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US: Finish Line reconsiders $1.5bn Genesco acquisition just-style.com | 31 Aug 07

Athletic shoe and apparel retailer The Finish Line is reconsidering its $1.5bn acquisition of Genesco Inc after the clothing and hat firm posted poor second-quarter results.


US: Genesco swings to Q2 loss of $4.2m just-style.com | 30 Aug 07

Footwear, headwear and accessories retailer Genesco Inc today (30 August) said it swung to a second quarter loss, blaming a late start to the back-to-school season and sales tax holidays in Texas and Florida, coupled with “a generally challenging retail environment.”


US: Finish Line to shutter Paiva stores just-style.com | 28 Aug 07

Sporting goods retailer The Finish Line Inc is to close its upscale women’s shoe and athletic wear chain Paiva just 16 months after its launch in order to focus on “higher return opportunities.”


US: Finish Line to shutter Paiva stores just-style.com | 28 Aug 07

Sporting goods retailer The Finish Line Inc is to close its upscale women’s shoe and athletic wear chain Paiva just 16 months after its launch in order to focus on “higher return opportunities.”


US: The Finish Line and Genesco deal moves forward just-style.com | 15 Aug 07

US retailers The Finish Line and Genesco have been granted early termination of the waiting period under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976 by the Federal Trade Commission in connection with the companies' pending merger.


US: The Finish Line ties up Nike ad campaign just-style.com | 6 Aug 07

Athletic retailer The Finish Line launched a new marketing campaign with Nike to be launched simultaneously in nearly 700 Finish Line stores.


US: Finish Line names Dennis president after Genesco buy just-style.com | 24 Jul 07

Mall-based footwear retailer The Finish Line says Robert J Dennis, the president and COO of Genesco, will become president of the combined company when its US$1.5bn acquisition of Genesco is completed this autumn.


US: Finish Line releases new ad campaign just-style.com | 19 Jul 07

Sportswear retailer The Finish Line is launching a new brand campaign called Be Heard! it has revealed.


US: Finish Line hit with $3.9m Q1 loss just-style.com | 29 Jun 07

The Finish Line late Thursday (28 June) reported a net loss in its first quarter as its net and same-store sales and gross margins declined.


US: Finish Line to buy Genesco for $1.5bn just-style.com | 18 Jun 07

Just two weeks after rejecting a sweetened takeover offer from Foot Locker, clothing and hat firm Genesco Inc has today (18 June) agreed to be bought by athletic shoe and apparel retailer The Finish Line in a deal worth around $1.5bn.


US: Finish Line net falls for Q4, year just-style.com | 30 Mar 07

Lower same-store sales and margins dropped The Finish Line’s fourth-quarter profits, nearly cutting its full-year profitability in half.


US: Samuel Sato joins The Finish Line as head merchant just-style.com | 20 Mar 07

Samuel Sato, a 22-year veteran of Nordstrom, has joined The Finish Line in the new post of executive vice president and chief merchandise officer. He reports to Glenn Lyon, president of Finish Line.


US: Finish Line net sales up for both Q4, FY just-style.com | 8 Mar 07

Fourth quarter sales at athletic shoe and apparel retailer The Finish Line Inc rose by 7.5% to $429.0m from $399.2m in the same period last year.


US: Finish Line net sales up for both Q4, FY just-style.com | 8 Mar 07

Fourth quarter sales at athletic shoe and apparel retailer The Finish Line Inc rose by 7.5% to $429.0m from $399.2m in the same period last year.


US: US$3m Q3 loss at The Finish Line just-style.com | 21 Dec 06

Athletic apparel and shoe firm Finish Line Inc said it suffered a third-quarter loss, caused by poor footwear sales coupled with expenses.


US: "Challenging" outlook for The Finish Line just-style.com | 22 Sep 06

Sports retailer The Finish Line is expecting a "challenging" second half to the year after its first-half comparable store sales fell by 6.8%.


US: Q1 sales slump at The Finish Line just-style.com | 22 Jun 06

Sportswear and athletic goods retailer The Finish Line is taking action to reduce inventories after comparable store sales fell by more than 7% during the first quarter.


US: Finish Line unveils first Paiva store just-style.com | 13 Apr 06

Specialist athletic retailer The Finish Line is set to open its first women-focused Paiva store in Austin, Texas, tomorrow (14 April) – with 14 more to follow this year.


US: Aggressive expansion planned at Finish Line just-style.com | 24 Mar 06

Sports retailer The Finish Line is planning an aggressive growth strategy this year after reporting flat sales during financial 2006.


US: Aggressive expansion planned at Finish Line just-style.com | 24 Mar 06

Sports retailer The Finish Line is planning an aggressive growth strategy this year after reporting flat sales during financial 2006.


US: Finish Line details new women's chain, profit slump just-style.com | 23 Dec 05

Specialty athletic retailer The Finish Line has unveiled further details of its new upscale women’s chain and also reported a 62% slump in third-quarter net earnings.


US: Finish Line details new women's chain, profit slump just-style.com | 23 Dec 05

Specialty athletic retailer The Finish Line has unveiled further details of its new upscale women’s chain and also reported a 62% slump in third-quarter net earnings.


USA: Retailers' November 2005 sales roundup just-style.com | 1 Dec 05

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


USA: The Finish Line To Launch Upscale Athletic Stores just-style.com | 26 Sep 05

Athletic footwear and apparel retailer The Finish Line is developing chain of premium athletic specialty stores for women.


USA: The Finish Line To Launch Upscale Athletic Stores just-style.com | 26 Sep 05

Athletic footwear and apparel retailer The Finish Line is developing chain of premium athletic specialty stores for women.


USA: Finish Line Q2 Profit Drops 8% To $18.9m just-style.com | 23 Sep 05

Athletic apparel retailer The Finish Line Inc on Thursday said second quarter profit fell by 8 per cent on poor sales during the back-to-school selling season.


USA: Finish Line Q2 Profit Drops 8% To $18.9m just-style.com | 23 Sep 05

Athletic apparel retailer The Finish Line Inc on Thursday said second quarter profit fell by 8 per cent on poor sales during the back-to-school selling season.


USA: Finish Line Lowers FY Guidance On Slow Sales just-style.com | 30 Aug 05

Athletic footwear retailer Finish Line Inc has lowered its full-year profit guidance after reporting a 2 per cent slip in same-store sales for the second quarter of 2005.


USA: Finish Line Lowers FY Guidance On Slow Sales just-style.com | 30 Aug 05

Athletic footwear retailer Finish Line Inc has lowered its full-year profit guidance after reporting a 2 per cent slip in same-store sales for the second quarter of 2005.


USA: Finish Line's Q1 Earnings Grow 23% just-style.com | 24 Jun 05

Indianapolis-based athletic wear retailer The Finish Line Inc said first-quarter earnings leapt 23 per cent, as a higher product margin drove gross profits.

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