May 2, 2012

The Ascena Retail Group said it will acquire Charming Shoppes Inc., parent company of Lane Bryant, for about $890 million.

December 1, 2011

Charming Shoppes reported that its loss in the 3Q narrowed to $13 million from a loss of $18.8 million a year earlier.

September 12, 2011

Charming Shoppes’s plus-size Lane Bryant division announced the launch of Fashion Genius, a new technology that provides personalized product recommendation services.

March 28, 2011

Charming Shoppes said it would close 240 unprofitable stores in 2011, or nearly 12% of its total outlets, and that more than half of those would be Fashion Bug stores.

March 24, 2011

Charming Shoppes said Thursday it recorded a net loss on a GAAP basis of $30.4 million for the quarter ended Jan. 29, compared with a loss of $28 million a year earlier.

March 17, 2011

Fameco Real Estate, L.P., announced that Sports Clips has signed five new leases in the Philadelphia region as part of its store roll-out campaign.

December 1, 2010

Charming Shoppes reported a smaller loss for its third fiscal quarter on Wednesday, helped by lower operating expenses and competitive promotions that attracted customers.

October 21, 2010

Metro Commercial Real Estate said that it has negotiated two new leases at Street Road...

October 13, 2010

Charming Shoppes said Thursday that James P. Fogarty has stepped down as the company's CEO...

August 31, 2010

Plus-size retailer Charming Shoppes reported Wednesday a loss of $8.6 million in the quarter ended...

July 7, 2010

Charming Shoppes Inc. said Thursday it named Marla C. Anderson as president of its Lane...

June 15, 2010

Charming Shoppes reported the appointment of MaryEllen MacDowell as the president of Fashion Bug and...

June 6, 2010

Charming Shoppes launches a new site that devotes itself to online sales and social marketing...

June 2, 2010

Charming Shoppes, said Thursday that it returned to a first-quarter profit, even though its sales...

March 29, 2010

Charming Shoppes reported Tuesday that its fourth-quarter loss narrowed as the retailer cut costs and...

March 14, 2010

Charming Shoppes on Monday announced the appointment of Fredrick Lamster as executive VP, human resources,...

January 15, 2009

Charming Shoppes Inc., which operates Lane Bryant and Fashion Bug stores, said Thursday that it...

January 5, 2009

Charming Shoppes said Tuesday that MaryEllen MacDowell has been named president of Charming Outlets, effective...

November 24, 2008

Charming Shoppes Inc. Tuesday outlined a cost-cutting plan that includes closing stores and ending the...

November 23, 2008

Charming Shoppes and Fashion Bug Monday announced that Kady Dalrymple has been appointed senior VP,...

October 12, 2008

Charming Shoppes Inc. lowered its outlook for the fiscal third quarter due to weak sales...

October 12, 2008

Charming Shoppes announced that Carol L. Williams has been appointed president of the company's Catherines...

September 21, 2008

Charming Shoppes Monday announced that Jay H. Levitt has been appointed president of the company's...

August 26, 2008

Charming Shoppes Inc. said Wednesday it swung to a fiscal second-quarter loss as it faced...