In Other News: Seven Retailers Searching for CEOs

HSN's Mindy Grossman is being courted by retailers.

American Apparel, American Eagle Outfitters, Bon-Ton, Dollar General, Gordmans, JCPenney and Target are all in various stages of CEO searches.

Hanson Exits American Eagle

Robert Hanson

Exeutive chairman Jay Schottenstein steps in as CEO as Robert Hanson leaves American Eagle Outfitters.

Google tests same-day delivery with San Francisco retailers

Google Service Express

The Google Service Express same-day shipping program launched a test run with a group of major retailers in the San Francisco area this week.

John’s New York City Fashion’s Night Out Report

The brightly patterned exteior of the Target/Missoni pop-up shop.

Admittedly, it was the first Thursday night after Labor Day and all the college kids are back in New York City, the Hamptons and Jersey shore summer shares are shut down and there are puh-lenty of tourists all over Manhattan (being the first nice night after a series of rainy days didn’t hurt either), but […]

American Eagle Outfitters Reports Second Quarter 2011 Results

American Eagle Outfitters

American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. today announced earnings for the second quarter ended July 30, 2011 of $0.10 per diluted share, compared to income from continuing operations of $0.13 per diluted share last year. Jim O’Donnell, chief executive officer, said, “During the quarter, we achieved improved performance on the top line and EPS within our range […]

American Eagle Outfitters doubles Q1 profit

American Eagle Outfitters

Tight control of costs helped offset falling sales at American Eagle Outfitters Inc, enabling the teen apparel retailer to more than double its first-quarter profit.
While sales came in “lower than anticipated,” according to CEO Jim O’Donnell, “a high…

American Eagle Q4 profit up as CEO retires

American Eagle Outfitters

American Eagle Outfitters posted a healthy increase in fourth quarter profits despite falling sales and a 7% decrease in comparable store sales.
“For the quarter and year, the company achieved higher operating income, despite lower sales, as we m…

Three teen retailers will stop reporting same-store sales

Abercrombie & Fitch

NEW YORK—Three major teen retailers will stop reporting their monthly sales performance, according to a report in Bloomberg News today. Abercrombie & Fitch, Aeropostale and American Eagle Outfitters will all cease reporting monthly same-store sales after tomorrow’s January figures come out. Abercrombie & Fitch officially announced last November that it would stop reporting monthly numbers […]