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USA: Jim O'Donnell Named American Eagle CEO, Sales Slump just-style.com | 5 Nov 03

Casual clothing retailer American Eagle Outfitters Inc has named Jim O'Donnell as its new CEO amid news of an 18.7 per cent slump in October same-store sales.


USA: Bebe Names New Chief Merchandising Officer just-style.com | 30 Oct 03

Women's fashion chain Bebe Stores Inc on Wednesday announced the appointment of Gregory Gemette as senior vice president and chief merchandising officer of the Bebe Stores division. The California-based operator of 184 stores said Gemette was most recently vice president and general merchandising manager of the women's store division of apparel retailer American Eagle Outfitters.


USA: American Eagle Posts Sales Results, Key Appointment just-style.com | 9 Oct 03

Trendy apparel retailer American Eagle Outfitters Inc on Wednesday posted a 2.8 per cent fall in monthly same-store sales at its namesake shops and announced a key appointment.


USA: August Same-Store Sales Results Round-Up just-style.com | 4 Sep 03

The following is a general round-up of US clothing and footwear retailers' August sales results released in the past couple of days:


CAD/CAM has designs on the future just-style.com | 2 Sep 03

Simplicity, simulation and personalisation are the three main trends driving current CAM/CAM developments. Here, Niki Tait looks at some of the latest product launches and discusses how they are meeting market needs.


USA: Abercrombie & Fitch Files Lawsuit Over Number 22 just-style.com | 26 Aug 03

Abercrombie & Fitch is claiming its chain of Hollister stores has exclusive rights to the use of the number 22 on clothing, and has filed a lawsuit ordering rival retailer American Eagle Outfitters to remove the number from its clothing and advertising.


USA: American Eagle Has Tough Q2, August Comp Sales Weak just-style.com | 14 Aug 03

Casual apparel chain American Eagle Outfitters Inc on Thursday revealed a 20 per cent slide in second quarter profit from the year-ago period and said early August same-store sales were weak.


USA: Round-Up Of Apparel Retailers' July Sales Results just-style.com | 7 Aug 03

The following is a general round-up of US and Canadian apparel and footwear retailers' July sales results released in the past couple of days:


USA: Innovo Azteca Apparel Completes Blue Concepts Deal just-style.com | 21 Jul 03

Innovo Azteca Apparel Inc on Friday completed the acquisition of the Blue Concepts division of Azteca Productions International Inc which primarily sells denim jeans to clothing chain American Eagle Outfitters Inc.


USA: Round-Up Of Retailers' June Sales Results just-style.com | 10 Jul 03

The following is a general round-up of US clothing and footwear retailers' June sales results released in the past couple of days: Men's fashion chain Men's Wearhouse Inc posted a better-than-expected 7.6 per cent jump in same-store sales for last month and added total sales in the five weeks to July 5 climbed 8.4 per cent to $138.1 million from $127.4m in the year-ago period.


IMB technology developments focus on 2005 just-style.com | 8 Jul 03

Although there were few surprises on show at the IMB 2003 apparel technology exhibition, several clear trends were apparent. Most were focused on enhancements and modifications to improve productivity, flexibility and quality, driven by the realisation that companies must automate if they are to remain competitive in the post-2005 free trade environment.


Collaboration in fashion just-style.com | 16 Jun 03

Is survival without collaboration an option for fashion? No, say leading innovators Delta Galil and TAP Group, arguing that true collaboration is built around joint planning for the entire supply chain, eliminating duplicated processes and sharing risk with the aim of creating continuity and sustainable value for everyone.


USA: Innovo Unit Pays $22m For Azteca Denim Unit just-style.com | 13 Jun 03

Innovo Azteca Apparel on Thursday agreed a deal to acquire Azteca Productions International Inc's Blue Concepts unit for $21.8 million.


USA: May Sales Results Round-Up just-style.com | 5 Jun 03

The following is a general round-up of apparel and footwear retailers' May sales results released in the past couple of days: Casual apparel chain American Eagle Outfitters Inc said its same-store sales at its own brand stores rose 1.1 per cent last month with total sales up 12.2 per cent to $97.6 million from $87m last year. The operator of 870 stores added total same-store sales, which include its Bluenotes/Thriftys stores in Canada, rose 0.4 per cent with total sales at its Canadian operations up slightly at $5.5m from $5.4m.


USA: American Eagle Profit Slumps 50%, Sales Fall just-style.com | 15 May 03

Youth-oriented apparel chain American Eagle Outfitters Inc on Thursday revealed a 50 per cent slide in first quarter net profit on the back of weak April sales. The Pennsylvania-based operator of more than 850 outlets under the American Eagle, Bluenotes and Thriftys banners reported earnings of $6.4 million, or nine cents per share, compared to $12.7m, or 17 cents per share, in the year-ago period.


USA: April Sales Results Round-Up just-style.com | 8 May 03

The following is a general round-up of US apparel and footwear retailers' April sales results released this week: Apparel retailer J Crew Group Inc said its April same-store sales for its retail division fell four per cent but added total sales rose five per cent to $57.7m from $54.8m in the year-ago period.


USA: American Eagle Pulls Sandal Line Amid Hindu Fury just-style.com | 2 May 03

Youth-oriented apparel and footwear chain American Eagle Inc has withdrawn a line of sandals featuring images of the Hindu elephant god Ganesh following strong protests from Hindus.


USA: Round-Up Of Retailers' March Sales Results just-style.com | 10 Apr 03

The following is a general round-up of apparel and footwear retailers' March sales results released in the past couple of days: Texas-based department store chain The Neiman Marcus Group Inc reported a 0.5 per cent slip in same-store sales for last month and said total sales climbed 2.2 per cent to $274 from $268m in the year-ago period.


Tween market shows no signs of growing up just-style.com | 7 Apr 03

If you’re not yet convinced of the massive buying power of tweens, maybe these figures will do the trick: in 2002, these kids (ages 8 to 12, around 20 million Americans) represented sales of $10.1 billion in the United States alone. Experts say right now this is the fastest-growing area in many global markets, including the UK, writes Stacy Baker.


USA: American Eagle Picks QRS Sourcing Solution just-style.com | 21 Mar 03

Leading apparel chain American Eagle Outfitters Inc (AE) has selected QRS Sourcing to help develop product lines, request quotes, select partners and collaborate with manufacturers via the web.


USA: Round-Up Of Retailers' February Sales Results just-style.com | 7 Mar 03

The following is a general round-up of apparel and footwear firms' latest same-store and total sales results - many cited snow blizzards as a reason for their poor performances - released over the past couple of days: Men's clothing chain Men's Wearhous Inc posted a 0.5 per cent increase in US same-store sales and a 7.7 per cent slip in Canadian same-store sales. It added total sales for the month grew 3.7 per cent to $87m from $84m in 2002.


USA: American Eagle Suffers Q4 Profit Fall just-style.com | 25 Feb 03

Leading casual apparel chain American Eagle Outfitters Inc on Tuesday posted a fall in fourth quarter net profit to $38.9 million from $43.9m in the year prior amid a 4.6 per cent slip in group same-store sales.


USA: American Eagle Names Fred Grover Bluenotes President just-style.com | 11 Feb 03

Leading fashion chain American Eagle Outfitters Inc on Monday announced the promotion of Fred Grover to the role of president of its Bluenotes subsidiary.


USA: American Eagle January Sales Up 14.8%; FY Sales Up 6.7% just-style.com | 6 Feb 03

Casual apparel retailer American Eagle Outfitters Inc has reported a 14.8 per cent increase in total January sales to $78.7 million. This compares to $68.5 million in the same period of 2002.


INDIA: Gerber Develops Apparel Software For Indian Firms just-style.com | 21 Jan 03

Gerber Technology is to launch products specifically designed for Indian apparel manufacturers in a move that aims to take advantage of the country’s thriving clothing industry.


USA: American Eagle Dec Same-Store Sales Down 5.3% just-style.com | 9 Jan 03

Casual clothing chain American Eagle Outfitters Inc on Wednesday posted a 5.3 per cent slide in consolidated same-store sales for December.


USA: American Eagle Names New Co-CEOs just-style.com | 11 Dec 02

Youth-oriented casual apparel chain American Eagle Outfitters Inc on Tuesday announced the appointment of new co-chief executives to replace long-time CEO Jay Schottenstein who will remain chairman. In a statement, the Pennsylvania-based company named Roger Markfield and James O'Donnell, who were previously senior executives, to the shared position. Schottenstein has been CEO for 10 years.


USA: American Eagle Dives On Poor Canadian Sales just-style.com | 5 Dec 02

Leading clothing retailer American Eagle Outfitters Inc on Wednesday announced a 4.9 per cent fall in November same-store sales but said total sales rose three per cent to $143.9 million from $139.7m in the year-ago period.


USA: Gerber Signs Preferred Provider Agreement With E-Spec just-style.com | 26 Nov 02

Gerber Technology has formally recognised E-Spec Inc as a preferred provider of integration and customisation services to WebPDM users in North America. "For over two years, E-Spec has served our WebPDM customers in a variety of capacities," said Stephen Lovass, executive director of product management & marketing.


USA: American Eagle Outfitters Q3 Earnings To Beat Forecast just-style.com | 15 Nov 02

Youth-oriented casual apparel chain American Eagle Outfitters Inc yesterday posted earnings of $27.1 million, or 37 cents per share, for the third quarter ended 2 November. This compares with $30.7 million, or 42 cents per share, in the same period in 2001.

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