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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.


Speaking with style: Henry Tan, CEO, Luen Thai Holdings (Part I) Leonie Barrie | 9 May 12

Luen Thai Holdings is Hong Kong's largest listed garment firm, with 34,000 employees, revenues of around US$1bn and a flagship business that produces over 80m garments a year - as well as footwear and bags - from production bases in China, the Philippines, Indonesia, India, Bangladesh and Cambodia. In the first of two articles based on a conversation with just-style managing editor Leonie Barrie at the recent Prime Source Forum in Hong Kong, CEO Henry Tan calls for industry-wide collaboration in a bid to increase efficiency and offset rising costs in the apparel supply chain.


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.


Hong Kong's changing role in the apparel industry Vicky Sung | 10 Feb 12

China's rise over the past two decades as the leading location for apparel sourcing has had a knock-on effect on Hong Kong's role in the global garment industry, shifting it from a manufacturer to a servicing and sourcing centre. It will take on even more diverse roles in the future, according to industry executives speaking at recent conferences in Hong Kong. Vicky Sung reports.


Cautious US consumers weigh on January retail sales Leonie Barrie | 3 Feb 12

Post-holiday discounts helped many US retailers lift their sales in January, according to monthly figures released yesterday (2 February), but overall results were mixed as many consumers shopped cautiously amid the struggling economy.


US: Retailers' January 2012 sales roundup Leonie Barrie | 2 Feb 12

The following is a general roundup of US apparel and shoe retailers' January 2012 sales results.


US: Retailers' December 2011 sales roundup Petah Marian | 5 Jan 12

The following is a general roundup of US apparel and shoe retailers' December 2011 sales results.


US: Retailers' November 2011 sales roundup Leonie Barrie | 1 Dec 11

The following is a general roundup of US apparel and shoe retailers' November 2011 sales results.


US: JDA Software to pay $57m to settle Dillard's dispute Leonie Barrie | 1 Dec 11

Software supplier JDA Software Group Inc has agreed to pay $57m in damages to department store retailer Dillard's Inc to end a long-running lawsuit on a software license and services agreement.


US: Dillard's Q3 profit up on strong same-store sales Petah Marian | 11 Nov 11

US retailer Dillard's saw third-quarter profit jump 85%, boosted by improving same-store sales and operating costs.


US: Retailers' October 2011 sales roundup Leonie Barrie | 3 Nov 11

The following is a general roundup of US apparel and shoe retailers' October 2011 sales results.


US: Retailers' September 2011 sales roundup Petah Marian | 6 Oct 11

The following is a general roundup of US apparel and shoe chains' September 2011 sales results.


US: Retailers' August 2011 sales roundup Leonie Barrie | 1 Sep 11

The following is a general roundup of US apparel and shoe chains' August 2011 sales results.


US: Dillard's to close St Louis merchandising division Leonie Barrie | 26 Aug 11

Department store retailer Dillard's has confirmed media reports that it is merging its merchandising division in St Louis with another in Little Rock, Arkansas, where the company is based.


US: Dillard’s Q2 profit surges on 5% sales rise Richard Woodard | 12 Aug 11

Retailer Dillard’s posted a strong surge in second quarter net profit, thanks in part to a 5% increase in net retail sales, excluding the company’s construction business.


US: Retailers' July 2011 sales roundup Leonie Barrie | 4 Aug 11

The following is a general roundup of US apparel and shoe chains' July 2011 sales results.


US: Retailers' June 2011 sales roundup Leonie Barrie | 7 Jul 11

The following is a general roundup of US apparel and shoe chains' June 2011 sales results. The list will be updated as new results become available.


US retailers see only modest sales gains in May Leonie Barrie | 3 Jun 11

After receiving a late Easter boost to sales last month, it was perhaps inevitable that US apparel retailers would see only modest sales gains in May, with many blaming cold weather, storms and flooding for dampening demand for spring and summer merchandise.


US: Dillard’s swings to 57% Q1 profit rise just-style.com | 16 May 11

Department store retailer Dillard’s posted a healthy increase to its first quarter profits after recording 2% rises in net merchandise sales and comparable store sales.


US: Retailers' April 2011 sales roundup just-style.com | 5 May 11

The following is a general roundup of US apparel and shoe chains' April 2011 sales results. The list will be updated as new results become available.


US: Hampshire widens FY losses on falling sales just-style.com | 22 Mar 11

Falling women's wear sales and lower selling prices have contributed to a wider full-year losses at clothing maker Hampshire Group Limited.


US retail sales maintained momentum in February Leonie Barrie | 7 Mar 11

Sales at US apparel retailers continued to trend upwards in February as the warmer weather enticed shoppers out in search of spring merchandise and clearance bargains. But while February's same-store sales results largely followed in the footsteps of a buoyant January, rising fuel and food prices may well dampen demand in the months ahead, industry observers warned.


US: Dillard's posts Q4 profit upswing just-style.com | 23 Feb 11

US department store chain Dillard's has bolstered its fourth quarter profits, citing disciplined inventory management and expenses control.


US: RG Barry snaps up Foot Petals just-style.com | 31 Jan 11

Accessory footwear and slipper marketer RG Barry Corporation has completed the US$14m purchase of premium insoles company Foot Petals.


US: Retailers' December 2010 sales roundup just-style.com | 6 Jan 11

The following is a general roundup of US apparel and shoe chains' August 2010 sales results. The list will be updated as new results become available.


US: Hampshire Group swings to Q3 profit just-style.com | 15 Nov 10

New York based sweater maker Hampshire Group Limited has swung to a third quarter profit, helped by higher sales and an income tax gain.


US: Dillard's Q3 profit soars 80% on lower inventory just-style.com | 15 Nov 10

Department store retailer Dillard's Inc has booked an 80% hike in third quarter profit after tight control over inventory combined with fewer markdowns to help offset a fall in sales.


US: Dillard’s expands ‘3-D Curves Wire’ bra line just-style.com | 11 Oct 10

Department store retailer Dillard’s is expanding its Modern Movement private brand with the launch of a second bra featuring the ‘3-D Curves Wire,’ which has been designed to alleviate the discomfort of underwires.


US: Retailers' August 2010 sales roundup just-style.com | 2 Sep 10

The following is a general roundup of US apparel and shoe chains' August 2010 sales results. The list will be updated as new results become available.


US: Dillard’s swings into Q2 profit just-style.com | 16 Aug 10

Department store chain Dillard’s has swung to a second quarter profit after improving its merchandise gross margin performance.

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