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Global retail closures as coronavirus spreads – Update just-style | 15 Apr 20

A raft of apparel and footwear brands and retailers including Next Plc, Primark, H&M, Nike and Gap Inc, are temporarily closing stores and suspending online operations as part of efforts to help limit the spread of the coronavirus (Covid-19) outbreak. 

US Q3 in brief –Boot Barn Holdings, VF Corp, Genesco just-style | 5 Feb 20

In the latest third-quarter filings from US apparel and footwear brands and retailers, Boot Barn Holdings has delivered an increase in both profit and revenue with the company "well-positioned" to deliver a solid finish to fiscal 2020, Stage Stores has narrowed its net loss, and American Eagle Outfitters has booked record sales. Elsewhere, J.Crew Group has announced an agreement on the terms of a transaction that will enable it to separate its J.Crew and Madewell brands into two independent companies and pursue a proposed IPO of Madewell. 

Guess five-year plan sees changes to China sourcing Leonie Barrie & Beth Wright | 4 Dec 19

US fashion retailer Guess Inc has set out a strategic five-year plan designed to grow the business and boost profitability as it eyes an additional US$250m in sales by fiscal 2025 – with operating margin gains helped by vendor consolidation and a move away from China sourcing.

US Q2 in brief – Boot Barn Holdings, VF Corp, Stage Stores just-style | 1 Nov 19

In the latest second-quarter filings from US apparel and footwear brands and retailers, Boot Barn Holdings has delivered what CEO Jim Conroy called an "outstanding" second-quarter, VF Corp has reaffirmed its full-year outlook, and Oxford Industries has posted its tenth consecutive quarter of consolidated comparable sales growth. Elsewhere, Genesco moved to a profit, while G-III Apparel Group has revised its full-year guidance in the wake of Trump's latest tariff hike. 

Guess "on track" for circular fashion commitment Beth Wright | 11 Sep 19

US fashion retailer Guess has highlighted progress towards its sustainability goals over the course of the last two years, with achievements including increasing supplier training and worker welfare programmes in a bid to develop and protect workers in its supply chain.

US Q1 in brief – Boot Barn Holdings, VF Corp, Cherokee Global Brands just-style | 1 Aug 19

In the latest first-quarter filings from US apparel and footwear brands and retailers, VF Corp has raised its fiscal 2020 outlook, Cherokee Global Brands booked a mixed first quarter and announced it will officially rebrand to Apex Global Brands, Destination Maternity reported a challenging start to the year amid the news Marla Ryan will step down as CEO, while PVH Corp saw profits slip. Dick's Sporting Goods enjoyed higher sales as did Footlocker. 

US Q4 in brief – VF Corp, Boot Barn Holdings, Destination Maternity just-style | 23 May 19

In the latest fourth-quarter filings from US apparel and footwear brands and retailers, Iconix Brand Group reported a GAAP net loss, CEO of PHV Corp, Emanuel Chirico, said the company is "very pleased" with its fourth-quarter and full year 2018 results, and Guess Inc released its first results under new CEO Carlos Alberini.

Guess launches green apparel collection with Candiani Denim Beth Wright | 26 Mar 19

Fashion retailer Guess Inc has partnered with fabric producer Candiani Denim to develop a new capsule collection for men and women made with environmentally conscious materials and manufacturing processes. 

US Q3 in brief – Boot Barn Holdings, VF Corp just-style | 6 Feb 19

In the latest third-quarter filings from US apparel and footwear brands and retailers, Francesca's Holdings Corporation swung to a third-quarter loss of US$16.2m, PVH Corp posted what CEO Emanuel Chirico called a "strong earnings performance", and Abercrombie booked its fifth consecutive quarter of positive comparable sales.

Guess fined US$46m for blocking EU cross-border sales Hannah Abdulla | 21 Dec 18

US based clothing company Guess Inc has been fined EUR40m (US$46m) by the European Commission for restrictive distribution agreements that prevented EU consumers from shopping in other member states – thereby violating EU competition rules.

US Q2 in brief – Boot Barn Holdings, VF Corp, Sears just-style | 26 Oct 18

In the latest second-quarter filings from US apparel and footwear brands and retailers, VF Corp raised its full-year guidance on strong sales and earnings, while L Brands reported a 28.7% drop in earnings, and Urban Outfitters achieved record second-quarter sales and a jump in profit.

Guess expands garment recycling programme Beth Wright | 24 Oct 18

Fashion retailer Guess Inc has expanded its wardrobe recycling programme with I:Collect nationwide and revealed plans to roll the scheme out globally by 2020.

US Q1 in brief – Destination Maternity, Tailored Brands, Boot Barn just-style | 8 Aug 18

In the latest first-quarter filings from US apparel and footwear brands and retailers, PVH Corp saw revenues exceed guidance thanks to strength across the business, while Guess saw continued momentum in Europe and Asia push earnings and sales up in the three months ended 5 May. Dick's Sporting Goods raised its full-year outlook and Destination XL narrowed its net losses.

Guess targets Chinese consumers with Alipay partnership Beth Wright | 26 Jul 18

Fashion retailer Guess Inc is strengthening its appeal to Chinese consumers, having partnered with Alipay, the world’s leading digital payment platform.

Guess and Alibaba bring Artificial Intelligence to fashion Beth Wright | 10 Jul 18

Fashion retailer Guess Inc has strengthened its collaboration with Alibaba, becoming a global strategic partner of the Chinese online retail giant’s FashionAI project, which is designed to give shoppers a glimpse of what the future of fashion retail will look like powered by Artificial Intelligence (AI).

Guess launches wardrobe recycling programme Beth Wright | 19 Jun 18

Fashion retailer Guess Inc has partnered with I:Collect, a global solutions provider and innovator for the collection, certified sorting, reuse and recycling of used apparel and footwear, to develop a wardrobe recycling programme.

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.

Guess makes forest-friendly sourcing pledge Beth Wright | 8 Mar 18

Fashion retailer Guess Inc has committed to trace the sources of regenerated cellulosic fibres, such as viscose and rayon, used in its own clothing lines.

US Q3 in brief – Deckers Brands, Boot Barn Holdings just-style | 6 Feb 18

In the most recent third-quarter filings from US apparel and footwear brands and retailers, Deckers Brands exceeded expectations, while Boot Barn Holdings saw earnings nearly double. Destination Maternity, meanwhile, widened its losses.

Guess four-point plan to drive profit in Americas Beth Wright | 1 Dec 16

US fashion retailer Guess Inc has narrowed it outlook for the full year, and devised a four point plan to "drive value" for the business in the Americas that will see it continue to implement supply chain initiatives and potentially close unprofitable stores. 

Guess Q2 boosted by strong Europe growth Michelle Russell | 25 Aug 16

US fashion retailer Guess Inc has delivered second-quarter results it says exceeded expectations thanks to strong double-digit European sales growth.

US Q3 in brief: Finish Line, Gymboree, Cherokee Global Brands, Men's Wearhouse Michelle Russell and Katie Smith | 7 Jan 16

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. 

AUSTRALIA: Billabong names Streader global chief operating officer Leonie Barrie | 6 Jun 14

Supply chain and operations specialist Jeff Streader has been named global chief operating officer (COO) of action sports and surfwear brand Billabong.

US: Guess shares slide on outlook as earnings fall Michelle Russell | 20 Mar 14

Challenging traffic trends and a heavily promotional retail environment in North American weighed on earnings for US apparel retailer Guess Inc in the fourth quarter.

US: Guess Q2 profit up despite China slowdown Richard Woodard | 29 Aug 13

Apparel business Guess Inc posted a slight increase in underlying second quarter net profit thanks to improvements in the company’s North American retail business.

US: Guess promotes Relich to COO Petah Marian | 22 Aug 13

Guess Inc has promoted Michael Relich, its chief information officer of nine years, to the post of chief operating officer.

US: Guess names Sandeep Reddy as CFO Petah Marian | 19 Jul 13

US apparel brand Guess Inc has appointed Sandeep Reddy as CFO, replacing interim CEO Nigel Kershaw.

US: Guess Q1 better than expected despite profit halving Leonie Barrie | 31 May 13

Despite seeing its first quarter earnings more than halve, fashion retailer Guess Inc says the results were better-than-expected after rising sales in Asia helped offset a slowdown in the US and Europe.

CHINA: Li Ning names former Guess exec CFO Katie Smith | 19 Apr 13

Chinese sportswear retailer Li Ning has appointed former Guess Inc and Levi Strauss executive Terence Tsang as its new chief financial officer.

US: Guess names Super general merchandise manager Katie Smith | 15 Apr 13

US fashion brand Guess Inc has appointed Hillary Super as senior vice president and general merchandise manager.



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