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Gymboreee reorganisation gets court nod Beth Wright | 8 Sep 17

Children's apparel retailer Gymboree Corp says its reorganisation plan has received court approval, and it expects to complete its financial restructuring process and emerge from Chapter 11 by the end of the month.


Gymboree to close 350 Gymboree and Crazy 8 stores Hannah Abdulla | 12 Jul 17

Gymboree, the US-based children's apparel retailer, has announced it is to close 350 of its Gymboree and Crazy 8 brand stores as part of a restructure aimed at boosting profitability.


Gymboree files for bankruptcy amid restructuring agreement Beth Wright | 12 Jun 17

Children's apparel retailer Gymboree Corp has filed for voluntary Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection and signed a Restructuring Support Agreement (RSA) with its lenders in a move that will reduce its debt by more than US$900m.


Gymboree Corp taps former Tilly's chief as CEO Beth Wright | 23 May 17

Children's apparel retailer Gymboree Corp has named former Tilly's chief Daniel Griesemer as president and CEO.


Gymboree Corp preparing for bankruptcy? Beth Wright | 12 Apr 17

Children's apparel retailer Gymboree Corp is understood to be preparing for bankruptcy in the face of its looming 1 June interest payment.


Gymboree Corp moves to Q2 loss Beth Wright | 16 Mar 17

Children's apparel retailer Gymboree Corp reported a net loss of US$324.9m in the second quarter, with charges including a $11.6m cost related to excess inventories to blame.


Gap taps ex Gymboree CEO as Banana Republic chief Beth Wright | 15 Mar 17

US specialty retailer Gap Inc has named former Gymboree Corp CEO, Mark Breitbard, as president and CEO of its Banana Republic division.


Gymboree CEO Breitbard to step down Beth Wright | 27 Jan 17

Children's apparel retailer Gymboree Corp has revealed its CEO, Mark Breitbard, will be stepping down from the role after giving "serious thought" to the evolving needs of the company.


Gymboree adjusts guidance on widening Q1 loss Michelle Russell | 9 Dec 16

Children's apparel retailer Gymboree has adjusted its full-year outlook as it revealed a widening of its net loss in the first quarter and lower sales.


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.


Gymboree books "pleasing" FY performance Michelle Russell | 27 Apr 16

Children's apparel retailer Gymboree Corp has booked a "pleasing" full-year performance as it narrowed its losses and grew sales. 


US Q1 in brief: Finish Line, Cherokee, Destination Maternity Michelle Russell and Katie Smith | 26 Jun 15

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.


Gymboree “pleased” with Q4 progress Michelle Russell | 24 Apr 15

US children's apparel retailer Gymboree Corporation said it is pleased with the progress it made in the fourth quarter as it reduced its net losses and booked increases in both sales and gross margins.


Gymboree confident of progress despite Q3 loss Michelle Russell | 12 Dec 14

US children's apparel retailer Gymboree Corporation has widened its net loss in the third quarter, but the company says it is making progress with sales up nearly 23%.


FRANCE: Comptoir des Cotonniers CEO Pedot departs Katie Smith | 17 Sep 14

Fast Retailing group executive director Nancy Pedot has stepped down after less than a year in the role to pursue career opportunities outside of the Japanese retailer.


US: Gymboree Q2 loss triples as sales slide Leonie Barrie | 11 Sep 14

US children's apparel retailer Gymboree Corporation has seen its second-quarter loss more than triple as sales fell 10%.


US: Gymboree to open 50 stores despite wider Q1 loss Katie Smith | 13 Jun 14

US children's apparel retailer The Gymboree Corporation has said it plans to open 50 new stores in fiscal 2014, despite posting a wider year-on-year first-quarter loss.


US: Gymboree to open 50 stores despite wider Q1 loss Katie Smith | 13 Jun 14

US children's apparel retailer The Gymboree Corporation has said it plans to open 50 new stores in fiscal 2014, despite posting a wider year-on-year first-quarter loss.


US: Gymboree reports Q4 loss in challenging year Richard Woodard | 1 May 14

Retailer The Gymboree Corporation posted a fourth quarter net loss of nearly US$170m, with revenues, comparable store sales and gross profit margins all down.


US: Gymboree reports Q4 loss in challenging year Richard Woodard | 1 May 14

Retailer The Gymboree Corporation posted a fourth quarter net loss of nearly US$170m, with revenues, comparable store sales and gross profit margins all down.


US: Nomura to head global retail at Levi Strauss Katie Smith | 24 Jan 14

Denim giant Levi Strauss & Co has appointed Craig Nomura as its new president of retail to support growth.


BANGLADESH: Arson suspected in Standard Garments fire Siddique Islam | 2 Dec 13

A fire that gutted two buildings at one of the largest garment manufacturers in Bangladesh has been blamed on an arson attack - with apparel makers urging the government to catch the culprits within a week.


JAPAN: Fast Retailing names Pedot group executive officer Katie Smith | 5 Nov 13

Japanese retailer Fast Retailing has appointed Nancy Pedot as chief executive of the company's Comptoir des Cotonniers and Princesse tam.tam brands, and group executive officer.


US: Gymboree narrows Q2 loss on sales and margins Katie Smith | 13 Sep 13

Higher sales and improved margins helped children's apparel retailer the Gymboree Corporation to narrower losses during the second quarter.


US: Gymboree narrows Q2 loss on sales and margins Katie Smith | 13 Sep 13

Higher sales and improved margins helped children's apparel retailer the Gymboree Corporation to narrower losses during the second quarter.


US: Gymboree names Levi Strauss exec as new COO Katie Smith | 20 Jun 13

Children's apparel retailer The Gymboree Corporation has appointed Levi Strauss & Co executive Joelle Maher as the company's new chief operating officer.


US: Gymboree slips to Q1 loss Richard Woodard | 6 Jun 13

Retail business The Gymboree Corporation slipped to a first quarter net loss after sales dipped 1.7% and comparable store sales fell 5%.


US: Gymboree slips to Q1 loss Richard Woodard | 6 Jun 13

Retail business The Gymboree Corporation slipped to a first quarter net loss after sales dipped 1.7% and comparable store sales fell 5%.


US: 'Chemicals of concern' found in children's products Leonie Barrie | 8 May 13

Reports filed by companies including Gap Inc, Gymboree Corp, Nike Inc, H&M and Wal-Mart Stores to comply with a Washington State law are said to have shown "chemicals of high concern" in products made or marketed for children, research has discovered.


US: Gymboree Corporation narrows Q4 and FY losses Leonie Barrie | 26 Apr 13

Children's apparel retailer The Gymboree Corporation has narrowed its fourth quarter and full-year losses thanks to higher sales.

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