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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 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.


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.


Bangladesh apparel industry pressured on wage issue just-style.com | 2 Jul 10

Pressure is mounting on stakeholders in the Bangladeshi garment industry to reach agreement in the latest round of pay talks which are due to conclude at the end of July.


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.


US: JCPenney and Aldo ink shoe deal for 600 stores just-style.com | 1 Jul 10

JC Penney Company has taken another step in differentiating itself from its competitors by joining forces with footwear maker Aldo Group, which will open shop-within-a-shop concepts in 600 of its department stores.


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.


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.


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.


US: Retailers' May 2010 sales roundup just-style.com | 3 Jun 10

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


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.


SPAIN: Mango ups expansion target despite profit drop Ivan Castano Freeman | 1 Jun 10

Spanish fashion chain Mango may continue to expand around the world, but it has not been immune to the fall-out in consumer spending brought on by last year's deep global recession.


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: Retailers' April 2010 sales roundup just-style.com | 6 May 10

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


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: 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.


The week ahead on just-style... Joe Ayling | 4 May 10

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.


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.


Speaking with style: Janet Fox, JC Penney Joe Ayling | 27 Apr 10

Modern day sourcing demands that retailers control their inventory and supplier matrix, while keeping tabs on the growing list of manufacturing hot-spots. just-style news editor Joe Ayling discusses the challenge with JC Penney sourcing boss Janet Fox.


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.

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