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just-style.com | 7 Apr 2009

With thousands of factories already closed in China alone, the global recession is taking its toll on apparel and footwear supply chains. A panel discussion at The Prime Source Forum in Hong Kong last week discussed how sourcing has now entered a transitional period. Joe Ayling reports from the event.


just-style.com | 7 Apr 2009

With thousands of factories already closed in China alone, the global recession is taking its toll on apparel and footwear supply chains. A panel discussion at The Prime Source Forum in Hong Kong last week discussed how sourcing has now entered a transitional period. Joe Ayling reports from the event.


just-style.com | 15 May 2008

The choice between fight and flight is taking on a new meaning in the sporting goods sector. Brands are soaring by exploiting new opportunities in emerging markets, while a subsequent fight for remaining market share is taking shape closer to home, as Joe Ayling reports.


just-style.com | 15 May 2008

The choice between fight and flight is taking on a new meaning in the sporting goods sector. Brands are soaring by exploiting new opportunities in emerging markets, while a subsequent fight for remaining market share is taking shape closer to home, as Joe Ayling reports.

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just-style | 8 Sep 2017

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.


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 | 12 May 2017

US retailer Dick's Sporting Goods has appointed former Target supply chain executive Keri Jones as its chief merchant, and promoted Lauren Hobart to company president as part of a number of management moves.


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.


Beth Wright | 16 Nov 2016

Struggling US speciality retailer Gap Inc has named former Dick's Sporting Goods executive, Teri List-Stoll, as its new finance chief, following the news Sabrina Simmons is to leave the company next year.


Michelle Russell | 4 Oct 2016

US apparel retailer Dick's Sporting Goods has promoted Lee Belitsky to the role of finance chief.


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 | 13 Jan 2016

UK retailer Sports Direct has has increased its stake in US brand management company Iconix Brand Group and bought a stake in Dick's Sporting Goods as part of its long-term strategy. 


In the most recent third-quarter filings from US apparel brands and retailers Gymboree, Aeropostale, Sears and New York & Co narrowed their losses, while Oxford Industries, Destination Maternity and J Crew saw theirs widen. Both The Finish Line and Men's Wearhouse swung to a loss. On a positive note, The Children's Place, Express, American Eagle Outfitters, G-III Apparel Group and Abercrombie & Fitch booked higher earnings. 


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. 


Katie Smith | 7 Aug 2015

German sportswear giant Adidas has launched what it claims to be a first of its kind athletic apparel line for teenagers.


Michelle Russell | 21 Jul 2015

US retailer Dick's Sporting Goods is to open a boutique women's fitness and lifestyle speciality chain.


Michelle Russell | 19 May 2015

Dick's Sporting Goods said it is confident of the year ahead despite booking a drop in first-quarter earnings as the company's Golf Galaxy stores continued to struggle while expenses increased.


Katie Smith | 3 Feb 2015

Dick's Sporting Goods CFO Andre Hawaux has taken on the additional role of chief operating officer.


Katie Smith | 3 Feb 2015

Dick's Sporting Goods CFO Andre Hawaux has taken on the additional role of chief operating officer.


Michelle Russell | 18 Nov 2014

US retailer Dick's Sporting Goods has reported third-quarter earnings at the higher end of its guidance, but continued pressures in golf and hunting hurt comparable sales.


Michelle Russell | 18 Nov 2014

US retailer Dick's Sporting Goods has reported third-quarter earnings at the higher end of its guidance, but continued pressures in golf and hunting hurt comparable sales.


Michelle Russell | 16 Sep 2014

Adidas has moved to defend its position over reports the sporting goods giant has received pressure from investors to accelerate a turnaround and consider replacing its chief executive.


Michelle Russell | 16 Sep 2014

Adidas has moved to defend its position over reports the sporting goods giant has received pressure from investors to accelerate a turnaround and consider replacing its chief executive.


Michelle Russell | 20 Aug 2014

US retailer Dick's Sporting Goods has booked a drop in second-quarter earnings as the restructuring of its golf business weighs on the business.


Michelle Russell | 20 Aug 2014

US retailer Dick's Sporting Goods has booked a drop in second-quarter earnings as the restructuring of its golf business weighs on the business.


Michelle Russell | 21 May 2014

US retailer Dick's Sporting Goods has recorded earnings in its first-quarter that came in below its expectations due to weakness in its golf and hunting divisions.

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