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TXT Appoints Vorsanger as North America Head

TXT Group

Retail planning specialist TXT Group has named Jean-Philippe Vorsanger as SVP, North American retail in a bid to build up momentum in the region.

Ross Stores Q2 EPS in Line With Consensus

Ross Stores

Ross Stores booked Q2 earnings of $1.14 per share, up from $0.98 per share last year.

Nike Names O’Neill Global Retail Chief

Nike

Nike has announced two new appointments as the sporting goods giant looks to accelerate growth opportunities in its retail and women’s businesses.

Sears Holdings Q1 Loss Widens

Sears Holdings

Sears Holdings says it may close more stores this year after reporting a wider Q1 loss.

Second-Half Will be Real Test for JCPenney

JCPenney logo 2013

After JCPenney reported its first quarterly rise in sales since 2011, analysts say the second half of fiscal 2014 will be the real test.

Dollar General Q4 Profit Up Despite Severe Weather

Dollar General

Dollar General reports a slight increase in Q4 profit, despite severe winter weather.

Sears Losses Mount in Q3 as Transition Continues

Sears Holdings

Sears Holdings recorded higher losses in Q3 as the transition of the business continued, with sales and margins also suffering.

Wolverine Promotes Watson to Consumer Direct President

Wolverine World Wide

Wolverine Worldwide promoted Jodi Watson to president, consumer direct, with responsibility for store direct-to-consumer operations, including stores and e-commerce.

Global garment worker wages mirror sourcing shifts

Garment worker wages in most top apparel-exporting countries have fallen in real terms over the last decade — with the exception of China, where wages more than doubled.

Skechers swings to Q1 profit on sales surge

Skechers

Skechers has swung to a Q1 profit, helped by strong sales.