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US retailers' March 2014 sales roundup

US apparel retailers recorded mixed comparable store sales in March, but overall managed to beat very modest expectations resulting from the...

US retailers' February 2014 sales roundup

US apparel retailers reported mixed comparable store sales in February, with some severely impacted by adverse weather conditions but others...

US retailers' January 2014 sales roundup

Winter storms played havoc with US apparel retailers in January, forcing many shoppers to stay at home. But while some consumers were physic...

US retailers' December 2013 sales roundup

December proved to be a challenging month for US apparel retailers, with the most promotional retailing environment in five years, a shorten...

Latest Interviews

Interview: Henry Tan, CEO, Luen Thai Holdings 9 May 2012

Leonie Barrie

Luen Thai Holdings is Hong Kong's largest listed garment firm, with 34,000 employees, revenues of around US$1bn and a flagship business that produces over 80m garments a year - as well as footwear and bags - from production bases in China, the Philippines, Indonesia, India, Bangladesh and Cambodia. In the first of two articles based on a conversation with just-style managing editor Leonie Barrie at the recent Prime Source Forum in Hong Kong, CEO Henry Tan calls for industry-wide collaboration in a bid to increase efficiency and offset rising costs in the apparel supply chain.


Victoria’s Secret gets intimate with Sri Lanka 20 Oct 2006

just-style.com

US lingerie giant Victoria’s Secret says that despite rising production costs and worldwide competition from countries like China and Vietnam, it plans to source even more from Sri Lanka over the coming years. On a visit to the island earlier this week, two of the company’s top executives tell Dilshani Samaraweera why Sri Lankan lingerie is such a hit.

Latest News

L Brands books mixed Q4 results 27 Feb 2014

Michelle Russell

L Brands, formerly known as Limited Brands, has booked a mixed fourth-quarter with an increase in earnings but a drop in revenues.


Limited Brands lifts view after 25% Q3 profit hike 21 Nov 2013

Leonie Barrie

Retailer Limited Brands, operator of the Victoria's Secret, Pink, Bath and La Senza stores, has lifted its full-year earnings guidance after booking a 25.3% jump in third-quarter profit.


Gap, Limited Brands, PVH join zero-discharge pact 19 Sep 2013

Richard Woodard

Three new signatories and two new associate members have joined the Zero Discharge of Hazardous Chemicals (ZDHC) programme.


Former Coach president named REI boss 2 Sep 2013

Katie Smith

Former Coach president and chief operating officer Jerry Stritzke has been named chief executive officer of outdoor gear and apparel retailer REI (Recreational Equipment Inc).


Limited Brands lifts outlook on Q2 profit growth 22 Aug 2013

Katie Smith

US retailer Limited Brands (now known as L Brands) has raised its full year earnings guidance after it recorded a 24.5% increase in second quarter profit.

Latest blogs

US apparel retailers buffeted by winter storms 10 Feb 2014

Leonie Barrie

Winter storms played havoc with US apparel retailers in January. While some consumers were forced to stay at home, others simply lost the will, with holiday shopping fatigue, static wages, and a lack of inspiring new ranges all hitting comparable store sales.

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