October 17, 2014

The Finish Line Inc. is launching a digital initiative focused on female customers in step with the Nike Women’s Half Marathon San Francisco on Oct. 19.

October 15, 2014

Shopping app Shopkick reported on results of its end-to-end, iBeacon compatible technology, shopBeacon, with inaugural partner American Eagle Outfitters.

October 15, 2014

Calvin Klein has deployed an interactive shopping experience at Macy's Herald Square store in New York City, soon to be rolling out at 18 other Macy's locations nationwide this year.

October 14, 2014

Gap Inc. plans to hire more than 63,000 seasonal associates—more than Walmart—at its stores, call centers and distribution centers nationwide for the 2014 holiday season.

October 14, 2014

Enrico Cavatorta, who accepted the role of CEO at global eyewear manufacturer/retailer Luxottica Group in September 2014, has resigned due to what the company termed disagreements with corporate governance structure. 

October 9, 2014

Apparel retailers reported modest sales growth for the month of September, fueled by back-to-school spending early in the month.

October 8, 2014

Gap Inc. announced that its chairman and CEO, Glen Murphy, will step down, effective February 1, 2015.

October 6, 2014

Uniqlo celebrated the opening of its store at Roosevelt Field, Garden City, New York, on Oct. 3.

October 3, 2014

Aeropostale Inc. plans to launch the Aeropostale and P.S. from Aeropostale brands in Chile through a licensing agreement with Sociedad Comercial Grupo Yes S.p.A. ("Grupo Yes").

October 3, 2014

The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to consider whether a Muslim woman who was denied a job at an Abercrombie & Fitch Co. store because she wears a head scarf was required to specifically request a religious accommodation at the time of her job interview.

September 29, 2014

In its latest management shakeup, American Apparel has named Scott Brubaker as interim CEO, effective immediately.

September 26, 2014

Aussie apparel brand Cotton On is as much about fun-fashion as it is about fast-fashion. The Geelong, Victoria-based brand operates more stores in the United States (124) than Zara and Uniqlo combined, and is an international behemoth with more than 1,300 stores operating globally under 10 different banners, including the 522-unit Cotton On, Cotton Body, Cotton On Kids, FREE by Cotton On and Rubi Shoes.

September 22, 2014

Haggar Clothing Co. has hired Eve Richey as chief digital officer, effective Sept. 15.

September 22, 2014

Potomac Mills, an outlet and value retail shopping center in the Washington, D.C., area with more than 220 stores, is adding A|X Armani Exchange, Steve Madden, an outlet concept for Swarovski and a first-in-market location for Great American Cookies.

September 18, 2014

Lululemon Athletica signed leases to open two new stores in the Soho section of downtown Manhattan, including its first-ever freestanding store for men, The Real Deal reported.

September 11, 2014

Jeffrey R. Anderson Real Estate Inc. and Casto announced that increased leasing activity during the last six months brings the Rookwood shopping center to 99% occupancy with the addition of new Carhartt, J.Crew Factory and Rally House stores.

September 10, 2014

Kohl’s Department Stores is launching an omnichannel partnership with lifestyle brand Juicy Couture.

September 3, 2014

Abercrombie & Fitch has reportedly settled a shareholder lawsuit filed in the U.S. District Court of Columbus, Ohio, regarding its pay of CEO Michael Jeffries, who has received more than $140 million in compensation since 2007.

August 28, 2014

Fast-fashion competitors like H&M and Forever 21 and teens more interested in technology than clothing make these challenging times for Abercrombie & Fitch, whose second quarter revenue fell 5.8% to $890.6 million, missing Wall Street projections.

August 28, 2014

Open-air designer outlet shopping center Legends Outlets Kansas City announced that Jose Pepper’s Mexican restaurant and Eddie Bauer Outlet will open this fall in Legends Outlets.

August 27, 2014

Authentic Brands Group LLC (ABG), owner of the Juicy Couture brand, is launching a new multiyear partnership to expand the scope of e-commerce services for Juicy Couture, with Onestop Internet, a full-spectrum e-commerce solution provider.

August 27, 2014

When Blanklabel.com launched in 2009, it set out to redefine notions of custom-tailored menswear, long the purview of the luxury market, by offering bespoke garments at affordable department store prices.

The startup took things a step further by updating the custom concept with a very 21st century, crowdsourcing twist: It offered shoppers a hand in the design of the merchandise by allowing them to pick their own details — from the cut of a shirt to the lining of a collar.

August 27, 2014

Fashion powerhouse Zara, owned by Spain’s Inditex, used social media to apologize after complaints poured in via Twitter that the retailer was selling a piece of clothing that closely resembled a uniform worn in Nazi concentration camps during World War II.

August 21, 2014

Buckle Inc. reported a profit of $24.5 million in the second quarter, missing Wall Street estimates.