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US Q2 in brief – Sears, Cherokee Global Brands, Oxford Industries just-style | 14 Sep 18

In the latest second-quarter filings from US apparel and footwear brands and retailers, both PVH and Guess Inc booked a rise in both earnings and revenue, while L Brands reported a 28.7% drop in earnings, and Urban Outfitters achieved record second-quarter sales and a jump in profit.


US Q4 in brief – Boot Barn Holdings, Destination Maternity just-style | 18 May 18

In the latest fourth-quarter filings from US apparel and footwear brands and retailers, Destination Maternity narrowed its net loss, Sears was boosted by the new US tax law, Caleres returned to profit, Dick's Sporting Goods achieved growth across key businesses, and Urban Outfitters produced record fourth-quarter sales.


US Q2 in brief – Finish Line, Zumiez, Tailored Brands, Vince Holding just-style | 22 Sep 17

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.


US Q1 in brief – Cherokee, The Finish Line, J Crew Michelle Russell and Beth Wright | 10 Jul 17

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. 


US Q4 in brief – Cherokee, Vince Holding, Destination Maternity Michelle Russell and Beth Wright | 15 May 17

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. 


Genesco upgrades software for inventory accuracy Beth Wright | 23 Dec 16

Apparel and footwear retailer Genesco Inc has invested in an updated version of its enterprise resource planning (ERP) system to optimise store space for more accurate inventory planning, adequate service levels, and reduce its out-of-stock count.


US Q3 in brief – The Finish Line, Destination Maternity, Cherokee, Sears Michelle Russell and Beth Wright | 9 Dec 16

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.


Genesco sells SureGrip unit to Shoes For Crews Michelle Russell | 7 Dec 16

US apparel and footwear retailer Genesco has sold its SureGrip footwear subsidiary to slip-resistant footwear firm Shoes For Crews (SFC) for an undisclosed sum.


US Q2 in brief - The Finish Line, Cherokee, Zumiez, Vince Holding, Tailored Brands Michelle Russell and Beth Wright | 9 Sep 16

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. 


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 holiday retail roundup Katie Smith | 14 Jan 16

With the holiday season done and dusted, US apparel and footwear retailers are now counting the cost. In the most recent results, New York & Co has narrowed its fourth-quarter outlook despite posting an increase in comparable store sales, while Express has lifted its guidance. Shoe Carnival, Genesco and American Eagle Outfitters all booked increases. However, Bon-Ton Stores and Ascena Retail Group posted declines. 


Genesco acquires Little Burgundy from Aldo Group Michelle Russell | 4 Nov 15

The Canadian subsidiary of US apparel and footwear retailer Genesco has acquired the 37-store Little Burgundy retail footwear chain from Aldo Group.


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. 


Software to streamline Genesco product development Katie Smith | 22 Apr 15

US apparel and footwear retailer Genesco has selected a series of solutions from provider DeSL to streamline complex product development and sourcing information.


G-III Apparel signs footwear deal with Genesco Michelle Russell | 24 Mar 15

G-III Apparel has entered into a wholesale license agreement with apparel and footwear retailer Genesco for the design, distribution and marketing of GH Bass footwear in the US and Canada.


Genesco Q4 earnings beat expectations Michelle Russell | 12 Mar 15

US apparel and footwear retailer Genesco has revealed fourth-quarter earnings that beat group expectations and offered a confident outlook for the new fiscal.


Genesco to streamline supply chain with EDI Katie Smith | 27 Jan 15

US apparel and footwear retailer Genesco is to deploy DiCentral's EDI solution to help streamline its supply chain management processes and provide better exchanges of data with suppliers.


Genesco delivers "solid" Q3 growth Michelle Russell | 8 Dec 14

US apparel and footwear retailer Genesco said it delivered solid top-line growth in the third quarter, driven by better than expected sales from Journeys Group.


Genesco makes CFO switch as Gulmi retires Michelle Russell | 5 Dec 14

US apparel and footwear retailer Genesco has announced the retirement of CFO James Gulmi and the appointment of successor Mimi Vaughn.


US: Costs weigh on Genesco Q2 earnings Michelle Russell | 28 Aug 14

Genesco has revealed a "disappointing" second-quarter in which the US apparel and footwear retailer reported a decline in earnings and lowered full-year expectations.


US: Genesco upbeat despite Q1 earnings drop Michelle Russell | 2 Jun 14

US apparel and footwear retailer Genesco said it is pleased with its performance in the first quarter, despite reporting a slight fall in earnings.


US: Genesco Q4 profit up on lower charges Katie Smith | 13 Mar 14

Substantially lower one-time charges helped US apparel and footwear retailer Genesco to book an increase in fourth-quarter net profit.


US: Genesco adjusts FY guidance to lower end Michelle Russell | 15 Jan 14

Apparel and footwear retailer Genesco has adjusted its full-year earnings guidance to the lower end of its forecast on the back of a 1% increase in fourth-quarter sales.


US: Genesco Q3 sales, earnings fall Michelle Russell | 6 Dec 13

Apparel and footwear retailer Genesco saw its earnings tumble in the third quarter as same-store sales dropped.


US: Genesco cuts full-year outlook on "disappointing" Q2 Katie Smith | 30 Aug 13

Apparel and footwear retailer Genesco was "disappointed" with its performance during the second quarter, as net profit and sales fell below company expectations - forcing it to cut its full year earnings guidance.


US: Macy's and Lids in team sportswear deal Leonie Barrie | 9 Aug 13

Department store retailer Macy's is strengthening its activewear focus by teaming up with Lids Sports Group to open licensed team merchandise departments in Macy's stores under the name of Locker Room by Lids.


US: Genesco Q1 down on deferred Schuh payment Leonie Barrie | 31 May 13

A deferred payment and impairment charges have contributed to an 11% drop in first quarter profit at apparel and footwear retailer Genesco Inc.


US: Genesco Q1 down on deferred Schuh payment Leonie Barrie | 31 May 13

A deferred payment and impairment charges have contributed to an 11% drop in first quarter profit at apparel and footwear retailer Genesco Inc.


US: Genesco to end Chicago stock exchange listing Katie Smith | 8 Apr 13

Apparel and footwear retailer Genesco plans to withdraw its listing on the Chicago Stock Exchange as part of efforts to streamline its operations and cut costs.


US: Genesco Q4 profit hit by one-off costs Katie Smith | 8 Mar 13

Nashville-based apparel and footwear retailer Genesco has seen its fourth-quarter profit decline on the back of one-off costs, and says it remains cautious in its outlook.

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