Shares of Ascena Retail Group Inc. jumped in after-hours trading Monday following the company’s disclosure of increased first-quarter sales and profits that exceeded analysts’ expectations.
The Suffern, N.Y.-based specialty retailer reported that sales rose on both a net and comparable basis at all five of its nameplates, with Lane Bryant excelling with its 7 percent increase in comps and a 7.8 percent increase in net sales.
Peter Kim's Los Angeles-based premium denim line has always had its finger on the pulse of youth. This season, novelty is back in a way reminiscent of early Aughts, with studs, lace-ups, racing waxed denim and more. For more highlights if some of the key brands at the Vegas trade shows, go to WWD.com. #wwdfashion (📷: Patrick Gray; Styled by @thealexbadia; Story by @karihamanaka and @marcy_wwd)
"I was driving back on Saturday afternoon from the beach, and I just saw this sign saying 'Skydiving for $95.' And I was like, I can't not sky dive for $95," says Tom Bateman about a moment in Hawaii while shooting "Snatched." #wwdeye (📷: @vsteves; Interview by @ktauer; Styled by @thealexbadia)