21 February 2014
Upscale fashion retailer Nordstrom has booked a drop in fourth-quarter earnings and guided for full-year profit below analyst expectations.
21 February 2014
Fashion apparel maker Hampshire Group has added the James Campbell luxury men's wear brand to its portfolio after acquiring the privately held business from Maverick J LLC.
19 February 2014
Sales in department stores around the world are set to rise by 22% over the next five years, fuelled by growth in China, according to a new report.
22 January 2014
Upscale fashion retailer Nordstrom is to invest more than US$79m in a new online and catalogue distribution centre in Pennsylvania.
6 January 2014
Performance fabric specialist Nano-Tex has been sold by private equity firm WL Ross and Co to textile company Crypton Inc for an undisclosed sum.
15 November 2013
Nordstrom has seen its third-quarter profit fall, because of higher expenses, but said full-year earnings per share are likely to be in the middle of its earlier estimate.
8 November 2013
Comfort shoe maker Phoenix Footwear Group has seen strong double-digit rises in both sales and earnings during the third quarter, thanks to the introduction of a number of new products.
28 October 2013
Canadian department store operator Hudson's Bay Company has appointed Russ Hardin as its new chief creative officer and senior vice president.
8 October 2013
London-based maternity clothing brand Isabella Oliver is set to expand after securing a GBP1.4m (US$2.26m) investment package.
29 August 2013
US-based upscale fashion retailer Nordstrom is extending its partnership with UK retail group Arcadia, by adding Topshop clothing into 28 of its stores and Topman into eight stores from next month.
20 August 2013
The group of leading retailers and brands who make up the North American Alliance for Bangladesh Worker Safety has named Ellen O'Kane Tauscher as the independent chair of its board of directors.
16 August 2013
Despite posting a higher profit in its second quarter, upscale US fashion retailer Nordstrom Inc has lowered its full-year forecast on an expected drop in sales.
14 August 2013
Footwear retailers must match their strengths to the purchasing priorities of their target customers if they want to engage them in the shopping process, according to new research.
11 July 2013
Unveiling a new five-year plan to improve worker safety at the factories in Bangladesh that produce their clothing, North American brands and retailers were keen to stress the similarities between their own initiative and a separate scheme backed by 70 mainly European companies. That said, there are considerable differences too.
10 July 2013
A group of leading North American retailers and brands - led by Wal-Mart and Gap - have committed more than $142m in funding and low interest loans to help improve factory safety conditions for garment workers in Bangladesh.
17 May 2013
Upscale department store retailer Nordstrom has reported a 2.7% fall in first-quarter net profit, with higher costs and unseasonable weather weighing on sales of its spring merchandise.
19 April 2013
Around 1,900 Mini Moden and Baby Boden dungarees have been recalled because the studs and clasps on the pants can detach, posing a choking hazard.
15 April 2013
Specialty clothing retailer The Wet Seal has named former Bebe Stores executive Tamara Chamberlain as its new vice president and general merchandise manager of the Arden B division.
8 March 2013
US retailers battled significant headwinds in February, with sales of early spring merchandise getting off to a slow start in the face of cool weather, higher payroll taxes and economic uncertainty.
26 February 2013
Upscale department store retailer Nordstrom Inc has revealed plans to double the number of Nordstrom Rack stores it operates to more than 230 over the next four years.
22 February 2013
Upscale department store retailer Nordstrom Inc has posted a 20% jump in fourth-quarter profit, but said investments in e-commerce and expansion of its Nordstrom Rack stores would impact profit in the year ahead.
7 February 2013
The following is a general roundup of US apparel and shoe retailers' January 2013 sales results.
8 January 2013
Upscale department store operator Nordstrom has teamed up with designer Jason Wu to launch its latest capsule clothing collection.
4 January 2013
Retailers posted mixed December sales results as many were forced to discount heavily to drive sales in the weekend prior to Christmas, in the hope of making up for weaker sales earlier in the month.
3 January 2013
The following is a general roundup of US apparel and shoe retailers' December 2012 sales results.
20 December 2012
US clothing retailer Brooks Brothers has appointed Giles Preston to the newly-created position of wholesale manager for the UK, as part of plans to expand its business with specialty stores.
29 November 2012
The following is a general roundup of US apparel and shoe retailers' November 2012 sales results.
9 November 2012
Growth in men’s shoes, men’s apparel and children’s apparel helped clothing retailer Nordstrom to post double-digit increases in third quarter earnings and revenue.
2 November 2012
US retailers have yet to weigh up the full impact of Hurricane Sandy, which hit the US East coast earlier this week between the back-to-school spending rush and the all-important shopping fest that lies ahead.
1 November 2012
The following is a general roundup of US apparel and shoe retailers' October 2012 sales results.