June 25, 2015

How does a fashion brand stay competitive in a world of heightened expectations and quick turnover trends?

June 23, 2015

Kate Spade & Co. is naming Emilia Fabricant as executive VP, president of North America, effective June 29.

June 9, 2015

Manny Mashouf, founder and chairman of Bebe Stores Inc., intends to gradually sell off his 59% majority ownership stake in the company.

May 28, 2015

Abercrombie & Fitch Co. posted a wider-than-expected loss and drop in revenue for its first quarter.

May 27, 2015

Michael Kors Holdings Ltd. has named Marcel Ostwald to the newly created role of senior VP, menswear.

May 20, 2015

American Eagle Outfitters on Wednesday reported first-quarter net income of $29.1 million, up from $3.9 million a year ago, amid higher sales and fewer promotions. It results beat Wall Street expectations.

May 19, 2015

American Eagle Outfitters Inc. continues its global expansion with new license agreements in South Korea with SK Networks Co. Ltd.; in Singapore with Trendz 360 Pte. Ltd.; and in Greece with Notos Com Holdings S.A.

May 13, 2015

Moms with kids younger than 18 are known to be discerning, and only two retailers made the list of top 10 best perceived brands among these special ladies.

May 8, 2015

For generations, hair and beauty services were exclusively operated as “commission salons,” where owners collected a percentage of fees paid to stylists.

April 24, 2015

Abercrombie & Fitch Co. is overhauling both how its stores operate and how it markets its brand image.

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.