Keepers Int’l Licensed for Caribbean Joe Socks

Caribbean Joe

Sequential Brands has licensed Keepers International for men’s and women’s hosiery under the Caribbean Joe brand.

Harbor Footwear Inks Marc Ecko, CCILU Deals

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Harbor Footwear signs a shoe license with Mark Ecko Cut & Sew and a distribution deal with CCILU, a Japanese molded footwear brand.

August Retail Imports Likely to Reach Record High

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Retailers rush to bring in holiday merchandise amid dockworker labor contract concerns.

Sears Appoints Tesco Exec as Kmart President

Sears Holdings

Sears Holdings has appointed former Tesco exec Alasdair James as president of its Kmart business.

Black Diamond Widens Loss, Names New President

Black Diamond

Black Diamond reports a wider Q2 loss and appoints former Gap exec Zeena Freeman president.

Hibbett Sports Cuts FY Earnings Outlook

Hibbett Sports

Hibbett Sports cut its FY outlook after lower sales during the the second quarter.

Barneys Settles Racial Profiling Complaints

Attorney General Eric Schneiderman

NY AG Eric Schneiderman announced a settlement with Barneys over two customers’ racial profiling complaints.

July Same-Store Sales Come in Above Forecast

Aggressive promotions by retailers in July led to better-than-expected comparable store sales growth.

Gap Inc.’s Q2 Outlook Seen as Encouraging

Gap

Analysts say they are encouraged by Gap Inc.’s second-quarter outlook, after the apparel giant booked an increase in July comparable store sales, driven by promotions.

Sequential Brands Swings to Q2 Loss

Sequential Brands

Sequential Brands Group has swung to a Q2 net loss, despite a significant hike in revenue.