Phoenix Footwear Group Inc
With war in Iraq looming larger by the day, thousands of highly-trained soldiers from the US and the UK are preparing to march into battle armed with the latest military technology and machinery. In the States, apparel experts have just unveiled the world’s most state-of-the-art uniform designed and engineered under their secretive "Objective Force Warrior" program. Richard Ewing takes a look at the results.
In the most recent first-quarter filings from US apparel brands and retailers, Urban Outfitters and American Eagle Outfitters both revealed strong results, while JC Penney narrowed its net losses but booked a drop in sales. Skechers, Carter's and Columbia Sportswear, meanwhile, all recorded record sales performances for the quarter, while Under Armour posted another solid quarter of revenue growth.
In the most recent fourth-quarter filings from US apparel brands and retailers, Destination Maternity and Perry Ellis saw their losses narrow, while New York & Co moved to a net profit. However, Iconix Brand Group cut its outlook after swinging to a loss, Finish Line saw its net profit plummet 90%, and Cherokee Global Brands posted a mixed performance.
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.
US comfort shoe maker Phoenix Footwear Group has narrowed its losses in the fourth quarter and booked an increase in sales and margins.
Phoenix Footwear Group has booked a 71.6% jump in third-quarter net profit, thanks to higher sales.
Comfort shoe maker Phoenix Footwear Group has seen its losses widen during the second quarter, blaming lower margins and higher costs.
Comfort shoe maker Phoenix Footwear Group has seen its first-quarter profit plummet 34%, after the extended winter weighed on sales.
Comfort shoe maker Phoenix Footwear Group has narrowed its fourth-quarter net loss and booked an increase in revenues.
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.
Comfort shoe manufacturer Phoenix Footwear saw second quarter losses narrow as sales and product prices improved.
Comfort shoe maker Phoenix Footwear Group has reported a slight decline in first-quarter net profit, after rising costs and the clearance of discontinued inventory negatively impacted margins.
Comfort shoe maker Phoenix Footwear Group has seen its full-year losses narrow after it was boosted by increased sales of its SoftWalk branded products.
Comfort shoe maker Phoenix Footwear has more than tripled its third-quarter net profit on the back of higher sales and improved margins.
Phoenix Footwear Group recorded a slightly reduced net loss in the company’s second quarter, but said sales were down 1.7% down on last year.
Phoenix Footwear Group is “actively engaged” in discussions over its credit facility after admitting that it was in breach of its loan agreement at the end of 2011.
Comfort shoe maker Phoenix Footwear Group Inc has swung to a third quarter profit thanks to higher full-price and fewer closeout sales.
US retailer Phoenix Footwear Group has reported a net loss for the first quarter of the years, on the back of higher interest expenses.
Californian shoe firm Phoenix Footwear Group has hired Greg Slack to serve as its chief financial officer from 1 April.
California-based Phoenix Footwear Group has announced that its chief financial officer Dennis Nelson will be stepping down as of tomorrow (11 March).
Lower sales and re-orders have pushed comfort shoe maker Phoenix Footwear Group Inc to a third quarter loss.
Phoenix Footwear Group Inc has named James R Riedman as its new chief executive officer and president following the resignation of Russell Hall on 10 September.
California-based Phoenix Footwear Group has improved Q2 sales leading to a profit for the period, with a mixture of brand performance.
US shoe group Phoenix Footwear has reported net earnings of US$440,000 for the first quarter of the year, compared to a net loss of $3.0m in the prior year period, having cut costs by a third.
Phoenix Footwear Group Inc, the company behind comfort brands brands such as Trotters, SoftWalk, and HS Trask, says it made "considerable" progress in the past year despite facing "unprecedented" challenges.
Higher than expected costs of offloading some discontinued operations have prompted US shoe retailer Phoenix Footwear Group to slash its third quarter profit.
Phoenix Footwear Group has posted a net profit of US$310,000 for Q3, compared to a net loss of $2.1m for the third quarter of fiscal 2008, despite sloping sales.
Californian shoe firm Phoenix Footwear Group has widened its second quarter loss to US$5.1m, from $2.2m in the prior year period.
Phoenix Footwear Group has announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary Chambers Belt Company has closed its asset sale to Tandy Brands Accessories.
Phoenix Footwear Group has widened its first quarter loss to US$2.96m from $280,000 last time, after being hit by $1.0m in severance charges.
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