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US: Liz Claiborne arrives at JC Penney stores just-style.com | 9 Aug 10

JC Penney Company has announced the exclusive launch of Liz Claiborne in its stores in the US and Puerto Rico, having struck the license deal in October 2009.


US: Liz Claiborne arrives at JC Penney stores just-style.com | 9 Aug 10

JC Penney Company has announced the exclusive launch of Liz Claiborne in its stores in the US and Puerto Rico, having struck the license deal in October 2009.


US: Liz Claiborne losses widen in Q2 just-style.com | 5 Aug 10

Women's wear retailer Liz Claiborne has posted a second quarter loss amid sloping sales during the period.


US: JC Penney duo win promotions just-style.com | 3 Aug 10

Two executives at JC Penney have won promotions and expanded responsibilities thanks to their efforts on the company’s behalf.


US: JC Penney launches Supergirl range just-style.com | 27 Jul 10

US retailer JC Penney has launched a line of clothing aimed at young girls in association with DC Comics and Olympic Medalist and World Champion Nastia Liukin.


US: JC Penney launches Supergirl range just-style.com | 27 Jul 10

US retailer JC Penney has launched a line of clothing aimed at young girls in association with DC Comics and Olympic Medalist and World Champion Nastia Liukin.


US: Liz Claiborne to close 87 outlet stores just-style.com | 21 Jul 10

US clothing retailer Liz Claiborne is to exit its 87 loss-making outlet stores in the US and Puerto Rico early next year.


ISRAEL: Tefron hires North America marketing chief just-style.com | 16 Jul 10

Israeli intimate apparel firm Tefron has named Rebecca Zuber as its chief marketing officer for North America.


US: Retailers’ June 2010 sales roundup just-style.com | 8 Jul 10

The following is a general roundup of US apparel and shoe chains’ June 2010 sales results. The list will be updated as new results become available.


Top stories on just-style this week... just-style.com | 2 Jul 10

Here is a roundup of the top five most-read stories on just-style this week. Click on each headline for the full story.


Top stories on just-style this week... just-style.com | 2 Jul 10

Here is a roundup of the top five most-read stories on just-style this week. Click on each headline for the full story.


Top stories on just-style this week... just-style.com | 2 Jul 10

Here is a roundup of the top five most-read stories on just-style this week. Click on each headline for the full story.


ANALYSIS: China alternatives offer sourcing insurance Joe Ayling | 17 Jun 10

Retailers are reportedly moving to explore alternative sourcing markets to China amid rising costs, but an industry sea-change is much further afield.


Top stories on just-style this week... just-style.com | 4 Jun 10

Here is a roundup of the top five most-read stories on just-style this week. Click on each headline for the full story.


Top stories on just-style this week... just-style.com | 4 Jun 10

Here is a roundup of the top five most-read stories on just-style this week. Click on each headline for the full story.


Global sourcing perspectives: things to consider Niki Tait | 4 Jun 10

One of the biggest challenges for brands and retailers of all sizes is how to source products and where to source them from. And one of the best ways to formulate a sourcing strategy is to tap into insights from other firms. Niki Tait attended a special session at the recent SPESA Expo where Gap, JCPenney, VF Corp and Soma Intimates were all on hand to share their thoughts.


US: Retailers to limit lead in handbags and shoes just-style.com | 3 Jun 10

More than 40 major apparel retailers and vendors, including Macy's, Sears/Kmart, Target, Kohl's, JC Penney, Guess, Victoria's Secret and Saks have agreed to set new industry-wide standards limiting lead in handbags and other fashion products including footwear.


ISRAEL: Tefron tackles supply chain with operations hire just-style.com | 21 May 10

Intimate apparel and swimwear maker Tefron Ltd has appointed a new operational executive in a bid to improve its manufacturing processes.


US: JC Penney more than doubles Q1 profit just-style.com | 17 May 10

US department store chain JC Penney has reported better than expected first quarter profit and shown further improvement in its gross margins.


US: Hampshire Group narrows Q1 loss on cost cutting just-style.com | 14 May 10

Cost cutting by apparel maker Hampshire Group Limited has helped narrow its first quarter losses despite falling sales in its women's business.


US: Liz Claiborne reduces Q1 loss just-style.com | 6 May 10

Liz Claiborne has revealed a first quarter net loss of US72m compared to US91m in 2009.


US: Chico's taps Van Brunt as Soma Intimates president just-style.com | 6 May 10

Women's wear retailer Chico's FAS Inc has tapped JC Penney executive Laurie Van Brunt as the new president of its Soma Intimates brand.


US: Chico's taps Van Brunt as Soma Intimates president just-style.com | 6 May 10

Women's wear retailer Chico's FAS Inc has tapped JC Penney executive Laurie Van Brunt as the new president of its Soma Intimates brand.


US: JC Penney sets new environmental targets just-style.com | 4 May 10

US retailer JC Penney has announced a range of environmental targets, including the aim of cutting energy consumption by 20% per square foot by 2015.


Top stories on just-style this week... Joe Ayling | 30 Apr 10

Here is a roundup of the top five most-read stories on just-style this week. Click on each headline for the full story.


US: JC Penney targets $23bn sales by 2014 just-style.com | 21 Apr 10

Retailer JC Penney is aiming to add US$5bn in sales to hit a $23bn target by 2014, the company has told investors and analysts.


US: Uproar brand to launch at JCPenney just-style.com | 20 Apr 10

US department store J C Penney Company has announced the launch of Uproar, a new value tween brand, in its stores from 20 July for the Back-to-School shopping season.


COMMENT: Spring has sprung for apparel retailers in March Leonie Barrie | 9 Apr 10

Spring has finally sprung for US retailers after a combination of factors pulled together in March to lift same-store sales for the seventh month in a row.


US: JC Penney to launch Supergirl range just-style.com | 23 Mar 10

Warner Bros Consumer Products (WBCP) has announced it will launch a new apparel collection called Supergirl by Nastia at JC Penney this summer.


US: JC Penney to launch Supergirl range just-style.com | 23 Mar 10

Warner Bros Consumer Products (WBCP) has announced it will launch a new apparel collection called Supergirl by Nastia at JC Penney this summer.

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