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UK: Asda to withdraw offensive Disney underwear just-style.com | 14 Aug 08

Girls’ underwear with the suggestive words 'Dive In' emblazoned across it is to be withdrawn from all its stores, UK supermarket group Asda told just-style today (14 August).

US: Children’s Place CFO steps down just-style.com | 30 Jul 08

Richard Paradise, CFO and principal accounting officer at The Children’s Place Retail Stores, is set to resign on Friday (1 August) to “pursue another business opportunity”, the company said.

US: Under Armour appoints McCreight as president just-style.com | 1 Jul 08

Performance apparel brand Under Armour has announced the appointment of David McCreight to its president position.

US: Disney Store exit lifts Children's Place Q1 profit just-style.com | 23 May 08

Its recent decision to exit from the Disney Stores business has helped The Children's Place Retail Stores Inc to a 32.7% jump in first quarter profit.

US: Children's Place OKs buyout talks with ex-CEO just-style.com | 12 May 08

The Children's Place Retail Stores Inc has agreed to a request from its former CEO Ezra Dabah and Golden Gate Private Equity Inc to put forward a proposal to buy the company.

US: Disney buys store chain from Children's Place just-style.com | 2 May 08

The Walt Disney Co has acquired the Disney Store chain in North America from subsidiaries of The Children's Place Retail Stores Inc.

Top stories on just-style this week... just-style.com | 2 May 08

Here is a roundup of the top five most-read article on just-style this week. Click on each headline for the full story and cast your vote on the most interesting development.

US: New Crocs footwear inspired by Disney hits just-style.com | 24 Apr 08

Colourful plastic clog maker Crocs Inc is launching a collection of footwear and accessories inspired by Disney Channel hits, Hannah Montana and High School Musical.

Top stories on just-style this week... just-style.com | 28 Mar 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.

Spotlight on…The Children's Place just-style.com | 27 Mar 08

After struggling for more than three years to turn around the Disney Store retail chain in the US and Canada, The Children's Place Retail Stores Inc has now decided to cut its losses and hand control of the shops back to the Walt Disney Co. The move is widely seen as a positive one for both companies, and comes amid a strategic review designed to return Children’s Place to profit.

US: Children’s Place subsidiary files for bankruptcy just-style.com | 27 Mar 08

Hoop Holdings, a subsidiary of retailer The Children’s Place, has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection as part of plans to exit the Disney Stores North America (DSNA) business.

US: Children's Place to exit Disney after Q4 loss just-style.com | 25 Mar 08

Retailer The Children’s Place is in advanced talks to exit its Disney Store business in North America after posting a loss of US$58.5m in its fourth quarter.

US: Avril Lavigne to launch fashion collection just-style.com | 6 Mar 08

Rock singer Avril Lavigne will launch an apparel and jewellery collection to be sold exclusively at Kohl's in the US this July, with additional opportunities currently being explored internationally.

US: Ex-Children's Place CEO hints at buyout bid just-style.com | 8 Feb 08

The former CEO of The Children's Place Retail Stores Inc is mulling a bid to buy the company it emerged yesterday (7 February).

US: New licensing deals for Antik Denim,Yanuk brands just-style.com | 17 Jan 08

High-end jeans and denim apparel maker Blue Holdings Inc has signed two new licensing agreements for its Antik Denim and Yanuk brands.

US: DeMoulin named president of Magic International just-style.com | 11 Jan 08

Chris DeMoulin has been named as executive vice president of Advanstar Communications' fashion group, and president of its Magic International Las Vegas trade show subsidiary.

US: Children's Place names Paradise as CFO just-style.com | 13 Dec 07

The Children's Place Retail Stores Inc yesterday (12 December) promoted Richard Paradise as its chief financial officer and principal accounting officer.

US: Retailers' November 2007 sales roundup just-style.com | 6 Dec 07

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

US: Children's Place quarterly filings up-to-date just-style.com | 6 Dec 07

The Children's Place Retail Stores Inc has finally filed four delayed quarterly reports with the Securities and Exchange Commission, bringing it up-to-date in its periodic reporting obligations.

US: Kids Headquarters owner buys Dream Apparel just-style.com | 5 Dec 07

Children’s wholesale apparel designer and marketer Wear Me Apparel LLC, which trades as Kids Headquarters, has bought Dream Apparel Group LLC for an undisclosed sum.

US: Children's Place woes continue as Q3 profit slashed just-style.com | 22 Nov 07

Third-quarter net income at beleaguered retailer The Children’s Place plummeted 69% on the back of warm weather, one-off costs and merchandise that “failed to resonate” with customers.

JAPAN: United Arrows to close 11 stores just-style.com | 12 Nov 07

United Arrows has announced the restructuring of four branded outlets that it currently operates, resulting in the closure of 11 stores.

US: Hanes, Champion brands to star at Disney resorts just-style.com | 31 Oct 07

T-shirt, bra and underwear maker Hanesbrands Inc has signed a major marketing deal with The Walt Disney Company which will see its Hanes and Champion apparel brands sold exclusively by Disney at its parks and resorts.

US: Children's Place hires VP, general counsel just-style.com | 25 Oct 07

The Children's Place Retail Stores Inc, which yesterday said it is carrying out a strategic review of its business, has appointed Patricia Gray as senior vice president, general counsel.

US: Children's Place hires firm to review options just-style.com | 24 Oct 07

The Children's Place Retail Stores Inc has hired a financial advisor to help it carry out a strategic review of its business “to improve operations and enhance shareholder value.”

US: Ex-Children's Place CEO mulls buyout bid just-style.com | 16 Oct 07

The former CEO of kid’s wear retailer The Children's Place is lining up to make a buyout bid for the firm according to a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission on Monday (15 October).

US: Children's Place up for sale? just-style.com | 12 Oct 07

Retailer the Children's Place is up for sale, Fortune magazine claims, following a sharp decline in its stock price and the recent dismissal of its chief executive.

INDIA: Mahindra Group eyes apparel retail opportunities just-style.com | 12 Oct 07

Indian conglomerate the Mahindra Group is planning to roll out a retail chain selling toys and apparel across the country.

US: Children's Place slashes full-year forecast just-style.com | 9 Oct 07

The Children's Place Retail Stores Inc has slashed its full year earnings per share forecast after a fall in September same-store sales and anticipated third quarter charges for severance payments for its former chief executive officer.

US: Children’s apparel maker AME implements Yunique PLM just-style.com | 2 Oct 07

Children's sleepwear manufacturer American Marketing Enterprises Inc (AME) has implemented Yunique Solutions’ PLMOn product lifecycle solution across the design, product development, licensing, sales and production teams in its Manhattan headquarters.





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