November 17, 2014

Unless you are a grandstanding politician, the notion of American apparel production may feel like it was declared dead years ago. But despite this gloomy diagnosis, some types of clothing manufacturers can build compelling business theses for bringing manufacturing back home—and breathing new life into smaller corners of the domestic apparel manufacturing space.

December 22, 2014

Change is occurring at American Apparel Inc., and it may be coming from external as well as internal sources. 

December 16, 2014

In a long-awaited decision handed down late Monday,  Dov Charney, the controversial founder of American Apparel, has been fired "for cause"  as CEO. 

December 16, 2014

bebe stores announded that Jim Wiggett has been named CEO and appointed to the company’s board of directors, effective immediately. 

December 16, 2014

Demandware, a provider of enterprise cloud commerce solutions, announced that Quiksilver has expanded its relationship with Demandware to roll out the cloud platform on a global scale.

December 15, 2014

Bebe Stores Inc. has named Jim Wiggett, who has been serving as interim CEO since June 2014, as permanent CEO and member of the board of directors.

December 11, 2014

Net earnings at Lululemon Athletica Inc. fell 8% to $60.45 million in the third quarter of fiscal 2014 from $66.11 million a year earlier to increases in selling, general and administrative (SG&A) expenses and cost of goods sold.

December 9, 2014

In an abrupt move, Michael Jefferies, the longtime and often controversial chief of Abercrombie & Fitch, has retired as CEO and stepped down from the company’s board, effective immediately.

December 9, 2014

The Buckle Inc. has made a number of reappointments to its executive staff.

December 3, 2014

Abercrombie & Fitch reported net income of $18.2 million in the third quarter of fiscal 2014, compared to a net loss of $15.6 million in the same period the prior year and beating Wall Street forecasts.

December 3, 2014

Google Glass has some competition on its hands.

December 3, 2014

Lululemon on Thursday will open  a 5,766-sq.-ft. flagship at Third Street Promenade in Santa Monica, Calif..  The visual centerpiece of the store is an intricately-laid domed mosaic ceiling—in a vibrant blue hue—that reads, "Breath deep & appreciate the moment."

December 1, 2014

HSN Inc. has named Jeffrey Kuster as president of Cornerstone and executive officer of HSNi. 

November 26, 2014

J. Crew provided the best overall online customer service in October, marking the retailer’s third time topping the Stella Benchmarks rankings from StellaService in 2014.

 

November 25, 2014

It’s been another big year in terms of new store openings in New York City. Here are my top 10 faves:

November 24, 2014

In the past five years, the EEOC has seen a significant increase in charges of religious discrimination. 

November 21, 2014

Abercrombie & Fitch Co. has entered into a franchise agreement with Grupo AXO to establish a retail store presence in Mexico.

November 21, 2014

Gap Inc. failed to meet Wall Street expectations for net income and revenue in its third quartet as its namesake brand continues to struggle. 

November 20, 2014

The Children’s Place Inc. has named Anurup Pruthi as senior VP and CFO, effective Dec. 1, 2014. He will report to Michael Scarpa, COO.

November 20, 2014

Gap Inc.'s incoming CEO, Abe Peck, is wasting no time putting his own stamp on the company, naming new presidents for the Gap and Banana Republic brands. 

November 18, 2014

Gap Inc. is looking to make shopping as easy and convenient this holiday season– regardless of whether shoppers  prefer to shop online, in stores or on their  mobile device.

November 14, 2014

Challenged to grow in the U.S., teen apparel chain American Eagle Outfitters is making good on its pledge to leverage the overseas market to kickstart expansion.

November 14, 2014

A petition to get Old Navy to stop charging more for women's plus-size jeans has gathered more than 36,000 signatures online, Bloomberg reports.

November 13, 2014

UGG parent company Deckers Brands announced the grand opening of its first-ever UGG Australia technology-driven concept store, located in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area.