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Joe Ayling | 22 Feb 2010

Taking a look at the week ahead for the footwear and apparel industry, here is news editor Joe Ayling's snapshot of just-style's latest news and insights agenda.


Joe Ayling | 22 Feb 2010

Taking a look at the week ahead for the footwear and apparel industry, here is news editor Joe Ayling's snapshot of just-style's latest news and insights agenda.


just-style.com | 25 Sep 2008

Last week, an unprecedented series of events in the US financial sector shook global markets, leaving retailers and brands anxious that already tough trading conditions could worsen still. Joe Ayling reports on how the Wall Street meltdown dealt a further blow to fashion operators and could mean that international expansion is the best short-term fix.


just-style.com | 25 Sep 2008

Last week, an unprecedented series of events in the US financial sector shook global markets, leaving retailers and brands anxious that already tough trading conditions could worsen still. Joe Ayling reports on how the Wall Street meltdown dealt a further blow to fashion operators and could mean that international expansion is the best short-term fix.

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Petah Marian | 13 Aug 2013

Andy Dunkley, the CEO of Lee Cooper has set some ambitious targets for the licensed denim brand, with plans for it to double its revenue to US$1bn over the next five years. Dunkley told Petah Marian about the Lee Cooper "family" and its plans at the company's recent licensee conference.

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Beth Wright | 5 Sep 2017

Brand management company Iconix Brand Group has tapped former Ralph Lauren executive June DeFabio as executive vice president of its women and home divisions.


Beth Wright | 3 Aug 2017

rand management company Iconix Brand Group says it has taken "significant steps" to strengthen its balance sheet and enhance its financial flexibility, including securing a new five-year US$300m senior secured term loan facility.


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. 


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. 


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.


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. 


Michelle Russell | 8 Mar 2016

Brand management company Iconix Brand Group has secured a new five-year US$300m loan credit facility.


Michelle Russell | 24 Feb 2016

Brand management company Iconix Brand Group has appointed John Haugh as president and chief executive.


Katie Smith | 13 Jan 2016

UK retailer Sports Direct has has increased its stake in US brand management company Iconix Brand Group and bought a stake in Dick's Sporting Goods as part of its long-term strategy. 


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. 


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. 


Michelle Russell | 24 Jun 2015

A class action lawsuit has been filed against brand management company Iconix by shareholders claiming the firm has engaged in irregular accounting practices and subsequently overstated its earnings and revenues.


Michelle Russell | 17 Jun 2015

Brand management company Iconix Brand Group has appointed David Jones to the role of chief financial officer.


Michelle Russell | 29 Apr 2015

Brand management company Iconix Brand Group said it is “on track” to deliver on its 2015 guidance, despite booking first-quarter earnings and sales declines.


Katie Smith | 31 Mar 2015

Brand management company Iconix Brand Group CFO Jeff Lupinacci has stepped down after a year in the post to pursue another business opportunity.


Michelle Russell | 17 Mar 2015

Iconix Brand Group has acquired the remaining 50% of Iconix China from its joint venture partner Novel Fashion Brands.


Michelle Russell | 26 Feb 2015

Iconix Brand Group has booked a mixed set of results for the fourth quarter as GAAP earnings dropped and revenues climbed.


Michelle Russell | 26 Feb 2015

Iconix Brand Group has booked a mixed set of results for the fourth quarter as GAAP earnings dropped and revenues climbed.


Katie Smith | 3 Feb 2015

Iconix Brand Group, which owns and licenses brands including Candie's and Umbro, has acquired the North American rights to the athletic brand Pony and related intangible assets in partnership with Anthony L&S Athletic (AL&S) for US$37m.


Katie Smith | 3 Feb 2015

Iconix Brand Group, which owns and licenses brands including Candie's and Umbro, has acquired the North American rights to the athletic brand Pony and related intangible assets in partnership with Anthony L&S Athletic (AL&S) for US$37m.


Katie Smith | 14 Nov 2014

The US International Trade Commission (USITC) is to launch an investigation into trademark infringement claims against 31 footwear retailers and manufacturers following a complaint by Converse.


Katie Smith | 14 Nov 2014

The US International Trade Commission (USITC) is to launch an investigation into trademark infringement claims against 31 footwear retailers and manufacturers following a complaint by Converse.

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