Ascena

Retail

Another ‘Stalking-Horse’ Bid Emerges for Justice

Bluestar Alliance said it topped a previous stalking-horse bid for Justice.

clock October 21, 2020David Moin

Retail

Ascena Agrees to Sell Justice Assets

The bankrupt specialty retailer operating Ann Taylor, Loft, Lane Bryant and Lou & Grey continues to restructure and downsize.

clock October 14, 2020David Moin

Retail

Bankrupt Ascena Advances Restructuring Plan

The company is on track to emerge from Chapter 11 with a dramatically reduced debt and a much smaller store fleet.

clock September 21, 2020David Moin

Exterior of the Anne-Taylor Loft store in Paramus, N.J.

Retail

Bankrupt Ascena Has a Good Day in Court

First-day motions got approved in bankruptcy court on Friday.

clock July 24, 2020David Moin

FILE - This March 5, 2013 file photo shows an Ann Taylor store in Mount Lebanon, Pa. The Ascena Retail Group is buying the owner of Ann Taylor and Loft stores in a cash-and-stock deal valued at about $2.16 billion. Ascena's brands include Lane Bryant, Dress Barn and Cacique. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

Retail

Ascena Tackled a Tough Market and Fell Short

COVID-19 cut short efforts to recover from an acquisition strategy that ultimately proved unmanageable.

clock July 23, 2020David Moin

FILE - This March 5, 2013 file photo shows an Ann Taylor store in Mount Lebanon, Pa. The Ascena Retail Group is buying the owner of Ann Taylor and Loft stores in a cash-and-stock deal valued at about $2.16 billion. Ascena's brands include Lane Bryant, Dress Barn and Cacique. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

Retail

Ascena Retail Group Files Chapter 11 Bankruptcy

The retailer reach agreement with the majority of its secured lenders on a restructuring plan cutting debt by about $1 billion.

clock July 23, 2020David Moin

Urban Outfitters

Retail

Urban Outfitters Furloughs Employees for 60 Days Starting April 1

The retailer was just one of many companies to begin layoffs amid the coronavirus pandemic.

clock March 31, 2020Kellie Ell

Retail

Amid More Red Ink, Ascena Sees Turnaround Progress

Turnaround efforts for the struggling retailer center on simplifying the business.

clock March 9, 2020David Moin

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Financial

The Pressure Cooker of Post-Christmas

On the Edge: Who’s feeling the most pressure coming out of Christmas?

clock January 6, 2020Evan Clark

Stock Market

Financial

Ascena Retail Group’s Board Approves Reverse Stock Split to Avoid Being Delisted

But company shares are still down more than 12 percent after the split.

clock December 19, 2019Kellie Ell

Retail

Ascena Turnaround Shows Progress

The liquidation of Dressbarn is on track and should be completed this month.

clock December 9, 2019David Moin

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Human Resources

J. Jill CEO Switch, Jim Scully Steps in as Interim Chief

Linda Heasley exited as president and ceo.

clock December 5, 2019Evan Clark

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Financial

Who Really Needs Christmas in Retail?

Hope springs eternal during the holidays, but some retailers are hoping for a little more than a nice sales bump this time through.

clock November 25, 2019Evan Clark

Gary Muto, president and CEO of Ascena Brands

Retail

Ascena Names MacFarlane and Baldwin to New Roles

Most recently, Justin MacFarlane was chief strategy, analytics and innovation officer at Macy’s Inc.

clock November 13, 2019Lisa Lockwood

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Financial

HanesBrands Stock Falls Despite Q3 Gains

The company alluded to the impact of store closures in its outlook.

clock October 31, 2019Kellie Ell

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