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ANALYSIS: Factoring - a lifeline for apparel suppliers? Michelle Russell | 15 Oct 14

The role played by factoring in the apparel supply chain came under the spotlight last week with reports suggesting that factoring companies have scaled back on coverage to vendors supplying department store retailer Sears Holdings. However, the transaction offers a lifeline to many apparel makers, and is seeing a resurgence as a major source of capital for the industry.


GUATEMALA: Groups claim Alianza workers deprived of $6m Leonie Barrie | 27 Jan 14

Workers making clothing for JC Penney, Macy's, Kohl's and Wal-Mart at the Alianza Fashion factory in Guatemala were deprived of more than $6m in back wages, benefits and pension funds when the company shut down last year, a new report claims.


US: Charlotte Russe owner tight-lipped on IPO Katie Smith | 25 Oct 13

Private eqiuity firm Advent International has declined to comment on reports its fashion chain, Charlotte Russe, is in talks about a potential initial public offering (IPO).


US: Burlington Stores expects $205m from IPO Katie Smith | 2 Oct 13

US retailer Burlington Stores has said it expects to raise US$205m from an initial public offering (IPO) of 13.3m shares of its common stock at $17.00 per share.


US: Burlington Coat Factory narrows Q2 loss Katie Smith | 16 Sep 13

Off-price retailer Burlington Coat Factory has seen its second-quarter loss narrow, helped by sales growth and higher margins.


US: Burlington Holdings files for IPO Katie Smith | 1 Jul 13

Burlington Holdings, parent company of Burlington Coat Factory Warehouse Corporation, has filed a registration statement with the Securities and Exchange Commission ahead of an initial public offering (IPO) of its common stock.


US: Burlington Coat Factory books US$11.1m Q1 profit Richard Woodard | 20 Jun 13

Retailer Burlington Coat Factory recorded a strong improvement to its first quarter profit, boosted by a near-double-digit sales increase and a 3.4% comparable store sales rise.


US: Burlington Coat Factory swings to FY profit Leonie Barrie | 26 Apr 13

A 7.2% rise in sales has helped Burlington Coat Factory swing to a full-year profit, with the retailer saying it is "very excited" about the year ahead.


US: Labour violations found in LA garment factories Leonie Barrie | 14 Dec 12

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.


US: Burlington Coat Factory Q3 loss narrows as sales rise Katie Smith | 12 Dec 12

US apparel retailer Burlington Coat Factory has seen its third-quarter net loss narrow on the back of rising sales.


US: Burlington Coat Factory posts Q3 sales rise Katie Smith | 2 Nov 12

Apparel retailer Burlington Coat Factory has recorded a 7.7% rise in third-quarter net sales.


US: Burlington Coat Factory Q2 loss narrows Katie Smith | 11 Sep 12

US apparel retailer Burlington Coat Factory has today (11 September) seen its second-quarter losses narrow on the back of rising sales and increased margins.


US: Burlington Coat Factory posts Q2 sales rise Katie Smith | 3 Aug 12

Apparel retailer Burlington Coat Factory saw net sales jump 8.9% on the back of increased sales of women's merchandise.


US: Burlington Coat Factory fined $1.5m over drawstrings Katie Smith | 26 Jul 12

Apparel retailer Burlington Coat Factory has agreed to pay a US$1.5m penalty to settle allegations the company sold clothing with drawstrings without informing the US Consumer product Safety Commission (CPSC).


US: Burlington Coat Factory to build $41m headquarters Leonie Barrie | 20 Jun 12

Retailer Burlington Coat Factory Warehouse Corporation is to build a new $41m headquarters in Burlington County in the State of New Jersey, which will provide jobs for around 750 people.


US: Burlington Coat Factory Q1 losses narrow Katie Smith | 13 Jun 12

Apparel retailer Burlington Coat Factory said it is "pleased" with its performance during the first-quarter after narrowing net losses on the back of higher revenues.


US: Burlington Coat Factory in 17% FY profit hike Richard Woodard | 18 Apr 12

Apparel retailer Burlington Coat Factory has posted a double-digit increase in full-year adjusted net income, thanks to a rise in sales and slightly higher margins.


US: Burlington Coat books 4.7% rise in Q3 sales Leonie Barrie | 14 Dec 11

Improvements to its merchandise have helped retailer Burlington Coat Factory offset unseasonably warm weather to book a rise in third-quarter sales.


US: Burlington Coat Factory Q2 losses narrow Petah Marian | 14 Sep 11

Burlington Coat Factory saw second-quarter losses narrow as sales rose over the period.


US: Burlington Q1 profit hit by debt payments just-style.com | 15 Jun 11

Retail company Burlington Coat Factory slid to a first quarter loss of US$32.2m thanks to the repayment of debts worth $37.8m.


US: Burlington Coat Factory swings into FY profit just-style.com | 20 Apr 11

US clothing retailer Burlington Coat Factory has swung into profit for the 2010 fiscal year, saying it has focused on merchandise content.


US: Burlington Coat Factory swings to Q3 loss just-style.com | 16 Dec 10

Branded apparel retailer Burlington Coat Factory has blamed unusually warm weather in September and October for pushing it to a third quarter loss.


US: Burlington in H1 earnings surge just-style.com | 23 Sep 10

Retailer Burlington Coat Factory posted a major surge in adjusted earnings in the first half of the fiscal year, boosted by a 6% sales rise.


US: Fur labelling law takes a step forward just-style.com | 19 Jul 10

A new bill that requires all fur-trimmed fashions to be labelled with the type of animal and the country of origin, regardless of the value of the fur, has been unanimously passed by the House Energy & Commerce Committee.


US: Burlington Coat Factory swings to Q1 profit just-style.com | 18 Jun 10

Branded apparel retailer Burlington Coat Factory has swung to a first quarter profit, helped by higher sales at its 448 stores.


US: Syms hires Somerfeld as general merchandise manager just-style.com | 14 May 10

Off-price retailer Syms Corp has hired Jason Somerfeld from Burlington Coat Factory to the newly created position of senior vice president and general merchandise manager.


US: California steps closer to a fur labelling law just-style.com | 7 Apr 10

California is on its way to becoming the sixth US state with a fur labelling law after adopting legislation earlier this week that requires garments made of animal fur to say so on the label.


US: Burlington Coat boosts Q2 earnings 33.3% just-style.com | 19 Oct 09

Apparel retailer Burlington Coat Factory has announced that adjusted EBITDA increased 33.3% in the first quarter to $22.0m from $16.5m last year, thanks to expense reductions and despite sloping sales.


US: Burlington reports sales and earnings boost just-style.com | 7 Sep 09

An increase in its store network has helped Burlington Coat Factory report an increase in sales and earnings for its full year.


US: Burlington Coat Factory recalls hooded sweatshirts just-style.com | 31 Jul 09

Burlington Coat Factory is to recall about 13,000 hooded sweatshirts and warm-up sets because the drawstrings through the hoods pose a strangulation risk.

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