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Tilly's Inc.Grows Fiscal Q1 Margins Despite Weakening Traffic
Tilly’s Inc. reported margins improved sharply in the fiscal first quarter ended May 2 but said a sharp drop in traffic at its heritage stores since Easter prompted it to issue unusually broad comp store guidance for the fiscal second quarter...(5/28/2015)
PacSun to Resume Store Openings Despite Fiscal Q1 Setback
Pacific Sunwear of California Inc. will open new stores this year for the first time since embarking on a downsizing quest in late 2011. CEO Gary Schoenfeld shared the news during the retailer's fiscal first quarter earnings call, where he explained why the retailer reported its first quarter-to-quarter decline in comp stores sales in more than three years and why he thinks results will improve in the back half of the fiscal year...(5/28/2015)
Brown Shoe Provides Upside Surprise In Fiscal Q1 Report
Brown Shoe Company said results exceeded expectations in its fiscal first quarter ended May 2 thanks to strong sales of canvas, boot and sandal sales at Famous Footwear, growth at its Naturalizer, Striderite, Bzees and other Healthy Living brands and a less than expected hit to sales and margins from delays at West Coast ports...(5/27/2015)
DSW Beats Q1 Profit and Sales Expectations
Aided by solid growth across all its major categories and fewer markdowns, DSW Inc. reported profits increased 22.6 percent in the first quarter...
Super.natural to Exit North America
Super.natural LLC will cease the wholesale distribution of its apparel in North America after just two seasons, The B.O.S.S. Report has learned...
U.S. Marathons Hit Another All-Time High
According to the Running USA 2014 Marathon Report, 2014 marked yet another record year for marathon finishers. The number of finishers in the U.S. reached 550,637, up from 541,000 in 2013. There were also a record 1,200+ marathon events in 2014...
Foot Locker Bangs Out Record Q1
Marking the most profitable quarter in its 100-plus years as a public company, Foot Locker Inc. reported first-quarter earnings jumped 13.6 percent to $184 million, or $1.29 a share, easily topping Wall Street's consensus estimate of $1.23 a share...(5/22/2015)
Longtime Perry Ellis CEO George Feldenkreis to Retire
George Feldenkreis, who founded Perry Ellis International in 1967, will step down as his company’s chief executive officer in January 2016. His son, Oscar, will take over day-to-day operations...(5/22/2015)