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The following is a general roundup of US apparel and shoe retailers' January 2013 sales results.


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just-style | 22 Nov 2017

In the most recent third-quarter filings from US apparel and footwear brands and retailers, fashion retailer Guess moved to a loss as sales declined in the Americas, Urban Outfitters booked mixed results but with record sales, Foot Locker revealed results in line with expectations, while US apparel giant VF Corporation hailed "strong" third-quarter results, despite a drop in profit.


Beth Wright | 15 Sep 2017

US fashion retailer The Bon-Ton Stores has entered into an agreement for a US$18.9m sale-leaseback deal for one of its Minnesota stores in a bid to tackle its debt burden. 


Beth Wright | 14 Jul 2017

In a bid to tackle the tough retail environment, US fashion retailer The Bon-Ton Stores has launched a new online fashion solution designed to make buying apparel, footwear and accessories quick and easy and – more importantly – entice customers back week after week.


In the most recent first-quarter filings from US apparel and footwear brands and retailers, G-III Apparel moved to a loss on acquisition charges, while Guess saw earnings fall on soft Americas sales. Kate Spade, meanwhile, saw earnings slump on the back of sales declines, while Hudson's Bay recorded comparable store declines on the back of lower domestic store traffic across all banners. 


In the most recent fourth-quarter filings from US apparel and footwear brands and retailers, Destination XL moved to a profit but booked lower sales, while Caleres moved to a loss in the quarter. VF Corporation, meanwhile, revealed a fall in both sales and earnings for the quarter, while Stein Mart moved to a loss as a result of "aggressive" promotions. 


Michelle Russell | 10 May 2017

US fashion retailer The Bon-Ton Stores has promoted William Tracy to the role of chief executive officer following the resignation of Kathryn Bufano.


Beth Wright | 3 May 2017

US department store retailer The Bon-Ton Stores has named former Nine West Holdings executive, Norm Veit, as executive vice president, chief information officer.


In the most recent third-quarter filings from US apparel and footwear brands and retailers, Sears Holdings remained optimistic despite widening its net losses, while Vince Holding blamed challenging conditions and warm weather for a fall in both earnings and sales. Abercrombie & Fitch, meanwhile, revealed a "disastrous" quarter as sales fell and earnings plummeted 80%, while American Eagle Outfitters booked record sales and its 9th consecutive quarter of profit improvement.


In the most recent second-quarter filings from US apparel and footwear brands and retailers, Tailored Brands showed improvement on Q1 but saw earnings slide, while DSW booked mixed results. Abercrombie & Fitch widened its net losses but remained optimistic, while Destination Maternity revealed improved losses. Express, meanwhile, delivered what it described as a "disappointing" second-quarter, below management expectations, and Macy's saw a "distinct" improvement in its sales and earnings trends for the quarter. 


Michelle Russell | 15 Apr 2016

In the most recent fourth-quarter filings from US apparel brands and retailers, Destination Maternity and Perry Ellis saw their losses narrow, while New York & Co moved to a net profit. However, Iconix Brand Group cut its outlook after swinging to a loss, Finish Line saw its net profit plummet 90%, and Cherokee Global Brands posted a mixed performance. 


Michelle Russell | 15 Apr 2016

In the most recent fourth-quarter filings from US apparel brands and retailers, Destination Maternity and Perry Ellis saw their losses narrow, while New York & Co moved to a net profit. However, Iconix Brand Group cut its outlook after swinging to a loss, Finish Line saw its net profit plummet 90%, and Cherokee Global Brands posted a mixed performance. 


Katie Smith | 14 Jan 2016

With the holiday season done and dusted, US apparel and footwear retailers are now counting the cost. In the most recent results, New York & Co has narrowed its fourth-quarter outlook despite posting an increase in comparable store sales, while Express has lifted its guidance. Shoe Carnival, Genesco and American Eagle Outfitters all booked increases. However, Bon-Ton Stores and Ascena Retail Group posted declines. 


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. 


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. 


First-quarter revenue forecasts for US apparel retailers fared far worse than earnings expectations. The Finish Line said it got off to a "solid start" with double-digit profit growth, and Cherokee was pleased with a "strong" quarter, despite some headwinds. Elsewhere, Urban Outfitters revealed a mixed quarter, while Men's Wearhouse booked record sales but a decline in earnings.


Michelle Russell | 13 Mar 2015

US department store retailer The Bon-Ton Stores has booked mixed results in its fourth-quarter as sales and earnings grew but gross margin narrowed on increased promotional activity.


Katie Smith | 21 Jan 2015

US department store retailer The Bon-Ton Stores has lowered its full-year earnings guidance and announced the retirement of chief financial officer Keith Plowman.


Katie Smith | 21 Jan 2015

US department store retailer The Bon-Ton Stores has lowered its full-year earnings guidance and announced the retirement of chief financial officer Keith Plowman.


Michelle Russell | 20 Nov 2014

US department store retailer The Bon-Ton Stores has lowered its full-year outlook as it posted a wider net loss in its third-quarter.


Michelle Russell | 20 Nov 2014

US department store retailer The Bon-Ton Stores has lowered its full-year outlook as it posted a wider net loss in its third-quarter.


Michelle Russell | 21 Aug 2014

US department store retailer The Bon-Ton Stores has narrowed its net loss slightly in the second quarter.


Michelle Russell | 21 Aug 2014

US department store retailer The Bon-Ton Stores has narrowed its net loss slightly in the second quarter.


Michelle Russell | 1 Aug 2014

US department store retailer The Bon-Ton Stores has appointed former Belk chief merchandising officer, Kathryn Bufano, as its CEO.


Michelle Russell | 1 Aug 2014

US department store retailer The Bon-Ton Stores has appointed former Belk chief merchandising officer, Kathryn Bufano, as its CEO.

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