April 24, 2015

Michael Jeffries, former CEO of Abercrombie & Fitch Co., reportedly did not walk away empty-handed when he retired from the company in December 2014.

April 23, 2015

Following its January 2015 spinoff from private-equity firm Sycamore Partners, Jones New York has been acquired by Authentic Brands Group, LLC, owner of a global portfolio of fashion, sports, media and entertainment brands.

April 15, 2015

Build-A-Bear Workshop Inc. has named Chris Hurt as COO. Hurt has more than 20 years of retail experience in senior leadership roles and most recently held the position of senior VP of North America at American Eagle Outfitters Inc.

April 13, 2015

Stuart Weitzman Holdings announced that Alyssa Mishcon has joined as president, global retail. Mishcon will oversee all aspects of the global retail business including customer experience and relationship management, strategic operations development, merchandising and international retail growth.

April 7, 2015

In a column I wrote between Black Friday and Christmas last year, I talked about how “apparel sales have been languishing”, and I mentioned that the “industry buzz is all about the struggles in apparel, where retailers just can’t seem to discount clothing enough to get things to pick up.”

April 7, 2015

Upscale footwear brand Stuart Weitzman has launched its first Instagram-based advertising campaign. The online campaign features Cinemagraphs, which animates a portion of a photo so that it looks like a video. It was done in collaboration with Jamie Beck and Kevin Burg of Ann Street Studio.

March 30, 2015

Employing 45 profit protection managers and using three different POS systems across 11 global markets, Germany-based vertical athletic apparel/footwear retailer Adidas does not have an easy time managing loss prevention.

March 25, 2015

American Eagle Outfitters is expanding its global retail presence with a series of licensed stores throughout Chile and Peru, building on existing growth markets throughout the region, including Colombia, Panama and the Caribbean, as well as company owned stores in Mexico.

March 23, 2015

Joe Fresh and Ryerson University are launching a long-term partnership that will see the creation of Canada's first fashion innovation center.

March 19, 2015

Guess reported a better-than-expected fourth quarter profit amid a 37% jump in the company’s online business and falling expenses.

March 19, 2015

Simon is bringing back “Lookbook Live,” a joint fashion program in collaboration with Glamour and GQ magazines.

March 13, 2015

Aeropostale Inc. decreased its loss in the fourth quarter, and reported its first adjusted operating profit in its last eight quarters.

March 13, 2015

The Buckle Inc. reported a slight year-over rise in net income as part of a generally successful fourth quarter of fiscal 2014. Net income increased 1% to $60.13 million, from $59.3 million.

March 11, 2015

Juicy Couture, which was acquired by Authentic Brands Group in 2013, may no longer be a coveted brand in the United States, but it is still has great appeal in foreign markets.

March 10, 2015

Specialty retailer Dooney & Bourke has migrated its digital commerce operations from an on-premise solution to Demandware Commerce.

March 10, 2015

Old Navy is promoting its spring fashions with a new marketing campaign running across Tumblr and Yahoo.

March 9, 2015

Specialty retailer Aerie, a subsidiary of American Eagle Outfitters, is capitalizing on the “selfie” craze in its newest promotion.

March 4, 2015

With its core teen audience attracted by fast-fashion and tech gadgets, Abercrombie & Fitch had a tough time of it in the fourth quarter, with declines in both income and sales.

March 4, 2015

American Eagle Outfitters Inc. soared past Wall Street expectations in the fourth quarter, helped by reduced promotions and discounts and the elimination of asset impairments.

March 4, 2015

A Dutch court has reportedly set aside a $449.5 million arbitration payment Tiffany & Co. had been ordered to make to Swiss watchmaker Swatch Group AG in December 2013.

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 19, 2015

Specialty luxury retailer Michael Kors Holdings has joined the ranks of Snapchat users.

February 10, 2015

The fast-growing Michael Kors has opened its largest and most comprehensive location to date, a three-story, 22,000-sq. ft. flagship in the Soho section of Manhattan.