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just-style.com | 7 Aug 2008

The following is a general roundup of US apparel and shoe chains' July 2008 sales results. The list will be updated as new results become available.


just-style.com | 7 Aug 2008

The following is a general roundup of US apparel and shoe chains' July 2008 sales results. The list will be updated as new results become available.

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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. 


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.


Michelle Russell | 21 Nov 2016

US footwear retailer DSW Inc has promoted Jared Poff to the role of chief finance officer. 


Beth Wright | 18 Oct 2016

US footwear retailer DSW Inc is revealing the technology behind its custom-fit shoes made in collaboration with US start-up Feetz, in a pop-up shop based at two of its locations.


Beth Wright | 9 Sep 2016

US-based cloud softwear provider Infor has partnered with US footwear retailer DSW Inc to deliver a back-office transformation for DSW and a new converged commerce application for modern retailing.


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. 


Leonie Barrie | 13 Jun 2016

US footwear retailer DSW Inc is to bring custom-fit shoes to the masses, using 3D printing technology to fulfil thousands of orders a month from a manufacturing facility in San Diego.


Beth Wright | 7 Jun 2016

US footwear and accessories retailer DSW is seeking a new chief financial officer following the resignation of Mary Meixelsperger to pursue another opportunity.


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 | 18 Feb 2016

US footwear and accessories retailer DSW has agreed to acquire off-price e-commerce retailer Ebuys in a deal which it says will allow the company to strategically scale its off-price sourcing capabilities. 


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. 


Michelle Russell | 4 Nov 2015

US footwear and accessories retailer DSW has appointed Roger Rawlins as chief executive, succeeding the retiring Michael MacDonald.


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. 


First-quarter revenue forecasts for US apparel retailers fared far worse than earnings expectations. The Finish Line said it got off to a "solid start" with double-digit profit growth, and Cherokee was pleased with a "strong" quarter, despite some headwinds. Elsewhere, Urban Outfitters revealed a mixed quarter, while Men's Wearhouse booked record sales but a decline in earnings.


Michelle Russell | 18 Mar 2015

US footwear and accessories retailer DSW has booked an increase in fourth-quarter earnings and sales thanks to traffic gains in both store and digital channels.


Katie Smith | 2 Feb 2015

US footwear and accessories retailer DSW has announced a series of management changes, including the promotion of Harris Mustafa to the position of executive vice president and chief supply chain officer.


Katie Smith | 25 Nov 2014

US footwear retailer DSW has lifted its full-year earnings outlook, despite posting a drop in third-quarter profit.


Michelle Russell | 26 Aug 2014

Footwear retailer DSW has said it is encouraged by the sequential improvement in its sales trends in the second quarter as revenues increased 4.5%.


Katie Smith | 29 May 2014

Footwear retailer DSW has lowered its full-year outlook after unseasonal weather and an aggressive promotional environment weighed on first-quarter sales.


Katie Smith | 13 May 2014

US retail group DSW has closed its initial acquisition of Canada's largest footwear and accessories retailer Town Shoes for CAD75.5m (US$68.7m).


Michelle Russell | 17 Apr 2014

Branded footwear and accessories retailer DSW has appointed Mary Meixelsperger as its chief financial officer.


Katie Smith | 16 Apr 2014

DSW is expanding into Canada after acquiring a minority stake in the country's largest footwear and accessories retailer Town Shoes for CAD68m (US$61.8m).


Michelle Russell | 18 Mar 2014

Despite a mixed bottom-line performance from DSW over the last 12 months, the branded footwear and accessories retailer has managed to report earnings growth in its final quarter.


Michelle Russell | 12 Feb 2014

Branded footwear and accessories retailer DSW has narrowed its full-year EPS guidance amid flat sales in the fourth quarter.


Katie Smith | 26 Nov 2013

Branded footwear and accessories retailer DSW has today (26 November) reported a 9.8% increase in third-quarter profit, thanks to solid sales growth and careful control of inventory.


Katie Smith | 27 Aug 2013

Branded footwear and accessories retailer DSW has raised its full year earnings guidance after booking a 15% increase in second quarter net profit.


Leonie Barrie | 14 Aug 2013

Footwear retailers must match their strengths to the purchasing priorities of their target customers if they want to engage them in the shopping process, according to new research.

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