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US Q3 in brief – Guess, PVH Corp, Cato Corp just-style | 3 Dec 20

The latest third-quarter filings from US apparel and footwear brands and retailers are a mixed bag, with some companies beginning to recover from the market disruption caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, while others are continuing to struggle. Urban Outfitters has seen profits jump 38%, while L Brands is back in the black, and Shoe Carnival has delivered the most profitable quarter in its history. Elsewhere, American Eagle Outfitters saw net income fall 28%, and Chico's FAS widened its net loss.


Sourcing shift results in sustainability challenges for Columbia Sportswear Hannah Abdulla | 4 Aug 20

Outdoor apparel and footwear company Columbia Sportswear saw sustainability and social responsibility pressured during 2019 as a result of a shift in its sourcing strategy.


US Q1 in brief – VF Corp, J.Jill, Francesca's just-style | 31 Jul 20

In the latest first-quarter filings from US apparel and footwear brands and retailers, the impact of the global coronavirus pandemic and widespread store closures can be clearly seen. VF Corp has reported a net loss of US$285.6m, while Francesca's has seen a 50% drop in net sales. Elsewhere, Macy's, Inc said its net loss totalled $3.58bn and PVH Corp has posted an "unprecedented" decline in revenue and earnings.


Retailers begin to outline store reopening plans – Update just-style | 16 Jun 20

Debenhams, Brooks Brothers, and J.Crew Group are among the latest apparel brands and retailers to outline reopening plans after stores and online operations were closed temporarily worldwide as part of efforts to help limit the spread of the coronavirus (Covid-19) outbreak.


US Q4 in brief – Boot Barn Holdings, VF Corp, PVH Corp just-style | 21 May 20

In the latest fourth-quarter filings from US apparel and footwear brands and retailers, Boot Barn Holdings has posted a fall in both earnings and revenue, while VF Corp and PVH Corp have both reported a net loss. Elsewhere, Oxford Industries has booked its twelfth consecutive quarter of positive comparable sales, while G-III Apparel Group saw profit rise but revenue fall.  


Global retail staff and salary reductions amid Covid-19 – Update just-style | 1 May 20

As the impact of the coronavirus pandemic spreads across the apparel and footwear industry, brands and retailers are moving from store closures to worker lay-offs or furloughs, as well as executive pay cuts. Here are the latest:


Global retail closures as coronavirus spreads – Update just-style | 15 Apr 20

A raft of apparel and footwear brands and retailers including Next Plc, Primark, H&M, Nike and Gap Inc, are temporarily closing stores and suspending online operations as part of efforts to help limit the spread of the coronavirus (Covid-19) outbreak. 


Coronavirus impacts Columbia Sportswear supply chain Beth Wright | 28 Feb 20

Outdoor apparel and footwear company Columbia Sportswear says the coronavirus (Covid-19) outbreak is impacting its suppliers' ability to source certain raw materials and fulfil finished goods orders.


US Q3 in brief –Boot Barn Holdings, VF Corp, Genesco just-style | 5 Feb 20

In the latest third-quarter filings from US apparel and footwear brands and retailers, Boot Barn Holdings has delivered an increase in both profit and revenue with the company "well-positioned" to deliver a solid finish to fiscal 2020, Stage Stores has narrowed its net loss, and American Eagle Outfitters has booked record sales. Elsewhere, J.Crew Group has announced an agreement on the terms of a transaction that will enable it to separate its J.Crew and Madewell brands into two independent companies and pursue a proposed IPO of Madewell. 


US Q2 in brief – Boot Barn Holdings, VF Corp, Stage Stores just-style | 1 Nov 19

In the latest second-quarter filings from US apparel and footwear brands and retailers, Boot Barn Holdings has delivered what CEO Jim Conroy called an "outstanding" second-quarter, VF Corp has reaffirmed its full-year outlook, and Oxford Industries has posted its tenth consecutive quarter of consolidated comparable sales growth. Elsewhere, Genesco moved to a profit, while G-III Apparel Group has revised its full-year guidance in the wake of Trump's latest tariff hike. 


Columbia Sportswear expands global headquarters Hannah Abdulla | 23 Aug 19

Outdoor apparel and products company Columbia Sportswear is expanding its headquarters campus in Washington County, Oregon to give it more space to innovate, design and collaborate to create "high-quality products for active people."


US Q1 in brief – Boot Barn Holdings, VF Corp, Cherokee Global Brands just-style | 1 Aug 19

In the latest first-quarter filings from US apparel and footwear brands and retailers, VF Corp has raised its fiscal 2020 outlook, Cherokee Global Brands booked a mixed first quarter and announced it will officially rebrand to Apex Global Brands, Destination Maternity reported a challenging start to the year amid the news Marla Ryan will step down as CEO, while PVH Corp saw profits slip. Dick's Sporting Goods enjoyed higher sales as did Footlocker. 


US Q4 in brief – VF Corp, Boot Barn Holdings, Destination Maternity just-style | 23 May 19

In the latest fourth-quarter filings from US apparel and footwear brands and retailers, Iconix Brand Group reported a GAAP net loss, CEO of PHV Corp, Emanuel Chirico, said the company is "very pleased" with its fourth-quarter and full year 2018 results, and Guess Inc released its first results under new CEO Carlos Alberini.


US Q3 in brief – Boot Barn Holdings, VF Corp just-style | 6 Feb 19

In the latest third-quarter filings from US apparel and footwear brands and retailers, Francesca's Holdings Corporation swung to a third-quarter loss of US$16.2m, PVH Corp posted what CEO Emanuel Chirico called a "strong earnings performance", and Abercrombie booked its fifth consecutive quarter of positive comparable sales.


Columbia Sportswear buys out China joint venture Leonie Barrie | 3 Jan 19

Outdoor apparel, footwear, accessories, and equipment business Columbia Sportswear Company has bought out its partner in a joint venture in China.


US Q2 in brief – Boot Barn Holdings, VF Corp, Sears just-style | 26 Oct 18

In the latest second-quarter filings from US apparel and footwear brands and retailers, VF Corp raised its full-year guidance on strong sales and earnings, while L Brands reported a 28.7% drop in earnings, and Urban Outfitters achieved record second-quarter sales and a jump in profit.


US Q1 in brief – Destination Maternity, Tailored Brands, Boot Barn just-style | 8 Aug 18

In the latest first-quarter filings from US apparel and footwear brands and retailers, PVH Corp saw revenues exceed guidance thanks to strength across the business, while Guess saw continued momentum in Europe and Asia push earnings and sales up in the three months ended 5 May. Dick's Sporting Goods raised its full-year outlook and Destination XL narrowed its net losses.


Adamek named chief of staff for the Columbia brand Leonie Barrie | 7 Aug 18

Outdoor apparel, footwear, accessories and equipment maker Columbia Sportswear has named Chris Adamek as the new vice president, chief of staff for the Columbia brand.


US Q4 in brief – Boot Barn Holdings, Destination Maternity just-style | 18 May 18

In the latest fourth-quarter filings from US apparel and footwear brands and retailers, Destination Maternity narrowed its net loss, Sears was boosted by the new US tax law, Caleres returned to profit, Dick's Sporting Goods achieved growth across key businesses, and Urban Outfitters produced record fourth-quarter sales.


Columbia Sportswear to take sole ownership of China JV Beth Wright | 11 Apr 18

Outdoor apparel, footwear and accessories maker Columbia Sportswear Company is to acquire the remaining interest in Columbia Sportswear Commercial (Shanghai), the joint venture it currently operates in China with Swire Resources.


US Q3 in brief – Deckers Brands, Boot Barn Holdings just-style | 6 Feb 18

In the most recent third-quarter filings from US apparel and footwear brands and retailers, Deckers Brands exceeded expectations, while Boot Barn Holdings saw earnings nearly double. Destination Maternity, meanwhile, widened its losses.


US Q2 in brief – Finish Line, Zumiez, Tailored Brands, Vince Holding just-style | 22 Sep 17

In the most recent second-quarter filings from US apparel and footwear brands and retailers, PVH upped its full-year guidance based on strong second-quarter results, while Guess saw its results boosted by solid growth in both Europe and Asia. Oxford Industries, meanwhile, saw mixed results as earnings fell but sales edged up.


Management reshuffle at Prana and Columbia Sportswear Hannah Abdulla | 12 Sep 17

Sports apparel and footwear retailer Columbia Sportswear has announced a number of new management appointments at its Prana and Columbia Sportswear brands.


Columbia Sportswear expands garment recycling to all US stores Leonie Barrie | 11 Aug 17

US outdoor apparel and footwear specialist Columbia Sportswear is expanding its ReThreads clothing recycling programme to all of its US stores following a successful trial over the past year.


Columbia says prAna brand CEO to resign Beth Wright | 8 Aug 17

US outdoor apparel and footwear specialist Columbia Sportswear Company has revealed Scott Kerslake, CEO of the company’s prAna brand, is to resign from his position next week.


Columbia Sportswear sourcing exec steps down Beth Wright | 31 Jul 17

Steve Woodside, senior vice president of global sourcing and manufacturing at Columbia Sportswear Company, has resigned.


US Q1 in brief – Cherokee, The Finish Line, J Crew Michelle Russell and Beth Wright | 10 Jul 17

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. 


Columbia Sportswear promotes Swanson to finance chief Michelle Russell | 15 Jun 17

Outdoor apparel and footwear retailer Columbia Sportswear Company has appointed long-time executive Jim Swanson as its finance chief, alongside the promotion of Peter Rauch as chief transformation officer.


Columbia reshuffles leadership amid internal review Beth Wright | 7 Jun 17

Tim Boyle, CEO of Columbia Sportswear Company, has resumed the role of president, as part of a "strategic realignment" of the US outdoor apparel and footwear specialist's leadership team.


Columbia COO Timm to step down Beth Wright | 17 May 17

Bryan Timm, president and chief operating officer at US outdoor apparel and footwear specialist Columbia Sportswear Company, is to step down after 20 years with the company.

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