Nordstrom fell 2.7 percent to 59.45 dollars after regular trading ended in New York. The shares had gained 14 percent this year before Thursday close, compared with a 16 percent advance for the Stand

In Asia, big news was that Chinese apparel supplier and retailer Ever-Glory reported an impressive 45.5 percent increase in profits during the first three months of the year, mainly driven by retail

Marks & Spencer got bot industry and market talking Tuesday when it unveiled its new clothing ranges for autumn and winter. Meanwhile, American apparel firm Cache, Inc. reported results for the 1

April has left good news for the majority of apparel retailers that have seen strengthened sales and comp sales significantly bettered. Last in releasing quarterly and monthly figures this week were

Markets closed mixed Wednesday, with leading fashion and apparel stocks leading trading in main international trading floors. Next led the losses in the UK, while European-oriented yet Hong Hong-base

Fossil Inc.'s earnings rose 24 percent during the first-quarter, partly due to a gain from a joint venture, while the fashion-accessories retailer's sales continued to improve, as explained the compa

In Europe, German Hugo Boss slid 5.7 percent after private equity firm Permira sold a further 10 percent stake in the company, reported Reuters. In the same vein, Deutsche Bank downgraded Hugo Boss t

Jones Group broke the corporate news on Wednesday when reported first quarter results for 2013. Total revenues came in at 1.009 billion dollars, this is 8 percent above last year´s first quarte

Main corporate news were those of British online fashion giant, ASOS, saw its underlying pre-tax profit beating analysts’ forecasts of 25 million pounds by reaching 25.7 million in the six mont

Billionaire George Soros has reported a 7.9 percent passive stake in JC Penney Company, Inc. (NYSE:JCP), according to a SEC filing. At last trading average of 15.20 dollars, his investment is worth s

VF Corp – owner of brands such as North Face, Wrangler, and Timberland - has reported first-quarter profit excluding certain items of 2.43 dollars per share, well ahead of the 2.19 per share ex

In another session dominated by corporate releases, Coach Inc. said Tuesday its fiscal third-quarter net income rose to 238.9 million dollars, or 84 cents a share, from 225 million dollars, or 77 cen

Thursday trading was heavily weighted by the corporate news of the day with British department store chain Debenhams and Etam Group reporting seasonal figures. Michael Kors also featured among the mo

On Thursday Debenhams, which last month issued a profit warning, is set to give its interim results. The retailer’s profits have been hit by snow and cold weather. Meanwhile, trading update for

European shares fell for a third consecutive session on Tuesday as weak German data and a gloomy update from luxury group LVMH, which raised concerns amongst those companies posting results this week

European stocks advanced for a fourth day on Thursday, as retailers and household-goods makers rallied, before a report that may show American unemployment claims fell. US index futures were little c

U.S. stocks were trading higher Wednesday, as the Dow Jones Industrial Average recently rose 80 points to 14754, the Standard & Poor's added 10 points to 1579, and the Nasdaq Composite climbed 34

In trading on Tuesday, department stores shares were relative laggards, down on the day by about 0.7 percent. Helping drag down the group were shares of JC Penney (JCP), down about 10.7 percent. Also

American Apparel has completed refinancing of its secured debt. The dancing staples retailer has recently closed a private offering of the 206 million dollars of its 13 percent senior secured notes d

Asian markets took the lead for second day in a row, with the likes of Fast Retailing trading at full steam. The FashionUnited Top 100 Index, that gathers major quoted apparel companies, benefited fr

Asian stocks rose Wednesday early trading, with the regional benchmark index climbing for the first time in three days, with Fast Retailing Co. the largest Asian apparel retailer, leading the wins. I

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Generally speaking, shares at both shores of the Atlantic ended up on Thursday ahead of the 4-day Easter break in Europe. The FTSE 100 finished up 24.18 points at 6411.74 despite the struggles accuse

Luxottica Group S.p.A. has seen its performance backed up by rating house Standard & Poor’s, which has re-affirmed its long-term credit rating of BBB+ and revised its outlook from 'stable'

The owner of Calvin Klein view its earnings per share (EPS) rose 34 percent to 1.60 dollars, beating Wall Street forecast by 10 cents. Sales rose 7 percent to 1.64 billion dollars, above estimates fo

Markets closed mixed Wednesday yet slightly weighted into the red, with all major benchmark indexes struggling to digest neither the Cyprus nor Italy crisis. In Paris, LVMH managed to close in green

Despite the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index rebounded to close to its record after orders for US durable goods climbed more than forecast in February and home prices increased the most since Ju

The Cato Corporation reported net income for the fourth quarter and year ended February 2, 2013. For the fourth quarter, the Company reported net income of 7.9 million dollars or 0.27 dollars per dil

In Europe, The FTSE 100 fell on Wednesday for the fourth consecutive day, weighted down by the Budget published the same day. The gloomy economic prospectus, that foresees a tougher year ahead for fa

Lululemon Athletica Inc.’s shares dropped almost 5 percent in morning trading on Tuesday after analysts downgraded the stock and lowered their estimates following the retailer’s revelatio