Chico's brand president Diane Ellis and Molly Ringwald.


Chico’s Emboldens Brand, Empowers Women

The brand is introducing a range of new product categories.

clock March 13, 2018Sharon Edelson

Chico's Coconut Point storefront.


Chico’s Makes NAFE’s Top 10 List of Best Companies for Executive Women

L’Oréal also made the top 10 list.

clock March 6, 2018Lisa Lockwood

Chico's store


Chico’s Shares Jump on Q4 Earnings Results

The company raised its gross margin in the quarter to 37.7 percent from 35.5 percent a year ago.

clock February 28, 2018Vicki M. Young

Patricia Darrow Smith and Michael Smith


White House|Black Market Founders Shepard Growth of South Moon Under

A former surf shop is accelerating growth under the Smiths’ direction.

clock February 20, 2018Kari Hamanaka

This, photo, shows a Lululemon Athletica logo outside a store on Newbury Street in Boston. Lululemon Athletica Inc. reports earnings, Thursday, Aug. 31, 2017Earns Lululemon Athletica, Boston, USA - 05 Jun 2017


Kohl’s, Lululemon Head to ICR With Sales Gains

A slew of holiday updates Monday showed Kohl’s and Lululemon on the rise as Ascena and Chico’s continued to slide.

clock January 8, 2018Evan Clark

Human Resources

David Pastrana Named President of White House|Black Market

He succeeds Donna Colaco, who is leaving to pursue other opportunities.

clock December 14, 2017Vicki M. Young

Burlington Coat Factory


Burlington Tops Chicos, Signet Jewelers in Q3

The off-price chain carried on with the trend of relatively steady sales gains and profits in its corner of retail.

clock November 21, 2017Kali Hays



Soma Creates New Store Prototype

The first redesigned store is located at Polaris Fashion Place in Columbus, Ohio.

clock November 13, 2017Aria Hughes

Tosca Musk on location.


Tosca Musk Talks Passionflix and How ‘Xanadu’ Changed Her Life

Tosca Musk says “unity” is her family’s strength.

clock November 8, 2017Rosemary Feitelberg

Chico's store

Fashion Scoops

Chico’s Recognized for Fostering Gender Diversity

The award recognizes firms with a higher percentage of women at the board level and in the c-suite.

clock October 18, 2017Vicki M. Young

Chico's store


Chico’s Shares Down on Q2 Miss, Lowered Guidance

Soma will have a new president — Mary van Praag — beginning on Sept. 5.

clock August 30, 2017Vicki M. Young

Chico's Coconut Point storefront.


Shares of Chico’s Drop on Q1 Miss, Lackluster 2017 Outlook

Comps declined at Chico’s, White House|Black Market; up slightly at Soma.

clock May 24, 2017Vicki M. Young

Gary Cohn and Steven MnuchinWhite House news conference with US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and National Economic Director Gary Cohn, Washington, USA - 26 Apr 2017US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin (R) and National Economic Director Gary Cohn (L) participate in a news conference to discuss the tax reform plan of US President Donald J. Trump, in the James Brady Press Briefing Room at the White House in Washington, DC, USA, 26 April 2017.

Government and Trade

PVH, J.C. Penney, VF Execs Tell Mnuchin They’re ‘Eager’ for Tax Reform

During a closed meeting with Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, industry leaders discussed support for tax reform and their continued resistance to a proposed BAT tax.

clock May 16, 2017Kali Hays

Fashion Scoops

Chico’s CEO Broader Receives $9.5M in Pay for 2016

Shelley G. Broader’s base salary is $1.1 million.

clock May 5, 2017Vicki M. Young

Chico's store

Human Resources

Chico’s Nominates Deborah L. Kerr to Board

Once Kerr is elected, more than half of Chico’s nine-member board will be female.

clock April 27, 2017Vicki M. Young

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