Pacific Sunwear narrows loss in Q1
Anaheim, Calif. — Pacific Sunwear of California reported Thursday a loss of $15.6 million, narrowed from a loss of $28.7 million in the year-ago period.
Sales edged up to $173.8 million from $171.9 million, and same-store sales increased 1%.
Children’s Place profit slides 19%, beats Street
Secaucus, N.J. — The Children’s Place reported Thursday that net income for the first quarter slid 19% to $23.6 million from $29.1 million last year, but beat Wall Street forecasts and prompted the retailer to raise the low end of its full-year outlook.
Revenue rose 2% to $438.5 million from $430.8 million, widely missing Wall Street’s expected $447.7 million in revenue, and same-store sales dipped 0.7%.
Life is good leverages Demandware platform
Burlington, Mass. — E-commerce solution-provider Demandware said Wednesday that lifestyle brand Life is good has selected Demandware Commerce as the central platform to support its digital growth strategy.
Demandware was selected to help the brand achieve online business goals, deliver multichannel initiatives, and support its non-profit arm, The Life is good Playmakers. “Demandware helped us to achieve a best-in-class e-commerce experience, while providing us with a flexible digital backbone that allows us to achieve our vision of blending for-profit and non-profit,” said David Oksman, head of marketing for Life is good.
Life is good enhanced its new site with improved social sharing tools, strong visuals, and creative merchandising. Lifeisgood.com will also feature a customizable fundraising functionality called Life is good Events.