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Timberland Promotes Stewart Whitney as New Brand President

Timberland

Timberland announced that Stewart Whitney has been promoted to brand president effective October 5, 2014.

Columbia Sportswear Sales Grow 16% in Q2

Columbia Sportswear

Columbia Sportswear Company announced net sales grew $43.7 million, or 16 percent, to a second-quarter record.

Cabela’s Records Mixed Q2 Results

Cabela's

Cabela’s booked a mixed Q2, with earnings down and sales having edged up.

Macy’s Increases Sustainability Efforts

Macy's

Macy’s announced new initiatives designed to boost its sustainability record.

Skechers Q2 Profit Surges in Record Quarter

Skechers

Skechers posted more record figures in Q2, boosted by a 37% revenue surge and slight margin uplift.

Black Diamond Completes Gregory Mountain Sale

Outdoor company Black Diamond has sold its Gregory Mountain Products brand to Samsonite.

Hardwick Clothes Gets New Owner, New CEO

Bruce Bellusci

Allan Jones has acquired Hardwick for $1.9 million out of bankruptcy and hired former Hart Schaffner Marx executive Bruce Bellusci to lead the company.

Apparel Fuels June Consumer Price Growth

Apparel prices in the US grew for a second consecutive month in June, according to new figures.

Wal-Mart Replaces U.S. Division Chief

Greg Foran

Wal-Mart has replaced Bill Simon, CEO of its U.S. division, promoting Greg Foran into the role.

Cold Winter Cuts Retail Sales Growth Forecast

NRF

Retail sales are set to grow at a lower rate than first thought this year, hurt by the cold winter.