Since 2011, 53 veterans have joined the company's ranks.
The Ann Taylor, Loft and Loft outlet chains are all expected to deliver positive comps this quarter, while Ann Taylor outlets will remain negative.
Trends and Analysis
While myriad challenges remain for manufacturers, brands and retailers doing business in Europe, there is some cause to rejoice.
It is difficult to overstate the crisis the American consumer faced at the onset of the Great Recession. Yet somehow over the past six years real household consumption managed to grow at an annual rate of 2.2 percent.
Designer and Luxury
The 1 million-square-foot center is designed by Dutch firm DENC.
A shareholder has emerged to nominate two directors for election at the company's annual meeting.
Mass and Off-Price
The discounter missed both earnings and revenue consensus.
Desperate Housewives star Eva Longoria talks about the Cannes Film Festival, L'Oreal, and her new TV show.
Nordstrom will begin selling Madewell products in 15 doors and online.
Direct, Internet and Catalogue
Indian e-commerce firms are offering funding help and tech support to woo small retailers.
Marketing and Consumer Behavior
As real wages and personal expenditures bounce back after a long, hard winter one recent measure of sentiment contradicts prior reports by showing consumers are pretty upbeat about the economy.