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Tough times ahead for teen apparel retailers

It's not so long ago that teens were something of a sweet spot on the retail landscape, buoyed by a core customer who seemed immune to the r...

September retail sales hint at holiday forecasts

A strong end to the back-to-school shopping season and postponed demand following Hurricane Irene at the end of August contributed to the so...

US apparel retail sales shine in June

While cold weather, storms and flooding dampened demand for spring and summer merchandise in May, US apparel retailers rebounded with a bett...

US retailers see only modest sales gains in May

After receiving a late Easter boost to sales last month, it was perhaps inevitable that US apparel retailers would see only modest sales gai...

Latest Interviews

Hampshire Group CEO hails turnaround progress 27 Aug 2014

Leonie Barrie

Hot on the heels of expanding its Dockers brand license agreement with Levi Strauss & Co for the third time in four months, Hampshire Group CEO Paul Buxbaum is optimistic the company turnaround is starting to take hold. Here he talks to just-style about new opportunities and on-going efforts to leverage the firm's supply chain.

Latest News

Wet Seal appoints Hillebrandt as interim CFO 21 Nov 2014

Michelle Russell

Beleaguered business The Wet Seal has appointed company executive Thomas Hillebrandt to the role of interim chief financial officer.


Wet Seal shareholder seeks liquidity clarification 20 Nov 2014

Michelle Russell

Clinton Group, a shareholder of beleaguered business The Wet Seal, has written to the firm's board seeking clarification on its liquidity and suggesting options to shore up its balance sheet.


Joe Benbasset to improve manufacturing visibility 13 Nov 2014

Leonie Barrie

Apparel design and manufacturing business Joe Benbasset Inc has selected the BlueCherry Enterprise Suite from CGS to replace its legacy systems and improve visibility and alignment of customer and production orders.


The Wet Seal axes 78 jobs amid wider cost cuts 15 Oct 2014

Richard Woodard

Beleaguered retail business The Wet Seal is cutting 78 jobs as part of plans to trim millions of dollars from its cost base every year.


Wet Seal finance chief Benrubi steps down 3 Oct 2014

Michelle Russell

Steve Benrubi, the CFO of troubled retailer The Wet Seal, has announced his decision to step down as finance chief.

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