28 November 2013
The growth of inexpensive private label apparel is ending as the sector becomes less and less competitive, according to new research.
19 November 2013
The TJX Companies has lifted its full-year earnings outlook, after higher sales and improved margins helped the off-price retailer to record a 35% increase in third-quarter net profit.
22 October 2013
Off-price retailer The TJX Companies has raised its third-quarter and full-year earnings and sales guidance on the back of a tax benefit.
14 October 2013
UK fashion retailer Arcadia Group has added two trading directors to its BHS chain.
20 August 2013
Off-price retailer The TJX Companies has raised its full year outlook after reporting a 13.9% increase in second quarter earnings, thanks to higher sales and margin improvement.
31 May 2013
North America may no longer take centre stage in the global apparel market, but the recession has by no means sounded the region's curtain call, according to Euromonitor International.
22 May 2013
Off-price retailer The TJX Companies expects full-year earnings per share to be at the upper end of its previous guidance after first-quarter profit rose 8%.
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.
15 March 2013
Some 5,000 pairs of Stuart Weitzman-branded girls' Cha Cha boots, which were manufactured in China, have been recalled by footwear specialist Synclaire Brands for posing a fall hazard.
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.
28 February 2013
Off-price retailer The TJX Companies has seen its fourth-quarter profit jump 27% after increased consumer traffic led to a rise in sales.
7 February 2013
The following is a general roundup of US apparel and shoe retailers' January 2013 sales results.
16 January 2013
Retailer TK Maxx has settled out of court after being sued by The Harris Tweed Authority over alleged breaches of the hand-woven cloth’s trademark.
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.
4 January 2013
The most read stories on just-style this week include UK retail administrations jumping 6% in 2012, US Congress avoiding the "fiscal cliff", and TJX Companies acquiring Sierra Trading Post.
3 January 2013
The following is a general roundup of US apparel and shoe retailers' December 2012 sales results.
2 January 2013
Off-price retail group The TJX Companies has acquired online outdoor clothing, footwear and accessories retailer Sierra Trading Post for US$200m.
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.
13 November 2012
Off-price retailer TJX Companies today (13 November) raised its full-year earnings guidance amid what it sees as "terrific opportunities for the holiday selling season and fourth quarter."
2 November 2012
US retailers have yet to weigh up the full impact of Hurricane Sandy, which hit the US East coast earlier this week between the back-to-school spending rush and the all-important shopping fest that lies ahead.
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.
21 September 2012
A recent focus by retailers on growing their footprints through e-commerce and new stores has come at the expense of product, J Crew CEO Mickey Drexler and Arcadia Group owner Sir Philip Green said last night (21 September) at the World Retail Congress.
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.
30 August 2012
Analysts are forecasting a mixed bag of back-to-school sales this year, with the stagnant economy expected to weigh on demand for apparel and footwear, but falling cotton prices, promotions and tax holidays likely to provide some respite. As usual there will be winners and losers, but which retailers are likely to fare best in their second biggest selling season of the year? Katie Smith reports.