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US Q3 in brief – Zumiez, The Children's Place, G-III Apparel, Dollar General just-style | 7 Dec 18

In the latest third-quarter filings from US apparel and footwear brands and retailers, Guess Inc widened its net loss, footwear firm Foot Locker booked a rise in earnings but a drop in sales, Kohl's reported its fifth consecutive quarter of positive growth, and Burlington Stores recorded strong earnings and sales growth. 


US Q2 in brief – Boot Barn Holdings, VF Corp, Sears just-style | 26 Oct 18

In the latest second-quarter filings from US apparel and footwear brands and retailers, VF Corp raised its full-year guidance on strong sales and earnings, while L Brands reported a 28.7% drop in earnings, and Urban Outfitters achieved record second-quarter sales and a jump in profit.


Skechers China chooses PLM for product development Leonie Barrie | 9 Aug 18

Skechers China, the Chinese division of the global footwear brand Skechers, has selected a new Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) system to help drive future growth and support its expanding apparel business.


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.


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. 


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. 


Skechers athleisure launch triggers stock jump Beth Wright | 18 Apr 17

Skechers shares jumped 2.32% to US$25.55 yesterday (17 April) after the company unveiled its latest footwear collection, designed to bridge the gap between its lifestyle and performance lines.


2016 – A year in review – Retail winners and losers Lee Adendorff | 13 Dec 16

A local-for-local manufacturing vision, expansion in Asia, robotic warehousing and automated delivery systems helped lift some retailers during 2016, but concerns over conditions and working practices, store closures and bankruptcies weighed on others.


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.


Skechers signs JV deal for South Korean expansion Beth Wright | 11 Nov 16

Casual footwear brand Skechers USA is expanding its business in South Korea through a new joint venture with Hong Kong based conglomerate Luen Thai Enterprises.


Skechers signs JV deal for "aggressive" Israel expansion Michelle Russell | 19 Sep 16

Skechers USA has signed a joint venture deal for Israel with its current regional distributor, MGS Sport Trading Ltd, in a move designed to aggressively expand the brand in the country. 


US Q2 in brief - The Finish Line, Cherokee, Zumiez, Vince Holding, Tailored Brands Michelle Russell and Beth Wright | 9 Sep 16

In the most recent second-quarter filings from US apparel and footwear brands and retailers, Tailored Brands showed improvement on Q1 but saw earnings slide, while DSW booked mixed results. Abercrombie & Fitch widened its net losses but remained optimistic, while Destination Maternity revealed improved losses. Express, meanwhile, delivered what it described as a "disappointing" second-quarter, below management expectations, and Macy's saw a "distinct" improvement in its sales and earnings trends for the quarter. 


Adidas accuses Skechers of copying Springblade concept Beth Wright | 14 Jul 16

German sportswear giant Adidas has filed a lawsuit against Skechers, accusing the US based footwear maker of copying the Springblade concept in its Mega Flex shoes.


Skechers improves efficiency with Europe DC extension Michelle Russell | 11 Jul 16

Skechers USA is looking to improve efficiency with the installation of automation technology upgrates at its newly-expanded European distribution centre, in addition to stabilising its logistics over the long term.


Skechers wins latest round in Converse lawsuit Leonie Barrie | 30 Jun 16

An ongoing trademark spat between Sketchers USA and Nike-owned Converse has seen the US International Trade Commission (ITC) rule that Skechers can continue importing and selling its Twinkle Toes and BOBS shoes in the US.


Skechers files patent lawsuit against Eliya Michelle Russell | 28 Apr 16

Footwear maker Skechers USA has filed a lawsuit against Eliya Inc, maker of Bernie Mev footwear, for marketing and distributing footwear that infringes on its Skech-Air line.


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. 


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. 


Adidas obtains injunction on Skechers shoes Michelle Russell | 16 Feb 16

Adidas has obtained a preliminary injunction prohibiting Skechers from selling two footwear styles, and using the word 'Supernova' in a third, following a trademark lawsuit filed by the German sportswear giant in September last year. 


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. 


Nike files patent lawsuit against Skechers Michelle Russell | 6 Jan 16

Sporting giant Nike has filed a patent infringement lawsuit against Sketchers, months after Adidas filed a similar one against the US footwear group.


Adidas files trademark suit against Skechers Michelle Russell | 21 Sep 15

German sportswear giant Adidas Group has filed a trademark lawsuit against US footwear business Skechers over alleged copyright infringement of its Stan Smith trainers.


Skechers launches Latin America subsidiary Michelle Russell | 11 Aug 15

Footwear business Skechers USA has launched a new subsidiary in Latin America, transitioning the business from a third-party distributor.


Athletic footwear sales grow ahead of back-to-school Katie Smith | 30 Jul 15

Strong mid-year sales of athletic footwear in the US is an encouraging indicator for the all-important back-to-school season, new research suggests.


Pent-up demand boosts Skechers Q2 profit Katie Smith | 30 Jul 15

Fast-growing footwear business Skechers USA more than doubled its second-quarter profit, helped by pent-up demand for its products in the US and abroad.


Skechers files patent lawsuit against Steven Madden Michelle Russell | 9 Jul 15

Footwear business Skechers USA has filed a patent lawsuit against Steven Madden for selling footwear it claims infringes on its Go Walk and other popular product lines.


Skechers profit surges again in Q1 Richard Woodard | 23 Apr 15

Fast-growing footwear business Skechers posted another quarter of record revenues, with net profit nearly doubling on last year’s first-quarter.

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