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US Q4 in brief: Cherokee Global Brands, Perry Ellis, Destination Maternity Michelle Russell | 15 Apr 16

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. 


US Q3 in brief: Finish Line, Gymboree, Cherokee Global Brands, Men's Wearhouse Michelle Russell and Katie Smith | 7 Jan 16

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. 


US Q2 in brief: Finish Line, Zumiez, Cherokee, Gymboree Michelle Russell and Beth Wright | 25 Sep 15

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. 


Dillard's books “disappointing” Q1 Michelle Russell | 15 May 15

US department store retailer Dillard's has booked disappointing first-quarter results as earnings and margins both fell.


Dillard's optimistic for holidays as Q3 profit rises Katie Smith | 14 Nov 14

US department store retailer Dillard's has said it is "well positioned" for the holiday season after booking an 8.4% increase in third-quarter net profit.


Joe Benbasset to improve manufacturing visibility Leonie Barrie | 13 Nov 14

Apparel design and manufacturing business Joe Benbasset Inc has selected the BlueCherry Enterprise Suite from CGS to replace its legacy systems and improve visibility and alignment of customer and production orders.


Phoenix Footwear Group in Q3 profit jump Katie Smith | 6 Nov 14

Phoenix Footwear Group has booked a 71.6% jump in third-quarter net profit, thanks to higher sales.


US: Dillard's CFO Freeman to step down Michelle Russell | 27 Aug 14

Department store retailer Dillard's has announced its chief financial officer James Freeman is to step down.


US: Dillard's reveals "disappointing" Q2 earnings Michelle Russell | 15 Aug 14

Dillard's said it was disappointed with its bottom line performance as the department store retailer posted declining profits and weaker margins amid increased discounting.


US: Dillard's books mixed Q1 Michelle Russell | 16 May 14

Department store retailer Dillard's has booked earnings that beat analyst expectations and a slight increase in revenues.


US: Dollar Tree and Dillard's boost supplier oversight Leonie Barrie | 30 Apr 14

Retailers Dollar Tree and Dillard's have agreed to new reporting standards that will help ensure greater transparency and safety in their suppliers' factories.


US: Dillard's Q4 profit slumps 26% Katie Smith | 24 Feb 14

Department store retailer Dillard's has today (24 February) reported a 26% decline in fourth-quarter profit, weighed down by lower sales and margins.


US: Dillard's Q3 profit grows on rising sales Katie Smith | 15 Nov 13

Department store retailer Dillard's has reported a 4.9% increase in third-quarter net profit, helped by higher sales and well-controlled expenses.


US: Dillard's second-quarter profit increases 17.7% Katie Smith | 15 Aug 13

Department store retailer Dillard's has reported a 17.7% increase in second quarter profit, thanks to improved margins and higher comparable store sales.


US: Dillard's Q1 profit rises 23.4% Katie Smith | 16 May 13

Department store retailer Dillard's has posted a 23.4% increase in first-quarter profit, boosted by a US$4.4m after-tax gain and more controlled costs, despite unseasonably cool weather.


HONG KONG: Luen Thai completes $55m Ocean Sky buy Leonie Barrie | 30 Apr 13

Hong Kong listed Luen Thai Holdings, one of the world's leading apparel manufacturing and supply chain services providers, has completed its US$55m acquisition of Singapore-based Ocean Sky Group.


Philippines garment exporters seeking SAVE Act Jonathan Dyson | 27 Mar 13

America's Save Our Industries Act, also known as the SAVE Act, which would give a range of Philippines-made apparel duty-free access to the US, looks increasingly likely to be implemented. And the Filipino clothing and textile sector is happy.


US: Dillard's fourth-quarter profit rises on sales growth Katie Smith | 26 Feb 13

Department store chain Dillard's has seen its fourth-quarter profit rise after sales growth and efforts to control costs helped improve margins.


US: Dillard's to launch Matthew McConaughey sportswear line Katie Smith | 19 Feb 13

US department store retailer Dillard's is to introduce a collection of performance active wear designed by actor Matthew McConaughey.


US: Iconix takes control of Buffalo David Bitton label Katie Smith | 4 Feb 13

Iconix Brand Group, which licenses fashion and footwear labels including Candie's, Bongo, London Fog and Joe Boxer, has acquired a 51% interest in the Buffalo David Bitton brand for US$76.5m.


SINGAPORE: Luen Thai to buy Ocean Sky apparel ops for $55m Petah Marian | 8 Jan 13

Singapore-based apparel company Ocean Sky is set to be acquired by Luen Thai Holdings for US$55m.


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: Dillard's promotes Johnson to VP of real estate Katie Smith | 7 Sep 12

US department store operator Dillard's has promoted vice president of accounting Chris Johnson to vice president of real estate.


just-style management briefing: Retailers hail benefits of new label technologies MJ Deschamps | 3 Sep 12

Major clothing retailers are benefiting in significant ways from the new data collection and management options offered by new technology in labels, especially regarding radio frequency identification (RFID) tags.


US: Dillard’s Q2 profit in 76% surge Richard Woodard | 9 Aug 12

Department store chain Dillard’s recorded a 76% surge in second quarter profits, boosted by stronger revenues and an improvement in gross margins.


Top stories on just-style this week... Katie Smith | 6 Jul 12

The most-read stories on just-style this week include just-style's June management briefing focusing on fast fashion, N Brown announcing the retirement of its CEO and chairman, and a report that Nicaragua's potential as a major footwear supplier is attracting interest from the likes of Clarks, Dillard's and Brown Shoe Company.


US: Alberto Makali selects NGC for PLM and ERP Leonie Barrie | 15 Jun 12

Luxury women's fashion brand Alberto Makali has selected NGC's Global Enterprise Suite as an integrated solution for PLM and ERP to help support its global growth.


US: Men’s wear boosts strong Q1 for Dillard’s Richard Woodard | 11 May 12

Strong showings from men’s wear and women’s accessories helped department store retailer Dillard’s to post a 24% increase in first quarter net income.


US: Class Club children's letterman jackets recalled Katie Smith | 11 May 12

The US Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has recalled 320 Supreme Trading children's letterman jackets because the snaps can detach, posing a choking hazard.


US: Dillard's posts fourth-quarter earnings jump Petah Marian | 24 Feb 12

US department store chain Dillard's saw fourth-quarter net profit jump 29.1%, with a rise in sales also boosted by a tax credit.

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