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US Q1 in brief – VF Corp, J.Jill, Francesca's just-style | 31 Jul 20

In the latest first-quarter filings from US apparel and footwear brands and retailers, the impact of the global coronavirus pandemic and widespread store closures can be clearly seen. VF Corp has reported a net loss of US$285.6m, while Francesca's has seen a 50% drop in net sales. Elsewhere, Macy's, Inc said its net loss totalled $3.58bn and PVH Corp has posted an "unprecedented" decline in revenue and earnings.

US Q4 in brief – Boot Barn Holdings, VF Corp, PVH Corp just-style | 21 May 20

In the latest fourth-quarter filings from US apparel and footwear brands and retailers, Boot Barn Holdings has posted a fall in both earnings and revenue, while VF Corp and PVH Corp have both reported a net loss. Elsewhere, Oxford Industries has booked its twelfth consecutive quarter of positive comparable sales, while G-III Apparel Group saw profit rise but revenue fall.  

Global retail staff and salary reductions amid Covid-19 – Update just-style | 1 May 20

As the impact of the coronavirus pandemic spreads across the apparel and footwear industry, brands and retailers are moving from store closures to worker lay-offs or furloughs, as well as executive pay cuts. Here are the latest:

Global retail closures as coronavirus spreads – Update just-style | 15 Apr 20

A raft of apparel and footwear brands and retailers including Next Plc, Primark, H&M, Nike and Gap Inc, are temporarily closing stores and suspending online operations as part of efforts to help limit the spread of the coronavirus (Covid-19) outbreak. 

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.

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 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.

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. 

Lands’ End unveils UV protectant swimwear Beth Wright | 30 May 17

US casual clothing and footwear retailer Lands’ End has unveiled a new kids’ swim collection featuring UPF 50 sun protection and leading fabric technology recommended by the Skin Cancer Foundation.

Former Tumi chief new Lands' End CEO Beth Wright | 20 Dec 16

US casual clothing and footwear retailer Lands' End has named former Tumi Holdings chief Jerome Griffith as the company's new chief executive officer following the departure of Federica Marchionni.

Lands' End CEO Marchionni leaves after 19 months Michelle Russell | 27 Sep 16

Federica Marchionni, the chief executive of US casual clothing and footwear retailer Lands' End, has stepped down as part of a what she suggests was a mutual decision made by herself and the board.

Lands’ End promotes Gebhardt to CMO Beth Wright | 23 Jun 16

US casual clothing and footwear retailer Lands’ End has promoted its senior vice president and chief creative officer Becky Gebhardt as executive vice president and chief marketing officer.

Lands' End launches first sports and activewear line Leonie Barrie | 10 Jun 16

US casual clothing and footwear retailer Lands’ End has launched its first-ever activewear line, intended for pursuits ranging from surfing to yoga and Pilates.

Four steps to weatherproofing US clothing retailers  Katie Smith | 21 Dec 15

As US apparel retailers begin to panic over their overstock of cold weather ranges thanks to unseasonably warm weather this winter, one company has outlined four best practices for weatherproofing businesses. 

US Q1 in brief: Finish Line, Cherokee, Destination Maternity Michelle Russell and Katie Smith | 26 Jun 15

First-quarter revenue forecasts for US apparel retailers fared far worse than earnings expectations. The Finish Line said it got off to a "solid start" with double-digit profit growth, and Cherokee was pleased with a "strong" quarter, despite some headwinds. Elsewhere, Urban Outfitters revealed a mixed quarter, while Men's Wearhouse booked record sales but a decline in earnings.

Top stories this week on just-style... Michelle Russell | 5 Jun 15

The most-read stories on just-style this week include at look at US apparel sales figures for May, just-style speaks with the chairman of sourcing specialist William E. Connor, and Levi joins forces with internet behemoth Google to design "smart jeans".

Lands' End taps Dolce & Gabbana USA president as CEO Katie Smith | 3 Feb 15

Apparel retailer Lands' End has named Dolce & Gabbana USA president Federica Marchionni as its new CEO, following the resignation of CEO Edgar Huber.

Sears Holdings records another quarterly loss Michelle Russell | 5 Dec 14

US department store retailer Sears Holdings has booked another loss in its third-quarter, as sales continue to decline.

Sears shares slide on concern over vendor payments Leonie Barrie | 9 Oct 14

Shares in US department store group Sears Holdings tumbled nearly 17% in trading yesterday (8 October) in response to reports that at least one "medium-sized" vendor had halted shipments to the retailer.

US: PrimaLoft develops high-tech down blend insulation Michelle Russell | 15 Sep 14

Fabric manufacturer PrimaLoft has developed a high performance down blend that it says is the next generation of apparel insulation.

UK: Ted Baker “no plans” to stop using wool Katie Smith | 17 Jul 14

UK apparel lifestyle brand Ted Baker has told just-style it has no plans to boycott wool, despite calls to from an animal rights group, which exposed a series of violations in the industry.

UK: Primark launches investigation after wool probe Katie Smith | 15 Jul 14

UK value fashion retailer Primark has launched an investigation following the release of video footage exposing a series of violations in the wool industry.

UK: PETA urges wool boycott after undercover probe Katie Smith | 14 Jul 14

Retailers and consumers are being urged by animal rights activists to boycott wool products after an investigation is said to have exposed a series of violations in the industry.

US: Sears Holdings mulls sale of Canadian operations Katie Smith | 15 May 14

Retailer Sears Holdings Corporation is considering selling its struggling Canadian operations, as part of wider efforts to improve its financial flexibility.

UK: Sears receives $500m from Lands' End spin-off Katie Smith | 7 Apr 14

US retailer Sears Holdings Corporation has received US$500m from the spin off of its Lands' End apparel business.

US: Sears Holdings board approves Lands' End spin-off Katie Smith | 17 Mar 14

The board of Sears Holdings has approved a deal to spin off the company's Lands' End clothing business, which it acquired more than ten years ago.

UK: AllSaints joins ban on angora Leonie Barrie | 4 Feb 14

Fashion retailer AllSaints has joined a number of other firms in banning the use on angora from its future collections following pressure from animal rights group PETA.

US: Sears to spin off Lands' End apparel business Katie Smith | 9 Dec 13

Struggling retailer Sears Holdings is to spin off its Lands' End clothing business, as part of wider efforts to improve the company's financial flexibility.

US: Sears Holdings mulls Lands' End spin-off Katie Smith | 29 Oct 13

US retailer Sears Holdings today (29 October) revealed it is considering separating its Lands' End clothing business from the rest of the company.

US: Donnan-Martin to lead Lands' End merchandising Katie Smith | 30 Sep 13

Sears Holdings-owned apparel company Lands' End has appointed Michele Donnan-Martin as chief merchandising design officer and executive vice president.


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