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just-style | 22 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 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. 


Beth Wright | 2 Feb 2017

Athletic footwear and apparel retailer The Finish Line has partnered with Adidas on an exclusive release of its PureBoost footwear.


Beth Wright | 27 Jan 2017

Athletic footwear and apparel retailer The Finish Line has revealed it is to sell its "unprofitable" speciality running shoe business, JackRabbit, to private investment firm CriticalPoint Capital, LLC. 


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 | 21 Nov 2016

Athletic footwear and apparel retailer The Finish Line has broken its silence on reports that it is looking for a buyer for its JackRabbit speciality running-shoe stores – and has confirmed it is currently exploring "strategic alternatives" for the chain.


Beth Wright | 3 Nov 2016

Athletic footwear and apparel retailer The Finish Line has declined to comment on reports that it is looking for a buyer for its JackRabbit chain of speciality running-shoe stores.


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. 


Katie Smith | 8 Jan 2016

US athletic apparel and footwear retailer The Finish Line has promoted its president, Sam Sato, as its new CEO. 


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. 


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 | 27 Mar 2015

The Finish Line has managed to “accelerate somewhat”, analysts believe, in the final lap of its fiscal year, despite a disappointing year for the US athletic apparel and footwear retailer.


Michelle Russell | 10 Feb 2015

US athletic apparel and footwear retailer The Finish Line has appointed Imran Jooma as chief omnichannel officer and executive vice president.


Katie Smith | 19 Dec 2014

US athletic apparel and footwear retailer The Finish Line has lowered its full-year earnings guidance, citing margin pressure, despite booking a 56% hike in third-quarter profit.


Michelle Russell | 21 Oct 2014

US athletic apparel and footwear retailer The Finish Line has appointed Samuel Sato, formerly president if the Finish Line brand, as group president.


Katie Smith | 29 Sep 2014

Softness within its basketball offering resulted in a slight drop in first-quarter net profit for US athletic apparel and footwear retailer The Finish Line.


Michelle Russell | 30 Jun 2014

US athletic apparel and footwear retailer The Finish Line has booked first-quarter earnings that beat analyst expectations thanks to increased sales and margins.


Michelle Russell | 28 Apr 2014

US athletic apparel and footwear retailer The Finish Line has increased its ownership in the company's Denver-based Running Specialty Group (RSG).


Katie Smith | 28 Mar 2014

A 27.7% hike in fourth-quarter net profit for US athletic apparel and footwear retailer The Finish Line marked a great end to a "transformative" year.


Katie Smith | 27 Sep 2013

US athletic apparel and footwear retailer The Finish Line has today (27 September) reported an 8.5% increase in second-quarter net profit, helped by cost control and comparable store sales growth.


Katie Smith | 1 Jul 2013

Sportswear retailer The Finish Line has seen its first-quarter profit more than halve after increased costs related to the launch of its business in Macy's department stores offset higher sales.


Katie Smith | 28 Jun 2013

Steve Schneider, president and chief operating officer at sportswear retailer The Finish Line, will move to the role of executive vice president of strategic initiatives next month.


Katie Smith | 13 Jun 2013

Shoe Carnival has named Kent Zimmerman as its new vice president of e-commerce as the value-price footwear and accessories retailer looks to drive online growth.


Katie Smith | 5 Feb 2013

Christopher Ladd, chief digital officer and executive vice president at The Finish Line, has resigned from the sportswear retailer - a month after it was forced to shutter its new e-commerce website.


Katie Smith | 4 Jan 2013

US sportswear retailer The Finish Line has today (4 January) swung to a third-quarter loss after customers responded less favourably than expected to its new e-commerce site.


Katie Smith | 24 Oct 2012

Sportswear retailer The Finish Line will implement a selection of solutions from software firm Oracle Retail to improve retail operations and support its growth strategy.


Petah Marian | 28 Sep 2012

The Finish Line saw second-quarter net income rise as the US sportswear retailer said it gained market share in running and basketball.


Katie Smith | 28 Sep 2012

US sportswear retailer The Finish Line will open branded athletic footwear shops in more than 450 Macy's department stores across the US in 2013.

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