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US: Coach "disappointed" with Q2 profit rise Katie Smith | 24 Jan 13

Footwear, handbags and accessories retailer Coach Inc has said it is "disappointed" with its second-quarter results after a tough holiday season weighed on sales in North America.

US: Coach hires Putur as chief information officer Katie Smith | 11 Jan 13

US leather goods and accessories brand Coach Inc has appointed Christine Putur as chief information officer and executive vice president.

US: JCPenney promotes Sweney to lead apparel overhaul Leonie Barrie | 13 Mar 12

US department store retailer JC Penney Company Inc has announced nine new appointments as part of ongoing plans to overhaul its business, including the promotion of Liz Sweney as chief merchant leading the reinvention of its apparel portfolio.

HONG KONG: Coach to begin dual stock exchange listing Leonie Barrie | 25 Nov 11

Luxury footwear and handbag maker Coach Inc is to list its depositary receipts on the Hong Kong stock exchange from 1 December, in a move aimed at boosting its profile in China and the rest of Asia.

US: Exec shuffle at Anthropologie and Urban Outfitters Leonie Barrie | 8 Nov 11

Retailer Urban Outfitters Inc has made a number of executive changes, including new leadership at its Anthropologie, Terrain and Urban Outfitters brands.

US: Marketing posts to help Cherokee brand building Leonie Barrie | 28 Sep 11

Two former marketing executives from Target and Coach are joining fashion brand owner Cherokee Inc to help build the firms group of brands and boost its global growth.

US: Coach opens first European flagship in London Leonie Barrie | 8 Sep 11

Footwear, handbags and accessories retailer Coach Inc has opened its first European flagship store in London, timed to coincide with the brand's 70th anniversary this year.

US: Coach taps PepsiCo exec as new CFO Leonie Barrie | 28 Jul 11

Luxury footwear and handbag maker Coach Inc has named Jane Nielsen as its new executive vice president and chief financial officer, taking up the post in September.

HONG KONG: Coach eyes dual stock exchange listing just-style.com | 11 May 11

Luxury footwear and handbag maker Coach Inc is planning to list its shares on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange later this year in a move aimed at boosting its profile in China and the rest of Asia.

US: Strong sales lift Coach Q3 profit by 18% just-style.com | 26 Apr 11

Strong sales in the North American market have helped luxury handbag and leather goods maker firm Coach Inc to a 17.7% rise in third quarter earnings.

US: Coach eyes China growth as Q1 sales rise just-style.com | 20 Oct 09

US: Coach taps Prada US head for new Reed Krakoff unit just-style.com | 17 Sep 09

Luxury handbag and accessories maker Coach Inc has confirmed to just-style that it has hired Graziano de Boni, the head of Prada's US operations, to run its new upscale Reed Krakoff line.

US: Coach adds two years to Frankfort's CEO tenure just-style.com | 10 Aug 09

Luxury handbag and accessories maker Coach Inc has extended the tenure of its chairman and CEO, Lew Frankfort, by two years to help the company achieve its long-term goals.

US: Coach Q4 profit falls 32% on spending shift just-style.com | 28 Jul 09

Lower sales to department stores and other channels, coupled with a shift in spending as cash-strapped shoppers sought out deals in its factory outlets, have pushed luxury handbag and accessories maker Coach Inc to a 31.8% drop in fourth quarter profit.

US: Coach clamps down on counterfeiters just-style.com | 21 May 09

Luxury footwear and accessories maker Coach Inc is clamping down on fakes with a zero tolerance campaign promises legal action against anyone that sells copies of its products in the US.

US: Andre Cohen named as Coach China president just-style.com | 12 May 09

Luxury footwear and accessories brand Coach Inc has promoted Andre Cohen as president of Coach China, effective next month.

US: Coach Q3 income dragged down by charges just-style.com | 21 Apr 09

Luxury handbag maker Coach Inc has posted net income of US$115m for the third quarter, down 29% compared with $162m in the prior year period, including charges related to cost reduction measures.

US: Banana Republic to open new accessories-only store just-style.com | 25 Mar 09

Gap Inc’s upmarket Banana Republic chain is to trial a new store selling accessories priced at less than $100 to appeal to shoppers seeking a quick-fix wardrobe update.

US: Coach trims store openings as Q2 profit falls 14% just-style.com | 21 Jan 09

Luxury handbag, footwear and accessories maker Coach Inc is trimming its new store growth plans and will offer more lower price lines after second quarter profit fell 14% on weaker than expected sales.

US: Coach lowers guidance in "depressed" retail climate just-style.com | 9 Jan 09

Handbag specialist Coach has reduced its second quarter earnings guidance after seeing sales drop 2% to US$960m during the period.

US: Coach warns of consumer malaise as Q4 profit soars just-style.com | 29 Jul 08

Luxury footwear and accessories brand Coach Inc today (29 July) posted higher fourth quarter and full year profit gains helped by higher sales and a tax gain, but said it expects the consumer malaise in the US will remain well into 2009, significantly impacting its business.

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US: Coach to take control of its Chinese retail operations just-style.com | 29 May 08

US luxury brand Coach Inc is positioning itself for significant growth in China by taking control of its distribution in the region.

UK: Coach talks down Burberry takeover rumours just-style.com | 1 May 08

The share price of UK luxury goods firm Burberry temporarily spiralled yesterday (30 April), up 4.6% to 483.75 pence, following reports it was an acquisition target for Coach Inc.

US: Coach bucks trend with 10% Q3 profit surge just-style.com | 22 Apr 08

Accessories retailer Coach today (22 April) posted a 10% rise in third quarter profits, despite the weakening retail environment in the US.

US: Coach taps Victoria’s Secret’s Jerry Stritzke as new COO just-style.com | 12 Mar 08

Handbag, footwear and accessories maker Coach Inc has named Jerry Stritzke, the COO and co-leader of Limited Brands’ Victoria's Secret unit, as its next president and chief operating officer.

US: Coach to enter Russian market just-style.com | 31 Jan 08

US accessories brand Coach plans to enter the Russian market through an arrangement with Jamilco, a luxury goods distributor in the country.

US: Coach income rises 18% in second quarter just-style.com | 24 Jan 08

Apparel accessories firm Coach has announced an increase of 18% in second quarter net income compared to the year ago period, reflecting a 21% gain in net sales.

US: Cohen takes on wholesale job at Coach just-style.com | 19 Dec 07

Accessories specialist Coach has appointed Andre Cohen as the company’s new senior vice president, international wholesale, in an effort to develop its export business.

US: Coach Q1 profit up 23% on strong autumn ranges just-style.com | 23 Oct 07

Luxury footwear and accessories maker Coach Inc has posted a 23% jump in first quarter profit, driven by strong sales of its new autumn product lines.






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