Apparel & Accessories

03/02/2012 - 17:36

The Kronos Retail Labor Index released by the company on Thursday showed that retail hiring is on the rise, even as fewer people seek jobs in the retail sector.

03/02/2012 - 16:01

Big Lots’ fourth-quarter net income rose 4% to $114.7 million for the period ended Jan. 28, up from $110.1 million a year earlier. The chain also said it anticipates 90 new store openings in the United States in 2012.

03/02/2012 - 14:17

Foot Locker Inc. grew its fourth-quarter profit 42% amid higher sales and cost cuts.

03/02/2012 - 12:34

JCPenney is looking to make its department store a destination for more than just shopping, and has named a new executive to help lead the charge.

03/01/2012 - 17:07

Most apparel retailers topped Wall Street estimates in February, as rising temperatures boosted sales, while increased consumer confidence and Valentine’s Day also helped boost spending, according to the Thomson Reuters Same Store Sales Index.

03/01/2012 - 13:46

Results were mixed among the department store players in February, as Macy’s turned in a strong performance and Kohl’s missed expectations.

03/01/2012 - 13:26

In a month that was solid overall, the discount sector showed its muscle, turning in a strong February same-store sales performance nearly across the board.

03/01/2012 - 11:11

Liz Claiborne Inc. swung to a fourth-quarter profit, buoyed by gains from sales of certain brands and trademarks, including the sale of its namesake brand to JCPenney.

02/29/2012 - 14:58

Gap Inc. is expanding its footprint in Latin America. Leveraging its franchise model, the company has opened its first stores in Panamá and plans to introduce its brands to three additional Latin American countries: Colombia, Uruguay, and Peru.

02/29/2012 - 14:34

Guess Inc. has appointed Chet Kuchinad as chief people officer and Amber Tarshis as SVP marketing.