A "now hiring" sign is shown in the window of an Express clothing store, in New York. Slightly more people applied for unemployment benefits last week, but first-time claims remain near their lowest level in two yearsEconomy Unemployment, New York, USA

Human Resources

Express Inc. Names Timothy Baxter New CEO

The specialty retailer seeks new leadership after shares fall more than 61 percent year-over-year.

clock May 21, 2019Kellie Ell



Firms With Disposable Funds

Retailers storing up billions of dollars in cash may be easy targets for activist investors wishing to make changes.

clock May 16, 2019Kellie Ell

A look from the Ovadia denim collection.

Mens Designer Luxury

Ovadia Unveiling Full Denim Collection

The jeans will retail for $220 to $290 and will launch at Neiman’s and Nordstrom in October.

clock May 15, 2019Jean E. Palmieri

The denim consumer is changing.


Shoppers Devour More Denim, But at Discounted Prices

Women in the U.S. are increasingly devoting space to jeans — and more than half of the jeans were bought on sale, according to the NPD Group.

clock April 18, 2019Kaley Roshitsh

Denim x Alexander Wang cotton denim jeans and Christian Dada shoes. Gucci's cotton denim jeans with Nike sneakers. Levi's cotton denim jeans with Christian Louboutin shoes. Jnco's cotton denim jeans with Timberland boots.


The Battle Over Casualization

The popularity of ath-leisure and denim are heating up as fashion continues to become more casual. But can the two sustain momentum at the same time?

clock April 16, 2019Kellie Ell

The New York Stock Exchange welcomes American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. (NYSE: AEO) in celebration of the 25th anniversary of the company's IPO. Additionally, the American Apparel and Footwear Association as "Retailer of the Year" on April 15. Jay L. Schottenstein, Executive Chairman of the Board and CEO, joined by Stacey Cunningham, NYSE President, rings the NYSE Opening Bell®.


American Eagle Marks 25 Years as a Public Company

The American Eagle and Aerie gang headed to Wall Street to celebrate.

clock April 15, 2019Kellie Ell

Cone Denim's 'Cadira Denim.' Photo courtesy of Cone Denim.

Business Features

Cone Denim Creates Salt-Free, ‘Distilled Indigo’ Denim Collection

Cone Denim’s “next evolution” of its Cadira collection will debut at Kingpins Amsterdam on April 10 to 11.

clock April 4, 2019Tracey Greenstein

A sketch of the 3x1 x Nike jeans.

Fashion Scoops

3×1’s Morrison Creates Jeans Inspired by Nike Air Force 1s

The collection will launch this spring along with denim-themed sneakers.

clock March 13, 2019Jean E. Palmieri

A campaign image from the Express x Olivia Culpo collection.


Express’ Stock Falls After Disappointing Quarter

But the retailer said it has a comeback plan, including new products, the search for a new ceo and continued investments in its digital presence.

clock March 13, 2019Kellie Ell

Diesel jeans.


Diesel USA Files for Bankruptcy in Thriving Denim Cycle

The company blames online shopping and burdensome store leases as the culprit, despite the enormous appetite for jeans right now.

clock March 7, 2019Kellie Ell

A look from the Sanctuary denim collection.


Sanctuary Signs Denim License With One Jeanswear

The first collection will be shown at the Project show in Las Vegas next month.

clock January 31, 2019Jean E. Palmieri

The Fame trade show during this year's spring-summer 2019 NY Women's January marketplace at the Javits Center in Manhattan.


Retailers Eyeing Wicker, Crochet, Bright Colors for Spring and Summer

But fashion manufacturers are still wondering if Trump’s tariffs will hurt their bottom line.

clock January 8, 2019Kellie Ell

Looks from Aerie's Sunnie Collection.


American Eagle Outfitters Has Another Blowout Quarter With Sales Surpassing $1 Billion

Both American Eagle and Aerie brands are “on fire,” says exec.

clock December 11, 2018Kellie Ell

A J. JIll storefront.


J. Jill’s Stock Surges on Earnings Beat, Executive Changes

The company credits cleaner inventory and new digital features for its growth. But the fourth-quarter outlook isn’t so rosy.

clock November 28, 2018Kellie Ell

Photo courtesy of Kut from the Kloth.


Kut From the Kloth Reveals Line of Eco-friendly, Premium Denim

Kut From the Kloth designs denim and apparel for “day to play.”

clock November 16, 2018Tracey Greenstein

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