The long-running ownership tussle between US retailers Men's Wearhouse and Jos A Bank Clothiers finally came to an end this week after a tak...
Jos A Bank Clothiers last week revealed its plans to acquire outdoor wear brand Eddie Bauer in deal worth $825m. Coming amid an onging buyou...
| 26 Nov 2012
Featured reports from just-style's research store this week include a business update on performance apparel markets, a company profile of The Men's Wearhouse, and an analysis of apparel RFID.
| 6 May 2011
US retailers' April sales were lifted by this year's late Easter which shifted holiday selling into the month and provided a much-needed boost to revenues, but worries continue to persist over the impact of higher fuel prices.
| 9 Aug 2010
US-based retailer Men's Wearhouse will face considerable challenges as it tries to expand its corporate apparel business through a GBP61m (US$97.3m) deal to buy two UK corporate clothing and workwear specialists, just-style has been told.
| 12 Feb 2008
Plans by US retail group Macy’s Inc to create a nationwide department store brand took a tumble last week when it unveiled measures to axe 2,300 jobs and restructure in an attempt to offset falling sales. After two years of pursuing a one-size-fits-all approach, it seems the key to its new strategy is a focus on local markets.
| 25 Sep 2015
Second-quarter earnings for the retail sector as a whole are forecast to be lower than the prior month, despite easy year-on-year comparisons. The Finish Line posted a small drop in net income, Zumiez saw its profit more than halve, Cherokee Global Brands posted a double-digit decline in net earnings, while Christopher & Banks swung to a loss, and Hudson's Bay was back in the black.
| 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.
| 12 Mar 2015
Men’s Wearhouse must advance its core business while reinvigorating the Jos A Bank brand, one analyst has said, after the label’s poor fourth-quarter performance pushed the group further into the red.
| 19 Jan 2015
Formal clothing specialist Men's Wearhouse has been ordered to pay $42.6m in damages to a former licensee of its JA Apparel business.
| 11 Dec 2014
Clothing retailer The Men’s Wearhouse recorded a decline in third-quarter profit, despite a notable revenue boost from new acquisition Jos A Bank.
| 30 Sep 2014
US formal clothing specialist Men's Wearhouse has appointed Jim Thorne as executive vice president of direct sourcing.
| 16 Sep 2014
Formal clothing specialist Men's Wearhouse has appointed Mary Beth Blake as its president and chief merchandising officer.
| 11 Sep 2014
Formal clothing specialist Men’s Wearhouse recorded a slight increase in net profit for the second quarter, with sales boosted by its recent acquisition of rival Jos A Bank.
| 4 Sep 2014
Men's Wearhouse is to end a contract with Jim's Formal Wear, a tuxedo supplier to its newly-acquired men's apparel and footwear business Jos A Bank Clothiers.
| 19 Jun 2014
Men's Wearhouse has closed its acquisition of US men's apparel and footwear business Jos A Bank Clothiers following a long-running battle by the firm to buy its rival.
| 9 Jun 2014
US men's apparel and footwear business Jos A Bank Clothiers has said it remains cautious heading into the crucial Father's Day period after suffering a gross margin decline in May and swinging to a loss in its first-quarter.
| 6 Jun 2014
Men's Wearhouse has reported first-quarter results that beat analyst estimates and says it is excited about its near-term and long-term opportunities.
| 2 Jun 2014
The deal by Men's Wearhouse to acquire US men's apparel and footwear business Jos A Bank Clothiers has been given the green light by The Federal Trade Commission (FTC).
| 2 Apr 2014
US men's apparel and footwear business Jos A Bank Clothiers said it is delivering results on its top and bottom line performance, despite booking a slight drop in fourth-quarter earnings today (2 April).
| 1 Apr 2014
Men's Wearhouse has hired an advisory firm to help it achieve a cost-cutting goal of up to US$150m over three years as it integrates its operations with Jos A Bank Clothiers.
| 12 Mar 2014
The Men’s Wearhouse suffered an increased adjusted net loss in the fourth quarter, with retail sales in particular hit by bad weather and poor consumer sentiment.
| 11 Mar 2014
Men's Wearhouse has secured a deal to acquire US men's apparel and footwear business Jos A Bank Clothiers following a five-month merger tussle between the two firms.
| 3 Mar 2014
Men's Wearhouse has entered into a non-disclosure agreement with US men's apparel and footwear business Jos A Bank Clothiers under which they could discuss a potential merger.
| 28 Feb 2014
US men's apparel and footwear business Jos A Bank Clothiers has once again rejected a bid by Men's Wearhouse for the company.
| 25 Feb 2014
Eminence Capital, a major shareholder in Jos A Bank Clothiers, has backed the improved bid by Men's Wearhouse for the apparel and footwear company.
| 24 Feb 2014
Men's Wearhouse has increased its bid for US men's apparel and footwear business Jos A Bank Clothiers as the battle for takeover between the two retailers continues.
| 19 Feb 2014
Eminence Capital, a major shareholder in Jos A Bank Clothiers, has said the apparel firm's acquisition of Eddie Bauer is a "poor strategic decision" and "destroys shareholder value".
| 14 Feb 2014
US men's apparel and footwear business Jos A Bank Clothiers has acquired outdoor wear brand Eddie Bauer from private equity firm Golden Gate Capital in a deal worth US$825m.
| 3 Feb 2014
US men's apparel and footwear business Jos A Bank Clothiers has turned down yet another acquisition bid by Men's Wearhouse as the battle for takeover between the two retailers continues.
| 15 Oct 2014
It seems former Men's Wearhouse CEO George Zimmer may be about to show his trump card following his fall-out with the apparel retailer, through the launch of a new company.
| 17 Mar 2014
First findings released last week from inspections at ten garment factories used by members of the Accord on Fire and Building Safety in Bangladesh have highlighted widespread fire, electrical safety and potential structural problems.
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