Business

Retail Foot Traffic Tiptoes Back

clock 9hEvan Clark

Accessories

Heeling Power: Shoes Kicking at High, Low End

clock 9hNatalie Theodosi

Fashion

Vegas Serves as Reminder of an Industry in Transition

clock 15hKari Hamanaka and Marcy Medina

American Eagle Outfitters

Fashion Scoops

Archroma Partners With FIT for the First Archroma Color Center

As part of its plan to team with leading global universities, Archroma partnered with the FIT’s Textile Development and Marketing department.

clock July 25, 2017Rosemary Feitelberg

Youngsters pass an American Eagle Outfitters clothing store, in New York. Retail sales managed a modest increase in July after two consecutive declines, but the strength was concentrated in higher sales of autos and gasoline. Most other retailers saw their sales fallEconomy, New York, USA

Financial

Specialty Stores Cut Payrolls as Department Stores Bring In Workers

The overall employment picture in the U.S. brightened as companies added workers.

clock July 7, 2017Evan Clark

Bullrider Bonner Bolton in the American Eagle Outfitters fall campaign.

Marketing and Promotion

American Eagle Banking on Jeans for Back-to-School

A new campaign centered around American jeans will launch on July 6.

clock July 5, 2017Jean E. Palmieri

Copyright 2017 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed without permission.Mandatory Credit: Photo by AP/REX/Shutterstock (8840628b)A store window reflects a street scene at an Abercrombie & Fitch store on New York's Fifth Avenue. Abercrombie & Fitch Company reports earnings, Thursday, May 25, 2017Earns Abercrombie Fitch, New York, USA - 22 May 2017

Financial

Expectations Slip as Abercrombie Auction Looms

American Eagle and Cerberus are seen making a combined offer, with Sycamore playing the field and looking also to Express and BCBG.

clock June 8, 2017Allison Collins and Evan Clark

A look from the AEO Pride collection benefiting It Gets Better Project.

Fashion Scoops

American Eagle Outfitters Teams With It Gets Better Project

American Eagle Outfitters will offer limited-edition AEO Pride T-shirts, tanks, boxer briefs and accessories with 100 percent of sales benefiting It Gets Better Project.

clock June 1, 2017Lisa Lockwood

The Abercrombie & Fitch store prototype in Columbus, Ohio.

Mergers and Acquisitions

Abercrombie Could Post a Q1 EPS Loss Greater Than Expected

The consensus estimate pegs Q1’s net loss at 70 cents a share, on sales of $651 million.

clock May 24, 2017Vicki M. Young

Looks from American Eagle.

Financial

American Eagle Could Be Closing More Stores; Q1 Inventory Level High

Women’s apparel comps rose 2 percent, but the men’s business fell 6 percent for the quarter.

clock May 17, 2017Vicki M. Young

American Eagle Outfitters' I Can unisex denim jacket.

Financial

American Eagle Shares Slip as Earnings Fall

The teen chain missed Wall Street’s consensus EPS estimate by 1 cent.

clock May 17, 2017Vicki M. Young

Hollister has better social engagement with customers than its older sibling, Abercrombie.

Mergers and Acquisitions

Analysts Not Keen on Possible Strategic Takeover at Abercrombie

Analysts say strategic buyers tend to have difficulty merging specialty retailers.

clock May 11, 2017Vicki M. Young

The Abercrombie & Fitch store prototype in Columbus, Ohio.

Mergers and Acquisitions

Abercrombie, Lululemon and Deckers Spur M&A Interest

Abercrombie said there’s “no assurance” any discussions will lead to a definitive agreement.

clock May 11, 2017Vicki M. Young

American Eagle Outfitters' I Can unisex denim jacket.

Financial

American Eagle CEO Drops to Second Place on Pay Scale

Jay Schottenstein still made millions, but another executive made even more.

clock April 12, 2017Kali Hays

Todd Snyder

Fashion Scoops

Todd Snyder to Open First Outlet Store

The store will have a pass-through to American Eagle Outfitters.

clock March 13, 2017Jean E. Palmieri

American Eagle Outfitters #WeAllCan Fall 2016 Campaign

Financial

American Eagle Outlook Disappoints

The firm’s fourth quarter sales and profits also fell, although ceo Jay Schottenstein pointed to the company’s strengths.

clock March 1, 2017Evan Clark

guess store closures

Financial

The Ever-Shrinking Store Base

Fashion executives at the ICR conference stressed their efforts to trim stores and manage expenses.

clock January 11, 2017Evan Clark

American Eagle Outfitters Fall 2016 #WeAllCan ad campaign.

Financial

Ascena Suffers During Holiday, American Eagle Muddles Through

The two retailers struggled with weak sales and poor traffic over the Christmas season.

clock January 10, 2017Evan Clark

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Millennials Drive Up Luxury Accessory Sell-Outs

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