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US: Marla Anderson to lead Lane Bryant Outlet unit just-style.com | 9 Jul 10

Women's plus-size apparel retailer Charming Shoppes Inc has named Marla C Anderson as the president of its Lane Bryant Outlet business.


US: Charming Shoppes makes Fashion Bug appointments just-style.com | 17 Jun 10

US women's wear retailer Charming Shoppes has reported the appointment of MaryEllen MacDowell as the president of its Fashion Bug unit.


US: Charming Shoppes swings to Q1 profit just-style.com | 3 Jun 10

Plus-size women’s wear retailer Charming Shoppes Inc has swung to a first quarter profit, after lower costs and a tax benefit helped offset falling sales.


US: Tool boosts fit for Charming Shoppes customers just-style.com | 7 May 10

Plus-size women's apparel retailer Charming Shoppes Inc is in the process of implementing new business analytics software to help customers find clothes that fit.


US: Charming Shoppes adds Bruce Klatsky to board just-style.com | 13 Apr 10

Women's plus-size apparel retailer Charming Shoppes Inc has appointed Bruce J Klatsky, the former CEO of Calvin Klein owner Phillips-Van Heusen Corp, to its board of directors.


US: Charming Shoppes narrows losses as sales slide just-style.com | 31 Mar 10

The CEO of women's plus-size apparel retailer Charming Shoppes Inc has described efforts to turn the business around as "a work in progress" after it managed to narrow both fourth quarter and full-year losses.


US: Charming Shoppes narrows Q3 net loss just-style.com | 2 Dec 09

Plus-size women's wear retailer Charming Shoppes reported a narrowed net loss for the third quarter, as it set out to reduce inventories.


US: Charming Shoppes strengthens global sourcing team just-style.com | 2 Nov 09

Women's plus-size apparel retailer Charming Shoppes Inc has strengthened its global sourcing team through the addition of four brand sourcing executives to the organisation.


US: Charming Shoppes sells credit card business just-style.com | 2 Nov 09

Women's plus-size apparel retailer Charming Shoppes Inc has sold its private label credit card programme to Alliance Data for $136m.


US: Charming Shoppes swings to Q2 profit just-style.com | 26 Aug 09

Women's plus-size apparel retailer Charming Shoppes Inc has swung to a second quarter profit, but says its results continue to reflect “a difficult retail environment.”


US: Charming Shoppes to sell credit card ops for $110m just-style.com | 13 Aug 09

Women's plus-size apparel retailer Charming Shoppes Inc is to sell its private label credit card program to Alliance Data for $110m.


US: Charming Shoppes secures new $225m loan facility just-style.com | 4 Aug 09

Women’s wear retail group Charming Shoppes has agreed a new US$225m three-year loan agreement with the company’s group of US lenders.


US: Charming Shoppes strengthens executive team just-style.com | 14 Jul 09

Women's plus size apparel retailer Charming Shoppes Inc has named Anthony M Romano as executive vice president – global sourcing and business transformation, as one of a number of executive appointments.


US: Charming Shoppes names Fogarty as CEO just-style.com | 6 Apr 09

Women's plus-size apparel retailer Charming Shoppes Inc has named James P (Jim) Fogarty as president and chief executive officer and a member of the company's board of directors.


US: Charming Shoppes widens Q4 loss on charges just-style.com | 18 Mar 09

Restructuring charges and lower sales have weighed on plus-size women’s wear retailer Charming Shoppes Inc, which today (18 March) posted a wider fourth quarter loss and said it is closing its Figure Magazine and shoetrader.com website in a bid to save more costs.


US: Charming Shoppes appoints Vei as Asia president just-style.com | 16 Mar 09

Retailer Charming Shoppes has announced the appointment of Visa Vei as president - Asia, overseeing the company's multi-country sourcing operations.


US: Romano to lead Charming Shoppes restructuring just-style.com | 10 Feb 09

Women’s wear retailer Charming Shoppes has appointed ex-Ann Taylor executive Anthony M Romano to lead the company’s restructuring and cost reduction programmes.


US: Cynthia Murray named Chico's brand president just-style.com | 6 Feb 09

Cynthia Murray has left Stage Stores to join women’s wear retailer Chico's FAS as president of the Chico's brand.


US: Charming Shoppes cuts 225 jobs as sales plummet just-style.com | 16 Jan 09

Apparel retailer Charming Shoppes is to axe 225 jobs as part of the company’s ongoing restructuring programme in the face of falling sales.


Emerging markets buoy global lingerie sector just-style.com | 12 Jan 09

Faced with slowing sales in Western markets, lingerie firms are increasingly focusing on emerging markets like Russia and Asia for growth. According to new research, both China and India are likely to see a double digit hike in lingerie sales over the next three years.


US: MacDowell takes helm at Charming Outlets just-style.com | 6 Jan 09

Apparel retailer Charming Shoppes has appointed MaryEllen MacDowell as the company’s new president of Charming Outlets, with immediate effect.


US: Charming Shoppes widens Q3 loss, to begin restructuring just-style.com | 25 Nov 08

Plus-size women's wear retailer Charming Shoppes is to discontinue its loss-making Lane Bryant Woman catalogue and close around 100 stores in 2010, after widening its third quarter loss.


US: Charming Shoppes names Dalrymple to Fashion Bug post just-style.com | 24 Nov 08

Charming Shoppes has appointed Kady Dalrymple as senior vice president of design and product development for the company's Fashion Bug brand.


US: Charming Shoppes sells catalogue credit receivables just-style.com | 17 Nov 08

Women's plus-size apparel retailer Charming Shoppes Inc has sold its misses catalogue credit receivables for $43.3m in cash to World Financial Network National Bank, a unit of Alliance Data Systems Corporation.


US: Yeung to head Charming Shoppes sourcing unit just-style.com | 3 Nov 08

Charming Shoppes Inc has named Stephen Yeung as the interim general manager of its overseas sourcing organisation.


US: Debbie Martin to lead product design at Lane Bryant just-style.com | 29 Oct 08

Women’s wear retailer Charming Shoppes Inc has named Debbie Martin as senior vice president, product design and development, for its Lane Bryant brand with immediate effect.


US: Charming Shoppes signs up TV model winner just-style.com | 27 Oct 08

Retailer Charming Shoppes, the parent company of Fashion Bug, Lane Bryant and Catherines, has signed America's Next Top Model winner Whitney Thompson as a brand ambassador for Right Fit.


US: Charming Shoppes names two new brand presidents just-style.com | 14 Oct 08

US retailer Charming Shoppes has appointed Carol L Williams as president of the company's Catherines Plus Sizes brand and Jeffrey A Elliott as president of Charming Outlets, with both appointments effective immediately.


US: Ex-May CEO new Fashion Bug president just-style.com | 22 Sep 08

Retailer Charming Shoppes Inc has named Jay H Levitt, the former president and CEO of May Merchandising and May Department Stores International, as president of the company's Fashion Bug brand.


US: Charming Shoppes sells misses apparel catalogues just-style.com | 19 Sep 08

Women's plus-size apparel retailer Charming Shoppes Inc has sold its non-core misses apparel catalogues to Orchard Brands, a unit of Golden Gate Capital, for $35m.

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