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US: Retailers' November 2010 sales roundup Joe Ayling | 2 Dec 10

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


Will Black Friday bargains generate rosy sales? Leonie Barrie | 26 Nov 10

The unofficial start of the US Christmas shopping season kicks off with 'Black Friday' today (26 November) - and retailers across the country have left little to chance to try to ensure the recent momentum in top-line sales will continue through the weekend and into the holiday period.


US: JCPenney to launch retail concept for big men just-style.com | 16 Nov 10

The new Growth Brands Division launched last week by retailer JC Penney to pursue "high potential opportunities" in the sector, has unveiled details of its first specialty retail concept - catering to big and tall men.


US: Hampshire Group swings to Q3 profit just-style.com | 15 Nov 10

New York based sweater maker Hampshire Group Limited has swung to a third quarter profit, helped by higher sales and an income tax gain.


US: Exclusive brands lift JCPenney Q3 profit by 63% just-style.com | 15 Nov 10

Strong sales of its exclusive fashion brands, including Liz Claiborne and MNG by Mango, have helped US department store retailer JC Penney Company Inc to a 62% hike in third quarter profit.


US: JC Penney launches new retail division just-style.com | 12 Nov 10

Retailer JC Penney has launched a new Growth Brands Division to pursue “high potential opportunities” in the sector, including online retail and digital marketing.


Liz Claiborne working to minimise price rises Leonie Barrie | 9 Nov 10

Apparel maker Liz Claiborne Inc is working to offset the impact of rising costs and is confident that changes being made on the sourcing front mean the company won't be faced with steep increases in its prices.


US: A&F sues JC Penney in trademark row just-style.com | 9 Nov 10

Clothing retailer Abercrombie & Fitch is suing rival JC Penney and one of its suppliers over claims of copyright infringement.


US: Liz Claiborne narrows Q3 losses just-style.com | 5 Nov 10

Apparel maker Liz Claiborne Inc has narrowed its third quarter losses after better gross margins at Kate Spade, Mexx and Partnered Brands combined with pared down expenses to offset lower sales.


Holiday hopes high despite softer October sales Leonie Barrie | 5 Nov 10

Sitting between the back-to-school spending rush and the all-important holiday shopping season, it's perhaps not surprising that October sales growth at US retailers came in at just 1.6% - the slowest year-on-year gain since April.


US: Retailers' October 2010 sales roundup just-style.com | 4 Nov 10

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


HONG KONG: Crystal commits to sustainable business Leonie Barrie | 3 Nov 10

Hong Kong based Crystal Group, one of Asia's largest garment manufacturers, is well on its way to achieving its five-year environmental targets according to the company's first sustainability report which has just been published.


US: Cybra launches in-plant apparel labelling options just-style.com | 26 Oct 10

A new suite of in plant RFID, care labelling, and price marking solutions has been developed by Cybra Corporation to help apparel manufacturers meet government and retailer mandates.


US: JC Penney adopts “poison pill” rights plan just-style.com | 19 Oct 10

Retailer JC Penney has adopted a so-called “poison pill” rights plan designed to ward off unwanted acquisition bids from two investment companies.


The price is right for September retail sales Leonie Barrie | 11 Oct 10

Last-minute back-to-school shopping not only provided a much-needed lift to September retail sales, but gives some optimism that shoppers will also be willing to spend during the all-important holiday season.


US: Haggar launches “green” trouser line just-style.com | 11 Oct 10

Men’s wear maker Haggar Clothing Co is offering eco-friendly options for its khakis and dress slacks containing Repreve recycled fibres from Unifi.


US: Retailers' September 2010 sales roundup just-style.com | 8 Oct 10

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


US: JCPenney unveils plans to add $1bn in sales just-style.com | 29 Sep 10

Department store retailer JC Penney Company Inc is opening three stores next year and expects to have completed improvements at another 750 locations this year, as part of an expansion plan intended to lift sales by $1bn by 2015.


US: Retailers' August 2010 sales roundup just-style.com | 2 Sep 10

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


US: MNG by Mango launches exclusively at JCPenney just-style.com | 19 Aug 10

US department store retailer JCPenney is jumping on the European fast fashion bandwagon after teaming up with Spanish firm Mango to launch an exclusive brand in its stores called MNG by Mango.


Spotlight on...Teen stores and back-to-school spending Leonie Barrie | 17 Aug 10

Traditionally an early barometer of the key back-to-school selling season, teen retailers are being watched closely for first signs of what the market can expect as this all-important period looms into view.


US: JC Penney swings into Q2 profit just-style.com | 16 Aug 10

US department store chain JC Penney Company has swung into a second quarter profit following its US$1m net loss in the same period last year, despite sloping sales.


US retail sales growth levels off in tepid July Leonie Barrie | 9 Aug 10

US retail growth seems to be flattening after the latest figures show shoppers continued to tread water in July, despite the lure of deep discounts as stores cleared their summer merchandise. Hot weather during the month is also thought to have dampened demand for autumn clothing.


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: Retailers’ July 2010 sales roundup just-style.com | 5 Aug 10

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


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.


Continuing protests blight Bangladesh pay deal just-style.com | 2 Aug 10

Despite continuing unrest on the streets of Dhaka by garment workers unhappy with the new pay deal agreed last week, it seems the compromise wage hike will go some way towards placating calls by retailers in Europe and North America for better pay in the country's clothing industry.


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.

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