13 June 2013
Private equity firm Sycamore Partners has completed its US$600m buyout of teen apparel retailer Hot Topic.
11 June 2013
US retailer The Wet Seal has appointed Lesli Gilbert as EVP, stores and operations.
25 April 2013
Children's wear retailer The Children's Place has appointed its chief financial officer Michael Scarpa to the additional post of chief operating officer.
26 February 2013
US value apparel retailer Body Central has announced a series of executive appointments across its merchandising and e-commerce departments.
27 November 2012
Steven Baginski, chief financial officer of The Children's Place, is leaving the company to pursue other interests after just seven months in the role.
8 August 2012
Sycamore Partners has completed the acquisition of troubled women's wear chain The Talbots and appointed a new executive management team.
3 August 2012
The long-running buyout of women's wear retailer The Talbots Inc by Sycamore Partners is due to be completed later today (3 August) after the private equity firm said it now owns 83.6% of the company's shares.
30 July 2012
Private equity firm Sycamore Partners has extended the deadline of its offer to acquire US women's wear retailer Talbots for the second time in a month.
23 July 2012
Talbots and Sycamore Partners have both said the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation will not challenge the private equity firm's buyout of the women's wear retailer.
31 May 2012
Private equity firm Sycamore Partners is set to acquire troubled US women's wear retailer Talbots at a lower price than it had previously offered for the chain.
25 May 2012
US women's wear retailer The Talbots Inc has reported improved first quarter results - as it revealed it has been unable to reach an agreement to sell the business to private-equity firm Sycamore partners.
24 May 2012
US women wear chain Talbots has further extended takeover talks with private equity firm Sycamore Partners.
16 May 2012
US women's wear retailer Talbots Inc has extended discussions with Sycamore Partners, while it considers a takeover bid from the private equity firm.
8 May 2012
US women's wear chain Talbots has revealed it has received a second offer for the company from private equity firm Sycamore Partners, which has increased its bid to US$3.05 per share.
13 April 2012
US women's wear retailer Talbots is forecasting further sales declines as it continues to shutter stores.
31 January 2012
Troubled US clothing retailer Talbots has agreed to open its books to private-equity firm Sycamore Partners after it rebuffed an offer for the company last month.
23 January 2012
Women’s wear retailer The Talbots is refusing to comment after the company’s share price surged on reports that it had put itself up for sale.
20 December 2011
Troubled US retailer Talbots today said that the unsolicited bid made for the company by private-equity firm Sycamore Partners was "inadequate" and "substantially undervalues the company".
9 December 2011
Top stories this week included the latest UK sales figures, a look at the troubles plaguing Talbots and forecasts suggesting that cotton production is set to decline next season.
7 December 2011
Struggling women's wear chain The Talbots Inc has received an unsolicited takeover bid from one of its leading shareholders, which says it is concerned by the company's "rapidly deteriorating performance."
6 December 2011
The markets can be unforgiving to the point of brutality. Four years after she took the helm at troubled women’s wear retailer The Talbots, the announcement of Trudy Sullivan’s impending departure was greeted with a 6% rise in the company’s share price – a welcome boost for a stock that has plunged by well over 80% in the past year.
5 December 2011
Troubled US women's wear retailer The Talbots has announced that it has begun to look for a successor for president and CEO Trudy Sullivan.
1 December 2011
Troubled women's wear retailer Talbots is to cut 9% of its corporate headcount on top of 110 store closures already planned by 2013, after swinging to a third-quarter loss.
1 December 2011
First-half profit at cashmere and knitwear specialist Dawson International Plc has more than halved after margins continue to be hurt by higher raw material prices.
8 September 2011
Beleaguered women’s wear retailer The Talbots slid to a second quarter loss thanks to double-digit falls in comparable store sales – and expects further declines in the next three months.
7 September 2011
Women's wear retailer The Talbots Inc has parted company with its chief creative officer Michael Smaldone after swinging to a second quarter loss on falling sales.
25 August 2011
Plus-sized clothing retailer J Jill has appointed Scott Edmonds, the former chairman and CEO of Chico's FAS, to its board of directors.
5 August 2011
Here is a roundup of the top five most-read articles on just-style this week. Click on each headline for the full story.
4 August 2011
Women’s apparel retailer The Talbots has moved to defend itself against a potential takeover by adopting a “poison pill” stockholder rights plan.
26 July 2011
TAL Apparel, one of the world's leading garment suppliers, has turned the threat of inflation across the supply chain into an opportunity to do things differently. Here CEO Dr Harry Lee tells just-style how the Hong Kong based firm's long-time focus on efficiency, sustainable development, and added value is helping to combat rising costs and set it apart from the competition.