10 May 2013
Improving weather in late April, combined with rising stock and housing prices, offered some encouragement to US clothing retailers as sales gained over the month.
11 April 2013
A combination of cold, snowy weather and the earlier timing of Easter meant that sales of spring or early summer merchandise got off to a chilly start for US retailers in March.
22 March 2013
US off price retailer Ross Stores saw fourth quarter net income rise on the back of rising sales and margins.
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.
7 March 2013
The following is a general roundup of US apparel and shoe retailers' February 2013 sales results. It is worth noting that from this month, a number of retailers are no longer reporting their sales results on a month-by-month basis.
7 February 2013
The following is a general roundup of US apparel and shoe retailers' January 2013 sales results.
24 January 2013
Kenya-based clothing manufacturing giant United Aryan (UAL) has selected the WFX Cloud ERP software for its African production facilities.
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.
14 December 2012
Ten Los Angeles based garment contractors making clothes for retailers including Dillard's, Forever 21, Ross Stores and Urban Outfitters have been accused of serious labour violations.
30 November 2012
Strong Black Friday week sales were no match for the disruption caused by Hurricane Sandy, as US retailers hope to make up lost sales in December.
29 November 2012
The following is a general roundup of US apparel and shoe retailers' November 2012 sales results.
16 November 2012
Strong sales and lower expenses have helped off-price retailer Ross Stores book a better-than-expected rise in third-quarter net profit, but it issued a cautious outlook for the all-important holiday season.
1 November 2012
The following is a general roundup of US apparel and shoe retailers' October 2012 sales results.
5 October 2012
A strong end to the back-to-school shopping season contributed to the solid sales results rung up by many US clothing and footwear retailers in September - but economic and political uncertainty continues to hang over holiday forecasts.
4 October 2012
The following is a general roundup of US apparel and shoe retailers' September 2012 sales results.
31 August 2012
US retail sales in August were boosted by back-to-school shoppers, with most retailers booking sales gains over the month.
30 August 2012
The following is a general roundup of US apparel and shoe retailers' August 2012 sales results.
17 August 2012
Value-priced clothing and footwear retailer Ross Stores has raised its full-year earnings guidance after better-than-expected sales boosted its second-quarter profit.
16 August 2012
Value retailer Ross Stores has revealed vice chairman and CEO Michael Balmuth will become chairman in 2016 as part of the company's management succession plan.
2 August 2012
The following is a general roundup of US apparel and shoe retailers' July 2012 sales results.
6 July 2012
A number of US retailers have reported worse than expected June sales after experiencing rocky demand across the month.
5 July 2012
The following is a general roundup of US apparel and shoe retailers' June 2012 sales results.
1 June 2012
After a weaker April, many US retailers reported stronger May sales, with a number recording better-than expected results.
31 May 2012
The following is a general roundup of US apparel and shoe retailers' May 2012 sales results.
22 May 2012
Off-price retailer Ross Stores Inc has raised its full-year guidance after higher sales helped it to a better-than-expected 21% hike in first quarter earnings.
10 May 2012
The wettest April on record in the UK meant last month was a washout for retailers - but contrasts with an unexpectedly warm March that saw shoppers flock to the stores to buy items like summer clothes. With the weather changing every day, forecasting upcoming trends is as important for the apparel and footwear industry as any other. Katie Smith reports.
4 May 2012
After the warmer weather and early Easter helped US apparel retailers to higher same-store sales in March, it was perhaps not surprising there would be a slowdown in April.
4 May 2012
The following is a general roundup of US apparel and shoe retailers' April 2012 sales results.
12 April 2012
Discount clothing retailer Ross Stores plans to open a new distribution and warehousing facility in South Carolina, creating 600 jobs over five years.