Will political uncertainties weigh on US holiday sales?

US retailers preparing for the upcoming holiday season – the biggest shopping period of the year – are likely to be hit by headwinds including the presidential election and concerns surrounding the economy.

Haggar to give back to veterans in need with its trade-in event

Haggar

Haggar Clothing Co. announced the fifth anniversary of its national Trade-in/Trade-up promotion benefiting The Purple Heart Service Foundation.

BRIC retail sales to reach $15 trillion by 2022

China, India, Russia and Brazil are set to become four of the six largest retail markets in the world by 2022, according to research released by the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU).

Hugo Boss confirms FY forecast as Q3 slips

Hugo Boss

German fashion house Hugo Boss today (30 October) said it is confident of meeting its full-year targets, despite booking flat sales and a fall in earnings in its third-quarter.

Brand gains help lift Weyco Q3 profit by 20%

Weyco Group

Higher sales of its Bogs brand helped US footwear maker Weyco Group book a 19.9% rise in third-quarter net profit.

Family Dollar appoints SVP of store operations

Family Dollar

Family Dollar named Colin McGinnis SVP of store operations support, store development and procurement.

Obituary: Allan Zwerner

Allan Zwerner with friend and colleague Debra Malbin

Allan Zwerner, a menswear executive who has held important positions as Tommy Hilfiger, Perry Ellis and Federated Department Stores, has died after a long battle with cancer.

Stein Mart opens seven stores

Stein Mart

Stein Mart is opening seven stores this season, four of them new and three relocated.

Sears Holdings approves partial Canadian spin-off

Sears Holdings

The board of Sears Holdings has approved the spin-off of a portion of the company’s interest in Sears Canada.

Deckers cuts outlook on plunge in Q3 profit

Deckers Outdoor

Deckers Outdoor Corp slashed its FY forecasts after the introduction of higher ticket prices led to a drop in Q3 sales and earnings.