March 2, 2015

Thor Equities has expanded its international portfolio by acquiring a retail property at 777 Saint Catherine Street in Montreal.

February 27, 2015

Gap Inc. is looking to add a little pink magic to its product design — and is bringing back a company veteran to do it.

February 27, 2015

Gap Inc. reported stronger-than-expected fourth-quarter results on Thursday, fueled by surging sales at Old Navy and strong online results.

February 27, 2015

Fitness buffs can shop and also get in a workout at Nike’s new women’s-only store at Fashion Island, in Newport Beach, California.

February 25, 2015

The affinity of Millennial consumers for casual and activewear has resulted in a small boost in apparel, footwear and accessories sales.

February 13, 2015

After opening 75 stores in the fourth quarter, VF Corp. plans to open a total of 150 stores this year.

February 9, 2015

Forever 21 opened a 36,000-sq.-ft. store on Manhattan’s Fifth Avenue, joining such other fast-fashion retailers already in the neighborhood as Uniqlo, H&M and TopShop.

February 3, 2015

The digital sizing station Me-Ality that made headlines for creating a denim size-matching solution inside Bloomingdale’s stores has now launched a new online retail shopping experience that allows shoppers to personalize their favorite brands to their own body shapes.

February 2, 2015

Dennis “Chip” Wilson, founder of Lululemon Athletica inc. is stepping down from Lululemon's board of directors.

February 2, 2015

The Court of Paris has rejected every claim asserted by Gucci in a six-year trademark suit filed against Guess Inc., finding no trademark infringement, no counterfeiting, and no unfair competition.

January 23, 2015

Gap Inc. is shutting down its Piperlime business. The company plans to close the brand’s online platform and single store in New York, by the end of the first quarter of fiscal year 2015.

January 23, 2015

Athletic-shoe maker New Balance has teamed up with private-equity firm Berkshire Partners LLC to acquire The Rockport Company from the Adidas Group for $280 million.

January 23, 2015

Women’s footwear designer Vince Camuto, who co-founded Nine West Group and then went on to establish his own successful namesake clothing and footwear business, has passed away at the age of 78. Camuto died Wednesday at his home in Greenwich, Connecticut, after a battle with cancer.

January 20, 2015

Simon will be making significant design enhancements to its iconic Woodfield Mall, located in Schaumburg, Illinois, and featuring nearly 300 retail, dining and entertainment options.

January 14, 2015

In 2015, consumers will inevitably begin to integrate wearable connective technology more into their daily lives. For example, Luxottica Group S.pA. is launching a multiyear R&D collaboration with Intel Corp. to create eyewear infused with smart technology. The ultimate goal is to deliver smart, fashion-forward products that are meaningful and desirable to consumers.

January 13, 2015

Sophia Amoruso, the irreverent founder of online fashion retailer Nasty Gal (and the best-selling author of #GirlBoss), has stepped down as chief executive of the company and named Sheree Waterson as CEO, effective immediately.

January 9, 2015

Gap Inc. should be happy to greet this year’s holiday season, based on its performance in the just-concluded 2014 holiday season.

January 8, 2015

Aeropostale did not deliver strong holiday sales in 2014.

January 8, 2015

Teen retailers had a “less dreadful” holiday selling season than was anticipated.

January 6, 2015

In a deal that will greatly expand its luxury reach, Coach Inc. will acquire upscale footwear brand Stuart Weitzman Holdings from private equity firm Sycamore Partners.

January 5, 2015

A federal judge recommended approval of a revised settlement of a lawsuit that challenged the pay of former Abercrombie & Fitch CEO Michael Jeffries.

December 29, 2014

A number of retailers saw changes at the top this past year. Here are the ones I found the most interesting:

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.