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US Q2 in brief – Sears, Cherokee Global Brands, Oxford Industries just-style | 14 Sep 18

In the latest second-quarter filings from US apparel and footwear brands and retailers, both PVH and Guess Inc booked a rise in both earnings and revenue, while L Brands reported a 28.7% drop in earnings, and Urban Outfitters achieved record second-quarter sales and a jump in profit.


US Q1 in brief – Destination Maternity, Tailored Brands, Boot Barn just-style | 8 Aug 18

In the latest first-quarter filings from US apparel and footwear brands and retailers, PVH Corp saw revenues exceed guidance thanks to strength across the business, while Guess saw continued momentum in Europe and Asia push earnings and sales up in the three months ended 5 May. Dick's Sporting Goods raised its full-year outlook and Destination XL narrowed its net losses.


US Q4 in brief – Boot Barn Holdings, Destination Maternity just-style | 18 May 18

In the latest fourth-quarter filings from US apparel and footwear brands and retailers, Destination Maternity narrowed its net loss, Sears was boosted by the new US tax law, Caleres returned to profit, Dick's Sporting Goods achieved growth across key businesses, and Urban Outfitters produced record fourth-quarter sales.


Kohl’s names Doug Howe chief merchandising officer Leonie Barrie | 3 May 18

US department store retailer Kohl’s has named retail veteran Doug Howe as the company’s chief merchandising officer.


US Q3 in brief – Deckers Brands, Boot Barn Holdings just-style | 6 Feb 18

In the most recent third-quarter filings from US apparel and footwear brands and retailers, Deckers Brands exceeded expectations, while Boot Barn Holdings saw earnings nearly double. Destination Maternity, meanwhile, widened its losses.


US holiday sales in brief – The Children's Place, Nordstrom, Target Corp Beth Wright | 10 Jan 18

Holiday sales have seen a solid performance at many leading US apparel and footwear retailers, with Target, American Eagle Outfitters, JC Penney, Urban Outfitters and Kohl's among those who have benefited from increased consumer spending on the back of strong economic growth, low unemployment and rising home and equity prices.


Holiday sales show Kohl's is on the "right track" Beth Wright | 8 Jan 18

Like other department store groups, Kohl's has further work to do in the year ahead, but according to one analyst, its positive sale growth over the key holiday trading seasons signals it is firmly on the right track.


Kohl's names Gass CEO when Mansell retires in May Hannah Abdulla | 27 Sep 17

US department store retailer Kohl's has named a new CEO ahead of the retirement of Kevin Mansell next year.


US Q2 in brief – Finish Line, Zumiez, Tailored Brands, Vince Holding just-style | 22 Sep 17

In the most recent second-quarter filings from US apparel and footwear brands and retailers, PVH upped its full-year guidance based on strong second-quarter results, while Guess saw its results boosted by solid growth in both Europe and Asia. Oxford Industries, meanwhile, saw mixed results as earnings fell but sales edged up.


Nearly half of Kohl's stores to be "operationally smaller" by 2017 Beth Wright | 23 Aug 17

As part of its efforts to enhance store profitability and improve customer experience, US department store retailer Kohl's will continue its efforts to "rightsize" its stores and says by the end of 2017, nearly half of its locations will be "operationally smaller".


US Q1 in brief – Cherokee, The Finish Line, J Crew Michelle Russell and Beth Wright | 10 Jul 17

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. 


Kohl’s names Bruce Besanko as CFO Beth Wright | 28 Jun 17

US department store retailer Kohl’s has named Bruce Besanko as CFO, reporting directly to Kohl’s chairman, CEO and president Kevin Mansell.


US Q4 in brief – Cherokee, Vince Holding, Destination Maternity Michelle Russell and Beth Wright | 15 May 17

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. 


Marks & Spencer tops human rights benchmark Michelle Russell | 13 Mar 17

UK retailer Marks & Spencer has topped a new benchmark ranking that aims to incentivise companies in a race to the top for the moral and commercial advantages of a strong human rights record.


Kohl's cuts FY outlook on lower Q4 sales Michelle Russell | 5 Jan 17

US department store retailer Kohl's has cut its full-year earnings outlook as it revealed expectations for lower-than-planned sales for the fourth quarter.


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.


Kohl's cuts lead times with new fast-fashion line Michelle Russell | 18 Nov 16

Department store retailer Kohl's has launched a new line of "fashion-forward" product that it says will constantly change based on evolving trends, with the time from concept to delivery slashed to a matter of weeks.


Kohl's finance chief McDonald to retire Beth Wright | 10 Nov 16

Department store retailer Kohl's has revealed its chief financial officer (CFO), Wesley McDonald, is to retire in the late spring of next year after 14 years with the company.


US Q4 in brief: Cherokee Global Brands, Perry Ellis, Destination Maternity Michelle Russell | 15 Apr 16

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. 


Kohl's relaunches $1bn private brand Somana Katie Smith | 14 Mar 16

US department store retailer Kohl's has relaunched its US$1bn private brand Sonoma Goods For Life, with new designs, in-store and online experiences. 


Macy's and Kohl's to mentor Fashion Tech Lab Michelle Russell | 7 Mar 16

Macy's, Kohl's, and Kate Spade & Co are among a number of top apparel groups that have committed to mentoring at this year's New York Fashion Tech Lab (NYFT Lab).


Kohl's cuts FY profit outlook on lower sales Michelle Russell | 4 Feb 16

Department store retailer Kohl's has cut its full-year earnings guidance as a result of lower than planned sales for the quarter and "significantly" lower gross margin. 


US Q3 in brief: Finish Line, Gymboree, Cherokee Global Brands, Men's Wearhouse Michelle Russell and Katie Smith | 7 Jan 16

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. 


Low cost sourcing less of an option for apparel retailers Katie Smith | 6 Jan 16

Upward pressure on sourcing costs is one of the new challenges set to face US apparel retailers in 2016 as a "fair, living wage" and "decent work conditions" become an integral part of product sourcing and marketing.


Apparel groups urge strong climate pledge from leaders Michelle Russell | 4 Dec 15

A group of seven apparel companies, including Levis Strauss & Co, VF Corp and Gap Inc, have signed a declaration calling on government leaders to reach a strong climate change agreement. 


VF Corp and Kohl's join White House climate pledge Michelle Russell | 1 Dec 15

US apparel giant VF Corp and department store retailer Kohl’s are just two of a further 73 companies to have joined the White House pledge to address climate change and reduce their carbon footprints.


Kohl's taps Chawla for new omni-channel role Katie Smith | 17 Nov 15

US department store retailer Kohl's has appointed Sona Chawla to the newly-created position of chief operating officer, with responsibility for omni-channel operations. 


Kohl's to open smaller format stores in sales drive Michelle Russell | 28 Oct 15

US department store retailer Kohl's is to open up to ten smaller format stores next year to offer consumers more convenience as part of its multi-year strategic initiative, designed to drive sales growth. 


Kohl's to open smaller format stores in sales drive Michelle Russell | 28 Oct 15

US department store retailer Kohl's is to open up to ten smaller format stores next year to offer consumers more convenience as part of its multi-year strategic initiative, designed to drive sales growth. 


US Q2 in brief: Finish Line, Zumiez, Cherokee, Gymboree Michelle Russell and Beth Wright | 25 Sep 15

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. 

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