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Trade deals move ahead in changing US industry

Ed Zwirn | 12 Nov 2013

Hot topics under discussion at the annual meeting of the rebranded United States Fashion Industry Association (USFIA) included major trade negotiations, and the changing concerns of the US apparel industry.


Hurricane Irene to have limited impact on sales

Petah Marian | 31 Aug 2011

Hurricane Irene hit the US at the peak of the back-to-school shopping period, causing concerns it would negatively impact the already challenged apparel sector. But industry watchers suggest it will only have had a limited effect on sales.


US: Retailers' July 2008 sales roundup

just-style.com | 7 Aug 2008

The following is a general roundup of US apparel and shoe chains' July 2008 sales results. The list will be updated as new results become available.


Retailers' October 2007 sales roundup

just-style.com | 8 Nov 2007

The following is a general roundup of apparel and shoe chains' October 2007 sales results. The list will be updated as new results become available.

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US Q1: Finish Line, Cherokee, Urban Outfitters

Michelle Russell and Katie Smith | 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.


Pacific Sunwear narrows FY losses

Michelle Russell | 26 Mar 2015

Action sports and lifestyle retailer Pacific Sunwear of California narrowed losses in its last fiscal and booked higher sales.


Pacific Sunwear books holiday sales growth

Michelle Russell | 9 Jan 2015

Action sports and lifestyle retailer Pacific Sunwear of California has booked an increase in comparable sales for the holiday period and upped its fourth-quarter EPS guidance.


Loan charge pushes Pacific Sunwear to Q3 loss

Katie Smith | 4 Dec 2014

Action sports and lifestyle retailer Pacific Sunwear of California has swung to a net loss during the third quarter, due to charges linked to loan financing the company completed in 2011.


Pacific Sunwear moves to profit in Q2

Michelle Russell | 29 Aug 2014

Action sports and lifestyle retailer Pacific Sunwear of California has moved to a profit in the second quarter thanks to growing sales and a gain on derivative liability.


Garmatex develops advanced cooling fabric

Michelle Russell | 22 Aug 2014

Performance fabric specialist Garmatex Technologies has developed an advanced cooling fabric designed to help wearers function in extreme weather temperatures by regulating body temperature.


PacSun women's merchandising VP exits for Wet Seal

Michelle Russell and Katie Smith | 1 Aug 2014

Pacific Sunwear of California's senior vice president of women's merchandising and design, Christine Lee, has stepped down to take up a new role at The Wet Seal.


Pacific Sunwear cautious despite narrower Q1 loss

Katie Smith | 30 May 2014

Action sports and lifestyle retailer Pacific Sunwear of California has said it remains cautious in its outlook, despite narrowing its loss and increasing sales in the first quarter.


PacSun Q4 loss narrows as comps rise

Richard Woodard | 19 Mar 2014

Action sports and lifestyle retailer Pacific Sunwear of California posted a marginally lower fourth quarter loss after maintaining recent increases in comparable store sales.


Pacific Sunwear cuts Q4 guidance

Michelle Russell | 10 Jan 2014

US action sportswear retailer Pacific Sunwear of California has cut its fiscal fourth-quarter earnings outlook, citing a "choppy" holiday season.


Pacific Sunwear records mixed Q3

Michelle Russell | 6 Dec 2013

US action sportswear retailer Pacific Sunwear of California saw its earnings soar in the third quarter, masking a decline in sales.


Pacific Sunwear Q2 loss deepens to US$19.2m

Katie Smith | 30 Aug 2013

US action sportswear retailer Pacific Sunwear of California has reported a wider second-quarter loss, despite higher sales and margins.


Nike names Cheek as VP of men's training

Petah Marian | 23 Jul 2013

Nike has named Craig Cheek as vice president of men's training, overseeing the sportswear giant's training, baseball and football businesses, including managing Nike's relationship with the National Football League (NFL).


Pacific Sunwear extends deal on predictive tool

Leonie Barrie | 7 Jun 2013

Action sports retailer Pacific Sunwear of California is extending its use of a software tool that helps it make faster and more accurate decisions on new product selection and pricing.


Pacific Sunwear Q1 loss widens on charges

Katie Smith | 23 May 2013

Teen sportswear retailer Pacific Sunwear has reported a wider first-quarter loss on the back of store closure costs and a loss on a derivative liability.


The Wet Seal hires former Bebe exec for Arden B

Katie Smith | 15 Apr 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.


Pacific Sunwear narrows Q4 losses

Katie Smith | 21 Mar 2013

Teen sportswear retailer Pacific Sunwear of California Inc has seen its fourth-quarter losses narrow, helped by higher sales and better margins.


Pacific Sunwear swings to Q3 profit

Katie Smith | 30 Nov 2012

Teen sportswear retailer Pacific Sunwear of California has swung to a third-quarter profit after Black Friday comparable store sales growth.


US shoppers out in record numbers for Black Friday

Petah Marian | 26 Nov 2012

A record 247m shoppers visited US stores and websites over Black Friday weekend, up from 226m last year, according to the National Retail Federation (NRF).


PacSun teams with reality TV stars on clothing

Katie Smith | 19 Nov 2012

Surfwear and sportswear retailer Pacific Sunwear of California has teamed up with fashion designers Kendall and Kylie Jenner to launch a collection of women's clothing.


Pacific Sunwear taps Demandware for online growth

Katie Smith | 23 Oct 2012

Teen sportswear retailer Pacific Sunwear of California has implemented Demandware's multichannel commerce platform to drive online growth.


Pacific Sunwear Q2 loss narrows as sales rise

Katie Smith | 23 Aug 2012

Surfwear and sportswear retailer Pacific Sunwear of California has seen its second-quarter net loss narrow on the back of increased sales and higher merchandise margins.


Pacific Sunwear promotes VP of men's merchandising

Katie Smith | 20 Aug 2012

Teen sportswear retailer Pacific Sunwear of California has promoted Alfred Chang to vice president of men's merchandising and design.


Pacific Sunwear losses narrow on stronger margins

Petah Marian | 18 May 2012

Pacific Sunwear of California Inc saw net losses narrow during the first quarter as the US retailer achieved better than expected margins.

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