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US apparel retailers' October retail roundup

Unseasonably warm weather weighed on US retailers' sales of autumn clothing in October, combining with sluggish mall traffic, softer Hallowe...

US apparel retailers' September 2015 sales roundup

September proved to be another mixed month for US clothing retailers. While a later Labor Day weekend and the tail end of back-to-school sel...

US apparel retailers' August 2015 sales roundup

Katie Smith | 11 Sep 2015

US consumer spending was hampered by international concerns, including a China slowdown and emerging market stress, currency devaluations, and extremely volatile equity markets in August. And although back-to-school spending picked up in the latter half of the month, the majority of clothing retailers reported comparable store sales declines.

US apparel retailers' July 2015 retail roundup

Michelle Russell | 11 Aug 2015

July proved to be a difficult month for the apparel chains reporting monthly sales, with several hurt by tax holiday shifts in some southern states into August from July last year. As a result, retailers are not heading into the key back-to-school selling season with much momentum.

US apparel retailers' June 2015 retail roundup

Katie Smith | 10 Jul 2015

An improving US labour market, rising consumer confidence and higher wages were not enough to spark a significant break-out in spending in June, with half of the clothing chains reporting monthly comparable store sales seeing lower or flat trends.

US apparel retailers' April 2015 retail roundup

Katie Smith | 12 May 2015

A shift in the timing of Easter, coupled with the lingering adverse effects of the West Coast port delays, as well as an economic soft patch in the first quarter, led to the majority of US apparel retailers recording comparable store sales declines in April.

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US Q3 in brief: DSW, Chico's, Abercrombie & Fitch

Michelle Russell and Katie Smith | 24 Nov 2015

In the most recent third-quarter filings from US apparel brands and retailers, Abercrombie & Fitch recorded higher earnings thanks to less discounting, while Foot Locker revealed a mixed quarter, and Destination XL narrowed losses. Also, Kate Spade & Co returned to profit, while L Brands, Ross Stores, and Perry Ellis lifted their full-year guidance. TJX Companies booked earnings and sales growth, but Nordstrom, Dick's Sporting Goods and Wal-Mart lowered their full-year outlook. JC Penney narrowed its loss, while Macy's, Urban Outfitters, and The Buckle all posted double-digit earnings declines.

US Q2 in brief: Finish Line, Zumiez, Cherokee

Michelle Russell and Katie Smith | 25 Sep 2015

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. 

The Buckle Q1 misses expectations

Michelle Russell | 21 May 2015

US denim specialist The Buckle has booked first-quarter earnings that missed analyst expectations as both sales and margins fell.

The Buckle Q4 profit rises on higher sales

Katie Smith | 16 Mar 2015

US denim specialist The Buckle has seen its net profit increase in the fourth quarter, helped by higher sales, including a double-digit gain in online sales.

Buckle appoints Applegate supply chain VP

Michelle Russell | 9 Dec 2014

US denim specialist The Buckle has made three senior management appointments, including that of Diane Applegate to the position of vice president of supply chain and merchandising operations.

The Buckle books mixed Q3 results

Michelle Russell | 21 Nov 2014

US denim specialist The Buckle has booked a mixed set of results in its third-quarter with sales growing but earnings remaining flat.

US retailers urge ITC to drop denim patent case

Richard Woodard | 4 Sep 2014

Retailers and fashion businesses have joined forces to call on the US International Trade Commission (ITC) to abandon a patent investigation into laser-abraded jeans.

The Buckle Q2 earnings slide

Michelle Russell | 21 Aug 2014

Teen fashion retailer The Buckle has booked a drop in earnings in the second quarter.

Higher costs push The Buckle Q1 earnings down

Michelle Russell | 22 May 2014

Teen fashion retailer The Buckle recorded a slight decline in earnings in its first-quarter thanks to higher costs and only a marginal increase in sales.

The Buckle Q4 profit shrinks on sales drop

Katie Smith | 14 Mar 2014

Lower sales contributed to a 3.4% decline in fourth-quarter profit at teen fashion retailer The Buckle.

Buckle promotes Smith to EVP of stores

Michelle Russell | 14 Feb 2014

Teen fashion retailer The Buckle Inc has promoted Kari Smith to the newly created role of executive vice president of stores.

The Buckle posts 3.1% drop in Q3 profit

Leonie Barrie | 21 Nov 2013

Teen fashion retailer The Buckle Inc has posted a 3.1% drop in third quarter profit after sales slipped.

Higher sales boost The Buckle Q2 profit

Katie Smith | 23 Aug 2013

Denim specialist The Buckle has recorded an 8.2% increase in second quarter profit, helped by higher sales in-store and online.

The Buckle Q1 profit falls despite sales growth

Katie Smith | 23 May 2013

Denim specialist The Buckle has today (23 May) posted a slight decline in first-quarter net profit, despite delivering higher sales than last year.

The Buckle books Q4 profit rise

Katie Smith | 15 Mar 2013

Denim specialist The Buckle has seen its fourth-quarter profit rise, helped by higher sales and merchandise margins.

The Buckle posts Q3 profit rise 9.3%

Katie Smith | 15 Nov 2012

Denim specialist The Buckle has today (15 November) posted a 9.3% increase in third-quarter profit on the back of sales growth.

The Buckle Q2 profit slips as sales rise

Katie Smith | 16 Aug 2012

Fashion retailer The Buckle has today (16 August) booked a decline in second-quarter net profit, despite posting an increase in sales.

Buckle Q1 profit jumps 13% in higher sales

Leonie Barrie | 17 May 2012

First quarter profit at fashion retailer The Buckle Inc has risen 12.8% thanks to a jump in sales at its stores and online.

The Buckle posts fourth-quarter net profit growth

Petah Marian | 9 Mar 2012

US teen fashion retailer The Buckle has reported a 13% jump in fourth-quarter profit on the back of increasing sales.

Higher sales lift Buckle Q3 profit

Leonie Barrie | 18 Nov 2011

Higher sales have helped teen apparel retailer The Buckle Inc to an 11.3% rise in third-quarter profit.

The Buckle sees Q2 profit rise 14%

Leonie Barrie | 19 Aug 2011

Higher sales have helped teen fashion retailer The Buckle Inc to a 14% jump in second quarter profit.

Strong sales lift Buckle Q1 profit

just-style.com | 20 May 2011

Strong sales growth has helped teen fashion retailer The Buckle Inc to an 11.3% hike in first quarter profit.

The Buckle Q3 profit edges up by 3%

just-style.com | 19 Nov 2010

Teen retailer The Buckle Inc has posted a 3% rise in its third quarter profit, helped by higher sales.

The Buckle reports lower profits in Q2

just-style.com | 20 Aug 2010

Denim firm The Buckle has posted improved second quarter profits despite a dip in sales during the period.

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