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Spotlight on...Macy’s Inc just-style.com | 12 Feb 08

Plans by US retail group Macy’s Inc to create a nationwide department store brand took a tumble last week when it unveiled measures to axe 2,300 jobs and restructure in an attempt to offset falling sales. After two years of pursuing a one-size-fits-all approach, it seems the key to its new strategy is a focus on local markets.


Top stories on just-style this week... just-style.com | 8 Feb 08

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: Macy's to axe 2,300 jobs in restructuring just-style.com | 8 Feb 08

Department store operator Macy's Inc is to axe 2,300 management jobs as part of a restructuring that will see it consolidate into three divisions in an attempt to reduce costs and offset falling sales.


US: Macy's to axe 2,300 jobs in restructuring just-style.com | 8 Feb 08

Department store operator Macy's Inc is to axe 2,300 management jobs as part of a restructuring that will see it consolidate into three divisions in an attempt to reduce costs and offset falling sales.


US: Retailers' January 2008 sales roundup just-style.com | 7 Feb 08

The following is a general roundup of apparel and shoe chains' January 2008 sales results. The list will be updated as new results become available.


US: Lyrix brand to launch at Macy’s just-style.com | 5 Feb 08

Lyric Jeans is partnering with leading retailer Macy’s for the launch of its new Lyrix line, inspired by the American Idol reality television show.


US: Paris Hilton shoes to launch at Macy's just-style.com | 24 Jan 08

The footwear collection from celebrity Paris Hilton will be launched next month at Macy's South Coast Plaza.


US: Retailers' December 2007 sales roundup just-style.com | 10 Jan 08

The following is a general roundup of apparel and shoe chains' December 2007 sales results. The list will be updated as new results become available.


US: Iconix adds to senior management team just-style.com | 3 Dec 07

Iconix Brand Group has announced the addition of four new executives to its senior management team.


US: Macy's toughs out challenging trading in Q3 just-style.com | 14 Nov 07

Macy’s, Inc has today reported earnings per share at the high end of expectations, despite the challenging environment and a warm September and October.


US: Retailers' October 2007 sales roundup just-style.com | 8 Nov 07

The following is a general roundup of apparel and shoe chains' October 2007 sales results. The list will be updated as new results become available.


US: Private label sales push Tarrant Apparel to Q3 profit just-style.com | 8 Nov 07

Clothing maker Tarrant Apparel Group is back in the black after posting strong sales growth for both its American Rag CIE brand and private label lines.


US: Kellwood to sell Smart Shirts to focus on brands just-style.com | 7 Nov 07

Apparel maker Kellwood Company is selling its Smart Shirts manufacturing operations and related real estate assets for $161m as it seeks to reduce its exposure to private labels and reposition the company to build on its higher-end lifestyle brands.


US: Tommy Hilfiger and Macy's confirm fashion alliance just-style.com | 29 Oct 07

Clothing brand Tommy Hilfiger has confirmed last week's speculation about an exclusive clothing deal with New York-based retailer Macy's.


US: Macy's to announce Tommy Hilfiger tie-up? just-style.com | 26 Oct 07

Macy's is expected to reveal an exclusive deal with Tommy Hilfiger to sell its biggest US lines at Macy's department stores, it has been reported.


US: Mothers Work to close Sears departments next year just-style.com | 1 Oct 07

Maternity apparel retailer Mothers Work Inc is to close more than 500 maternity wear departments at Sears next summer after the two companies failed to agree terms to renew the arrangement.


US: Payless hires Ramsland to steer international merchandising just-style.com | 20 Sep 07

Footwear retailer Payless ShoeSource has hired Scott Ramsland as senior vice president and international general merchandising manager, leading the team responsible for product direction and overall merchandising strategy in global markets.


US: Macy's to launch star-studded ad campaign just-style.com | 13 Sep 07

Macy's has revealed details about a new advertising campaign in the US featuring famous directors and celebrities.


US: Kellwood swings to Q2 loss, trims women's sportswear unit just-style.com | 7 Sep 07

Apparel maker Kellwood Company late yesterday (6 September) said it swung to a second quarter loss blaming one-time charges and higher markdowns, lowered its full year guidance, and revealed plans to restructure its business.


US: Retailers' August 2007 sales roundup just-style.com | 6 Sep 07

The following is a general roundup of apparel and shoe chains' August 2007 sales results. The list will be updated as new results become available.


US: Men's Wearhouse Q2 profits jump 52% just-style.com | 23 Aug 07

Men's apparel retailer The Men's Wearhouse has posted a 52% jump in second quarter profit, helped by stronger retail apparel sales at its Men's Wearhouse stores and higher tuxedo rentals from its newly acquired After Hours chain.


US: Macy's Q2 earnings take a dive just-style.com | 15 Aug 07

Department store operator Macy's has reported a second quarter that was "below expectations" after being hit by May merger integration costs of $97m, but says sales trends are improving at former May Company stores.


US: Private label sales lift Tarrant Apparel Q2 profit by 32% just-style.com | 13 Aug 07

Private label clothing maker Tarrant Apparel Group today (13 August) reported a 32% hike in second quarter profit helped by strong sales growth in its private brands division.


US: Macy's shifts distribution centre to new Chicago site just-style.com | 13 Aug 07

Macy's has announced plans to invest in a new distribution centre in Minooka, phasing out operations at its existing distribution centre on Diversey Avenue in Chicago from spring 2008.


US: Retailers' July 2007 sales roundup just-style.com | 9 Aug 07

The following is a general roundup of apparel and shoe chains' July 2007 sales results. The list will be updated as new results become available.


US: Brown Shoe agrees to Edelman Shoe investment just-style.com | 30 Jul 07

Brown Shoe Company has entered into an agreement with Sam Edelman and his wife Libby to make an investment in Edelman Shoe.


US: Kellwood Q1 profit drops 20%, names new CFO just-style.com | 11 Jun 07

Apparel maker Kellwood Company has posted a 19.6% drop in first quarter profit on lower sales and higher costs relating to the acquisition of the Vince and Hollywould brands.


US: Federated to change name to Macy's Group, Q4 profit up 5% just-style.com | 27 Feb 07

Putting what chief executive Terry Lundgren termed a “superb finish” on a challenging year, Federated Department Stores reported Tuesday (27 February) that it had exceeded fourth-quarter earnings estimates and put in motion a plan to change its name to Macy’s Group.


US: Lawmakers seek new fur labelling bill just-style.com | 12 Feb 07

Two US lawmakers are introducing a bill to combat the use of dog and cat fur in clothing, and ban the sale and import of raccoon dog fur, a wild species of dog found in China.


US: Federated sets sale of Bridal Group just-style.com | 20 Nov 06

Federated Department Stores said Friday that it had reached two separate agreements to sell one of the few remnants of its acquisition of May Department Stores, its Bridal Group, albeit for less than the department store chain was believed to be seeking.

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