 2012
US apparel retailer Hot Topic has seen its third-quarter comparable sales edge up 0.2%.
| 9 Oct 2012
UK retailers saw September sales increase, with growth driven primarily by clothing and footwear sales, according to the latest BRC/KPMG sales monitor.
| 20 Sep 2012
Further opportunities exist to develop online sales for footwear, according to a new report from market research company The NPD Group.
| 7 Sep 2012
Jerry Cook, chief store officer of US retailer Hot Topic, has resigned from the company to pursue other professional opportunities.
| 16 Aug 2012
Hot Topic saw its losses narrow over the second quarter on the back of rising sales.
| 2 Aug 2012
Hot Topic has improved its second-quarter loss per share guidance as it said it made "solid gains in licensing"
| 20 Jul 2012
US retailer Hop Topic has appointed Kate Horton as vice president and general merchandise manager for its Torrid women's apparel division.
| 19 Jun 2012
Private label clothing supplier Gonzales Enterprises, which trades as Fifth Sun Apparel, has selected the Microsoft Dynamics AX ERP solution to manage its supply chain and allow for continued expansion.
| 17 May 2012
Popular culture-focused retailer Hot Topic returned to profit in its first quarter as sales moved up thanks to a return to its “edgy, dark and sexy core”, the company said.
| 23 Mar 2012
US clothing retailer Hot Topic has appointed John Kyees to its board of directors and said he will serve as a member of its audit committee.
| 8 Mar 2012
Retailer Hot Topic overturned last year’s fourth quarter loss with a net profit of US$9m, despite a slight decrease in sales.
| 17 Nov 2011
Fashion retailer Hot Topic Inc has reported a surge in third quarter profit, thanks to favourable comparisons with the year-ago period which included an impairment charge for the ShockHound music and merchandise business.
| 23 Dec 2013
Months of speculation over a buyout of The Jones Group came to an end last week when it was confirmed the US clothing and footwear company's new owner will be private equity firm Sycamore Partners.
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