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

Coach Q3 profit boosted by sales growth


Upscale footwear, handbags and accessories retailer Coach Inc has posted 6% third-quarter profit growth, boosted by sales in North America and overseas.
The New York-based company, which is in the process of transforming itself into a global lifes…

Apparel retail sales edge up in February

Retail sales beat estimates in February as consumers shrugged off economic uncertainties.

Women’s wear drives Express Q4 profit


Retailer Express enjoyed a strong end to fiscal 2012, with women’s wear helping to boost sales and profit in Q4.

Uniqlo strengthens US team with COO appointment


Japanese retailer Uniqlo has appointed former Forever 21 EVP Lawrence Meyer as COO of its US division.