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Debra Borchardt

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Conforti Says Urban Outfitters Performing ‘Exceptionally Well’

Urban Outfitters chief executive officer Frank Conforti told investors that the namesake brand's performance…

Under Armour Ramping Up Women’s Product

Under Armour's chief financial officer Chip Molloy said the focus on expanding its women's business should…

Peck Says Gap Making Radical Progress On Demand-Based Buying

Gap Inc.'s ceo told investors a significant percentage of the company's assortment would be on a responsive…

PVH’s Chirico Looking for ‘Somewhat Better’ Business Ahead

The ceo took a cautious approach at a Goldman Sachs retail conference, but said the Calvin Klein business has…

Francesca’s Shares Jump as the Company Raises Guidance

The retailer crushed its second-quarter earnings by beating analysts' estimates and raising guidance, causing…

Wal-Mart Behind Push for Robotic Sewing

SoftWear Automation has delivered on its project to help Wal-Mart automate the process of sewing jeans and…

Stocks Lower as MasterCard and PayPal Expand Partnership

Stocks are lower as MasterCard and PayPal expand their relationship and Hanesbrands celebrates 10 years as a…

Aeropostale Finds a Buyer, While Lululemon Finds Disappointment

Stocks are moving higher on a disappointing jobs report as Aeropostale finds a buyer, while Lululemon…

Lululemon Sales Stretch Higher, but Not Enough for Investors

The company reported double-digit increases in sales and net income, but it wasn't enough to satisfy…

Vera Bradley, Land’s End Deliver Earnings – L Brand’s Reports August Sales

Stocks are slightly higher as Vera Bradley, Land's End report quarterly earnings and L brand's gives August…

L Brands August Sales Jump, but September Will Be Flat

L Brand's said its August sales increased, but warned that September would be flat.

Retailers Explore Options for Fighting Retail Crime

Retailers have an array of options for dealing with loss prevention.

Increasingly Informed Customers Mean a New Focus on Training

A little knowledge can be a dangerous thing. A lot of knowledge can be embarrassing — and costly — to a…

Retailers Rethinking Real Estate, Physical Stores

Stores need to get more creative about using their space.

Retailers See Empowerment as Key to Achieving Leaner Organization

The key to slashing jobs to achieve a leaner organization is empowerment.