Apparel & Accessories

04/13/2012 - 11:19

Talbots' fourth-quarter loss widened to $53.2 million, or 77 cents per share, from last year’s loss from continuing operations of $2.8 million, or 4 cents per share.

04/13/2012 - 09:56

Nordstrom Inc. revealed Thursday that it is leading a $16.4 million investment round in online men’s apparel brand Bonobos.

04/12/2012 - 12:08

Japan’s Fast Retailing Co., parent of Uniqlo, reported Thursday that its net profit for the September to February period surged 38.7% to $705 million as an usually cold weather bolstered sales at Japan stores. Same-store sales in the period rose 2.3%.

04/12/2012 - 11:14

After projecting that consumers likely would spend the same or more at retail this spring, Deloitte reported Thursday that its Consumer Spending Index climbed in March, marking only the third monthly increase over the past 12 months.

04/11/2012 - 17:13

Payless ShoeSource, a business unit of Collective Brands, has named Michele Bergerac SVP and general merchandise manager for Payless' women's and accessories businesses, reporting to LuAnn Via, president and CEO for Payless.

04/11/2012 - 12:12

Personnel changes are quite common these days at JCPenney, the latest involving CFO Michael Dastugue, who is leaving the company effective April 13.

04/09/2012 - 13:37

The Retail Labor Index released by Kronos Inc. indicated that applications for retail jobs are waning.

04/06/2012 - 08:18

The ax has fallen at JCPenney. The company on Thursday laid off 600 workers from its corporate headquarters Plano, Texas, as its looks to streamline its business model amid a major reinvention of the business.