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December 5, 2011

It’s official: Talbots Inc. is seeking a new CEO as it works to turn around its struggling business.

HINGHAM, Mass. — It’s official: Talbots Inc. is seeking a new CEO as it works to turn around its struggling business. The retailer said Monday that president and CEO Trudy Sullivan plans to retire as soon as a successor is named.

The company said it has created a search committee of independent board members and hired executive search firm Spencer Stuart to assist in its search.

December 1, 2011

Talbots Inc. reported Thursday a loss of $22 million for the third quarter, compared with a profit of $17 million in the year-ago period.

HINGHAM, Mass. — Talbots Inc. reported Thursday a loss of $22 million for the third quarter, compared with a profit of $17 million in the year-ago period. It was the apparel retailer’s third loss in four quarters. Talbots has posted an annual loss in three of the last four years.

September 7, 2011

Talbots is searching for a new chief creative officer, as the company struggles to find a product assortment that will translate into sales growth.

HINGHAM, Mass. — Talbots is searching for a new chief creative officer, as the company struggles to find a product assortment that will translate into sales growth. The company's current chief creative officer, Michael Smaldone has left the company, effective immediately.

December 6, 2010

Talbots reported that third quarter income from continuing operations was $17 million or 24 cents...

September 7, 2010

Talbots reported second-quarter income from continuing operations was $0.5 million or 1 cent per share,...