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Richard Woodard | 16 Oct 2009

As consumer spending has fallen amid the economic downturn, US retail chains have cut back savagely on inventory to save cash. An understandable reaction, but one that could spell trouble for suppliers and retailers alike in the run-up to the holiday season, reports Richard Woodard.


just-style.com | 3 Jul 2009

While many specialty retailers have recently been shedding concepts, Dress Barn seems to think there’s something to be gained from adding struggling fashion chain Tween Brands to its portfolio. Leonie Barrie looks at the detail of last week’s merger deal - and asks what’s really in it for the two companies?


just-style.com | 14 Apr 2009

This year, thousands of retail outlets across the US will shut their doors as companies rationalise their store portfolios in the teeth of the worst recession since the Second World War. But is this a necessary correction, or an overreaction? And how will the retail landscape look once “normality” returns – whatever that means? asks Richard Woodard.

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Katie Smith | 18 Feb 2013

Ascena Retail Group has named Ronnie Robinson president of its new global sourcing initiative, as the women's wear retailer looks to move to a central sourcing base.


Katie Smith | 29 Nov 2012

The CEO of clothing retailer Coldwater Creek, Dennis Pence, will retire at the end of the year, leaving chief merchandising officer Jill Brown Dean to take the helm.


Leonie Barrie | 13 Nov 2012

Ascena Retail Group is investing in TradeStone Software's Merchandise Lifecycle Management solutions to help drive collaboration, enhance consistency and improve efficiency across its business.


just-style.com | 24 Jan 2011

US women's apparel retailer Coldwater Creek has announced that Jill Brown Dean has been appointed as its president and chief merchandising officer.


just-style.com | 24 Aug 2010

Dress Barn shareholders are to vote on the company's reorganisation in December, at its annual meeting.


just-style.com | 25 Nov 2009

Career and casual fashion retailer The Dress Barn Inc has completed its merger with girls’ fashion operator Tween Brands Inc, details of which were first unveiled back in June.


just-style.com | 25 Nov 2009

Career and casual fashion retailer The Dress Barn Inc has completed its merger with girls’ fashion operator Tween Brands Inc, details of which were first unveiled back in June.


just-style.com | 20 Nov 2009

Apparel retailer Dress Barn raised its full-year earnings forecast after posting a 10.2% increase in first quarter profit to US$21.7m.


just-style.com | 17 Nov 2009

Youth clothing retailer Tween Brands has swung back to profit during the third quarter, thanks in part to continued tight inventory and expense control.


just-style.com | 25 Sep 2009

Clothing retailer Tween Brands said it has received notification from the New York Stock Exchange that the company is now back in compliance.


just-style.com | 17 Sep 2009

Cut-price apparel retailer Dress Barn posted a 14% increase in underlying fourth quarter profits to US$25.2m, thanks to a 4% sales increase to $398.9m.


just-style.com | 2 Sep 2009

Yoga-inspired athletic apparel company Lululemon Athletica Inc is launching a new brand concept targeting tween girls as it looks for new ways to expand its business.


just-style.com | 19 Aug 2009

Teen apparel retailer Tween Brands Inc has narrowed its second quarter loss, helped by tight inventory and expense control along with increased promotional activity.


just-style.com | 19 Aug 2009

Teen apparel retailer Tween Brands Inc has narrowed its second quarter loss, helped by tight inventory and expense control along with increased promotional activity.


just-style.com | 26 Jun 2009

Here is a roundup of the top five most-read stories on just-style this week. Click on each headline for the full story.


just-style.com | 26 Jun 2009

Here is a roundup of the top five most-read stories on just-style this week. Click on each headline for the full story.


just-style.com | 25 Jun 2009

Off-price women's apparel retailer Dress Barn Inc is acquiring teen fashion retailer Tween Brands Inc in a stock-swap deal worth around $157m, it emerged today (25 June).


just-style.com | 25 Jun 2009

Off-price women's apparel retailer Dress Barn Inc is acquiring teen fashion retailer Tween Brands Inc in a stock-swap deal worth around $157m, it emerged today (25 June).


just-style.com | 20 May 2009

Tween Brands Inc today (20 May) said it swung to a first quarter loss as teen girls stayed away from its stores, but tight control of costs and inventories meant results were in line with its expectations.


just-style.com | 20 May 2009

Tween Brands Inc today (20 May) said it swung to a first quarter loss as teen girls stayed away from its stores, but tight control of costs and inventories meant results were in line with its expectations.


just-style.com | 13 Mar 2009

Here is a roundup of the top five most-read stories on just-style this week. Click on each headline for the full story.


just-style.com | 12 Mar 2009

Retailer Tween Brands is to shutter up to 40 stores this year as it continues to overhaul the business, converting all of its outlets to the Justice brand.


just-style.com | 26 Feb 2009

Specialist apparel retailer Tween Brands swung to a fourth quarter loss of US$13.9m after the company experienced the “most difficult” trading period in its history.


just-style.com | 19 Nov 2008

Tween Brands Inc has swung to a third quarter loss after being hit by restructuring charges, lower sales, and has withdrawn its outlook for the second half of 2008.


just-style.com | 19 Nov 2008

Tween Brands Inc has swung to a third quarter loss after being hit by restructuring charges, lower sales, and has withdrawn its outlook for the second half of 2008.


just-style.com | 13 Aug 2008

Teen apparel retailer Tween Brands Inc is to convert 560 of its Limited Too stores to its more value-oriented Justice brand in a bid to drive growth and profitability after posting a worse-than-expected second quarter loss.


just-style.com | 13 Aug 2008

Teen apparel retailer Tween Brands Inc is to convert 560 of its Limited Too stores to its more value-oriented Justice brand in a bid to drive growth and profitability after posting a worse-than-expected second quarter loss.

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