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NEW YORK — Two Pennsylvania-based Outfitters had drastically different second-quarter results as one fulfilled its fashion fantasies and the other owned up to merchandising miscues.
Philadelphia-based Urban Outfitters Inc. said…
NEW YORK — Sales growth has decelerated for most specialty store chains since the second half of last year, but that didn’t stop most from logging profit increases in the first quarter.
Among seven midsize chains reporting earnings this…
PARIS — The French Bourse responded favorably to L’Oréal’s first-half earnings results, which beat many analysts’ expectations more than twofold. The beauty giant’s stock closed Thursday at $74.01, up 5.8…
NEW YORK — Leading off the earnings season for specialty stores, youth-oriented Charlotte Russe Holdings and Bebe Inc. Thursday saw their profits go in opposite directions even as both warned that uncertainty in the retail environment,…
WASHINGTON — Wholesale prices for domestically produced women’s apparel showed some signs of strength in October, with an uptick of 0.7 percent, but continued to decline on an annual basis, the Labor Department reported Friday in its…
Chargebacks are fees charged to a vendor by a retailer, and relate to everything from customer returns and advertising fees to mislabeled products and incomplete orders. Over the past decade, chargebacks have become a contentious issue between…
Scott Friend, the co-founder and former president of ProfitLogic, which was acquired by Oracle this year, likes to tell a funny story about what retailing was like before the age of massive chains and mergers.
Retailers’ fourth-quarter sales and earnings season kicks off Thursday and the sector isn’t sitting as pretty as it did a year ago after a tough holiday.
The luxury group predicts its performance will see an upturn for the rest of the year.
The company also said it was decreasing promotional event to protect brand equity.
The company in 2014 reduced its carbon-dioxide emissions by 50 percent versus 2005.
Second-quarter profits at Parlux Fragrances Inc. fell 44.3 percent to $2 million, or 10 cents a diluted share, from $3.6 million, or 18 cents a share, in the prior year, which included earnings from discontinued operations related to the Perry Ellis…
NEW YORK — Pennsylvania’s two retail Outfitters traveled different paths during the first quarter, with Urban Outfitters excelling with differentiated looks for the post-teen and American Eagle Outfitters disappointing with what it deemed…
Nordstrom’s first-quarter earnings came in better than expected, although the outdistancing of estimates because of a systems error irked analysts.